Welcome to Mansfield Communications’ Web Worthy Wednesdays! In this feature, we compile links suggested by our staff into a list of the top five most interesting and thought-provoking (in our opinions, of course) articles found this past week on the web. Enjoy!
In no particular order:
How far will you go for Fantastic Delites? [VIDEO]
This is a really neat study into how far people will go for a freebie. Fantastic Delites set up a “Delite-o-matic” (a machine that gives away free Fantastic Delites in exchange for a variety of tasks) in the streets to find out what people would do for some free treats. It begins with simple tasks, and progressively gets more challenging and more bizarre. At the very least the resulting video is good for a laugh!
The 20 Most Popular Instagram Tags
It is exactly as it sounds…#love = #1
Mayor Bloomberg Not a Fan of Puns or His Speechwriters
Puns aren’t for everyone, and apparently Mayor Bloomberg is not a devotee: It appears to have been the wordplay on winner/weiner that put Michael Bloomberg over the edge during his speech at the Nathan’s hot-dog-eating contest. Normally politicians wait until the mike is off to wonder “Who wrote this shit?”
Ralph Lauren Organizes Facebook Send Off For Olympic Athletes
From Tuesday until Sept. 9, users can write a message and upload photos from their Facebook albums, hard drives and webcams to “cheer” on athletes through Ralph Lauren’s as well as Macy’s Facebook Pages. Cheers can also be uploaded through the mobile version of Facebook’s website.
Twitter will be transformed by The Olympics
With the Olympics around the corner, Twitter will be taken over with real-time tweeting, hashtagging, liking, and blogging, live chats with athletes from the Olympic village, and a possibly unprecedented surge of traffic. Will you be following along on Twitter as you watch the events on TV?
Did you read an article recently that you think is a must-read? Share it with us in the comments!