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Google’s #IfIHadGlass Promotion Elicits Snarky Responses

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Google’s Glass, the ultimate geek interface, is now available for a select few users. The company will select users who post to Google+ or Twitter using the hashtag #ifIHadGlass, and invite them to buy the glasses for $1500. The company has asked users to use the hashtag along with a post describing what they would do with the futuristic product. Many promised to take still more photographs of their kids, but some took the opportunity to poke fun at Google.

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Infographic: Do You Use Social Media on the Toilet?

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We complain all the time about the crap people post on the internet: the mushy love posts, the strong political views, and the enticing videos that turn out to be spam. Has anyone ever asked where those posts are coming from? According to the makers of this infographic, 1 in every 6 mobile phones has fecal matter on it, which can mean only one thing…

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Stephen Colbert Leads Hilarious Twitter Attack on Senator Jon Kyl

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For years now, oblivious or simply stubborn politicians have felt the remorseless wrath of YouTube, with video evidence of every public word ever spoken available to point out anything the least bit hypothetical. Late night satirists have used this to consistently point out lies and double-speak, which is sometimes amusing and often disheartening. Few politicians seem to know what to do with YouTube, and how to use it advantageously (Anthony Weiner is a notable exception), but while they deal with that, one of the sharpest of satirists has taken to another social medium to call out the inane.

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Twitter Thrives When Sports Underwhelm: The Funniest Tweets From a Boring March Madness Final

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One of the many redeeming qualities of Twitter is that when a big event in our culture takes place, and millions watch together and tweet together, should that event let down, Twitter comedy ensues. Hilarity is bred from heartbreak, disappointment, and sheer awfulness; the 2011 Oscars and halftime show at the most recent Super Bowl with the Black Eyed Peas come to mind.Last night, the March Madness championship game joined that group.

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