Survey Says

67 Percent of Snapchat Users Have Gotten Dirty Pictures, Are Total Squares About It

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Honestly, isn’t the most fun part of Snapchat receiving random dirty pictures?

Apparently not to those prudes in the United Kingdom, who revealed in a new survey that 67 percent of them have received a picture they’ve deemed “inappropriate.” The poll, conducted by VoucherCodesPro, asked 1,300 men and woman between the ages of 18 to 30 about their Snapchat habits. Read More

Law and Order

Verizon Is in Your Sexts, Stealing Your Nudes

Can you hear me now? (Photo: Naples News)

While waiting for your data to transfer from an old cell phone to a new one, who hasn’t experienced that flash of fear that the Verizon employee doing the transfer will sneak a peek at your text messages? (You really should come up with a better code word for weed than “green.”) Still, most of us believe that they can’t really get into that much trouble while you’re standing there watching them…right? Read More

Linkages

Booting Up: Media Mogul Board Member Edition

Future Twitterer? (Photo: flickr.com/whatcounts)

Twitter is reportedly hunting in Hollywood for new board members, with an eye to installing a “media player.” A leading contender: former News Corp. exec Peter Chernin. [AllThingsD]

Eric Schmidt, on iOS 6 mapageddon: “We think it would have been better if they had kept ours. But what do I know?” [Reuters]

Production has resumed at the Foxconn factory temporarily closed down due to a riot. [Washington Post]

There’s now an app that’ll afford you the chance to look at pictures of Albert Einstein’s brain. However, the $9.99 price point suggests the creators don’t think much of your brains. [AP]

If you’re going to send a sext, make sure you’ve got the right number–unlike this elderly man. [CNN]