Prime8 is 50 (editions) old! Wheel out the comfy slippers and ‘Greatest Hits of The Eagles’ and lets party!
Word must have got around because we’ve seen footage on the news this week of people in shopping frenzies going absolutely mental in Tesco and Asda, obviously trying to get Prime8 that perfect birthday gift. But what do you get the newsletter that has everything eh?
Have a think about that while you read the 50th web roundup…
Bad news for Social Marketing ‘companies’
Hey look! Turns out that when it comes to marketing your business, Twitter and Facebook simply don’t work. Told ya *looks all smug*
Unlimited holiday for all! Well, that’s unlikely, but with more and more tech companies taking on ‘unlimited vacation policies’ in the US, the stats about it’s benefits to business growth and employee retention are speaking for themselves. Is your business brave enough to try it?
Internet death threats = free speech? Here’s another walk through the ever-evolving gray areas of the web. In the US (again) the case against Anthony Elonis for making death threats to his wife has evolved into a mass debate on free speech, satire and civil liberties…
Even the rich and successful have to trawl their inbox How do people like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg manage their email? Like the rest of us by the looks of it!
The Age of Mediocrity We seem to be getting much more philosophical now we’ve hit 50, and blogs like this are really connecting with us. A brilliant dissection of why modern society is just so… mediocre.
How to make your video go viral Want to get 89.6 million views of your video for no budget? You just need to feature people being awesome to ducks apparently.
GGA’s website of the week Ever wondered what it would be like to speak to an old, future version of yourself? Course you have. See what it would be like at Orange’s new facial recognition-based experiment.
Warning: if you are male it may make you look like a Philip Schofield who’s let himself go.
… and finally. Gaffe of the week goes to UKIP (again) for publicly confusing St Paul’s Cathedral with a mosque. Awful idiots. Twitter: do what you do best and have at ’em.
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