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Booting Up: Mark Zuckerberg Hurt My Feelings Edition

Social web billionaires have resorted to playing poker with dogs for cash. (Photo: Facebook Poker Chip News)

Poor social web billionaires are losing some of their millions. [Forbes]

Read the awkward IM conversation of some guy whose feelings were hurt by Mark Zuckerberg. [Business Insider]

Apple Maps got a makeover on iOS6, but…[Macworld]

…it still sucks. [Anil Dash]

The¬†Philippines¬†has outlawed cybering, which sounds funny at first, but actually it’s to protect millions of young women forced into working as cam girls. [BBC]

Moo, a business card startup, has acquired all of the assets of New York-based Flavors.me. [TechCrunch]

The inevitable tech backlash in San Francisco has begun. Hey Bay Area engineers, we hear there are tons of companies in NYC desperate for your skillz. [San Francisco Magazine]

Hivemind

Reddit Watches with Glee as Camgirl Has Heartbreaking Meltdown

(Photo: Live Leak)

Much has been said about the needling anti-female sentiments that buzz like an electric current beneath the posting habits, inside jokes, and social infrastructure of the male-dominated Reddit. As much as it can serve as a galvanizing force for Internet justice, the social news site can also be a vicious gut-punch for women looking to elbow their way into the boys’ club.

So if that rape thread wasn’t enough to turn you off from Reddit for a time, perhaps the delight with which users mock the breakdown of a “camgirl” will do it for you. Because trust us, the video–and the comments accompanying it–are heartwrenching. Read More