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Facebook Launches Live Poke

By: Trendopoly - Published: Apr 1, 2007   Updated: Apr 14 2011 • References: mashable
Oh these April Fools pranks just never end. In the same spirit at Gmail Paper - we now have Live Poke, thanks to Face Book which claims to send a real live person to poke the victim of your choice.

Implications - For those familiar with Gmail Paper, this kind of uses the same approach. You decide how to poke and Facebook will find a real person to poke -- the lucky individual who will suffer your social media wrath. The Facebook Live Poke is an unusual idea that's pretty creative. Social media websites are about connecting friends but with this idea, it seems that there's more to these networks than what we see on the surface.