FlapIt is a social media counter for companies (and the self-obsessed)

FlapIt is a social media counter for businesses (and the self-obsessed)

If there was one factor we discovered from ABC’s Selfie (past the truth that America does not notably dig Anglo-Asian rom-coms), it is that folks can too simply get wrapped up within the validation and endorphin rush that include getting social media kudos. That straightforward fact makes FlapIt’s eponymous social media counter — full with previous-faculty alarm clock-fashion flaps — such a probably potent device for the terminally self-obsessed.

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For small companies and the terribly useless, there’s FlapIt

In equity, it is not truly meant for individuals such as you with egos the dimensions of mountain ranges. FlapIt hopes companies will undertake it to point out off simply how superb their Yelp scores and Twitter follower counts are, to not point out use it as some neat-wanting analog signage. Yeah, the marketing strategy is not probably the most convincing we have heard, both. The field itself is definitely sort of intelligent; as soon as it is plugged in, it begins pumping out a WiFi sign you join a pc to. From there, simply punch within the login credentials for one of many eleven fashionable social providers the FlapIt helps, and voilá — it cycles via a collection of up-to-date social media counts with a really satisfying tickety-tickety-tick. Sadly, the mannequin the group confirmed off right here on the ground was only a lifelike dummy, so I could not take it again to the Engadget trailer and watch our Fb Likes roll in. Subsequent yr, perhaps.

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