Apparently it's never too early to teach your kids about gadgets, technology, and social media. Or at least that's the impression I get from this toy block-powered social media network concept.

The idea is dubbed IOBR and basically consists of a bunch of toy blocks and a box for each child:

The actual status update is done by placing the appropriate block in its designated place on the box. For example, an "eating" update is sent by placing the square block with the "plate, spoon, fork" -icon in the square-shaped hole on top of the box. This results in the illumination of the corresponding status light on the friend's device.

Seems simple enough, but I really wonder if a tot cares more about his friend's status than he does about his own diaper needing changing. [PassiRipatti via FastCoDesign]