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  • Sep 2, 2009
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PostSecret: some are funny, some are sad, some are profound, but they're all so real.
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review by . April 15, 2009
PostSecret is a blog turned book.    Fans and readers submit their secrets on postcards.  The postcards are then scanned and uploaded to the PostSecret blog every Sunday.    Not all will be uploaded, but those that do are every good and very thought provoking.    Some are filled with hurt, but others are filled with love and compassion.  In either case, you feel connected to that anonymous submitter.  In many cases, you share …
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When I'm not Lunching, I'm a jeweler, and an all around, self-proclaimed web geek. My passions include social media, the interweb, technology, writing, yoga, fitness, photography, jewelry, fashion, … more
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PostSecret is an art experiment where people send in their secrets and they are posted online.

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PostSecret is an ongoing community mail art project, created by Frank Warren, in which people mail their secrets anonymously on one side of a homemade postcard. Select secrets are then posted on the PostSecret website, or used for PostSecret's books or museum exhibits.

The simple concept of the project was that completely anonymous people decorate a postcard and portray a secret that they had never previously revealed. No restrictions are made on the content of the secret; only that it must be completely truthful and must never have been spoken before. Entries range from admissions of sexual misconduct and criminal activity to confessions of secret desires, embarrassing habits, hopes and dreams.[1]

Since Frank Warren created the website on January 1, 2005, PostSecret has collected and displayed upwards of 2,500 original pieces of art from people across the United States and around the world.[2]

The site, which started as an experiment on Blogspot, was updated every Sunday with 10 new secrets, all of which share a relatively constant style, giving the artists who participate some guidelines on how their secrets should be represented. It recently began posting approximately 20 new pieces each Sunday after a week where Frank Warren mysteriously did not post any new secrets for one week.

From June 24 to July 3, 2007, the "Comments" section of the site was enabled. While a comments feature is frequently present on blogs, it had been previously absent from the ...
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