Social Media During Childbirth: TMI or Totally...
Publishers of the “Mayo Clinic Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy” have released the results of their most recent survey. The survey analyzed how over 1,000 pregnant women use social media during pregnancy and childbirth. The results were both suprising and totally not surprising. 87% plan to keep loved ones in the loop throughout their labor using various social media. 51% of the...
Never Liked It Anyway Sells Reminders of Your Ex
Your girlfriend left you and moved to Utah. You’re left with a house full of her crap. Last year, you had to choose between dropping her junk off at the Salvation Army or her pregnant sister’s house. This year, you have Never Liked It Anyway. Never Liked It Anyway is a place for you to sell the stuff your lovers left behind. Perhaps Val didn’t feel like returning to get...
You'd Better Not Tweet, You'd Better Not Pout
Jon Hendren, Twitter user and self-proclaimed comedian, is Santa’s little helper this holiday season. Through the use of retweets, Hendren has let a sole candle light shine onto a Christmas revelation: some people are nothing more than ungrateful, entitled sacks of reindeer poop. Mr. Hendren has been sifting through the tweets of Christmas in search of some that verify the revelation. He...
Faceobok Makes Me Hate All People
The Tumblr blog known as Faceobok reminds us that Facebook is not always used by rocket scientists. The blog features the less intelligent groups of Facebook. Let’s enjoy a few pearls. If you can’t relate, clearly you’ve never gotten to meat your perfect person. And that’s even sadder than the title of this group. Help all thinks. Thinks. And liveing thinks. Help...
Kim Jong Il Trending on Twitter
New Twitter Web Interface and Screenshots
If you are a Twitter user, you have probably heard that Twitter is unrolling a new user interface. This includes fresh web design, updated Android and iPhone application interfaces and a refurbished TweetDeck layout. Twitter announced the changes on December 8th and plans to deliver them to all users over the next couple of weeks. Their end goal is to simplify the design in order to make it...
HTTP Status Cats
We’ve all seen the standard HTTP status codes. 401s, 404s, 301s.. the list goes on. Dull. So what can we do to spice up those boring error codes? The same way anything on the internet is made to be more interesting: cats. Why would you want to read a status error like this: When it can look like this: Boom. Introducing HTTP Status Cats. Featuring such treasures as: ...
Twitter Reveals the Cost of Each Twitter Follower
Log into your Twitter account and take note of the amount of followers you have. Now multiply that number by $4.00. That’s how much it costs to purchase a Twitter follower. Last week, Twitter sent an email to prospective advertisers. Thanks for reaching out to us to inquire about Twitter’s Advertising Products. We are happy to inform you that Twitter is preparing to roll out...
Kanye West Tweets Stitched in Needlepoint
On the count of 3, let’s all say the best Christmas gift ever. 3… 2… 1…. “KANYE WEST TWEETS HAND-STITCHED AND FRAMED!” Did we just become best friends?? A wonderful woman known only as supervelma is selling Kanye West’s poetic masterpieces on Etsy. For only 6 American dora, you...
Is It Old? Keeps Your Memes Fresh
Not sure if people have already seen the meme you just came across? Enter it into Is It Old? Is It Old exists to prevent you from looking stoopie. “Before you make a complete fool of yourself when you send a link to your friends, colleagues or twitter followers, enter it here to make sure it’s fresh enough.” Enter a link and click submit. Is It Old lets you know how many...
Alec Baldwin Still Crazy; Words With Friends Still...
Alec Baldwin is back in the news for being a crazy person. Just yesterday, Baldwin was kicked off an American Airlines flight for refusing to end the Words With Friends game he was playing on his mobile phone. Baldwin then blew up Twitter with some pretty rad tweets. Flight attendants and passengers have been telling different stories about what really happened. One report claims Baldwin was...
10 Years of Apple iPods
The first iPod line released on November 10, 2001.
Twantrum: Where the Crazies Tweet
twan-trum n. A disproportionate reaction from consumers, usually involving rage and momentary lapses of sanity, shared on Twitter for all to see. These Twantrums can be found easily with the help of a website by the same name. Twantrum.com filters out real-time tweets revealing anything from mild discontent to full-blown rage. Or as Twantrum classifies it, ’Mel Gibson’. James...
Facebook Causes Problems For This Effin Lady
When you think of a classy establishment, you think of Facebook, right? But perhaps Facebook is too classy. Ann Marie Kennedy, a lovely Irish woman with a heart o’ gold and hair as bright as the sunset, was blacklisted from the social networking site. Ms. Kennedy was setting up her Facebook profile page when she was informed that the name of her hometown—Effin, Ireland—was...
Wikistream Shows Wiki Changes in Real-Time
Perhaps Wikipedia isn’t the most credible source you can use for that term paper on the history of gerbils. That doesn’t mean it’s not full of up-to-date facts. Wikipedia has now released Wikistream, which shows changes and uploads to Wikipedia in real-time. If you see a topic scroll by that you’d like to explore, hit the “p” key. The live feed will pause,...
552% Increase in Mobile Payments on Cyber Monday
PayPal saw a 552% increase in mobile payments this Cyber Monday period over last year. They also announced 4x as many mobile shoppers. eBay saw 2.5x as many mobile shoppers on Cyber Monday. The 16GB Apple iPad 2 sold out online in under 2 hours. 75 Blackberry PlayBooks were bought every hour. The rise in mobile shopping is monumental. Get with it. Post by Sarie Drake