Ever wondered what a Facebook update would look like in real life?

We don't mean your status update, but one of Facebook's actual updates - of which there many, and which often flummox and frustrate a billion-plus users.

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A gem of a YouTube video, featuring former Republican House leader and presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, is making the online rounds today.

In it, Newt muses about cell phones and the lack of a term for one that's also Internet-enabled, apparently unaware that this is what "smart phone" means.

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At one time a mainstay of email and Internet communication, Hotmail is officially dead.

In related news, Hotmail was apparently not officially dead until this week. Who knew!

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Offering candid assessments of their less-than-stellar accommodations, some prison inmates are having way too much fun with review site Yelp.

Yes, purported inmates, employees and visitors have all been logging on to dish the details about penitentiaries from Rikers Island to San Quentin.

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