Bored.com — Apps Using Social Media Brilliantly

Welcome to another episode of Thoughtpick’s series of articles: Apps Using SM Brilliantly. We will again be looking into examples of tricks and methods that online games and applications are using to make the most of social media. In other words, what is making those apps as “spreadable” and “viral” as they are.

Today’s application is: Bored.com.

The Application:

Some of the fun at Bored.com

Founded way back in 1996, Bored.com is simply a collection of fun, entertaining and interesting online games with the goal to make money while keeping their users from being BORED.

“Twitter: The Movie”… Are You Kidding Me?

Once you think: “This can’t get any weirder!“, you find out that you were totally wrong!

With Facebook’s “The Social Network” trailer becoming a hugely viral hit, it seems to make sense that real social networks would become breeding grounds for trailer spoofs. The latest: “Twitter: The Movie.”

Simply put, this new movie will be starring you and the Twitter community, blending you both into reality. Its production has already started and the fans are looking forward to see the outcome!

Feeling Lonely? Why Not Rent a Friend?

This evolution of moving into more personal and more private interaction would have realistically ceased at the level of friends and family, but what about those who don’t have their friends and family immediately available to them? What about those who want to spend time and hang out with their friends rather than just stay in touch. Thats the gap that the rent-a-friend service fills

HEARTSTOPPER: The Last Exorcism — Learn SM By Example

Lionsgate decided to use the infamous Chatroulette to promote this upcoming movie taking the power of social media into account. Although it seems that they are just having a bit of fun with this, they were able to scare many people with this hilarious prank.

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