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By Kyle Wagner on at

Why It's So Easy to Lie on the Internet

There was a delightful story floating around this week about a humongous poop tattoo rendered on some drunken cheating girlfriend's back. It's fake, of course. It's always fake. The internet is Lucy holding a football, and even in the weird online world of immediate and crippling skepticism, we want to believe that this time we're really going to kick that urban myth right through the uprights.

Gizmodo's Guide to IM Etiquette

By Brent Rose on at

Everyone has an obnoxious instant messenger friend. If you don't, it's probably you. Our parents didn't come of age in the days of MSN and AOL, so it's unlikely that they were able to pass on the finer points of internet manners. Well, Mumma Gizmodo is here for you, baby. Now suckle from our teat of wisdom.