Posts tagged "google"

Google Comes Out For Gay Pride Month

Google has come out with a new coming out feature! If you type “gay,” “lesbian” or “homosexual” into the search engine, a rainbow banner will appear above your search results in celebration of Pride Month. So, forget looking up at the sky on these rainy days, just get gay with Google. Warning: lezzy, ‘mo, lug,…
By: Simcha / June 25, 2009

We Knew This Was Coming: Google Unveils Its Next Phone

Google is trying to make magic happen twice with the launch of the mytouchG3, their follow up to the insanely popular G1 mobile phone. Hundreds of personalized applications and seamless integration with the user's Google mail accounts made the phone an instant hit. Google has expanded on these features with fresh apps like Google Search…
By: Zandile Blay / June 22, 2009

Thoughts From Guys On Our IM: Do You Google Stalk Your Dates?

Marie Claire's Diana Vilibert has something crazy to admit: "Give me his name and 30 minutes, and I'll give you his life story as told through Google, from the name of his childhood pet to a comprehensive collage of ex-girlfriends. I'm all for exhaustively Googling dates and digging up what's out there." And…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 21, 2009

Google Users Prefer Hairy Bush

Contrary to what we've heard from the guys on our IM, Google searches seem to indicate that men prefer women to have a wild, out of control bush over waxed or shaved pubic styles. According to YesButNoButYes, a bikini shop owner did some investigating of Google search trends and discovered that more people…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 21, 2009

Face Off: Online Snooping Versus Stalking

According to a new poll, women are way more likely than men to "stalk" an ex online, with 62% of the 1700 people polled admitting to looking up a former love online. I totally believe that women use the Internet more often than men to garner information on a crush, look up the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 19, 2009

What’s The Juiciest Thing You’ve Learned Googling An Ex?

Several years ago, fresh out of a long-term, live-in relationship, I started seeing a guy I met in a bar who was also on the rebound. I was searching for the antithesis of my ex, and as a well-traveled, charming, cocky med student, he fit the bill perfectly. He, on the other hand, seemed to…
By: Wendy Atterberry / December 15, 2008

This Year’s Up-And-Coming Search Terms

Google recently released its "2008 Year-End Google Zeitgeist" lists of the fastest rising search terms, which are the terms that have seen the biggest increase in searches from last year. In the U.S., the top 10 fastest rising terms are: 1. obama 2. facebook 3. att 4. iphone 5. youtube 6. fox new…
By: Catherine Strawn / December 10, 2008

Commenters Ball: Our Favorite Comments Of The Week

We here at The Frisky live for celeb gossip, chocolate, and your comments. What can we say, you bitches crack us up! So in honor of you, our smart, sexy, and incisive readers, who aren’t afraid to talk smack on the Internet, here are our five favorite comments from last week, after the jump. Oh,…
By: Simcha / November 21, 2008

Facebook Will Kick You While You’re Down

Hey, see that ad to the left? Kind of sad huh? I woke up on my 29th birthday (last Sunday), checked my Facebook profile for birthday well-wishers and saw that ad glaring back at me! It's been there, non-stop practically, all week, a not-so-subtle reminder that two months prior to my 29th birthday, my fiance…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 20, 2008

Gmail To Prevent Drunk Messaging (Well, On The Weekends, At Least)

We’ve all been there, we’ve had a bit too much to drink — more than some of us would care to admit — and suddenly, calling, texting, or emailing an old flame seems like the best. Idea. Ever!! You know it never goes well and the humiliation the next morning is worse than the raging…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 7, 2008

Do We Really Need To Know Who’s Googling Us?

It used to be you had to wait until you had ringing ears to know someone was thinking about you, but these days you can get an email alert any time someone Googles your name. Ziggs.com, a new social networking site, invites people to create profiles and promises to give them a to…
By: Wendy Atterberry / October 1, 2008

Quickies!: Whitney Port Scores Her Own Show, Vows To End Every Word With A “G” Sound

OMFG, Whitney Port will have her own series on MTV starting in early 2009. She's always been our favorite, and we're scared that having her own show is going to ruin her! [E Online] Despite Republican Vice Presidential nominee Sarah Palin's views on homosexuality, John McCain's chief of staff, Mark Buse, is openly…
By: Annika Harris / September 22, 2008

Quote Of The Day: Lauren Conrad Google-Stalks As Much As We Do

"I Google all my dates! But I don't believe everything I read though. I Google pictures to see ex-girlfriends and stuff." -- Lauren Conrad [via Pop Sugar]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 15, 2008

Quote Of The Day: Pam Anderson On Tommy Lee’s Internet Stalking

"For some reason, Tommy has me Google Alerted." -- Pamela Anderson on her on-again-off-again ex, Tommy Lee…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 26, 2008

Friday Quickies!

Please, oh please, don't let "mancation" become a word that people actually use. [Out.com] Meet Miss Landmine! [Perez Hilton] Em & Lo ask, "Do you Google your dates?" Umm, maybe? [Daily Bedpost] Shine debuts the kind of column that rocks our world: Heavy Petting, devoted to all things cute!
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 4, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Banking Vs. Sex, Monkeys, And A Fake Orgasm Lawsuit

People in China are more interested in reading about banks and stocks than sex, according to the most popular words Googled in 2007. [Reuters] Before female macaques (monkeys) in Kalimantan Tengah, Indonesia, will have sex, the males must groom them for about eight minutes. But even more incredible is that the females had sex…
By: Catherine Strawn / January 3, 2008
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