Sure, you're sick of Twitter, Bush, and bad news about the economy. But this topics still gin up some entertaining news—so check out the related stories that bubbled to the top of the social Web this week. FastCompany.com's best of the week is below.
As of this morning, Oprah's on Twitter. But her tweet begs the question: is today the first time she's used a computer, too? Luckily Shaq was nice enough to set her straight.
As the President's stimulus package approaches $1 trillion, the Senate is looking to cut the fat. In the senators' sights: about $6 billion in funding for expanded broadband access, much of it for wireless access in rural areas, among $90 billion of total cuts (as of Thursday night).
Depending on your political allegiances, here are the people to whom you can direct your letters of fury, or your calls of thanks, for trying to cut out Internet access as a priority in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
The occupants of the White House have changed, the website has made the switch, and yet a group from San Francisco felt they needed to take the next step: They've switched 100% of the signs on Bush Street for "Obama" ones.
In another nod to his alleged "free-market" principles, President Bush has expressed disapproval of the free nationwide Wi-Fi proposal being considered by the FCC and Congress. It's an inauspicious time to decry helpful...