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F-bombs away! Twitter map tracks curses in real time

A new interactive site displays where, and how often, people around the world use the F-word on Twitter. Looks like New York is really effed up.

By November 9, 2013


The F-bomb: A fine way to skip the AppleCare line?

It seems the technology in Apple's automated phone system is primed to sense when the caller is in despair. Will swearing get you serviced quicker?

By November 21, 2012


Who dropped F-bomb on Chrysler's Twitter feed?

Mystery surrounds the tweeter who managed to suggest that no one in Detroit "knows how to f***ing drive" on Chrysler's Twitter feed.

By March 9, 2011


The 404 464: Where we drop an F-bomb on Modern Warfare 2

The much-anticipated and controversial Modern Warfare 2 finally arrives in retail stores today, which gives us an excuse to invite AOL GameDaily.com's Libe Goad to give us some insight into all the action. Although it's definitely not the first Call of Duty game, Libe and Jeff tell us it's the most controversial of the pack, with disturbing scenes that let you take the side of terrorists.

By November 10, 2009


The 404 Podcast 464: Where we drop an F-bomb on Modern Warfare 2

Happy Modern Warfare 2 day! Libe Goad is in the studio to help us talk all about the new game, censorship, and our next very special guest!

By November 10, 2009


Clean Reader: The app that censors rude words from ebooks

An ebook reader app allows sensitive readers to censor the naughty words they find offensive, replacing them with less risque alternatives.

By March 26, 2015


Developer curses at man on subway, meets him again in job interview

Technically Incorrect: A Python developer gets on a London subway, shoves a man and lobs a nasty F bomb. Later that day, the developer gets a surprise, as the man is interviewing him for a job.

By February 21, 2015


How did BlackBerry end up tweeting from an iPhone?

BlackBerry tweets that you should download Twitter for BlackBerry. Unfortunately, the tweet comes from an iPhone. The company offers a clue as to how it happened.

By January 14, 2015


The blogging judge and the Internet profanity

Judge Richard George Kopf of Nebraska has his own personal blog. However, after gaining notoriety, he's wondering whether this blogging thing should be for him.

By July 8, 2014


T-Mobile CEO: Fiery words on Amazon's Fire Phone and more

He's underwhelmed by the Amazon phone, but T-Mobile's John Legere tells CNET his customers should eventually get a chance to buy it. Oh, and about that "rated R vocabulary."

By June 20, 2014