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LikeWut Blowing Up Facebook

Kevin Douglas Grant |
August 26, 2010 | 4:31 p.m. PDT

Executive Editor

LikeWut, a bare-bones site that allows users to create "Likes" and promote them on Facebook and Twitter, is going viral.

Launched in June (based on Compete.com data), LikeWut offers such gems as: "Don't like me? Fuck off. Problem Solved" (with more than 230k likes on Facebook)  and "dad dad dad dad why is Justine Bieber so pale? Because there is no light in the closet." (with about 45k likes).

Clearly a fad, likely with far less shelf life than Chatroulette, LikeWut is another example of our Web-enabled ability to toss out ideas (however inane) and get feedback almost instantaneously.

If you haven't seen it yet, LikeWut is represented by a on Facebook.  What do you like?



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