Is Hallway Swimming the next Harlem Shake? We dissect here.
If BuzzFeed, the self-proclaimed “First True Social News Organization,” wants to be more like the New York Times than a social news aggregator with no consequences like Reddit, then it might want to start by acknowledging not just its trivial errors, but its massive screw-ups as well. … Hybrid news sites are everywhere, and we’re all fighting for page views. But we should, on some level, all be in the same fight, which is that online journalism can be just as essential as legacy news organizations. In this case, while this Stuef v. Oatmeal kerfuffle could strike many outsiders as just a small fight between Internet People, what’s at stake is proving naysayers wrong about their worst fears about all-online journalism.
The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman kills two birds with one stone — blasts a website for stealing his stuff and raises $100K for charity in one day.
The Walt Disney Company wants your money, not your grossly overweight kids traipsing around its parks and taking up too much room on its rides. Here’s the new plan — Mickey Check — to weed out child fatties.