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| SHORT | [1.5 minutes Read/Watch ]
Fake CEO fools tech conference with CRAZY marketing advice
Killer advice from the self-described “next Steve Jobs” who has some, um, intriguing ideas about marketing to millennials, Generation Z, and beyond.
Filed under: What could possibly go wrong? um, everything? /snark
| MEDIUM | [7 minute Read]
You may have heard that Deadspin’s GIFs disappeared from Twitter. And then Deadspin disappeared from Twitter. And then Deadspin reappeared on Twitter. It all seems completely ridiculous, except all of it was a pretty standard blunt-force application of copyright law on the internet. The only unusual part was that Deadspin was able to fight back.
| LONG | 12 minute Read
+Note: In what will not become a regular habit, we are sharing our founder’s passionate essay once only because it is the best long-read we’ve read this week. It is offered in full humility, and this once.
There isn’t a single answer to what if social media existed, it did then, but not as we conceive of it now. Big Data & Big Daddy: What would social media do if we had another 9/11 today? What would that reaction look like, and are the powers that be prepared? These are my very personal & professional thoughts on the subject.