Seeing a lot of crappy status updates on Facebook lately from your British connections? Maybe your friends are constipated. That seems like a silly conclusion to come to, but is it really? According to a new study, British adults view Facebook as more vital to their day-to-day lives than a flushing toilet. We wish we were kidding.
According to a report in the U.K.'s Guardian, a 29-year-old British man will spend two years behind bars for hacking Zynga and stealing 400 billion virtual gaming chips. Ashley Mitchell made off with more than $11 million in chips by muscling his way into Zynga's mainframe and stealing the identity of two employees before transferring the chips to his own account. It almost worked.