Always surprisingly slow on the uptake, brand advertisers have finally noticed that Facebook may not be a particularly useful or trustworthy advertising platform. Why they thought this might work out otherwise is anyone's guess.
Also in Facebook news, they're back chasing their weird techno-libertarian dream of forcing their users to use their real names, for no particularly good reason.
Google has decided that it might be a good idea to stop supporting climate change deniers.
- Long, thoughtful New Yorker piece on Google's 'right to be forgotten' in Europe.
The knuckledraggers of the Internet continue to abuse women for being women.
If this really is true and the cupcake bubble is over, what will PRs send to journalists for no good reason instead? Cronuts? Soup?
The Grauniad Abides
Eye candy / History Lesson
Ages of Empires. Historical map showing exactly who was beating up whom and when.
- As an aside, did you know fish and chips was a 6th century Persian invention?
Betteridge Of The Day
Tune: ▶ Big Star, 'Daisy Glaze'
Today in golfing crimes against clothing
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