The Evolution of Hot or Not

January 26, 2014 by  
Filed under Beauty and Fashion, Front Page

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Hot or Not

Starting a website with one idea and then changing It over time is usually a lose-lose situation. Many time when a website does this, it loses all it’s original fans and has a hard time gathering new fans. This is not the case with Hot or Not.

Hot or Not was originally a photo rating website. People would upload their photos and readers who visited the blog could rate the hotness of each photo. Real people submitted read photos. It was organic and fun. Your rating would quickly show up and you could see how other people voted.

Over time Hot or Not became a bona fide dating MeetMe. Not only could you still rank the photos but also click yes or no if you wanted to meet the person. There is also an online app and the ability to sign in via Facebook. The app is free and available for both IPhones and Android phones. Use this link to download the app:  http://www.tryhotornot.com

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Hot or Not Rating

Not only can you find out how hot you are but you can also meet the people who think you are hot. It’s a simple yet effective way for people to connect. It is simple and quick to sign up. You are not filling out a questioner that takes 3 days to complete and it works. With the Facebook integration on your phone you can quickly catch up on who you would like to know better and find out who has been looking at you too. You can chat with them online or offline. You can make your own choices, the website does not interfere and choose who you can date or have access to. It’s all between the two people involved. Which is the whole point! Bringing people together is the purpose of Meetme. It’s all easy and fun.

Check out the Hot or Not new app in a familiar area, FACEBOOK!

https://www.facebook.com/TryHotOrNot

And to make your dating life even more fun, you could win $1,000 in their sweepstakes here http://www.apptism.com/sweepstakes

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More Business Forecast To Buy Twitter Followers In 2014

January 10, 2014 by  
Filed under A Note for You, Front Page

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Now more than ever, the Internet and social media have dominated all aspects of modern life. To be seen carrying around a flip phone nowadays it considered a shameful act, while not having a Facebook or Twitter account sets off the “creeper” alarm in our society. Businesses started to understand the gravity of our Internet addiction more than 10 years ago, thus jumping on the social media cash cow and rode it all the way to the bank…or so we thought. “Selling clicks,” or the process of paying for fake endorsements such as Facebook likes or more recently buying Twitter followers, has become big business in recent years. Millions of fraudulent endorsements across multiple social media sites have exploded, causing grossly inflated numbers of people “liking” various businesses in an attempt to increase its customer base and social media presence. All the big-wig social media sites have been hit by the influx: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram and even Pinterest.

Numerous “click farms” sell companies fake Twitter followers in exchange for a fee, in the hopes of improving sales and brand recognition. Fresh Followers.net, one of the many sites that sells fake Twitter endorsements offers customers a chance to buy 1,000 Twitter followers for the low price of $15 with guaranteed delivery within 1-3 days. For $50 you can pick yourself up a nice group of 10,000 new followers.

This sleazy practice is not simply limited to commercial companies however. Many celebrities have been buying followers as well to garner greater popularity within the Twitter community. Everyone, including celebrities and businesses are trying to achieve (and maintain) a mirage of a massive fan base so as to hold up against the increasingly stringent competition. This sad display is reminiscent of a puffer fish in its last moments when facing a predator, the huge size isn’t fooling anyone…you still end up as lunch.

When will this madness of buying Twitter followers end you may ask? Sadly, not anytime soon. It is projected that the buying of Twitter followers will increase exponentially in 2014. As long as there are people willing to buy, the “click farms” will keep on selling. Also, this scandal goes all the way to the top, for the US State Department was even involved in buying Facebook likes ($630,000 worth to be exact). The lack of government regulation allows for the bad business practice to continue virtually unchecked. It makes us as a society question the validity of that huge number of followers Burger King now has or if Britney Spears is truly that “likable.” The question from now on when I log in to my Twitter account will always resonate in my mind is: Will the real followers please stand up?

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My Q and A- Eyelash Extensions

If you pride yourself on being up-to-date in the beauty or fashion industry, the odds are that you have heard about eyelash extensions. You have probably seen celebrities walk down the red carpet with long, luxurious-looking eyelashes. Maybe you even want to get your own pair of eyelash extensions applied, but have a few questions. Keep on reading to find some FAQ’s on synthetic lashes.

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Q: What exactly are eyelash extensions?

A: Eyelash extensions or synthetic lashes are semi-permanent extensions that are applied to your already existing eyelashes. They are applied using special adhesives and glues, and can stay on even when you go swimming or go to bed at night. These lashes can stay on for several weeks, and with proper treatments and re-visits to your salon, can stay on much longer than several weeks.

Q: Should I be wary of who applies my lashes?

A: Yes, you should absolutely be wary of who applies your extensions. Only trained technicians should be participating in this sensitive process. Be wary of “freelance” eyelash extension experts, who probably learned how to apply the synthetic lashes via YouTube or some other source. Always make an effort to go to a recognized lash lounge or salon that has great reviews and has been open for some time.

Q: Will eyelash extensions hurt my natural eyelashes?

A: As long as you do not try to pull off the extensions, they will not hurt your natural lashes. Because synthetic lashes are applied with very strong glues, they may actually cause you to pull out your own eyelashes if you try to take out the extensions. The extensions are applied individually to each one of your lashes.

In summary, eyelash extensions are synthetic lashes that are applied to your naturally occurring lashes. Specialists around the country have been able to build businesses based solely on applying eyelash extensions, and have years of experience in doing what they do. Never apply your own eyelash extensions, always turn to a pro.

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