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Just when you thought that social media couldn’t possibly get any more invasive, there’s MyFreeImplants.com—a site dedicated to helping ladies obtain free breast implants over the Web. Well, not free, exactly. The surgical bills are footed by male benefactors (their term), other members of the site who bestow donations upon women via email.      Founded in 2005 by a couple of Nice Guys, MyFreeImplants.com has reportedly helped ... Read More
Some of my biggest Facebook pet peeves include, but are not limited to, the following: incessant complaining, unnecessary relationship updates (wait, aren't all relationships inherently complicated? Exactly why is yours so special and beyond my comprehending?), and minute-to-minute pregnancy progress reports. People who are a part of these annoying Facebook phenomena should be banned from the internet. Then again, I'm sure there are a few people on my friends list ... Read More
Tumblr, fairly notorious for hosting images that glorify self-harm, announced several months ago its plan to ban “thinpsiration” photos. But a quick search for the tags 'thinspiration,' 'pro ana,' 'anorexia,' and 'bulimia' all yield results reflecting the very images and posts the popular social networking website promised to remove. What gives, Tumblr? "Thinspiration," or "thinspo," refers to a collection of images, words, mantras, and associations ... Read More