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.
- AOL’s longest-running employee breaks down the history of the company’s iconic chatrooms.
- Facebook and Yahoo call a truce in their ongoing patent war and decide to partner up in an advertising deal instead.
- In a continuing series of ‘90s nostalgia posts, HyperVocal collects the 50 best Tumblr pics from 1998.
- A map compares the frequency of tweets about “church” and “beer” across the U.S., ostensibly revealing some interesting regional differences among American Twitter users.
- Europe’s Pirate Bay blockade appears to have backfired. BitTorrent traffic is up across the region since the popular file-sharing site was blocked in the U.K., the Netherlands, and other countries.
- The latest version of Rep. Lamar Smith’s Protecting Children from Internet Pornographers Act removes a controversial requirement that Internet service providers maintain extensive records on their customers and make them available to the government.
Above: No disrespect to the King of Pop, but moonwalking just got an upgrade from YouTuber OneLoveCandyman.