Here's How to Survive a Social Media Blackout

Some of us in the Northeast might face untold horrors tonight when our power goes out and we can no longer Facebook, Tweet, and Instagram our feelings about the Frankenstorm. Don't fret! We've come up with some DIY replacements for your favorite apps and digital distractions. Leave your own suggestions below; we'll… » 10/29/12 6:30pm 10/29/12 6:30pm

New Ad Urges You to Use a Condom Since Someone Else Might Be Mayor of…

These new PSAs for the AIDS Council, put together by the McCann Worldgroup Helsinki ad agency, equate getting busy to checking in on Foursquare. A heterosexual couple touch each other and get undressed; right before he pulls off his skivvies, a map icon pops up with the info, "Cathy Mills and 34 others were here."… » 10/19/12 7:45pm 10/19/12 7:45pm

‘Girls Around Me’ Developer Defends Its App’s Freedom to Be Super Creepy

After Foursquare cut off access on Saturday to the charming "Girls Around Me" app that made it possible to view the location of women on a map and their publicly available Facebook data and pictures, app's Russian developer, i-Free Innovations, issued a statement defending its right to streamline predatory stalking.… » 4/01/12 12:00pm 4/01/12 12:00pm