I have a friend who found love on Twitter. But apparently for most people it's anything but good for your love life.
While we find it hard to believe that these researchers actually polled every single person in the world to find out who'd heard of what, we're willing to abide by their final conclusion: Facebook wins.
Let's start with the simple—but powerful—speech from Chris Coolfer, who took home a best supporting actor award for his role on Glee and, in the process, made a lot of folks teary.
This is apparently the hot new appropriation of everyone's favorite 140-word medium. And it's tacky. Also, not legally binding.
This morning, the Golden Globe nominations foretold good things for The King's Speech, The Social Network, and Black Swan, and more. But the probability of someone winning for a scene involving oral sex on a woman is very, very high.
Maybe the problem isn't that Facebook distorts life, but that reflects it all too well.
This graph, from a TED talk on Facebook visualizations, charts breakup cycles as monitored by Facebook. The good news? Christmas Day has the fewest breakups. Otherwise, it's grim — in a fascinating sort of way.
It's now cool to be a programmer again. But the reasons for our renewed interest in the lives of computer whizzes go deeper than The Social Network.
As if to prove The Social Network's thesis that much of innovation comes down to dudes trying to score, here is a Foursquare app that zeroes in on critical masses of ladies. Cute or creepy?
A white guy invented Facebook. But in Mark Zuckerberg's real-life world, women did more than give blowjobs, and black people said more than "Is this guy bothering you?" So why does The Social Network so badly want to pretend otherwise?