Eavesdropping In: Anderson Cooper Giggles At Bieber, Facebook Is Adding New Privacy Settings, And The Washington Monument Cracks After Earthquake

by guestofaguest · August 24, 2011

Facebook is adding new privacy settings that will give users greater control - whenever users add content, like a photo or comment, to their page, Facebook will ask them who should be able to see it: everyone, friends only, or a specific subset of friends. [NYTimes]

Even Anderson Cooper has Bieber Fever - he explains that he's always "giggled like a 13-year-old girl at a Justin Bieber meet-and-greet." [People]

Lady GaGa will star as herself in an upcoming episode of the Simpsons. [NYPost]

Tuesday’s 5.8 Virginia earthquake didn’t take any lives, but it may ruin some vacations: The Washington Monument will be closed indefinitely after the National Park Service discovered cracks at its top. [Politico]

President Obama, meanwhile, could feel the earthquake in Martha’s Vineyard, where he is vacationing: It may have even caused him to miss a putt in golf. [Gawker]