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Do You Want a Facebook ‘Want’ Button?

Thanks to Facebook, we can now "like" just about anything on the internet. But what if you more than "like" something you see on the Web? What if you "want" it too?

Soon there may be a special button for that.

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The DNC’s Got Big Bird’s Back on This One

For 53 years, people have been friends with Big Bird. Maybe Mitt Romney should have said something about 'Nova' when talking about cutting funds to PBS.  

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Old-School Image Hosting Site Webshots Is Dying and Taking Your Pics With It

With the rise of image storing sites like Flickr, Picasa, Photobucket, and heck, even Facebook, the archaic photo storing site Webshots is dying a slow, painful death and will be taking your photos down with it.

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Facebook Reaches One Billion Users

You know what's cool? One billion users.

OK, now that that's out of the way, lets discuss the big Facebook news, which is that the social network  recently topped one billion users. This amounts to about 15% of the world's population.

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JK Rowling to Write More ‘Potter’ Books, Fans Completely Lose It

If you're missing 'Harry Potter' and are desperately in need of a good Potter fix, then J.K. Rowling has some good news for you. In a recent interview with BBC News, she admitted that she'd written many of the 'Potter' novels on the run and is sorely tempted to expand upon the universe by writing a "director's cut." While that's not a direct "yes, I am writing a new Potter book," it's still a good sign for the legions of her devoted fans who miss Harry and his adventures at Hogwarts.

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Can MySpace’s Hip Makeover Win You Back?

Remember back in 2005 when Myspace was cool? We blogged about our crush from middle school science class, took those "what would you do if..." surveys, and felt honored when we made it into someone's "top friends" box. Those were the days.

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Find Out How Old Google Thinks You Are

Good news, bad news. The bad news is that Google has been monitoring all your online activity and is using it for their own personal gain. The good news is at least it's fun to see if they guessed your age, gender and interests correctly. That's pretty good news ... right? 

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Facebook Creates Anti-Stalk Technology, Takes All the Fun Out of Facebook

These days, everyone and their grandmother and pet hamster have Facebook. And most people would agree that the best use for the social networking site is passive stalkage of exes, frenemies and coworker crushes. So naturally, those fun killers at Facebook have decided to shut that business down.

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Mother Objects to Teen Daughter Being Spanked By Vice Principal

When 15-year-old Taylor Santos, a sophomore at Springtown High School in Texas was called in to be disciplined for allegedly letting another student copy her work, she was punished by having a two-day suspension. In a bizarre request, after the first day, Taylor asked if she could be paddled instead of missing another day of school. The teen called her mother, who also approved the request.

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High School Football Team Makes Special Needs Student Manager

Sure, high schoolers can be cruel sometimes. But every now and then, young people will rally around someone who's different and give them the support they need. Students at Linden High School in Michigan, for example, have appointed a senior with special needs as the school's football team manager.

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Floridians Fall For ‘Onion’ Article About Obama’s 19-Year-Old Son

Most people recognize satire when they see it, but not Floridians. Inboxes and Facebook pages of Florida residents recently received an article by The Onion describing an appearance by President Barack Obama's illegitimate 19-year-old son Luther at the Democratic National Convention. Incredibly, the story sparked a flurry of inquiries as to whether it was real. In case it isn't clear already, no, it's not. Duh. Clearly it's way too hot down there.

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R.I.P. LMFAO — Funny Videos to Remember Them By

Oh NO! What are we going to do!?! LMFAO has announced that they are going on a "hiatus" (yeah, that's what our parents said too), which means somebody else will have to step up to fill the void left behind at grocery stores that play inappropriately upbeat music. Let us remember these party monsters as they would have wanted -- by watching the comical videos they've inspired.

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‘Gangnam Style’ Sets World Record for Most Liked YouTube Video

"The song is characterized by its strongly addictive beats and lyrics, and is thus certain to penetrate the foundations of modern philosophy." That's the description of this video on YouTube. And they might be right -- Psy's 'Gangnam Style'

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Demi Lovato Is Your New Peppy Anti-Bullying Ambassador

'X-Factor'-judge and former Disney tween starlet Demi Lovato has battled bullies growing up and has also struggled with mental health issues two years ago, which included both an eating disorder and cutting. Now she has a new title that will allow her to help teens who face similar issues. 

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Apple iOS 6 Maps Is Maybe Not So Good

Apple and Google aren't friends anymore, so when Apple was announcing the release of their new iPhone, they casually let slip that the iPhone would no longer be using Google Maps and would instead be using their own brand new map app.

There's only one problem -- it's pretty terrible, and the Tumblr The Amazing iOS6 Maps has been documenting hilarious proof of the work that's yet to be done on the program. Here are a few examples.

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