WordQuake

WordQuake

Replaces all nouns on a webpage with a noun in the WordNet. "WordQuaked" webpages are chaotic, creative, and oftentimes hilarious!

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What is WordQuake?
WordQuake is a Chrome extension that uses WordNet to replace nouns on webpages with random neighboring nouns, resulting in chaotic and creative texts. It allows users to transform online content into something new and entertaining.
Stats
Users: 364 ▲ 120
Rating: 4.20 (5)
Version: 1.3 (Last updated: 2015-07-19)
Creation date: 2015-07-19
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • https://wordquake.me/*
Size: 26.71K
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Summary

Tired of what you see on a webpage? Want to spice things up? Or prank your friends? Introducing WordQuake, an application that transforms entire webpages before your very eyes. Create new meanings from online news articles, editorials, classic literature...even your best friend's Facebook posts.

WordQuake runs on WordNet, a database developed at Princeton University that maps the relationships between tens of thousands of nouns in the English language. Our program accesses this database to analyze your text on the fly and hands you back a unique blend of chaos and creativity. In particular, each noun on a webpage is located in WordNet and then replaced by a random neighboring noun in WordNet.

Click the WordQuake icon on any webpage to begin quaking! To return to the original page, simply refresh your browser. Addressing privacy concerns: no data is accessed unless the WordQuake icon is clicked, and no data is stored on our server.

Featured on WordNet 'Related Projects' page: http://www.princeton.edu/wordnet/related-projects/.

Questions? Email [email protected].

Created at HackPrinceton 2015.

User reviews
This one is dead
by Pelumo 64 Pelumo 64, 2019-05-07

10/10 feel quaked
by sjoshi2013 sjoshi2013, 2015-04-13
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Safety
Risk impact

WordQuake is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

WordQuake has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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