“The Internet would be a much more civil place if we had an official sarcasm font.”
- Reddit user, DRwarnclif.
Marketing: 2018's Winners & Losers... So Far
Social Media Today breaks down the marketing winners and losers from the 1st quarter of 2018. From McDonald’s flipping the Golden Arches, to Cambridge Analytica, they’ve helpfully covered a diverse range of topics. This one is for those of you who’ve spent 2018 hiding under a rock. We don’t blame you for that, though.
It's time to step out into the light, folks.
Twitter: Deadpool Congratulates The Avengers
If you’ve not yet heard, a tiny, low-budget movie came out last week. Apparently, it’s pretty ambitious. It’s so ambitious in fact, that even Deadpool himself congratulated the release… with an Avengers rejection letter from Tony Stark himself. Brilliant!
Facebook: Shrinking Fake News... Literally
Because apparently nothing else will work, Facebook will literally be shrinking fake news posts… That’s right. Once the 3rd party fact-checkers decide that an article is fake news, the post will be shrunk so that users are more likely to miss it. We guess it’s worth a try. We’re just a little nervous about them just using this as a way to silence articles that are critical of Facebook.
We're guessing that Zuckerberg just REALLY likes Ant-Man.
Meme-ducation: It's Gonna Be May
Tomorrow, it’s gonna be may. This meme dates back to 2012 and focuses on Justin Timberlake (back in his NSYNC days) mispronouncing the lyric “me” in “It’s gonna be me”. Today is the only chance you’ll get to drop this meme on your followers for a whole year, so get to it!