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Lifechanging Twitter Hacks

View this image › shutterstock.com / Creative Improv I have endeavoured in this ghostly little article, to raise the ghost of an idea, which shall not put my readers out of humour with themselves, with each other, with the season, or with me. I am here today, your digital Jacob Marley, to show you how…

The New “Call Of Duty” Copied And Pasted The Ending From The 2009 “Call Of Duty”

On the left is the ending of 2009’s Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. On the right is a scene in Call of Duty: Ghosts, released yesterday. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=5E82ZkHTiVU. Ghosts, which has already made a billion dollars at retail, has the lowest Metacritic score of any mainline entry in the series. Critics have…

Buzzword BS Detector

Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=nLk3AWskQw0. The synergistic modularity of this video is mission-critical; it’s certainly not a new bizmeth. Honestly? I don’t think it’s customer-centric enough to go super-viral. But, at the end of the day, it really comes down to “eyeballs” to determine ROI. (Like, does Adobe really expect us to believe that their marketing…

Take A Tour Of The New Myspace

1. This is the landing page you’re taken to when you log in. View this image › 2. It features a horizontal “stream” that acts as the main newsfeed. View this image › 3. Similarly to Twitter, you can connect to users and users can choose to connect with you back. View this image ›…

The Silent Partner

View this image › Biz Stone, Jack Dorsey, Ev Williams and Jason Goldman accept the award for “Best Blog” on behalf of Twitter at SXSW 2007. Photo by Scott Beale. Via Flickr: laughingsquid This past January, two of Twitter’s founders appeared on Charlie Rose. After stepping back from the microblogging service — it’s now valued…

The Worst Thing On The Internet Today Is Drawings Of Celebrities As Bodybuilders

1. Juicehead Aubrey Plaza View this image › dr-robert420.deviantart.com 2. Kiera Knightley holding some heavy barbells View this image › dr-robert420.deviantart.com 3. JWOWW and Snooki turn the Jersey Shore to muscle beach View this image › dr-robert420.deviantart.com 4. Buff Rihanna View this image › dr-robert420.deviantart.com 5. Swole Emma Watson View this image › dr-robert420.deviantart.com 6.…

The Girls-Only Yelp For Boys

View this image › google.com Lulu, an app exclusively for girls that allows users to search a database of guys and view what other girls have said about him (or add reviews of their own), launched yesterday in the U.S. A new Lulu user logs in through Facebook, which is used to “ensure” that users…

Do You Believe In The Playstation 4?

View this image › People attend the PlayStation 4 launch event in New York, February 20, 2013. Brendan Mcdermid / Reuters Here are some words and phrases that were not spoken last night during Sony’s press conference, which may be still going on, announcing the PlayStation 4: Multimedia, Television Show, Movie, Win the Living Room,…

We Love Spoilers

View this image › Emily Maynard, left, and Jef Holm on “The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose.” Spoilers revealed the winner weeks before finale but ratings were still highest ABC has seen in years. Rick Rowell / AP If you’ve spent any time online in the past week or so, you’ve been inundated by spoilers.…

11 Viral Photos That AREN’T Hurricane Sandy

It’s very, very easy to accidentally spread misinformation on social media, especially when it comes to natural disasters — as shown by this oft-blogged image from a Brunei storm. Here are some pictures to watch out for in Sandy coverage. 1. View this image › disasterandemergencysurvival.com This is often credited as Hurricane Isabel, but Snopes…