Category Archives: Facebook

Facebook License and Registration, Please

Just quicklinkin’ to this sweet art project called FB Bureau. German artist Tobias Leingruber made some universal ID cards based on his Facebook profiles, which he plans to give out at conferences. This is something my main character would very much approve of. via The Next Web Update (3/2/11): Leimgruber’s project already got the kibosh […]

If I Die (Before I Post a Status Update)

A quick reblog of this item on Nerve. I’d heard about the “If I Die” app before but never seen this promo video. I can’t decide which is worse, this or Envoy. I think they both win, if by “win” you mean “creep me the f– out.”  

The Social Shower Curtain

In today’s ‘Is This Necessary?’ news, someone’s designed a transparent curtain that turns your shower into a Facebook page. I love that this will already be dated in a few months once the Timeline layout becomes the new default. Anyway, reserve yours now! Apparently Dave Eggers has a shower curtain now too. So I guess […]

When the Medium Is the Messenger of Tragedy

There’s no good way to find out someone you love died. My heart goes out to this mother, who learned of her son’s death via Facebook. I heard about this story via the Digital Death forum, which acts as a kind of clearing house for the burgeoning business of online legacy. One of the group’s […]