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UK, West End production is using a new social tactic to cast “Thriller Live,” a musical that celebrates the career of pop legend Michael Jackson.  Applicants are asked to upload their audition to their Facebook page at which point visitors are encouraged to vote on the videos. The top 15 applicants then get a chance to audition live in London  for a chance to be part of the the upcoming worldwide tour next year.

Read the article that inspired this post on DesignTAXI 

As reported by WSJ.com, the Facebook phone is real and HTC will be its OEM.  The device, currently operating under the code name “Buffy” is said to run on enhanced version of Android customized by Facebook in order to best integrate its services as well as support HTML5.  The device is still a long way from hitting shelves with estimates ranging from 12 – 18 months.

Read the full article with more information on the handset on AllthingsD

An increasing number of geo-location/social apps are emerging to meet basic human needs, in this case bathroom lines.

Next time you are caught short or want to avoid never-ending lines in public bathrooms you simply have to fire up Cloo, a new mobile app that  will search through your friends to see who has available bathroom in the area!

They’ve also added  micro payments as an incentive into the service!

Download the app here

Contributor  Natalia Alonso