Aug 13


A partial list of the banned hashtags on Instagram.

Jun 13

Not lying. Technically.


Great news! The big tech companies are telling the truth when they say they are not giving the government all your digital data. Not Great News?  They might be giving it to a company that provides that data as a service to the government, via TPM.

By the way, if you are outraged, where were you in 2006?


Jan 13

When search comes to Facebook…

Search is coming to Facebook. You can get on the waiting list here.

In the meantime, enjoy some of the comedy and incoherence of your fellow Facebookers.

Feb 12

Superbowl 2012 Infographics

Super Bowl XLVI by the numbers

Who wins the social media Super Bowl?

Watch the impact of ads online on social media

Superbowl Twitter Fast Facts

Superbowl weather

Four Decades of Super Bowl Quarterback Stats

The Super Bowl Snackdown

The Ultimate Fan Guide to Super Bowls

What Types of Super Bowl ads are shared the most

Advertisers: This is what a Super Bowl fan looks like

Super Bowl: How much is spent for the big game?

Career Advantage: Patriots Fans vs. Giants Fans

Sep 11

Undo the new Facebook newsfeed redesign?

Yet again, Facebook has updated the design of their newsfeed in an attempt to guess which updates are important.  As always, the rabble are grabbing their torches and pitchforks.  It doesn’t appear that there is a way to rollback the redesign, but as a workaround, I’d suggest that you create a list of people you actually care about (or put them in Close Friends) and bookmark that page.  As of right now, that page (and any list, for that matter) still displays updates in reverse chronological order.