When thinking about a place that serves as the center of a community, you might think of a church, a community center, or even a park. You probably don’t think about a fast food restaurant. But for thousands of people in hundreds of cities around the country McDonald’s has become a gathering place of choice. [More]
Facebook updated its Groups feature this week, making it easier for your friends to create new groups and add you to them — without asking you first. As Mahalo CEO Jason Calacanis discovered, this means a long-forgotten “friend” can make you a member of just about anything, even a group known by the acronym NAMBLA. [More]
On the heels of our lack of competence in attributing credit to Flickr photos comes the Consumerist Flickr Photo Pool. Believe it or not, we’ve been wanting/planning to do this for a long time. Why? The things we write on Consumerist are about the consumer landscape. Our tips come from you, and we want our photos to come from you as well. So, assuming you’ve forgiven us our trespasses, let us lead you now into our Flickr group. What do we need?