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145 Social Media Innovations

The Ultimate Guide To Social Media Trends

— March 9, 2009 — Top Lists
Working for Dirk (part of This Is Herd) has meant I have been ‘up’ on the Social Media / Twitter explosion for years. I have also posted many of my own Cowbag-esque takes on it, such as tattoos and cakes.

But surely now the time has come to give Social Media its own glorious cluster for people to salivate, twitter and blog about.

Yes, there has been 23 Twittervations, 40 MySpace Innovations cluster previously and 88 blogovations, but as every social media expert knows, there is a whole lot more to social media than one kettle of fish. If you have been sucked into Twittering and want to spread your social media net further, then this is the perfect place to start.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Micro-Blogging Auctions
Micro-Blogging Auctions
Tweebay Uses Twitter For Socially Connected Selling
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139
Free Blog Narrator Tools
Free Blog Narrator Tools
Odiogo
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138
OurWeb 2.0
OurWeb 2.0
The Facebook Blackout Boycott
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137
Presidential Shift Changes
Presidential Shift Changes
White House Blog Officially Relaunches for Obama
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136
Facebook Passes MySpace
Facebook Passes MySpace
Like Blu Ray vs HD DVD, Except We Care
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135
Celebratory Micro-Blogs
Celebratory Micro-Blogs
Twitter Buzzing with Congrats for Obama
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134
Government Web Control
Government Web Control
Turkey's Extreme Blog Censorship
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133
Facebook Against Teen Dieting
Facebook Against Teen Dieting
Pink Patch Ads Pulled
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132
VVIP Social Networking
VVIP Social Networking
Smallworld You Will Never Participate In
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131
Movies About Social Networking
Movies About Social Networking
The Facebook Movie from Aaron Sorkin
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130
Twitter for Businesses
Twitter for Businesses
Yammer Brings Microblogging to Work
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129
Interactive Inaugural Updates
Interactive Inaugural Updates
CNN and Facebook Streaming Partnership Crowns Obama King of the WWW
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128
Pulitzer Prizes for Bloggers
Pulitzer Prizes for Bloggers
Online Journalism Officially Vetted
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127
Google Strongly Involved With US Elections
Google Strongly Involved With US Elections
Twitter & Google Super Tuesday Map
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126
Animated Analogies
Animated Analogies
Social Media in Plain English by Common Craft
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125
Twitter Style Video Updates
Twitter Style Video Updates
12seconds.tv
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124
Viral Online Protests
Viral Online Protests
Facebook Reverses its TOS After Viral Backlash, Begs Users to Stay
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123
Microblogging Plane Crashes
Microblogging Plane Crashes
Twitter User Gives Firsthand Account of Accident in Real Time
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122
Facebook Blood Donors
Facebook Blood Donors
Takes All Types
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121
Social Networking Mobiles
Social Networking Mobiles
The INQ1 Facebook Phone
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120
Twitter for Terrorists
Twitter for Terrorists
Criminal Communication Through Microblogging
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119
Social Networking Oversaturation
Social Networking Oversaturation
Financial Crisis Forces Site Shutdowns
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118
Social BBQ Organizers
Social BBQ Organizers
Seasonal Facebook Applications
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117
No More Scrabble on Facebook
No More Scrabble on Facebook
Scrabulous Game Banned?
