Prime8 has reached the big ‘4 0’ this week. He’d like to celebrate with a party but he’s to upset that his referendum to become independent from GGA has resulted in a ‘NO’ vote. There’s really no pleasing him.
Feast your eyeballs on this weeks web roundup…
How Twitter did the Scottish Referendum As a break from the relentless tide of stats and social commentators, here’s a cool visual referendum activity map generated from Twitter discussions.
Android users can skip this part iOS8 was released this week and immediately Apple’s systems crashed out under the weight of a mental amount of update downloads. With this and the U2 (*shudder*) album fiasco, is Apple’s squeaky smooth facade beginning to dent? We’ll see, but for now, here’s a list of cool stuff iOS8 can do to in no way improve your life.
Speaking of Apple… your company isn’t them Here’s a blog by startup funding company, Bolt, about why your business can’t just adopt the “Apple does it so so can we’ mentality. Short version: Apple isn’t like any other tech company.
Effortless networking Networking is a critical part of most businesses sales strategies, but man it’s exhausting! If only someone had some tips on how to do brilliant and easy networking eh? Oh hello… what this?
Budget supermarkets : High-end social strategy The recent massive success of budget supermarkets, such as Lidl and Aldi, is in no-small-part due to some brilliantly designed social marketing campaigns. Here’s a breakdown of how they both use Facebook and Twitter to engage with, and grow, their customers.
So, what’s it like working at Google? A lot has been made of how Google treats it staff and how they’ve created a unique workplace mentality that rewards and engages their staff. But what are they REALLY like to work for? Here, some Google employees speak out. Some pretty funny stuff in this, especially the part about the dangers of upsetting someone by moaning about ANY software.
GGA’s website of the week An awesome video-led site that takes an obscure 1966 film about skateboarding and drags it kick-flipping and screaming into 2014. This kind of thing is surely the future of movie promotion?
… and finally. This is a bit cruel really but it’s too funny not to laugh at people who invest so much emotion in disposable technology. Ladies and Gentlemen… the first ever person to buy an iPhone6 from a shop (in Australia).
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