TERRIFYING but clever Take This Lollipop makes you want to quit Facebook right now

Becca Caddy Tech 21 Comments

take-this-lollipop.jpgWe’ve really scared ourselves over at Shiny Shiny this morning, as we’ve just linked our Facebook profiles up to the Take This Lollipop website.

After seeing a link on The Next Web claiming we’d be scared (of something to do with Facebook?! Yeah right) we decided to click away and what followed was a very clever, very creepy insight into just how much information we share online.

We don’t want to ruin it for you, so try Take This Lollipop yourself now…

According to The Next Web, no one’s sure whether it’s affiliated with any kind of movie promotion, but wow it’d be effective if it was.

Yes, it’s only a website which has hooked itself up to my Facebook account and has dragged in a few photos, but I don’t know if it’s the fact I watch far too many scary and disturbing movies or the fact I just have a rather nervous disposition but wow it FREAKED ME OUT.

The fact it’s finished and has left me with an hour countdown has also left me feeling a little uneasy… 53 minutes and counting…

[Via The Next Web]

By Becca Caddy | October 18th, 2011

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    Take This Lollipop plays on the fact that many people underestimate the power of social networks and the information that can be obtained from them, connecting to your Facebook account to play through a scene where a creepy man spying and tracking you.

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    I’ve just taken the Lollipop, you’re right it’s pretty freaky but 100% harmless. I stupidly closed the window at the end before the hour countdown was finished, what happened when it got to zero?

  • max

    nothing happens after the countdown, huge let down…

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  • Mika

    Makes me really think about what I share…

  • Tracy

    The pic of the red lollipop at the end on your picture has a Facebook “f” – mine had a razor blade! Is everyone getting different symbols at the end?

  • Malc

    I got a pic of a piece of flesh with a stich :S CREEPY! Lolz

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      its a razorblade you spaz :L

  • jenny

    That music is still in my head..I had the red pop with a razor blade in it curious what the countdown was…is Faceboob gonna find my number and I am going to get a random call in the night?

  • Mark

    This is a very interesting piece of media showcasing how advertisers will reach targetted pre profiled people in future. Imagine sitting at home and watching via your next gen smart TV the latest movie only for each piece of blank space to have advertising specifically targeted at you.

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  • christy

    I didn’t know there was a count down lol! have watched it like 5 times so it it means he will be here in 5 hours he is going to be here a whole bunch of times.

  • toni

    i just wanna know what happens, thats all :(

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