Network World (one ugly web page) has an old twelve/12 pages slide showing "Steve Ballmer versus/vs. Windows Live Messenger emoticons -- I was playing around with adding emoticons to my Windows Live Messenger account when a thought struck me: Who do they remind me of? Do you see the resemblance? ..."
HardOCP and Mashable report that National Broadcast Company (NBC) Olympics web site will be airing a live feed of the XXX (not that, you perv(ert)s)/30th Olympics closing ceremony over the Internet at 4:00 PM EDT/1:00 PM PDT.
This two pages PC World article reports on "Idioms Lost to Tech -- Technology changes everything, from how we shop to how we stay in touch with friends. And it definitely changes the way we talk--just a few years ago phrases like 'Facebook friends,' 'trending on Twitter,' and 'I can has more cheezburger?' didn't even exist.
Vintage Computing and Gaming (VC&G) shared a ten/10 (last one doesn't count) pages PCWorld's image gallery (one ugly web page with thumbnails) showing "The Roots of Social Networking -- Before Facebook, before even Friendster (current one is nothing like its old/former one), people still had social networking. Here's a look at how computer users got together in the days before the dawn of the Internet..."