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Facebook, like Google, continues to add to its list of services -- Facebook wants to be our everything. And this week news broke that Facebook is weeks away from getting e-wallet approval in Ireland. Is the U.S. next?

And as a California anti-theft kill switch bill gets debated, mobile phone manufacturers take a preemptive stand. But is it enough to prevent theft?

Exercise Your Right to Exercise: 3 Gadgets That Can Help

As a lawyer, you're a champion for your client -- so you've got to be in fighting shape. Also, as a lawyer, you're hunched over a desk all day, fighting the battle of the bulge. If you are dealing with either one of these challenges, here are some gadgets to make exercise more doable.

The Striiv Smart Pedometer

This is more than a fancy pedometer -- it's a game that appeals to all the typical lawyer character traits: competitiveness, acquisitiveness, idealism, argumentativeness. Okay, not argumentativeness; you can't debate with it (next version?), but there's a lot about this pedometer that makes it almost addictively motivating.

It's Friday, and we're ready for the weekend, so we thought a good roundup of legal tech news was in order. Today, we hear a court's concern for the sweeping government requests for searching electronic data, the Government gives procrastinators a break, and Apple gets multicultural -- with its emojis, that is.

Judge Denies Request to Search iPhone

A few weeks ago, a college student found himself in trouble with the FBI after he bragged about making ricin, having learned to make it from an online search on his iPhone. The Government requested a search warrant to search the student's iPhone and Judge Facciola of the District Court for the District of Columbia denied the request for a warrant because the request was overbroad, reports Ars Technica.

Today marks Twitter's birthday, the day the very first tweet ever was sent out by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey. It wasn't particularly as ground breaking as Twitter would eventually become, it all started with

How did I find that tweet from eight years ago you ask? Simple. To mark this momentous day in Twitter history, Twitter has created a Discover tool that allows you to find the first tweet of any account that you look up, reports Slate. So, in honor of Twitter's eighth birthday, we thought we would celebrate by taking a walk down memory lane, and reading the tweets of some notable legal tweeters. Here goes.

Right now, and for the past week, Austin has been the place to be. With SXSW going on, the annual conference on all things interactive (and musical), the gathering has had its share of legal news. Here are some of the legal highlights of SXSW.

Silk Road Founder's Mom Appeals to Attendees

Last October, Ross Ulbricht, the alleged founder of Silk Road was indicted on charges ranging from money laundering, conspiracy to distribute drugs, and hiring someone to commit murder. Ulbricht's mother, Lyn Ulbricht has made it her mission to help her son, and she's been making the rounds at SXSW, trying to raise money for her son's legal defense, thinking that the "crowd at SXSW would be receptive" to her cause, reports The New York Times. Though she received lots of moral support, there has been no "major uptick in donations," says the Times.

Foxwordy. It's like a totally new concept -- a social network for lawyers! You can privately collaborate, grow your reputation, and build your business! It'll allow you to "dramatically accelerate your workflow" and "improve your professional reputation."

Dear God. It'll even "expand your referral network" and "much more." Even the tagline is cringe-worthy: "The smartest lawyers in one place."

My fellow writer Gabriella is taking a wait-and-see approach, citing the world's skepticism of Twitter in 2008, but I'm willing to call it now: "this is horrible, this idea."

Above the Law and Good2BSocial recently conducted a study of law firms, mainly large ones, to determine how effective the law firms' use of social media is. The findings? Not so rosy, reports CMS Wire.

The methodology was simple: assign points to each firm based on the firms' social media reach and engagement. As a starting point, the 50 largest U.S. law firms, as identified by The American Lawyer, were surveyed, as well as readers of Above the Law.

The study resulted in 10 findings that could be summarized in three categories: (1) large firms; (2) small firms; and (3) suggestions for making social media use more effective.

Super Bowl XLVIII is upon us and whatever your reasons for watching, there are lots; many tune it to watch the game, but some of us are in it purely for the food and the commercials. When else can you gorge yourself on nachos, pizza and chicken wings -- at the same time?

So for all you hardworking lawyers who are actually taking some time off for the biggest game of the year, we've put together a list of gadgets or apps that you'll want handy on Sunday.

Last week, I made a very big list (subscribe here) of thirty Twitter accounts that every lawyer, legal professional, and law student should follow. Topics include the Supreme Court, legal news, law and technology, humor, and general blawging. I also promised that twenty more would follow, once I heard from the Tweeps. (Twopulace? Twopulation? Twyers?)

The rules for the list remain the same: no multiples from the same company, unless they are have distinct identities and voices. General topics get the nod over specialty handles.

Part I of the list was the collective and subjective opinions of a few cubicle-dwellers here in Sunnyvale. For Part II, I wanted to hear from you. Here are the user-submitted suggestions!

The title says it all. If you're new to Twitter, or you're getting bored with your current feed, this is the list you need: Fifty accounts, covering the Supreme Court, legal news, law and technology, humor, and other blawging topics.

What are the ground rules for the list? No multiples from the same company, unless they are cover completely different topics. General legal topics get the nod over specialized accounts. Also, this list is based on my opinions and an informal straw poll. That means I forgot you. I apologize. Please don't rage tweet me.

You'll also notice that there are only 30 handles on this list. Want to be on Part II and help me round out the top 50? Tweet me, the curator of the list, or FindLaw for Legal Professionals, the corporate veil who sits next to me.