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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Controversy’

Facebook’s Still Debating Whether or Not to Let in Your 12-Year-Old; Are You Still Concerned?

I’m 27 years old. Actually, I’m not 27 years old. I’m 26 years old. I just lied on the internet! And trust me, it really is so easy that a preteen can do it. And they do – all the time. Although Facebook’s current policy plainly prohibits anyone under the age of 13 from operating an account on the site, …

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Facebook Is Putting Words In Users’ Mouths By Promoting Content From Pages They Like

There’s a new feature making its way to the Facebook News Feed that has some people up in arms. And while I’m usually the first to defend Facebook against the wrath of whiny, misinformed, overreactions from the Facebook population – I have to say that this time, they may have a reason to be upset. You may or may not …

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If You Think You’re A Sh*tty Parent, Just Check Out What One Mom Posted To Facebook

People post some seriously screwed-up things on Facebook – for instance anything surrounding a birth. Or in some cases, their proudest number twos (seriously, I know this guy). I once witnessed, live, two Facebook friends go at it about one of their sexual dysfunctions. Spend any time on reddit, Failbook, or Lamebook, and you’re bound to see much, much worse. …

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Oreo’s Gay Pride Facebook Post Creates A Firestorm (Shocking!)

June is officially LGBT Pride month, as President Obama continued the tradition with an address last week at the White House. “And as long as I have the privilege of being your President, I promise you, you won’t just have a friend in the White House, you will have a fellow advocate for an America where no matter what you …

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Is Social Media Hurting Our Culture?

With Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and other popular social websites woven into both our personal and business lives, it is clear that society has become dependent on social media. Technology companies and marketers are, of course, advocating this dependence since it opens up more opportunities for them. Privacy activists, on the other hand, have touted that concerns exist, but the majority …

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IO Interactive Apologizes For Hitman/Nun Trailer

Stating a desire to capture the grindhouse theme made popular by the exploitation movies of the past, developers at IO Interactive have apologized for their Hitman: Absolution trailer, which leads this post. Given the apparent sexism contained within the trailer, which features a scantily-clad team of female assassins disguised as nuns, the apology was given to address any offense that …

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Jason Alexander Tweets Epic Apology For “Cricket Is Gay” Comments

Last week, former Seinfeld star and current poker fanatic Jason Alexander pissed some people off with some comments he made on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. During the interview, Alexander referred to the sport cricket as a “gay game.” “Have you ever played cricket,” asked Ferguson. “I’ve watched cricket,” said Alexander “Cricket’s an amazing game,” said Ferguson. “It’s …

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Was The Hitman: Absolution Nun Trailer Sexist?

Yesterday, the E3 trailer for the upcoming Hitman: Absolution game hit the streets as companies are eager to build buzz heading into the video game industry’s huge summer expo. By and large, if the YouTube reaction is anything to go by, the trailer has done its job, stoking people’s interest for the return to the life and times of Agent …

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Should Sex Offenders Be Allowed On Facebook?

I am not a father. Because of this, I don’t possess the visceral, instinctual drive to protect my children at all costs. Of course, that doesn’t mean that I’m insensitive to the challenges of protecting kids both online and offline, it simply means that safeguarding a kid’s experience in any activity that they pursue is not always my first consideration. …

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The Great Diablo III Error 37 & Review Debate – Who’s Right & Who’s Wrong?

Let me preface this article by stating, I haven’t played Diablo III, beyond the beta events Blizzard offered to players before its release date. I came away rather unimpressed during these events; but more on that later. Therefore, I can provide little insight into the game itself. However, after seeing the events from the past few days unfold, I can …

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The Avengers Apparently Waged A War On Adopted Kids

Has everyone had the chance to see The Avengers yet? I sure hope so – it’s pure escapism at its finest. Critics and fans agree that it’s a must-see for the summer, so I won’t take any more time participating in the crowded online circlejerk. We all know that the film shattered box office records in its opening weekend, and …

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What Miss Travel Is and Isn’t

A new site called Miss Travel launched recently for “generous” and “attractive” people that focuses on both dating and travel. Miss Travel, which has already garnered nearly 50 thousand members, describes itself as the “only online dating website” where “we match Generous travelers who hate to travel alone with Attractive travelers who would love the opportunity to travel the world for free.”

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