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President Barack Obama is following Wicked Pictures on Twitter. To be fair, the Prez's Twitter account isn’t run by Barack himself, but it's still hilarious.

Obama Follows Wicked

“This account is run by Organizing for Action staff,” says the official @barackobama handle, which follows more than 660,000 accounts on the network.

One can see how there could be oversights ... but still, someone had to actually follow Wicked Pictures, creators of the Octomom porn and other fine works.

Comedian Pat House first made the find and shared the Twitter screenshot. It has since been confirmed that this is in fact a legitimate follow.

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In random, hilarious news, John McAfee apparently decided to poke fun at the eponymous antivirus product that shares his name in a new Youtube video.

The video, called "How to uninstall McAfee antivirus," contains drug references, profanity, nearly-naked women, and the rough-looking McAfee himself.

The "eccentric millionaire" says that despite having nothing to do with the company for 15 years now, he still gets asked questions and emails about it.

Which he reads aloud, after he lights a cigarette with a burning $100 bill:

After sharing myriad foul-mouthed customer complaints, McAfee's lab technician Bartholomew, finally talks us through the process of uninstalling it.

McAfee, meanwhile, does not appear to be wearing any pants, and may or may not be on bath salts and wanted for murder in Belize. Enough said.

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An app called Lulu is emerging as a controversial new social platform that allows women to post reviews and recommendations about former flames.

The app, which is available for iOS and Android, is for women only.

Lulu App Screenshot

Men are denied access to Lulu, deeming it a "safe zone" for females to rate dudes on a various topics, from humor and careers to kissing and sex.

Yes ... just like reviewing / rating the Justin Bieber Girlfriend perfume on Amazon, you can review whether your guy smells like Bieber in real life.

If you're a female of at least 18 years, you can get the app and sync it to Facebook, then simply add a guy to the database and upload his picture(s).

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Bindi Irwin, the 14-year-old daughter of late "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin, is alive and well despite a hoax reporting her untimely demise this week.

Bindi Irwin Picture

A rumor that the teen died started to pick up steam on Twitter Friday, and then "Steve Irwin daughter dies" climbed all the way to No. 4 on MSN trends.

We know, we know ... who uses MSN trends. But still! Effed up!

Two days ago Bindi tweeted a link to an interview she gave in Hong Kong, saying, "I had such a wonderful time there." And posted the pic above. She's fine.

Interestingly, the consensus is that interest in Bindi and her new film Return From Nim Island, combined with her late father's death, led to the "hoax."

In other words, chalk this up to technical problems and a bizarrely macabre trending snafu, rather than a deliberate campaign to fake-kill Bindi.

Time to switch up the ol' algorithm, MSN.

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Dear MySpace: Facebook will see your $20 million relaunch and raise you... hastags!

Yes, the social network has finally joined Twitter in making it easy for users to take part in a public discussion of television shows, politics and everything related to Kim Kardashian.

Facebook Phoograph

“To date, there has not been a simple way to see the larger view of what’s happening or what people are talking about,” wrote Facebook product manager Greg Lindley in a company blog post yesterday.

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MySpace officially welcomed users back to the neighborhood yesterday.

The one-time enormous social network spent $20 million on a company relaunch that rolled out yesterday online and for which it will star airing commercials for tonight.

Among the changes MySpace users can now enjoy:

  • The ability to log-in via Facebook or Tumblr.
  • A horizontally-scrolling site.
  • A mobile app available for iOS devices that allows one to create and share animated GIFs.

So, will you make a triumphant return to MySpace, especially with Justin Timberlake as an investor? Watch the following ad and decide:

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At WWDC 2013 (Worldwide Development Conference), Apple Senior V.P. Craig Federighi unveiled the tech giant's new version of OS X, OS X Mavericks.

WWDC OS X Pic

With OS X Mavericks, Apple is moving away from the cat-themed names of the first nine versions of OS X. RIP Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion.

Among the most notable features of OS X Mavericks:

  • Finder Tabs. Native to OS X (and not via third party apps) at last.
  • Tagging. Files, folders and documents for better organization.
  • Multiple Displays. Full-screen mode from OS X now supports multiple displays. Using Airplay, users can use an Apple TV powered monitor or TV as a full, secondary display.

There's a lot more to discuss about it too ...

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This is one use for Google Glass that may never have occurred to us.

While recently at Leeds Castle in England, a man got down on one knee and popped life's most important question, recording the action through this new piece of technology.

"If you were my queen, I'd buy you a million castles," he smoothly says. "Let's start our adventure together. Will you marry me?"

Watch the unique proposal now and then compare it to this drone marriage proposal...

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As part of its ongoing effort to reinvent itself, Yahoo agreed to buy the blogging service Tumblr for about $1.1 billion in cash, The New York Times reports.

Yahoo and Tumblr

If the deal is approved, it would be the biggest yet under the tenure of Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and a major move into social media for the company.

It would also top Facebook’s 2012 acquisition of Instagram for $1 billion.

Founded in 2007, Tumblr has a young, active user base, with over 108 million image-centric blogs. Owning that would expand Yahoo's user base.

Or will it? Analysts and investors are likely to question immediately whether buying a site that has struggled to generate revenue makes any sense.

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Chris Brown is releasing a new app called the Chris Brown Channel.

Yes, this is a real thing. Cue massive shrieking from Team Breezy.

"I am so excited to get closer to my fans," says the 24-year-old.

"To bring them into my world, hearing from me in my own words. Through my channel app they can be part of my music, my art, my life, day in and day out."

The app basically looks like a blend of Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, only it's 24/7 Chris Brown - who will have the ability to contact you if he sees fit.

That's right, if you download this, none other than Christopher Maurice Brown might personally threaten to beat your ass into submission call you.

You gotta love technology and Millennials.

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