Best headline and lede of the day: "Lots of things were raw yesterday- during Oprah's sit-down with Whitney Houston's mother- Cissy. Things like Cissy's Houston's disapproval of Bobby Brown. Things like Oprah Winfrey's raw-ass raggedy old face." If You Call Oprah 'Old' on Twitter- She Will Hunt You Down
'Facebook's most valued employees–software engineers–relied on customer support staff largely in order to avoid direct contact with Facebook's users. Rather than valuing their work as vital to operations- Facebook's technical staff looked down on the support team- as if they were not much better than users themselves. "Personal contact with customers-" Losse writes- was viewed […]
Hopefully they'll take the same approach the Girl Scouts do: it simply doesn't matter. Boy Scouts close to ending ban on gay members- leaders The Boy Scouts of America- one of the nation's largest private youth organizations- is actively considering an end to its decades-long policy of banning gay scouts or scout leaders- according to […]
Glad to see Community Manager Appreciation Day coming around the bend. The Many Hats of A Community Manager: Celebrating #CMAD In light of Community Manager Appreciation Day this coming Monday January 28th- we've put together an Infographic to highlight the many ha
By the time Time reports on a trend- that means it's over. Will Steampunk Really Be the Next Big Fashion Trend? Grab your top hats: the cultural subgenre of steampunk is poised to take over the retail industry in the next two years- says IBM
If Yo Yo Ma was pre-recorded for the first inauguration- this is no surprise. Beyonc̩ Lip-Synched: Coping with the 7 Stages of Star-Spangled Grief Barack Obama is only one day into his second term as president- and already his is the most controversial- scandal-plagued tenure of any leader of any country ever.
The AVN Award Nominees for 2013's Clever Title of the Year Are Really All Winners This past Saturday- the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hosted the 30th annual Adult Video News Awards- a little modest event sponsored by True Love Waits.
Redditor on women in ads: "I- for one- really cherish the moments spent laughing with my girlfriends between spoonfuls of yogurt. Why does yogurt make us laugh so much? It's just the simple joy of tricking our tastebuds into thinking that we're cheating on our diets- while… wait for it… not actually doing so. Because […]
Gorilla Sales Skyrocket After Latest Gorilla Attack SAN DIEGO–Following the events of last week- in which a crazed western lowland gorilla ruthlessly murdered 21 people in a local shopping plaza after escaping from the San Diego Zoo- sources across the country confirmed Thursday that national gorilla…
It'll be fun to watch this app do the 'don't call us a forum!' dance http://techcrunch.com/2013/01/14/social-conversation-platform-branch-launches-to-public-encourages-users-to-write-like-you-talk-with-shorter-thread-starters/ Social Conversation Platform Branch Launches To Public- Encourages Users To "Write Like You Talk" Wi Branch- a startup focused on enabling high quality public conversations on the web- is today launching to the public. The company is notably backed […]