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Tweet My Ass DIY: How To Make Your Office Chair Use Twitter

A few days ago, an ingenious Twitter account mysteriously appeared online. The owner of Twitter profile OfficeChair engineered a rig which allowed his office chair to send a tweet to Twitter everytime he passes gas while sitting in the chair. And boy, does he pass gas plenty. But how did he do this and how could you do it yourself? ...

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Scientists Say Twitter Can Cause Some Major Issues

New scientific findings have discovered that the rapid-fire rate of information and social interaction on Twitter can cause all of you mere mortals some serious issues. As a Jew-Bot T1100, I’m at no risk here, though you, as a human, are apparently at risk of a numbed sense of morality and indifference to human suffering, classic symptoms of a sociopath. ...

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Status Calendar Asks The Golden Question: What Are You Doing Today?

Facebook. Twitter. What do they have in common? Not only are they two of the most popular and fastest growing social sites on the net, but they also ask people a very simple question. They both want to know what you are doing. What’s on your mind? That’s awesome if you live a digitally social life, but some people still ...

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Expand Your Social Network With Poken

These adorable little devices called Poken are used to exchange social networking info among new found friends who have their own Poken. No one cares to jot down email addresses, user IDs and screen names when they’re in a rush. So, the Poken have been created as a quick way to exchange such information in a matter of seconds. All ...

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Playstation Home To Launch Tomorrow

Sony has finally gone on the record to say that the long-awaited Playstation Home service will launch tomorrow in open beta form. This means anyone with a Playstation 3 and a broadband Internet connection will be able to sign up for the service, flinging themselves into Sony’s online virtual world. Sony suggests using a Bluetooth headset to add to the ...

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Google Cans “Lively” Project

Say goodbye to Google’s attempt at making a virtual social network. Announced back in July, Google is now closing the door on its Google Labs project “Lively” at the end of this year and says it wants, quote: “to ensure that we prioritize our resources and focus more on our core search, ads and apps business.” I guess it’s back ...

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Facebook Is Very Real

As far as social networking sites go, Facebook’s popularity is unmatched. It’s a good thing it isn’t real life, otherwise I’d be getting poked all the time. The comedy group “Idiots of Ants” portray what it’d be like if people took social networking features and acted them out in person. The video goes into detail showing a satirical Facebook chat ...

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Sony Accepting Applications Playstation Home Beta

The main reason you bought a Playstation 3 was probably due to Killzone 2 or Playstation Home, Sony’s new online service that’s supposed to be something like Xbox Live meets Second Life. You and your friends can meet up with your avatars, talk, chat, shoot the shit and so on. Oh, and more importantly, you can play games together too. ...

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I Have No Life On Google’s Lively

Step aside, Second Life. There’s a new time-wasting virtual social network just released by Google. It’s called Lively and it’s your ticket to the cyber world, complete with emotes and customized avatars. Screw that pay to play bullshit on Second Life. Hell, no one wants to hear your lame cyber concert anyways. Play on a real stage or go home! ...

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Facebook Chat Chooses Teacher’s Pets, Gives Back To The VIPs

When Facebook announced that they would be rolling out their new Facebook Chat service, all that was said was that it would be rolled out very gradually to the public. What we didn’t know is that the social networking service was systematically rolling out the new service to their favorite group of Ivy Leaguer’s first. The first people who were ...

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