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Terror Is In The Eye Of The Media

Terror Is In The Eye Of The Media

If a bomb explodes, kills people, and no one is around to report it—would we all still feel “terrorized”?

Think about it for a second. If we weren’t constantly bombarded by over the top, sensationalized news reports, or heat of the moment posts on social media, would the world be such a terror-able place?

Look Up – Live Life The Real Way

Look Up

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few days, you’ve seen the latest video to go viral, Look Up. Since its debut on April 25, the film aimed at getting people to unplug from social media and actually talk to each other has created quite a buzz online, with over 18 million hits so far. Ironic, don’t you think?

Fox News Goes BATshit Crazy

Fox News BATs

Wow. Fox News just finished the renovations to their newsroom. The most notable addition to the “news deck” is all of their new BATs—big area touchscreens—that you can see littering the background. These 55” touch screen monitors are going to help Fox News anchors report the news better. No, I’m not joking. Seriously.

What Is Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Doing?

Marvel - Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

While the Marvel Universe is growing at a rapid—and exciting, I must add—pace, the fact we now have a regular airing TV show gives a chance to enhance (I know, my rule is “if it rhymes, don’t do it”) that universe which has already blown through theatres around the world. Is it working?

US Airways: How Not To Do Social Media

US Airways Plane

What started off as a routine customer complaint via tweet, turned into the greatest “oops” in the history of Twitter. How do you respond to a passenger angry about ignored tweets? By saying you value their feedback and tell them where to send it, linking them to a NSFW image of a woman having sex with a toy airplane, of course.

Stop Using Internet Explorer

Stop using Internet Explorer

Another day, another Internet Explorer security threat. The latest big bad to hit the IE family is so severe that the US Department of Homeland Security is urging the public to stop using the browser until it’s fixed. I have a better suggestion. Stop using Internet Explorer!