We First 5 – Channel Surfing and App-Chat

Simon Mainwaring / Leadership / 1 year ago

 

1. Channel Surfing Twitter

“Second-screening” a game is a 21st Century pastime for modern day sports fans and it looks as though Twitter is on the cusp of keeping it all “in-house” (perhaps in time for the NFL kick-off?) with the launch of dedicated page for streaming live events. More info here: http://bit.ly/2bjmdDc

2. How Not To Handle A Scandal

Similar to the controversy that surrounded Martin Shkrelli last year, Mylan CEO Heather Bresch finds herself embroiled in a PR disaster over exorbitant raises to her pay commensurate to exorbitant increases in the price of the life-saving EpiPen.

More info here: http://bit.ly/2bqu2qB

3. Gold-Worthy Infographics

Ahhhh, sweet, sweet data. And what’s more, it’s delicious data in service of eye-catching infographics about the recently concluded Rio Olympics. If you didn’t get enough of the games, or just want to keep the spirit alive by looking at them from some different data-driven perspectives, Wired has you covered.

More info here: http://bit.ly/2bN0SG3

4. App-chat

A few weeks back we mentioned that Instagram was getting into the vertical video game with filters, text, emojis, etc. – a.k.a. “Snapchat” – and now it looks like Apple wants in on the action, too. The tech giant is currently testing a version for its iOS users that may be part of the next eventual iteration of the iPhone. More info here: http://bit.ly/2bIi67H

5. Say Hello to Leigh Daniels!

We’re happy to announce a welcomed new addition to the We First family, Leigh Daniels, who will be stepping in and skillfully handling our executive assistant needs. We look forward to working with her!

Image via Flickr courtesy of user William Murphy at https://flic.kr/p/rTvokC

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