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Creative “No Photo” Facebook Pics: The Cool Way to be Anonymous

I’m always curious why some Facebook users are so guarded that they refuse to put any sort of profile picture, period. I can understand not wanting to put a picture of yourself, but at least uploading some sort of image to catch our attention would be nice. These creative “No Photo” Facebook pics take the ‘fault’ out of default. Why ...

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Dude Mourns Loss of Xbox on Facebook

The loss of a loved one is never easy, but there’s something particularly difficult about losing family around the holidays. Fellow geek Declan became the victim of one of the worst losses a GEARhead can suffer — the loss of a gaming console, as is intelligently described by the man himself via Facebook. “Ma xbox is fukd.” And only days ...

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Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Hola, fellow GEARheads. Just wanted to send y’all a personal message, reminding you that you can connect with us not only on Twitter, but even on Facebook. We look forward to hearing from you guys so feel free to send us lots of good news. Also, please send me all of your coolest stuff. I want to see how awesomely ...

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If Twitter Were a Book from the 60s and Other Retro Web Services

There’s something about vintage-styled book covers that really grabs your attention. Especially when the vintage style meets modern technology. What if modern web services happened to be books from the 60s? Don’t ask me how, just pretend that by some stretch of the imagination, these web services were inspired by vintage books. The resulting book covers would have likely looked ...

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Newlyweds Update Facebook Relationship Status From the Altar

Sure, this couple meant their little prank as a joke and it was actually pretty damn funny, especially since they got the priest involved, but how long until this is actually common place? I can definitely see this becoming some sort of wacky trend and eventually, a tradition. I now pronounce you man and wife, you may change your status. ...

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Nonja the Orangutan Updates Her Own Facebook

Using a specially modified Samsung ST-1000 point-and-shoot digital camera, Nonja the Orangutan, currently a resident of the Schnbrunn Zoo in Austria, snaps photos of herself, which are automatically sent to her Facebook wall. Currently standing at over 20,000 fans, Nonja’s Facebook page is becoming sort of a sensation as it provides a new prospective into the life of apes. Or ...

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Snuggies + Twilight = Facebook Fail-bait

Alright, I can totally get the whole Snuggie thing. As embarrassed as I am to admit it, I not only own one, but I use it regularly and love the hell out of it. But, dude, Twilight, for real? We’ve already seen what it would take to make Twilight interesting, and it ain’t pretty. Link

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Facebook to “Memorialize” Profiles of the Dead

This is just a bit creepy, no? Facebook will keep the page of a deceased user active as long as the family wishes to memorialize the deceased. These memorial pages will be different from normal profiles. All contact information will be removed and people will be barred from logging into the account. The only users who will be able to ...

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Does Facebook Need a Facelift?

Facebook has had the same basic design for at least a few years now. There have been small changes along the way, but for the most part, the last few years for Facebook have remained pretty standard — news feed, images and link sharing. Some might say if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, but artist Barton Smith is under ...

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