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116
Microblogged Micropayments
Microblogged Micropayments
Twitpay Lets You Send Money Via Tweet
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115
How to Ensure Your Facebook Account Doesn't Get Disabled
How to Ensure Your Facebook Account Doesn't Get Disabled
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114
Twittering Surgeons
Twittering Surgeons
Social Network-Savvy Doctors Share Step-by-Step With Students
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113
Twitter Stat Tools
Twitter Stat Tools
Xefer Analyzes Usage & Habits
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112
Twitter for iPhone
Twitter for iPhone
Twinkle with Geo-Action
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111
Hijacked Micro-Blogging
Hijacked Micro-Blogging
Twitter is Penis
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110
Social Mega Viruses
Social Mega Viruses
Koobface Target Facebook Users (Lurk Cautiously)
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109
$73,000 Facebook Profiles
$73,000 Facebook Profiles
Man Auctions Off His Social Network Identity
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108
Facebook Gets A Facelift
Facebook Gets A Facelift
New Facebook Sneak Peak
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107
Real-Time Social Searches
Real-Time Social Searches
Twitter Adds Search and Trends to Home Page
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106
Facebook Goes Green
Facebook Goes Green
Greenbook Application
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105
Fake Celebrity Networking 2.0
Fake Celebrity Networking 2.0
‘FakTwitter' Involves Aussie Celebrity Twitter Profiles
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104
Facebook Responding to Concerns
Facebook Responding to Concerns
New Page Designs Rolling Out
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103
Giving Blogs Sexes
Giving Blogs Sexes
The GenderAnalyzer
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102
WRITERS WANTED: Trend Hunter Blogger Bailout Program
WRITERS WANTED: Trend Hunter Blogger Bailout Program
Earn Cash Hunting Trends
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101
Twitter Innuendo Stalking
Twitter Innuendo Stalking
Site Lists Comments That Provoke ‘That's What She Said’
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100
Be Santa on Facebook This Christmas
Be Santa on Facebook This Christmas
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99
Twitter For Saving Lives
Twitter For Saving Lives
Skiers Tracked Down Via Tweets and Google Maps
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98
Social Networking For The Mentally Ill
Social Networking For The Mentally Ill
Controversial Support Sites
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97
Silent Social Media
Silent Social Media
@TheMime Leaves Twitter Speechless Without Any Effort
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96
$250,000 For Innovative Applications
$250,000 For Innovative Applications
Facebook Contest
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95
Jail Bail Via Twitter
Jail Bail Via Twitter
Student Rescued After Tweet in Egypt
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94
Prehistoric Social Media Parodies
Prehistoric Social Media Parodies
The Office Spoofed by Dinosaurs
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93
Witty Spoofs about Facebook
Witty Spoofs about Facebook
Idiots of Ants Parody
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92
Twitter Proposals
Twitter Proposals
Popping the Question Online
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91
Streaming Albums on MySpace
Streaming Albums on MySpace
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Debut "It's Blitz" Via Social Networking
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90
Religious Customs Before Social Life
Religious Customs Before Social Life
Students Give Up MySpace and Facebook for Lent
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89
Love Defined By A Drop Down Menu
Love Defined By A Drop Down Menu
Facebook Relationship Status
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88
Facebook Gets Flashy
Facebook Gets Flashy
Adobe Flash Applications
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87
Stuart
Stuart
Myspace for Artists Created by Charles Saatchi
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86
MySpace Activism for Millionaires
MySpace Activism for Millionaires
A-Listers Against Poverty
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85
Political Satire
Political Satire
Sarah Palin Facebook Page
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84
Free Gifts As Ads
Free Gifts As Ads
Giving Away Facebook Apps For Marketing
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83
My Stylish Space
My Stylish Space
MySpace.com Fashion Launch
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82
Seniors on Facebook
Seniors on Facebook
Comedy Sketch On Granny Poking
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81
Trend Hunter on Twitter
Trend Hunter on Twitter
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80
Invite Friends, Get Free Designer Shoes
Invite Friends, Get Free Designer Shoes
Shoes! Facebook Application
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79
Virtual Gifts Become Real Products
Virtual Gifts Become Real Products
Mars Celebrate Application on Facebook
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78
Microblogging Appliances
Microblogging Appliances
Washing Machine Tweets When Cycle Completes
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77
Microblogging A-Listers
Microblogging A-Listers
Ashton Kutcher & Demi Moore Twittered from Oscars, Posted Videos
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76
Facebook for Humanitarianism
Facebook for Humanitarianism
A Million Voices Against FARC
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75
Idiotslikeme haveyourpicture.tk
Idiotslikeme haveyourpicture.tk
MySpace Junkie? Be Afraid...
