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One artist is turning boring Facebook photos into beautiful sloth portraits

If you’ve ever been curious to see what you’d look like as an anthropomorphized sloth, now’s your chance to find out. 

William Shatner is on Tumblr now, and he's blogging about the celebrities-only Facebook app.

Catfishing scheme uncovers bizarre family murder plot

Rule of thumb for plotting murder on the Internet:

When soliciting online strangers to kill your entire family (and their little dog, too), make sure the person you’re talking to isn’t actually one of the people you’re trying to kill.

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I used to wonder what about me made me “rape-able,” if I have an invisible sign that marks me. I know that’s the rape culture talking, but your mind can’t help but go to some pretty dark places. Sometimes the dark places are all you have.

After a friend of mine was assaulted, she used to fantasize about her rapist, dreaming that he was a minotaur or a Zeus-like god, her way to cope with what happened. She wanted a version in which what they had was beautiful. In my case, I just wanted him gone, and in the two years since, I had all but forgotten about it. It seems like the type of thing you would remember, but I’ve never been good at journaling, let alone starting a mental rape diary.

But then I saw his message sitting there, as simply as if he were catching up with an old friend. I looked at his easy words—“how are you?” he wrote, without even bothering to capitalize—and I hadn’t the slightest clue what etiquette was in this case. Emily Post never covered “Responding to Your Thwarted Sexual Assailant.”

How to Win at Facebook—Tip #3:
 Trick out your Timeline: Post lots of sexy party pics, hilarious viral videos, and the status update, “I AM HAPPIER THAN YOU” once per hour, every day.

How to Win at Facebook—Tip #3:

 Trick out your Timeline: Post lots of sexy party pics, hilarious viral videos, and the status update, “I AM HAPPIER THAN YOU” once per hour, every day.

I can’t believe we haven’t made out either. Thanks for the call, you lush.

Facebook's latest policy betrays a commitment to teen privacy