Facebook's 'Ask' Button Allows Friends to Bug You About Being Single

Apparently, Facebook really really really really really wants to know who you're fucking. The social network has introduced an annoying new feature it's calling the "ASK button" which will allow your nosy friends to, with the click of a mouse, directly ask you about the relationship status that you have deliberately… » 5/19/14 4:00pm 5/19/14 4:00pm

The Lady's Guide to Banishing Your Toxic Female Friends on Facebook

Today's the 10th anniversary of Facebook's bloody, screaming birth, and as such, it's a time of solemn reflection on the behemoth social network and how it's chanced how we live, and how we socialize. Specifically, it's time to talk about how to dance through the virtual land mine field of girl-on-girl unfriendings. » 2/04/14 3:50pm 2/04/14 3:50pm

The Heritage Foundation's Pinterest Account Is Definitely Drunk

While I disagree ideologically with almost everything the Heritage Foundation stands for, it's refreshing to see that we both agree with the old adage that she who Pinterests drunkest, Pinterests best. Great example of Pinteresting drunk: the Heritage Foundation's 'Surprise Criminals' board. It makes no sense. It has… » 10/03/13 6:20pm 10/03/13 6:20pm

Everyone's a Critic: Dogs Finally Get Their Own Version of Yelp

Twitter for terriers. Facebook for Frenchies. Grindr for greyhounds. All great ideas, but the truth is that there just aren't enough social networking sites/apps for dogs — until now that is. Internet, meet Where My Dogs At. Where My Dogs At, meet the internet. Now sniff each others butts and go play rough with one… » 5/20/13 10:30am 5/20/13 10:30am

Facebook Increasingly Determined to Ruin the Only Fun Thing About…

A few months ago, Facebook announced that it would start letting people know which group members view posts in groups, information that would, unacceptably, get in the way of innocent people trying to go about their normal lives — lives that obviously include cyber-stalking exes, former roommates and coworkers, and… » 9/24/12 6:00pm 9/24/12 6:00pm

Taliban Spying on Soldiers By Pretending to be Sexy Ladies on Facebook

Back during the good ol' days of dial up, the worst sort of deception on the internet was a person saying that they were 18/m/IL when they were really 45/hairy fingers/fapping. But now that Chris Hansen has solved internet ephebophilia forever, an even more serious problem looms for hapless web users, and indeed the… » 9/10/12 2:20pm 9/10/12 2:20pm

Finally, A Way to Turn Facebook Baby Pictures into Adorable Cats

Cranky old coots who can't stand looking at friends' tiny, hairless offspring are running out of excuses to complain about the proliferation of baby pictures on Facebook. A new plugin for the Google Chrome browser allows people to filter out all the potty training, bath taking, pureed pea eating photos of babies they… » 8/06/12 12:10pm 8/06/12 12:10pm

Facebook Is a Great Place to Network with People Who Don't Exist

The other week, I got a random Facebook friend request from a suspiciously modelesque shirtless dude who sent me a message that read "I wish to accept friendship." We had no friends in common. My coworker Dodai got a similar request with the same message but from a totally different person. Were we among the chosen… » 8/02/12 6:00pm 8/02/12 6:00pm

Facebook Determined to Ruin the Last Fun Thing About Facebook: Stalking

Better go click through your ex boyfriend's kind of weird-looking new girlfriend's tagged photos now, while you still can. Facebook announced today that they're going to start letting people know who has viewed certain items on the social network — technology that, for now, only impacts a limited area of the site, but… » 7/12/12 6:00pm 7/12/12 6:00pm

New Facebook Icons Let the World Know When You Get Gay Married

When it comes to modern relationships between insufferable people who take pictures of their food, it's not official until it's on Facebook. And until very recently, the social networking site couldn't provide accurate graphics to newly wed same sex couples, thus negating all gay rights. But not anymore — Facebook… » 7/02/12 1:00pm 7/02/12 1:00pm

Florida Strip Clubs Ready Themselves for GOP Convention Crowd and Most…

This year's Republican National Committee Convention will be held in Tampa, Florida in August. And in case you didn't already fill in your Depressing Shit Bingo card: strip clubs — America's wang's undercarriage — are anticipating an influx of convention-related business, and are offering potential customers the… » 6/05/12 6:45pm 6/05/12 6:45pm

How to Avoid Being Defriended on Facebook: Science Unlocks the Secret

Facebook is useful for so many things, and yet mostly what it is good for is providing you with new and technologically advanced ways to feel miserable. One of the most effective weapons Facebook offers in the quest to destroy your self-esteem is the ability of people to defriend each other. Nothing cuts deeper than… » 5/01/12 11:35am 5/01/12 11:35am

Blame Facebook Photo Tagging for Your Weird Body Issues

A new survey examining the link between Facebook and body image has concluded what you probably already know — obsessively combing the pages of the social networking site can not only lead to an unhealthy fixation on how your ex boyfriend's new girlfriend seems painfully uncool, but also wreak havoc on your body… » 4/02/12 7:00pm 4/02/12 7:00pm