Dec. 19, 2012 at 9:01 AM ET
Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning.
Facebook-owned Instagram, faced with thousands of angry users upset by news that the popular app would let advertisers pick and choose among user-posted photos for ads, reversed course and said late Tuesday it won't allow that.
Oh, and it looks like Zuckerberg's sister "Likes" the Instagram backlash.
Should you leave Instagram for the new Flickr app? Let's find out.
Google has updated its music storage and streaming service with a handy new song-matching feature pioneered by Amazon and Apple — but unlike those companies' services, Google's is free.
In closing, this laser-cut gingerbread house is perfect ... if you don't taste it.