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Professional Video Gamer's Charity Campaign Tries to Outdo Kony 2012 In Obnoxiousness [Video]

Now that Joseph Kony is in jail thanks to everyone tweeting that Kony 2012 video (he is, right?) all future activism will consist of slick viral videos which online mobs will tweet incessantly at everyone in the hopes of annoying them into action. But this sort of online mobtivism can easily backfire, as the case of Sharecraft shows. More »
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Study Tests Female Gamers Playing With Obese and Thin Avatars

Entertainment / Video Games : Gamers Game (4 hours ago)

Study finds female gamers don't try as hard in tennis video game when they are given an obese avatar. Read more on Read Post

Charlie Bites Finger, Nabs $500,000 & Fuels TV's Online Future

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (2 years ago)

Web video is finally growing up. The family behind the wildly viral "Charlie Bit My Finger" YouTube video is getting its own professional Web series, according to PaidContent. The 2007 video spawned parody clips, fan sites, mobile a... Read Post

Please Don't Call John Hodgman's Cell Phone. What Would You Say, Anyway? [Wrong Button]

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker (5 years ago)

Whoops! Professional PC John Hodgman makes much of his prodigious nerd skills, but he just mistakenly "Tweeted" his cell phone number to his 82,493 Twitter followers. Hodgman hit the "Tweet to everyone button" when he meant to hit t... Read Post

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