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Viral Video: Bieber Yourself–There's an iPhone 4 App for That!

NBC’s “Late Night” television talk show host Jimmy Fallon is pretty geeky, which is why he tried this sketch about new apps for the new Apple iPhone 4.

Some are funnier than others, but BoomTown liked the “Bieber Yourself” app, inspired by the teen music heartthrob whose unfortunate haircut is well worth mocking.

Which Fallon does.

There are others too, yet another example of Apple (AAPL) getting boatloads of great free marketing via spoofs, such as this one with “Glee” star Jane Lynch.

Here’s the video:


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work