Funny Twitter Reactions to Facebook Crash

So the productivity went up for less than an hour today when the Facebook 2014 crash happened. As usual, the social media amplification effect took place. Within a few minutes, news that Facebook was down was all over the place – well, except on Facebook. Some reactions were just plain boring, while some were actually […]

Yes: Facebook Is (Went) Down

If you’re wondering why you can’t connect to Facebook…it’s down…at the time of writing. Yes, it’s down. We don’t know the why yet, but we can confirm: no Facebook. Facebook wen’t down at roughly 3:50am US EST time. Users around the world noted the occasion. Facebook is down, how am I supposed to see which […]

Facebook Officially Releases Slingshot, A More Social Snapchat

Facebook accidentally leaked its own Snapchat competitor a few days back, but now everyone that didn’t pick it up in those  few crucial hours has a chance to play with it. Whereas Snapchat aims to be a private person to person photo/video messaging app, Slingshot hopes to make things a little more social. Released on […]

Facebook Employee Gets Chance To Die For George R.R. Martin

Remember the news that George R.R. Martin was selling the chance to be brought to life (and then subsequently killed) in his Game of Thrones novels? Well, the two spots have been snatched up and one is going to a Facebook employee. David Goldblatt (no relation to the photographer) is a Facebook employee, which apparently pays […]

Woman ‘Catfishes’ Niece, Discovers Murder Plot

A Woman stumbled onto a plot by her niece to murder her and the rest of the girl’s family, including the dog. 19-year-old Marissa Williams of Fosters, Alabama has been arrested and is awaiting trial for soliciting murder after she allegedly asked a fictional boy to kill her aunt, her aunt’s fiance, her cousin and […]

Much Tipping: Dogecoin App Comes To Facebook

Now you can give something more substantial than a “Like” on Facebook. Tipping other Facebook users in cryptocurrencies similar to Bitcoin is now possible, thanks to new apps. According to Dogecoin community developers, two cryptocurrency tipping apps that they developed were recently approved by Facebook and are available now. The tipping apps let users send various altcoins, […]

Alleged Robber ‘Friends’ Victim On Facebook, Is Arrested

According to reports, police have arrested a man after they say he assaulted a woman and stole her iPod and then tried to friend her on Facebook the next day. The Associated Press reports that the victim was sitting in the Bremerton Ferry Building in Washington when the 28-year-old Riley Allen Mullins allegedly struck her from behind and […]

Hoax: No, Mark Zuckerberg Isn’t Planning Video Ads ‘Every Ten Minutes’

An image alleging to be a post by Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg has been making the rounds online recently and many have been sharing it in hopes of preventing the alleged video advertising plan laid out in the “post.” The image, which you can see below, has been posted by several sources (some malicious, others naive). […]