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Fact.me: An Oversharing Minds Dream

Posted by Drea Avellan Categories: Social Networks, Startups

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Do you spam your lovely friends with "ASK ME ANYTHING! NOW! PLEASE! BEFORE I DIE!" posts on your Facebook and Twitter linking to your Formspring? Are you dying to tell the world all the awesomeness that is held within that social network profile picture? Well, I might just become your favorite person as of right now. Facto.me is a new site that allows you to post anything about yourself. Yes, anything. Do you hate pizza? Have you done unspeakable things at one of your college parties? It's time to let the world know. No more waiting for people ask you the right question -- you are in control. It also gives you the option to automatically share your facts on Facebook and Twitter, so your reach can be even larger! So, go; run free my little over sharing child and give us all the random facts about you, we probably didn't want to know.


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Poll: Will you be shopping on Black Friday?

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features, Hot Deals

Okay, we need to hear from you guys, our peeps. We’ve told you about a bunch of deals, some of which are downright fantastic, like that $78 Blu-ray player at Walmart. So we want to know, do you plan on braving the crowds on Friday morning to take advantage of any of this years Black Friday sales? Will you be doing your shopping from home? Or do you just not care?

Give us a glimpse into your world, will ya?


Sad Scale Medical App

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Healthcare & Fitness, $0.99

Sad ScaleThe Sad Scale app from Deep Pockets assesses your emotional state, even if you think you are already aware of it. Created by a physician, answer a series of 20 Zung standardized questions that will be scored and you will be told where you stand on a Depression, Geriatric or Post Partum Scale. While this is not a substitute for real therapy, it will save the last 30 entries that can be e-d to your doctor. The iPhone and iPod touch application is available at the App Store for $.99.

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RHT Study Reveals Customers’ Silly Questions

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Corporate News, Misc. Tech

Cup HolderRobert Half Technology, provider of IT pros, conducted a survey by phone with 1,400 CIOs to find their oddest requests. Executive director Katherine Spencer Lee claims, “These unusual requests highlight the need for technical support personnel to also demonstrate patience, empathy and a sense of humor.”

We guess so, after reading the list. Here are a few of the sample questions:

  • “Can you rearrange the keyboard alphabetically?”

  • “How do I read my e-mail?”

  • “My computer is telling me to press any key to continue. Where is the ‘any’ key?”

  • “Can you reset the Internet for me?”

  • “How can I block e-mail from my manager?”

  • “Can I open the bank safe using my computer?”

  • “How long does it take to bake a potato in a microwave?”

  • “I’d like to stop receiving e-mail on Fridays.”

  • “Where can I get software to track UFOs?”

  • “How do I get my computer’s coffee-cup holder to come out again?”

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