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74
Brand Me for Shopping or Avatars
Brand Me for Shopping or Avatars
"My Face" Application on Facebook
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73
Confess 2.0
Confess 2.0
Anonymous Twitter
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72
Islamic Virtual Worlds
Islamic Virtual Worlds
Muxlim.com Is Social Networking for Muslims in the Western World
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71
Joke Facebook Group Takes Off
Joke Facebook Group Takes Off
Panic Buying Carrots
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70
Facebook China
Facebook China
Zuckerberg Offers $85 Million For Zhangzuo (UPDATED)
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69
Twitter Aggregators
Twitter Aggregators
FAVRD Shows Day's Best Posts
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68
Facebook Wagers
Facebook Wagers
Kid Forced to Get Tattoo of TV Anchor
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67
Facebook Ads
Facebook Ads
Zuckerberg Announces Ad Revenue Platform
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66
Facebook-Compatible Digital Photo Frames
Facebook-Compatible Digital Photo Frames
eStarling's WiFi Frame
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65
Facebook Photo Album Downloader
Facebook Photo Album Downloader
Firefox Add-On
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64
Elitism on Facebook
Elitism on Facebook
Cool Enough For ClubOne?
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63
Busted For Cyberslacking
Busted For Cyberslacking
UBC Employee Fired for Facebooking
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62
Impromptu Pool Parties With Google Earth
Impromptu Pool Parties With Google Earth
Facebook Dipping
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61
From Blog To Book
From Blog To Book
27 Websites In Print
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60
Recruiting Models from MySpace
Recruiting Models from MySpace
Costume National Hires From Web
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59
Social Networking Censorship
Social Networking Censorship
Fighting Facebook's Curious Nipple Policy
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58
Socioeconomic Differences
Socioeconomic Differences
MySpace vs. Facebook
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57
Ads Killed by Social Mothers
Ads Killed by Social Mothers
Twitter Moms Destroy Motrin Marketing in 48 Hours
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56
Social Networking Contact Cards
Social Networking Contact Cards
Custom Profile Cards
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55
Facebook Fraud
Facebook Fraud
41% Leak Personal Info To Fake Frog
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54
Unborn Baby Bloggers
Unborn Baby Bloggers
The 'Kickbee' Fetus Sends Twitter Tweets Via Kicks
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53
Twitter-Inspired Dictionaries
Twitter-Inspired Dictionaries
140pedia Defines the World in 140 Characters or Less
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52
Social Networking for Beautiful People
Social Networking for Beautiful People
FaceWorthy
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51
Twitter Cookies
Twitter Cookies
Fortunes Based on Real Tweets
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50
Automated Friend Finders
Automated Friend Finders
‘Facebook Friend Adder' Software Makes You Pay To Be Popular
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49
Social Media
Social Media
Atten TV Lets You Watch and Be Watched
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48
Get Paid to Use Twitter
Get Paid to Use Twitter
Linkbee Puts Ads in Your Tweets
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47
Adults Only Twitter
Adults Only Twitter
Boobik
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46
Iconic Digital Illustrations
Iconic Digital Illustrations
The Twitterific Work of David Lanham
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45
Grassroots Facebook Campaigns Against HSBC Successful!
Grassroots Facebook Campaigns Against HSBC Successful!
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44
Catastrophic Candy Branding
Catastrophic Candy Branding
Skittles Relaunches Website as Twitter Search, Offensive Tweets Ensue
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43
Printed Facebook Albums
Printed Facebook Albums
HotPrints Photo Book is Comprised of Tagged Online Snaps
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42
Trend Hunter Facebook Application
Trend Hunter Facebook Application
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41
Digital Social Networking Business Cards
Digital Social Networking Business Cards
Poken Keychains Encourage Physical Interaction
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40
3D Virtual Chat
3D Virtual Chat
Vivaty Brings Your Facebook Friends to Life
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39
MySpace & MTV Encourage Gen Y Voting
MySpace & MTV Encourage Gen Y Voting
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38
Social Networking Apparel
Social Networking Apparel
OSMO Custom Social Network Wearable Syncs With iPhone and Loopt
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37
Virtual Anime Boyfriends
Virtual Anime Boyfriends
Webkare Social Media
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36
Viral Virtual Vilification
Viral Virtual Vilification
'I Want to Fight Chris Brown' Facebook Group Has Over 3,800 Members
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35
Facebook Translated to German
Facebook Translated to German
Gesicht Buch?
