Facebook Debuts Mention Boxes During Emmys

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Award shows are finding new and inventive ways to interact with their fans beyond the behind the scenes look or photobooth shots. Social media has the door for nominees to talk to their fans. Often times viewers are asked to include a hashtags to help increase the show’s social media presence and hopefully viewership.

Last year, the Golden Globes did it by having nominees use an Instagram station. Ellen DeGeneres did with her Academy Awards selfie, which actually crashed Twitter for a brief moment. Now Facebook is getting in the awards show game. In anticipation for the Emmys, Facebook has teamed up with Access Hollywood, and will give tablets to nominees who will then interact with their fans on the social media giant.

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Evolve Yourself With This “Transcendence” App

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In the new film Transcendence from director Wally Pfister, Dr. Will Caster (played by Johnny Depp) is an artificial intelligence researcher whose goal is to create the world’s very first sentient AI.  After an accident forces Dr. Caster to become the guinea pig for his own experiment, he transfers his consciousness into a network where he quickly begins to evolve beyond anything he ever imagined. Now with this new app released by Warner Bros., you too can see what happens when you merge your physical presence with your digital one. Check out the results and get more details after the break. [Read more…]

“Machete Kills” Your Favorite Memes With A Vengeance


Machete don’t text, Machete don’t tweet, Machete don’t twerk, and now it appears he isn’t too fond of memes either. Quickly becoming an outlet for the rage we all hold within ourselves for all things that trend, Machete wants to help you kill those pesky memes that everyone seems to think are so clever.

Using the app is quick and simple, just select your meme, upload it and within seconds Machete will kill it for you, cause that’s what he does…he kills. See some example memes killed by Machete and info on where to find the app itself after the break. [Read more…]

Rule The Dark And Eyeshine Yourself Just Like “Riddick” With This New App


Riddick is the most wanted man in the universe, but that is only because he is also the most dangerous man in the universe. Aside from his dubious nature, the one thing that makes him more dangerous than anyone else is his ability to see in the dark. Now you too can rule the dark just like Riddick with this new eyeshining app, and it won’t even cost you 20 Menthol Cools either. See a sample eyeshine along with more information after the break. [Read more…]

Picture Yourself In Monster Form With The “Monsters University” Create-A-Monster App


Do you want to be admitted into the fabled Monsters University but can’t because you’re a human? Well don’t fret, because now you can transform into monster form using the Create-a-Monster app! Before you start heading over to admissions however, you will want to find out more about this revolutionary procedure. Details after the break. [Read more…]

Unlock Exclusive Content for “Fast & Furious 6″ By Photographing Cars From The Fast & Furious Franchise


Do you like to take pictures? Do you like fast cars? Do You like the Fast & Furious franchise? Then you are in luck! Universal wants you take some real life photos of your favorite Fast & Furious cars and add them to their online CARSENAL to unlock cool exclusive content for Fast & Furious 6. Find out more after the break. [Read more…]

Explore The Entire Fast & Furious Franchise Your Own Way Using The Timeline Tuner


Although the Fast & Furious franchise is mostly known for its fast cars, exotic women, and massive explosions, it is also well known amongst fans for its strangely elaborate timeline. Continuity is something even the most well written film franchises have a difficult time with, but somehow the Fast & Furious films have succeeded where other more talented filmmakers have failed.

Now, in preparation for the upcoming Fast & Furious 6, fans of the franchise can dissect, or tune, the Fast & Furious timeline for themselves with the Timeline Tuner. Get the details after the break. [Read more…]

Enter The Secret Service By Taking The “White House Down” Skills Evaluation Test


Have you ever wanted to join the secret service and help protect the President of the United States? Well now you can, sort of, with the Secret Service Skills Test for the new Roland Emmerich action film White House Down. The test will help you determine if you have what it takes to join the elite ranks of the world’s most highly trained security force.  Get the details after the break. [Read more…]

Survive Earth’s Final Days And Apply Now To Choose An Ark In This “After Earth” Facebook App


M. Night Shyamalan’s latest feature film After Earth is just around the corner, and in order to prepare us for our journey into the stars racing from our dying world, we have been provided a recruitment program to enlist with. Find out  if you have what it takes to join the 750,000 chosen survivors after the break. [Read more…]

Create Your Very Own Gatsby-Styled Logo With “The Great Gatsby” Monogram Maker


The Great Gatsby and Warner Bros. wants you to create a personalized logo using their new fangled monogram maker. Get the details on how to turn your initials into Gatsby gold after the break. [Read more…]