“We’ve missed a bunch of great moments due to the lack of phones, just as we’ve missed a bunch of great moments due to the presence of phones.”
- Reddit user, BiteOfLife.
Facebook: Scandal #37492892
Look, we’re pretty sick of including Facebook in the Daily Distraction, too. BUT THEY WON’T STOP DOING SHADY S#@T! So here we are again. As Facebook expands its Marketplace ads, new revelations about it giving data to a Chinese firm flagged by US intelligence have come to light. Apparently, the courts are fuming. Considering that the Congress circus a couple of weeks back was mostly a slap on the wrist and “Facebook 101” session, we don’t have much faith in what they’ll do.
Let's just run through the motions again.
Memewatch: Ferrari Speeds Past Montreal
Ferrari apparently didn’t get the memo that the CN Tower is not in Montreal. Ahead of the Canadian Grand Prix, Ferrari confused the 2 cities in a promotional video. This naturally led to some tasty parodies. It’s not nice when somebody does it to you, is it, Ferrari?!
As smooth as the leather interior of a Ferrari.
Instagram: Moving To Long-Form?
It seems that Instagram is making a move to long-form video format. These videos will reportedly have a 1-hour time limit, too! Could this be the answer that struggling YouTube creators are searching for?
Twitter: Twin Tactics
We’ve seen this one jump from Reddit to Twitter. What do you do if you’re sick on high school picture day? Easy, you get your identical twin to be your stunt double! Let’s be honest, these sibling shenanigans are up there with a number of pranks we would do if we had an identical twin, like recreating that Spider-Man meme.