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Can Real Names on YouTube End Nasty Comments?

As another commenter said, "Haters gonna hate. Trolls gonna troll."

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This week on Mashable, commenters debated the prospects of Google Fiber, pondered the possibilities of a Tumblr account that specializes in Photoshopping Steve Buchemi's eyes onto Muppets, and answered the question on many peoples' minds: Should you wait for the iPhone 5?

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Another week, another tech-toy debate. The tech-o-sphere was buzzing around the much-anticipated announcements of Google Fiber, the iPhone 5 and a 7" iPad.  Apple fanboys and Google geeks both came out to wave their flags high.

A roundup of 10 Brits Snubbed From the Olympic Opening Ceremony turned into a rousing debate about British humor and overturned a slew of good pop culture icons that were also left out. Who could forget Monty Python?

Mashable readers also had a lot to say about whether requiring YouTube commenters to use real names would stop trolls at all, and whether it might dampen freedom of anonymity on the Internet.

Apple believes Samsung owes it $2.5 billion for patent infringement. Commenters responded by asking how Apple could patent a rectangle shape and the color black.

Our commenters were also happy to remember 10 Tumblrs that quit while they were ahead, but we're admittedly still sad to see them go.

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