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I Lol’d: The Internet Meme T-Shirt

As Internet memes continue their spread into the media the meme culture becomes a bigger part of mainstream culture. At this point, even your grandmother knows what LOLCats are. Stardamsel created the “I Lol, Therefore I Am” t-shirt for those of us who live and breath Internet culture, using a combination of 4-chan charm and mash-up meme madness. The list ...

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Facebook Friend Posters Show Off Your Fake Popularity

Thank god for Facebook. How else would you be able to keep track of 700 of your closest friends? Printing Facebook understands that the connection between you and your Facebook friends is an intimate and sacred union. In honor of your love for all of your friends, you can now create a large 20″ x 40″ poster displaying all of ...

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Netflix Recommendations Are Getting Way Too Specific

If you’re a Netflix subscriber you’ve undoubtedly seen the company’s gradual specificity of their genre recommendations. It probably has something to do with integrating the algorithms of those companies who were lucky enough to win the two original contests to improve the company’s recommendation engine. Recommendations have moved from days of stunning vagueness, the most basic of categorizations, to the ...

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URL Shorteners at Risk as Libyan Government Takes Action Against the .ly Domain

Could Bit.ly’s days be numbered? The Libyan government, owner of the oft-used .ly domain, recently took action against URL shortener vb.ly, shutting down the site citing links to adult material. “Pornography and adult material aren’t allowed under Libyan Law.” For now, vb.ly seems to be alone in the URL shortener witch hunt, but could URL shortening giant Bit.ly be next? ...

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Mark Zuckerberg’s Original FaceMash.com For Sale

Before there was Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg created its ancestral prototype FaceMash, built from his Harvard dorm room in one October night in 2003. Eventually FaceMash evolved into what is now known as Facebook, but FaceMash will always hold a piece of social networking history. Now, anyone with a barrel of cash to spare can purchase FaceMash.com for themselves. The URL ...

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A Graphic Guide to Facebook Profile Pictures

At one time, the “MySpace pic” was the premiere brand of photo usage on social networks. The MySpace pic was pretty straight-forward and super-effective, particularly for fatties. The secret was shooting from above and making a kissy/ducky face. While MySpace has fallen from grace, the legacy of the MySpace pic lives on through Facebook. This infographic provides a guide to ...

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Sad Keanu in LEGO Form

Have you ever felt so depressed that you felt inanimate? Sad Keanu does. He’s so deep in the dumps that he can barely move. Wait, he can’t move at all! This Sad Keanu was crafted out of LEGO bricks. Presented on the floor of BrickCon 2010. If the Sad Keanu papercraft monitor guardian wasn’t enough to keep you as depressed ...

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I Can Has Halloween? LOLCat Halloween T-Shirts

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of the year again. It seems like only yesterday we were praising the efforts of big-headed men and pixelated women. This year, we predict Halloween is going to be much more culture oriented. Look for lots of Lady Gaga, Jersey Shore and perhaps Steven Slater costumes. For those of us who don’t dress ...

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Last Pic Standing: One Site, One Image That Anyone Can Change

An image speaks a thousand words. That’s the premise that this website thrives on. LastPicStanding.com is a new breed of social interaction. Total silent anonymity. Well, except for your IP. But who identifies people by their IP anyway (shifty eyes). The site, at any one time, has one image. The catch is that anyone who visits can change that image ...

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We Really Should Have Known

Officially my favorite Facebook page of the week: Lady Gaga is really Paul from The Wonder Years. I remember a few years ago there was a similar comparison between good ole’ Pauly-boy and Marilyn Manson. So we can only come to one logical conclusion… Lady Gaga is Marilyn Manson. [via]

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