Chapter 12. Can People Express Themselves Around You?

HAVE I MENTIONED that I was in a video with the rap artist 50 Cent? I was. And so was my wife, a few of her friends, and some of my friends—and anyone else who visits the Myspace Fan Video page.

Here’s how it works: by connecting with Facebook Connect, the site is able to access your profile photo, which is then inserted (through the magic of technology) into a music video. There are actually several videos to choose from: 50 Cent, Alicia Keys, N-Dubz, David Guetta, Pixie Lott, Florence and the Machine, Lostprophets, and Chipmunk.

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It’s a fun little site to play with, and in all cases, I’ve ...

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