BinCam Guilts You Into Recycling By Sending Pictures Of Your Trash To Facebook

BinCam has to be the most unique way I’ve ever seen Facebook utilized. The program, as the name suggests involves placing a camera (cam) inside a garbage bin (bin). As users throw away their garbage the camera takes pictures of the users trash and then automatically posts the contents of their trash on their Facebook […]

[Social Psych] On Facebook, Emotions and Moods Are Catching

Boredom isn’t the only reason to block a chronic Debbie Downer in your News Feed on Facebook. It turns out that emotions and moods have proven to have a ripple effect on the social network. And it’s not even a slight effect- the spread of negativity among Facebook friends was described as “like wildfire.” Neither […]

Employee Fired For Tweeting About Bosses “Summer Hours”

Vanessa Williams no longer works for the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. after she tweeted a message about her bosses and fellow employees. Williams tweeted: “We start summer hours today. That means most of the staff leave at noon, many to hit the links. Do you observe summer hours? What do you do?” After realizing […]

Tweets and Peanuts, A Hilarious Combination

What do you get when you mix tweets with Peanuts? A hilarious new Tumblr blog featuring Snoopy, Charlie Brown, and the off-kilter musings of the twitterverse. The Peanutweeter blog combines random Twitter posts with stock Peanut comics. “@Peanutweeter matches kinda random Twitter posts with somewhat less than random Peanuts® comic strips by Charles Schulz.” The […]

Twitter Begins Rolling Out New Photo Feature To Select Users

Remember that uber-cool Twitter photo sharing and hosting feature we were talking about a few short days ago? Twitter has begun to officially roll it out to users. The program was originally only available to Twitter employees, however a small subset of outside Twitter members are now beginning to see the feature. TechCrunch grabbed wind […]

The World’s Most Exclusive Website: Can You Get In?

Ever stand in a line at a club, hoping you’re cool enough to get in? If you haven’t, now you can feel that mix of anxiety and sadness on the internet. The World’s Most Exclusive website only allows the Twitter elite through its virtual doors. So what’s it look like inside? I have no idea. […]

Family of Missing Student Launches Virtual Search

A face on the back of a milk carton? Putting up a flyer? Those methods just don’t cut it anymore. Family and friends of Lauren Spierer, a student from the University of Indiana who went missing last Friday, have launched a viral search involving Facebook, Twitter, and celebrities. Unfortunately, nothing has turned up so far. […]