Crave Ep. 135: MySpace all over again: Facebook gets GIFs

You'll be shocked (literally shocked) to realize how much time you spend on Facebook. Plus, a couch that can balance on one leg, and the worst celebrity-branded tech products ever.

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Shocking news from MIT, where students made a device that will shock them when they've spent too much time on Facebook. In other Facebook news, Giphy is making GIFs a thing on the social-networking site, a la MySpace 1996. Video earrings turn you into a walking television, and Haptix turns any flat surface into a 3D multitouch surface. Ah, the possibilities.

Crave stories:

- Too much time on Facebook? Give yourself an electric shock

- Craving attention? Turn heads with these video earrings

- Alert! GIFs now work on Facebook, thanks to Giphy

- Say hello to a teeny tiny working Mac

- Haptix sensor makes any surface multitouch

- Antique sofa finds balance through robotics

- Celebrity-branded tech products that shouldn't exist

- Uniface mask: Glue on some bionic skin, feel fabulous

- Crave giveaway: Two tiny Wi-Fi mobile storage devices from SanDisk

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