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Weird Wide Web: Renting out your toilet, a Bitcoin bank robbery and one of the the worst games ever - again

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

WELCOME TO THE WEIRD Wide Web – where we take a look at the week’s best offerings in tech and social media news.

Weird app of the week

This app, running on a similar premise to AirBnB, allows people to charge members of the public to use the loos in their homes.  BBC reports that the founders were inspired by the trouble they had finding a place to legally urinate during the New Orlean’s Mardi Gras festival. It hasn’t made it to Ireland yet but it is gaining popularity so watch this space


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Bitcoin bank robbery of the week

Flexcoin Bitcoin bank was forced to shut down this week after 896 coins, worth €446,000, were stolen by hackers.

The worst game ever sequel of the week

Shaq has decided to make a sequel to his infamous fighting game “Shaq Fu” which has become known as one of the worst games ever made. Not only that, but he wants other people to pay for it, launching a crowd-funding campaign to make the game.

(Video: Shaq Fu/YouTube)

Facebook hacking tip of the week

Has your Facebook account ever been hacked? That’s annoying. Here’s a way to make sure that doesn’t happen again.

Mortification prevention app of the week

This app, which involves plugging a breathalyser into your phone, won’t let you log on to social networks until you’ve proven you’re not too tipsy and planning to tweet insults about your boss or post pictures of your own hand on Facebook.


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