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Peeple lets you treat everyone else like Yelp restaurants. How fun!
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I can't see how this would go wrong at all.

Peeple, an app launching this November, will invite you to rate everyone else like there were restaurants on Yelp. 'Personally, professionally and romantically', founders Julia Cordray and Nicole McCullough think it's going to provide a whole lot of benefit for letting you know who's in your life.

As their website says:

Peeple will enhance your online reputation for access to better quality networks, top job opportunities, and promote more informed decision making about people. Authentic and relevant information about you and others you interact with is paramount to our vision for this app. Users will require a Facebook account to access the application, to verify and validate the minimum age requirement. To prevent multiple and fake profiles users will also need to validate that they are a real person with their cell phone number which will then text them a pin to login with.



Not everyone is liking this idea. For the obvious reasons you are thinking.

It began trending on Twitter Oct. 1 and the reactions were expected, but still pretty humorous.













The backlash has been felt by the creators (who are still getting publicity out of the bad press) and they wrote up this reply, which doesn't at all come off as smug and self-satisfied.

An Ode to Courage: Innovators are often put down because people are scared and they don't understand. We are bold innovators and sending big waves into motion and we will not apologize for that because we love you enough to give you this gift.



It is very much worth mentioning that the show Community had an episode dedicated to an app exactly like this. It was called Meow Meow Beenz. And it was hilarious.



It will only be a matter of time before society devolves into a caste system, where the five-star rated among us will wear togas and play theremins on the reg.

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Well don't be fooled by these rainbow colored rectum wreckers. Heed the warnings of these hilarious online reviews and keep your bowels intact.

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Yeup, science of seasoning powder has come to this. According to Steve from The Impulsive Buy, the chips give off the aroma of "flat cola" mixed with the scent of cinnamon donuts and overall, they're apparently "a pretty accurate flavor recreation." Hat tip goes to Laughing Squid!

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YouTube presents a look back at 2012 with "Rewind YouTube Style," a quintessential mashup parody of "Gangnam Style" and "Call Me Maybe" starring the who's who of this year's viral video fame, including PSY, Walk off the Earth, MysteryGuitarMan, Jenna Marbles and more!

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Check out Google's Zeitgeist 2012 highlighting the top search trends of this year from more than 1.2 trillion search queries made in 146 languages.

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Click through and check out Know Your Meme's monthly review of the latest memes on the Internet! In this month's issue: Presidential Debate Memes, PETA's Pokemon Black & Blue Parody Game, Hurricane Sandy Memes, Weird Twitter, "Go Home, You're Drunk" and more!