Rewind is our newest blog series, posted each Monday to recap our favorite news from the week before – curated each week by a different person from around the office. This week, Kate R., our VP of Marketing, kicks off the series. Kate likes museums, has red hair, is a proud auntie and among her many dreams in life, she would like to create a Phenomblue gossip series for the More blog.
A recent survey found that millennials buy more books than any other age group, they’re responsible for buying 30 percent of books in 2011 – “forget the stereotype of the tweeting, texting, YouTube-watching millennial with a short attention span.”
Has your Facebook feed been infiltrated with a play-by-play of your friends’ babies? Unbaby.me is a browser plugin that deletes babies from your newsfeed and replaces them with awesome stuff.
Protecting a Political Brand. A useful post on how various domains related to VP candidate Paul Ryan were quickly snatched up around the announcement and apparently, before anyone on staff thought to buy them.
Boy-band 98 Degrees reunited on the Today Show for the first time in 10 years. It was awesome. Enough said.
Omaha Mayor Jim Suttle announced the new “Omaha Mobile App” for citizens to report problems like graffiti or potholes. The app will ultimately save the city time and money because the system for documenting citizen complaints is now super streamlined.
Staggering Beauty was sent across our office early last week. It’s weird and made me nauseous – despite that, I still found myself coming back a few times to watch that funny little wiggly worm look like it got electrocuted.
Ding Dong, Daily Deals are Dead. An article on the demise of Groupon, but what made this one different for me was the commentary on the business model and the role it has played.