Liking in the real world

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  • July 11, 2013
  • StopPress Team
Liking in the real world
Smiirl – Quentin Ducros

Do you know a business or marketing department that could benefit from real-time reassurances of their supposed awesomeness? You might want to treat them to a ‘fliike’ Facebook like counter.

Created by Smiirl (who say they are a passionate team working hard to give internet a tangible reality) the Fliike device hooks up to the web and the company’s Facebook page and then ticks over whenever they get a new ‘like’. Can't wait for the day when we can like real objects in real life.

A limited run of 500 of the retro-styled devices will be released at the end of this year costing €300 each, and narcissistic knobs can pre-order them here. 

Here it is in action. 

  • This story originally appeared on idealog.co.nz.

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