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Twitter's new "buy" button already selling Eminem & more

First out to try the new "buy" button in twitter are - surprise - musicians. You know, those stodgy luddites who can't adapt to the new world order of selling t-shirts instead of their song.

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Twitpic is going to shut down.

Twitpic, the service on which I published that Kaka picture (pre-smartphone!), is shutting down. The reason? Twitter has been clumsily throwing their weight around via one of their lawyers threatening to lock Twitpic out of their API if Twitpic didn't give up their trademark. Lawyers.

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Film Hearts pairs up like-minded film lovers

Love this idea from Canadian agency Pound & Grain. Film Hearts is a social meet up site for the solitary film lover. Share your love of the cinema and find a proper buddy to go to see your next film. Fun idea.

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The Satire tag is finally here, brought to you by facebook.

Finally, the constant joking that we needed an irony or satire tag in HTML has become a reality, as Facebook introduces the satire tag which will weed out the Onion posts from actual news s

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Mom invents app that locks kids phones until they call back

Ignore no more is an android app whereby you can lock your kids phone, and they have to call you back to unlock it.

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Russian Social media site Odnoklassniki rebrands as OK

Odnoklassniki is Russia's second largest social media site. It's full of user generated content, mostly photos and videos. To rebrand itself as a more modern and exciting site, Odnoklassniki is rebranding itself starting with the domain.

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AdDetector detects "native advertising" weeding real articles from paid ones.

Fed up with native advertising polluting your newspapers, The New York Times, Forbes, The Atlantic, your buzzfeed list-joy, and even your Deadspin articles?

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Responsive Logos

We presume Joe Harrison did this partly to quell his own curiosity and partly to show off and impress people. Responsivelogos. Well it worked, Joe. We're impressed.

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Misha Collins asks writers to work for free, gets ass handed to him.

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The nymwars are over : Google Plus doesn't need your real name

Google have announced their "real name" policy on Google plus today, and clarified that they no longer require your real name to be publicly seen on Google Plus. In fact you can use any name you want.

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