Today we're calling out the latest offender in social media fails: couples Facebook pages and joint Instagram profiles. Stop that, it's making everyone else feel extra lonely.
Topics discussed on today's 404 episode include Nintendo Power calling it quits, a DIY BioShock pinball game, summer hit songs relying on social followings for replay value, and the Internet implodes as Avril Lavigne announces her engagement to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger.
Leaked from today's 404 Podcast: Steve Jobs gets the last laugh on Adobe Flash, NY unveils the taxi cabs of the future, Nintendo Wii U will support two tablets, and an Irish airline will soon offer in-flight pornography.
As the case for Web censorship moves forward, Twitter announced today that it'll soon block tweets on a countrywide basis when they violate local restrictions, so we can look forward to our government making it illegal for Nickelback to fight back against their Twitter haters.
Sing Party does a competent job of letting you sing a bunch of songs and occasionally earn points doing so.
OurStage signs a deal with Live Nation so artists that score well in the site's battle-of-the-bands competitions can win opening gigs on huge tours.
Shop Boyz tops the charts of AT&T's most popular ringtones of the year.
Chris Brown's hit single tops Billboard's ringtone chart, with Buckcherry, Nickelback, Rascal Flatts, and 50 Cent rounding out the top five.
The 404 Podcast 509: Where nobody likes country music, except for everyone
Warner Music Group has rediscovered the value in music discovery, and its business is thriving as a result. It's highly reminiscent of how open-source software works.