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Eerily Human Robot 'Alter' Is A Veritable Creep Show

The future is finally here, and it's downright scary. Japan has come out with a humanoid robot that will either thrill you or have you assuming the fetal position while repeating "mommy" over and over again. (VIDEO)

Burner Phone Numbers And Ghostbot Text Replies The Latest Thing In Dating Apps

Now, you never have to compromise your privacy or security again by giving out your real phone number to someone you're thinking of dating. Better yet, if it doesn't go well, you don't have to respond to their texts, either, thanks to an app and a bot that make dating in the 21st century safer and easier. (VIDEO)

New Holographic Platform From Microsoft To Change The Face Of Computing

Augmented reality has crept into our world. Find out what Microsoft Windows released at the Taipei Computex Consumer Electronics Show this week that will have you air tapping your way through countless virtual scenarios before you know it.

App For Monitoring Kids' Mobile Devices Lets You Read Deleted Texts

Do you know what your kids are up to when they're online or using their smart devices? Do you really know? An app for proactive parenting allows users to monitor their kids for risky or dangerous behavior without having to keep them under lock and key. It even shows you deleted texts and images they're posting. Find out what it's called and what social media platforms it covers.

New App 'Posh Peep' Allows Users To Weigh In On Fashion Choices

Need help getting dressed for that big date or job interview and not sure what to wear? No problem! A new app called Posh Peep gives you feedback from social media users turned fashion critics on the spot. Save yourself from embarrassing fashion faux pas and find out more about how it works and which social media platform is connected to it.

Tsūvian From Tsū Social Network Throws Hat In Ring For Presidential Race (Updated)

A 'write-in candidate is a contender in an election whose name does not appear on the ballot, but for whom U.S. voters have the right to vote for nonetheless. To do so, all they need to do is write in his or her name on a ballot. While these type of candidates rarely win, they often attract sizable followings from groups or organizations they are affiliated with.

Tsū Social Network Kicks Off First POWERBALL Office Pool For Users (Updated)

Office pools for lottery drawings have been around for almost 100 years. According to a Wikipedia entry: 'the betting pools' concept was first introduced by Littlewoods, a retail and betting commpany in England (1923) and was developed initially for football matches.

18 Top Thought Leaders Share 2016 Predictions For Tsū

Why would anyone be concerned enough to want to predict what happens to a small social network with only 4.7 million followers? Shouldn’t we focus on that which is the largest in the land? Shouldn’t we focus on the largest in the land? With over 1.6 billion users, surely folks would want to know the future of Facebook, no?

Custom Wrapping Paper With Your Face Or The Likeness Of Someone Else For Gift Giving

Want to make the holidays truly memorable this year? Now you can give the ultimate in personalized gifts by using custom wrapping paper bearing the images of your face or the likeness of anyone else.

Curbside App Allows You To Shop Locally And Pick Up Packages Without Leaving Your Car

If you’re one of the millions of people who absolutely abhor entering a brick and mortar store to buy things, you’ve now got more options to choose from when it comes to shopping and receiving your purchases on time.

Facebook’s Ban Of Tsu Reduced To A 'Miscommunication'?

'Tsuvians,' as they euphemistically like to call themselves — are a hearty lot. When they feel they have been wronged, this small band of social networkers appear much more sizable than they actually are. Seemingly outranked in comparison to Facebook’s 1.6 billion, Tsu founder Sebastian Sobczak’s 4 million users by social media standards is a meager number.

Tsū Protests Facebook Ban With Collective Pleas & A Poem Parody

Facebook enacted a ban on Tsu links back in October. It was an historic position to take, as it pitted a social media Goliath against a young ‘David’ upstart. The words ‘bullying,’ ‘censorship’ and a myriad number of other descriptors have been levied by by bloggers and thought leaders as a result.

Facebook’s Double Standard: Blocks Tsū While Incentivizing Their Own

The Facebook/Tsu controversy will go down in the annals of social media history as an epic case of a dominant social network bullying another. For those who are not aware what has transpired over the course of the last few weeks, all you have to do is Google search “Facebook Bans Tsu” or “Facebook Censors Tsu” to rifle through a plethora of articles and fan complaints cyberventilating their way across the blogosphere.

Klink, The Social App That Crossbred Instagram, Tsū & YouTube

It’s an exciting time for the digerati to be traversing the social media landscape. For many who have tested the waters and drunk the cool-aid of the earlier pioneering networks such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, we are now witnessing others, which are eager to shake up old paradigms with some intriguing new business models. This month, we take a look at Klink, the newest to arrive on the social scene, after taking some cues . . .

Who Doesn’t Know Jack About Squaring Off With Twitter?

While the blogosphere and Wall Street have been cyberventilating the last couple of weeks over Jack Dorsey taking back the reins of Twitter, little has been said about the CEO’s other company, Square. With Twitter’s current share price dipping below its opening IPO trade two years ago of $45.10, the last thing any one suspected was for Dorsey to go public with yet another company . . .