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How To Update Your Facebook Status From Skynet, Google+, iPhone 5, Hogwarts And More

You know that line underneath your Facebook status that says "via..." and then wherever you posted from? Well it turns out you can make that say damn near anything. Here is how it works.

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The basic idea behind this is to change with the Facebook URL to mess with Facebook's API. Basically there's a number code that you would plug into a connect box's URL to make it think you are posting from somewhere else. Somewhere like:

"Skynet

Message in a Bottle

Commodore 64

Your moms computer

TRS-80

K.I.T.T.

Mind Computer Interface

eyePhone

toaster

microwave

Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Gameboy Color

GoD

Glade Air Freshener

Strawberry

The moon

Dr. Pepper

Nintendo Wii

Alcohol

Cheese

iPod Nano

Nintendo 64

Microsoft Excel

Linux Ubuntu

iPhone 5g

My Bedroom

Your Mums Bedroom

Lamp

Your moms anus

Refrigerator

A potato

Nasa Satellite

Vibrator

Sperm Whale

Pogo Stick

Banana Phone

Google+

The Future

Smoke Signal

tin cans connected by string

Pokedex

Telepathy

Typewriter

Harry Potter

TARDIS

Pip Boy

Mind Control

Jedi Mind Control

Telekinesis

Post-It Note

GLaDOS

Ansible

W.O.P.R

Airwolf

HMCS Belafonte

Hogwarts"

If you want to see the detailed original guide so you can do it yourself go here, but if you want a site to do the work for you, check out StatusVia. It's simple, straightforward, and will confuse your friends. Go forth.

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Contact Jack Moore at erica.flutterman+jpmoore@buzzfeed.com.

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