Year: 2014

Why Pinterest has not killed Tumblr… yet

Tumblr is growing faster than Pinterest (via PNConnect) When Pinterest came out, I thought it would totally kill Tumblr. Tumblr is just one steady stream of EVERYTHING. When I subscribe to Tumblr feeds, I see the whole mix together. What a mess! Pinterest has the potential to be so much better than Tumblr, because Pinterest …

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Couple devicing

couple devicing in a gallery – Art Institute of Chicago.jpg by Anne Petersen, on Flickr This photo of a couple intertwined on an art museum bench looking each of their own devices is quite curious. For one, they are in an art museum with plenty of artwork to look at, yet they choose to look …

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There are only ___ Google results for ____

Do a twitter search for: “there are only” “google results” and you’ll get some fun results. Here are a select few tweets from the results: Internet I am disappoint. There are only four Google results for "how to monetize your cat" — Scott Kubie (@scottrocketship) January 25, 2014 .@ethanz introduced us to US "Institute for …

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Tag a photo with #toppslive and it becomes immediate property of Topps

MLB’s only official baseball card manufacturer, Topps, is running a super-fun photo competition. Thirty fan-submitted photos will be used for the 2015 baseball card set. Imagine the delight baseball fans will get seeing their own photo appear on a baseball card! To enter just your photo on instagram with the hashtag #toppslive and it’s automatically …

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The storm of pageviews

The first raindrop hits the ground. Then a few more tap on the concrete alley outside my bedroom window. Suddenly I hear thousands, probably millions more raindrops land upon the thirsty ground. How many raindrops does an average storm produce in one square mile? Do raindrops compete with each other to see who will land …

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Why do you use Twitter?

Are the overabundance of people trying to gain followers on Twitter actually killing the service? Marketers constantly tweeting utility links, never sharing their own personality. People trying to impress others by constantly retweeting others. Is all this noise killing Twitter? The Atlantic wrote a Eulogy for Twitter, claiming “the beloved social publishing platform enters its …

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