Peter Kafka

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Facebook Sorry It Unfriended Sarah Palin's Mosque Post

On Tuesday, Sarah Palin posted a note on Facebook opposing plans to build a mosque near Ground Zero. On Thursday, the post disappeared. That shouldn’t have happened, say Facebook officials, who issued an apology and oblique explanation: “The note in question did not violate our content standards but was removed by an automated system. We’re always working to improve our processes and we apologize for any inconvenience this caused.” It’s back up now.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus