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10 Things We Wish We Could Opt Out of on Facebook

Facebook may have changed the way we communicate, keep up with long lost friends and pretend that we're doing actual work in the office, but it has come at a great cost to privacy. Now the federal government is forcing the social networking giant to ask all 800 million of their users if they wish to “opt out” of certain settings and features that might expose some of their personal information to the entire world.

We applaud these efforts to ensure our privacy, and we think it should be taken even further. Facebook should not only make sure that our most sensitive information isn't exposed to the general public, but they should also ask us if we want to “opt out” of the most annoying causes of social networking headaches that have spread like some virtual flesh eating bacteria that cannot be stopped.

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Ashton Kutcher Abandons Twitter Over Joe Paterno Tweet

Just when we’ve finally gotten over the Kim Kardashian/Kris Humphries split, it looks like there’s a new national nightmare to keep us up at night — Ashton Kutcher has quit Twitter.

Deep breath. We’ll get through this together. 

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Google Reports 70 Percent Increase in Takedown Requests by US Government

In an effort to highlight global censorship campaigns, Google’s biannual transparency report revealed a 70 percent increase in takedown requests by the US government and law enforcement agencies.

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Whoa! Brilliant Scientists Demonstrate a Real Working Hoverboard [VIDEO]

‘Back To The Future’ fans, rejoice! Not only has 2011 been the year of the Nike Air Mag, but thanks to a group of intrepid scientists, hoverboards may no longer be a crazy pipe dream.

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iPod Turns 10 — Happy Birthday to the Greatest Invention of All Time

The iPod, Apple’s MP3 player that revolutionized the way we listen to music, recently celebrated its tenth birthday. How do ya like them apples, Microsoft Zune! 

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Ford Vehicles Will Now Read Your Text Messages To You

The days of "texting and driving" may soon one day be a thing of the past!!! Ford Motor Company is installing a feature in its new vehicles -- and many of its older ones -- that can read text messages out loud. The purpose behind this latest upgrade is to limit the amount of "texting and driving" by those in Ford vehicles, and it is all part of of their latest voice-activated technology, Sync.

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South Florida Woman Receives a $201,000 Cell Phone Bill

A South Florida woman was in shock being that her latest cell phone bill is $201,000!!! Yes, when she opened her monthly cell phone bill, she was greeted with a massive size "Amount Due" bill. Celina Aarons has her two deaf-mute brothers on her plan. They communicate by texting and use their phones to watch videos. Normally, that's not a problem. Aarons has the appropriate data plan and her bill is about $175.

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The Banned iPhone 4S Promo That You Weren’t Supposed To See [VIDEO]

First we heard that it was coming. Then it arrived. Now it's here. The iPhone 4S. It boasts a faster processor. A better camera. A personal assistant named Siri. I've run into mixed reviews with some saying this phone is INCREDIBLE. Others are very underwhelmed.

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Google Pulls Their ‘Is My Son Gay’ App From Smartphones

Google's Android market pulled their controversial app for Android's smartphones that purported to assist mothers in determining if their son(s) were gay. The app was pulled from the market Monday after a "tidal wave" of outrage labeled the app as homophobic and prejudice towards the gay community.

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Steve Jobs’ Inspiring 2005 Stanford University Speech About ‘Living Before You Die’ [VIDEO]

As the world mourns the death of Apple visionary Steve Jobs, a commencement speech he gave at Stanford University in June of 2005 — just a year after his initial diagnosis with cancer — has begun making the rounds once again.

The topic? How to live before you die.

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