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Quirky News of the Web — August 2010

Previous quirky news posts: JanuaryFebruaryMarchApril MayJuneJuly –  August

There are always smaller headlines that tend to go unnoticed. They are the headlines that let us know how individualistic and unique some of the interactions on the web can be, and how much social media is shaping our world in ways that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago.

Therefore, the Quirky News of the Web section will be dedicated to those pieces of news that might go unnoticed but still pack quite the punch.

Twitter: The Latest Crime Fighting Tool

SURPRISE!

A flasher started getting intimate with himself on a Boston Subway earlier on this month. Nay Khun, a fellow passenger was horrified by the sight and wanted to illicit a reaction from the police so he snapped a photo of this moment of passion and posted it on Twitter with the message “pervert on the 2nd car of the red line … help me report him“.

With the help of that photo, the offender was arrested a couple of days later and charged with open and gross lewdness. Thanks to Nay Khun, Boston Subway passengers have no in-cart entertainment.

Justin Bieber is a Bunny That Can Bite!

Teen Heartthrob and Twitter’s malignant trending topic showed the world that behind his demure the boy got spunk! After someone hacked the Twitter account of one his childhood friend, Justin sprang to the rescue and sought retribution by sending the following Tweet..

So Innocent

Quirky News of the Web — May 2010

Previous quirky news posts: JanuaryFebruaryMarchApril – May

There are always smaller headlines that tend to go unnoticed. They are the headlines that let us know how individualistic and unique some of the interactions on the web can be, and how much social media is shaping our world in ways that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago.

Therefore, the Quirky News of the Web section will be dedicated to those pieces of news that might go unnoticed but still pack quite the punch.

The French discover the fun of binge drinking

The French are peculiar people; they like their wine and cheese, hate the burqa and apparently their police force are begging people to stop binge drinking.

A recent phenomena has been started on Facebook where people call for an outdoor binge drinking fest – called affectionately apéro gêant. The police have made pleas for parties to stop after a 21-year old stumbled to his death over a bridge in Nantes during a party that attracted about 10,000 people. The problem police are facing is that they don’t know who is organizing the party because it is done “anonymously” on Facebook.

I think FB’s marketing should use this story to show case their privacy, or maybe someone can tell the French about something called IP addresses…

Quirky News of the Web — April 2010

There are always smaller headlines that tend to go unnoticed. They are the headlines that let us know how individualistic and unique some of the interactions on the web can be, and how much social media is shaping our world in ways that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago.

Therefore, the Quirky News of the Web section will be dedicated to those pieces of news that might go unnoticed but still pack quite the punch.

Little Chubby Lin Yu Chun – The Newest Meme on Youtube!

First, it was Justin Bieber, and now the chubby Taiwanese Lin Yu Chun: Is social media becoming the new star attraction and lift off? I am inclined to say I believe so!

Who the F*** Is Justin Bieber?

The other day I was flipping through the channels, just trying to numb my brain in between things and not trying to think of anything in particular. It is one of my favorite procrastination techniques and an absolute time waste. As I was flipping I happened across a music channel, I'm inclined to say MTV out of habit but since they...

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