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YoBusted

By: Andrew Jones - Published: • References: yobusted
Have you ever Googled yourself or your friends?  How about your boss?  Tired of getting the same old boring, professional results?  Ever wanted to know what they’re really like?

If you’re tired of seeing Paris Hilton get all the press, check out YoBusted.com.

The site encourages users to anonymously upload hilarious party photos and videos of people they know, and tag their personal information. The site then sends the “new celebrity” in an anonymous email telling them “YoBusted!”, with a link to their media. Several days later, if you search for these “new celebrities” in Google, you will find their YoBusted party pictures on the first page of Google search results!

YoBusted respects people’s desire to stay out of the limelight, and allows them to delete content tagged to their names with the purchase of a membership.

Here’s the hook.  The site pays commission to media contributors for membership referrals!  College kids with thousands of photos already on their Facebook accounts can finance keg parties for the next 100 years!

You can even send in pics while at the party, using your smartphone or PDA. There is also an anonymous blogroll, which is sure to catch fire, as well as online identity management tools so that members can track who is gossiping about them on major social media sites. Stats for You As Paparazzi Trending: Older & Mild
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Segment: Neutral, 18-55
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