Every evening, the Daily Dot delivers a selection of links worth clicking from around the Web, along with the day's must-see image or video. We call it Dotted Lines.
- Royal Pingdom has released some fascinating stats on the demographics of various social networks around the world. Tumblr: not as young-skewing as you might have expected!
- Facebook introduces “sponsored results”—aka ads—to its search autocomplete feature.
- Companies including McDonald’s, Nickelodeon and General Mills are accused of violating kids’ privacy by asking them to share their friends’ email addresses.
- Mobile app piracy sites are the FBI’s latest targets in the notorious Operation in Our Sites.
- The Internet is outraged at AT&T for charging customers an additional fee to use Apple’s FaceTime video chat service. Critics say the fee is a violation of net neutrality.
Above: A mad scientist and his gang of evil robots attack the city of Texas, California in the latest episode of Geek & Sundry’s “Written by a Kid.”