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Page last updated at 08:05 GMT, Friday, 20 April 2012 09:05 UK

Webscape: Social networking robots


Web reviewer Kate Russell joined Click at the Robots and Avatars exhibition at the Foundation for Art and Creative Technology (Fact) in Liverpool and used the visit as inspiration to find websites that complement the exhibition's focus on the virtual world.

Replicants is a project that lets you create a posting bot for Facebook or Twitter, which simulates your online activity.

Naked on Pluto turns your social streams into a virtual world populated with the people and places you know in a text-based adventure game.

For a different kind of search tool try qwiki.com. The results are not that extensive, but the cool factor here comes from them being compiled into a video with a robotic voice narrating.

Most cities have an events listing site - like Liverpool Live, where you can plan a night out and even buy tickets. And a growing number of these sites offer a free smartphone app so you can organise your life on the move.

You'll also find many places have virtual tour apps that will show you a side to the city you might not have otherwise found. EyeTour Liverpool - a free app for Android and iPhone - is a good example.

Follow the Click team on Twitter @BBCClick. And join the conversation on Google+ or Facebook.

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