What makes us laugh? Humor researchers have been studying this question for years, but so far consumers haven’t benefited much from their findings. Now, however, comes a new app from a startup that wants to help you not only understand what factors into your particular flavor of funny, but also discover more content that keeps you rolling with laughter. Today Laffster, a startup out of the L.A.-based accelerator MuckerLab, is launching Mock The Vote, a free iOS app that brings together both original and aggregated content from the usual political humor suspects. Read the full story at Fast Company.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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