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34
Antisocial Fast Food Promotions
Antisocial Fast Food Promotions
Unfriend 10 Facebook Users For a Gratis BK Whopper
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33
Celebratory Blogs
Celebratory Blogs
Rafael Nadal Discusses His Defeat of Roger Federer at the Australian Open
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32
Social Fashion Shopping Application
Social Fashion Shopping Application
Kitson's Total Fashionista Facebook App
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31
Frugal Vegan Photoblogs
Frugal Vegan Photoblogs
Melody Polakow Shares How to Make Healthy Meals for $3.33/Day
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30
Social Media Crime Stoppers
Social Media Crime Stoppers
Audrina Patridge Asks For Your Help With Her Burglary Video
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29
Most Followed People on Twitter
Most Followed People on Twitter
Barack Obama is #1
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28
MySpace Celebrities
MySpace Celebrities
Myspace Star Launches Modeling Career and Denim Line
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27
Kylie Minogue Facebook App
Kylie Minogue Facebook App
Kylie Robotics Celebrate Evolution
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26
Social Networking Sites for Cheerleaders
Social Networking Sites for Cheerleaders
Squads.com Launches Event Webcasts
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25
Adidas Celebrates Originality
Adidas Celebrates Originality
Targets YouTube, Facebook, Collaborates with Diesel
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24
Analyze Your Beauty on Facebook
Analyze Your Beauty on Facebook
Nip/Tuck Golden Ratio Application
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23
DIY Art Publishing
DIY Art Publishing
Blogs are the New Art Gallery for Cutting Edge Artists
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22
TV Shows Launched Via Facebook
TV Shows Launched Via Facebook
Mujeres Asesinas
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21
DIY Facebook Apps
DIY Facebook Apps
CokeTags Promote Anything You Want
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20
Augmented Reality Tee Shirts
Augmented Reality Tee Shirts
Squidder's E-Shirt Displays Hologram of Your Last Twitter Post
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19
Bizarre Birthday Bouquets
Bizarre Birthday Bouquets
Blogger Documents Mysterious Monkey Ball Explosion
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18
Models Turned Wacky Bloggers
Models Turned Wacky Bloggers
Elyse Sewell Blogs About Haute Couture Modeling in Asia
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17
Eye-Opening Cultural Photo Blogs
Eye-Opening Cultural Photo Blogs
'Life Goes On in Tehran' Shows A Different Side of Iran
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16
Ferocious Stupidity Attacks
Ferocious Stupidity Attacks
Jessica Alba Defends Herself On her Blog
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15
Tattoos For Virtual Fans
Tattoos For Virtual Fans
Twitter Fail WhaleTattoo Created Thanks to @BaltimoreMD Friending
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14
Social Networking For Goths
Social Networking For Goths
VampireFreaks.com
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13
Aimless Grouping
Aimless Grouping
10 Most Pointless and Popular Facebook Groups
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12
Color-Based Social Networking
Color-Based Social Networking
ColourLovers.com Celebrates All Shades
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11
Teen Fashion Queens
Teen Fashion Queens
Jane Aldridge of 'Sea of Shoes' is a Style-Savvy Young Blogger
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10
Freeze Framing Life
Freeze Framing Life
The ‘Yeeeee' Photo Blog
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9
Top 50 Innovations in Social Networking and Online Dating
Top 50 Innovations in Social Networking and Online Dating
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8
MySpace Stupid Haircut Awards
MySpace Stupid Haircut Awards
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7
Custom Avatar Paintings
Custom Avatar Paintings
Matt Held Paints Your Facebook Profile Picture (If You're Friends)
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6
Twittering Food Trucks
Twittering Food Trucks
Koji BBQ Taco Truck Fuels Hungry Angelenos
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5
Celebrating Romance
Celebrating Romance
‘Le Love' Photoblog
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4
Antonella Barba's MySpace
Antonella Barba's MySpace
Fake Celeb Myspace Pages (or Maybe Antonella is Just Boring)
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3
Social Networking for MILFs
Social Networking for MILFs
UrbanCougar Blends Kitsch and Mid-Life Crisis
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2
Blogs About Feet
Blogs About Feet
'Celebrity Feetures' Catalogs the Feet of Famous Faces
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1
High-Profile Facebook Breakups
High-Profile Facebook Breakups
Chris Brown and Rihanna Change Relationship Status to 'Single'
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