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An inflatable ‘Like’ vest

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I know I get an inflated sense of myself when people click “like” on my Facebook posts. Now folks at the MIT Media Lab have an article of clothing to translate a social media experience into the real world. The vest inflates when you get “liked” online. No, it’s not a hat to swell my head even further, but instead an experimental vest that puffs up, sorta like it’s hugging you. Just like a real embrace, only cold, plastic, and lifeless. 

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