12 Days of New Rules: Day 7 – Tech Talk

'Tis the season to be jolly, so the Real Time writers have combed through 10 seasons of New Rules in order to share their favorites with you here. Here is your New Rule of the Day:

#518 – Sept. 14, 2007

New Rule: Technology businesses must cut the baby talk. It’s 2007. You’re a rapacious, multi-billion-dollar corporation, not a stuffed animal. This week, Yahoo! announced a deal with Bebo, which will help it compete with Google. I had to Wiki Bebo to find out it’s kind of like Friendster and Woofy. Gosh, I hope they can all band together and save Fuzzleton Village from the evil Snorgs! Grow up! If I want to see uncaring money-making machines with cutesy names, I’d go to a strip club.