Our pre-caffeine roundup is a collection of the hottest, strangest, and most amusing stories of the morning. Here's everything that you need to know before taking that first sip of coffee today:
It started with a July 13 blog post urging people to #OccupyWallStreet, as though such a thing (Twitter hashtag and all) were possible. It turns out, with enough momentum and a keen sense of how to use social media, it actually is.
And yet, #OccupyWallStreet has yet to trend on Twitter in New York. What's up with that?
In other news, Apple sold more than 4 million units of the new iPhone model in three days — meaning it's selling more than twice as fast as the previous model did when it launched last year.
Adobe Reader for iOS 5 is now available free in the Apple iTunes store.
In other iOS 5 news, Twitter sign-ups tripled Thursday thanks to its integration in the operating system.
In other Twitter news, there are now 250 million tweets per day.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt is now on Google+, so go ahead and drop him in your circle.
4chan founder Chris Poole says Facebook and Google "degrade our humanity," and neither the accuracy or the irony are lost on us.
Oh! And following that child porn scandal, the "jailbait" section on Reddit is back again.
In related news, all it takes for 75 percent of hackers and IT security professionals to hand over their personal online information is the seductive ways of a woman.
Speaking of seductive ways, this is why BuzzFeed is awesome: 42 best photos of Man Leia at (NYC Comic Con).