2. You can now buy stuff from Amazon on Twitter

    When you see something you like on Twitter, all you have to do is reply to the tweet with the hashtag #AmazonCart and the item is added to your Amazon cart automatically.



  4. As Stalin learnt in June 1941, it’s not official unless it’s Facebook official. The twice-named Time Person of the Year found out the hard way not to trust your supposed friends, and so it would likely be his recommendation to be clear how public your relationships are. If you choose Open Relationship, however, then you’re just asking for it.

  5. Sometimes, compromise really isn’t best.

    The funniest #CivilWarCentrists tweets



  7. FOMO can “can wreak havoc on our finances when we attempt to keep up with a million imaginary lifestyles while ignoring our own real bottom line.”

    Is social media bad for your finances?


  8. The most shocking part of this story was learning there is a vegan strip club in Portland.

    Kevin Griffis, spokesman for Cory Booker, on his latest scandal

    Twitter follies: Cory Booker is no Anthony Weiner


  9. Not a typo: Social media might actually be making us… smarter



  11. Today in bad ideas.



  13. In a real-life setting — say, a bar, where you’re quasi-anonymous, anyway — shouting nasty threats at someone you disagree with is likely to earn you a mouth full of broken teeth. Real life has consequences, which is why in cyberspace, it isn’t unreasonable to expect our most public forums, especially Twitter and Facebook, to facilitate contentious discourse while actively policing the kind of ugly hostility that the internet’s veil encourages.