After several weeks of terrible brand behaviour followed by even more terrible PR responses, we felt like we HAD to make a video. This has been going on for such a long time and instead of getting better, it seems to be getting even worse, just look at the tweet above! Watch the full video on YouTube here & don’t forget to subscribe!!
Photographers Claim Instagram Is ‘Shadow Banning’ Their Accounts
Over the past few weeks reports of Instagram ‘shadow banning’ accounts have been increasing. This practice, ostensibly limited to business accounts, is destroying engagement on photographers’ profiles by no longer allowing hashtags to function for their accounts properly. Instagram has even put out another weak PR excuse to sweep the issue under the rug… PetaPixel
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Burger King's New Ad Will Hijack Your Voice-Activated Speaker
In more news that nobody wanted to hear: Burger King is launching a full-fledged marketing blitz based on triggering voice-activated Google devices, in what could become a grim precedent for TV and radio ads talking directly to voice-activated gadgets like smartphones and Amazon’s Echo speakers. Just what we allll wanted right? BuzzFeed
Just imagine the symphony of machines all telling you about the Whopper at once.
This Is Almost Certainly James Comey’s Twitter Account
Not even the director of the FBI, James Comey, can hide on the internet these days… so what hope do you have? Check out this incredible report on digital stalking in today’s day-and-age by Gizmodo.
Creepers gonna creep
Amazon Estimated To Spend $4.5 Billion On Video In 2017
Good news for cord-cutters: Netflix, which expects to spend $6 billion on original programming in 2017, is shelling out for top-of-the-line shows at an incredible rate & Amazon is not too far behind. According to a report from JP Morgan analysts, the digital retailer is estimated to spend $4.5 billion on video in 2017 as it looks to bolster its expansion both domestically and abroad. TubeFilter
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This Adorable Red Panda Will Make You Feel Better About The World
The world can be a pretty scary place these days & even this adorable red panda is scared of this big mean rock. Just look at how cute he is!
You get that rock!
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