Posts Tagged 'Facebook'



Chat Undetected Cloaks Your Status in Facebook Chat

One of the more recent features to turn up in IM programs and services is to notify others when they have read your messages. This can be both good and bad. If this is something that annoys you on Facebook Chat, then you should try Chat Undetected.

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Prehistoric Human Social Networks Resemble Modern Ones

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If prehistoric hunters and gatherers had access to social networking sites, they would probably end up with networks that looked identical to modern ones, according to a study published on January 25th in Nature, which was based upon field work among a tribe of Tanzanian hunter-gatherers.

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Glitchr Turns Website Bugs into Art

To be honest, I no longer use Facebook enough to see any bugs. I basically check in and check out, within 10 or 15 minutes or so each time and never leave an open tab. That being said, just like any website, Facebook has got some bugs. Glitchr is a project that turns common websites into digital art, filled with textual artifacts.

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The Like Tip Box: Tipping for Facebookers

Here’s a nice way of asking people to leave tips at a carry-out or coffee house, using this Facebook-inspired Like Tip Box from Pukka/Dank. It’s definitely more interesting than leaving a plain old glass jar around and it’s perfect for all those social networking addicts.

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Facebook’s iPad App Hiding Inside iPhone Version

It’s been a while since the Facebook iPhone app was released, but people have been anxiously awaiting the iPad app, which, thanks to its larger screen, will make using Facebook a lot more fun. TechCrunch’s MG Siegler reports that the iPad app is actually hidden in the iPhone app codebase, and has been able to play with the app on an iPad ever since Facebook updated their iPhone app to 3.4.4 yesterday.

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HardlyWork.in: Make Your Facebook Feed Look Like an Excel Spreadsheet

Do you work in an office that still allows you to access Facebook? If you do, then check out this awesome stealth way of looking up on your news feed. It makes your feed look like an Excel spreadsheet. Now that’s stealthy, thanks to HardlyWork.in!

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A Vacation from Power: A Storm, Angry Birds, Jonathan Franzen @ The Firmuhment

Long post by Justin Wolfe over at the Firmuhment. In it, the talks about being left without power during Memorial Day, playing Angry Birds Rio naked with his girlfriend, and Jonathan Franzen. I think it’s about 12,000 words long.


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