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.
- The ACLU comes out against the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership, calling it a threat to free speech and intellectual property.
- Anonymous announces an operation against the New York Times, due to the paper’s lack of coverage of the controversial Trapwire surveillance initiative.
- Twitter launches new targeted ads, tailored to users based on their retweets and who they follow.
- Reddit landed Obama, but Twitter and Facebook settled for a visit from House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy.
- Instagram users are running covert porn hashtags and a sex chat community right under the company’s nose.
- Wolfram Alpha introduces personal analytics for Facebook, giving you impressively detailed stats about your friends and their locations and demographics.
Above: HyperVocal has delivered the inevitable mashup of two of the Internet’s favorite curiosities: the Honey Badger and Honey Boo Boo Child.