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Facebook “Friends”: Duh, Facebook friends are annoying! This survey just confirms what we all know already, Facebook is full of oversharers and complainers and, oh yeah, women can be catty. Highlights at 11. Mashable


Video of the Day: Just keep your finger there, you won’t be disappointed.



Foursquare for your Four-legged Friend: A billboard in Germany for a dog food company asks people to check in at the billboard location on Foursquare and in return it dispenses dog food. Good thing dogs are such avid location based app users. Adweek


Good News: Jackie Chan is still alive! There was a rumor started on Twitter that the Rush Hour star had died of a heart attack, but don’t worry he is totally fine as his official Facebook page confirms. Don’t believe everything you read on social media sites…The Washington Post


DPS Pic of the Day: Leg of lamb, roasted fireside. Yum.

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