Disclaimer: This post is very immature. Google Keep was just introduced a few days ago as a way to keep notes in your Google account. And even though it is only in the crude, text-editor phase, people are already touting this as the Evernote killer.
Hold your horses. Continue reading
I don’t usually fall for internet hoaxes. I like to think that I’m smart enough to know when something smells fishy. Well, today, someone posted about Green Bay Packers linebacker, Clay Matthews, breaking his legs in a car accident, and some internet tool got me.
This is a hoax. Don’t fall for it.
It turns out, this hack of a website is just a template that people use to generate fake news. There is actually a disclaimer down at the bottom of the page that reads:
“…this is a totally fake article based on zero truth and is a complete work of fiction for entertainment purposes! this story was dynamically generated using a generic ‘template’ and is not factual.”
In fact, here’s a story about me breaking my legs:
Ouch. It hurts!
And one about Pope Francis:
Bet you didn’t know the Holy Father also plays pro football and drives a BMW!
This isn’t the first time that people have fallen for the ol’ broken legs story,
and it probably won’t be the last. Don’t be fooled the next time you see it.
Update: Clay Responds:
FuzzMartin.com was started back in 2002. At that time, the radio station didn’t think that it needed a website, and they thought that it would take too much money to build. So, I taught
myself how to write code and put together my first website… on Angelfire (can’t believe that Angelfire is still around, by the way). It was really bad, but I learned a lot and got a lot better over time.
Yikes! What were you thinking, Fuzz? Click the image for the working version on the Wayback Machine.
Flash? Polls? Lucky! Things have come a long way since the days of animated gifs.
People ask me all the time if I miss being on the radio. I’m sure I’ve sounded overly critical about the broadcast industry since I took my ball and went home, but when I really think about it, there are some things that I do sort of miss. While my list of things that I don’t miss is a mile long, here are five things that I miss about being the industry: Continue reading
We had a good discussion in the conference room, today, about the mistakes brands make when targeting messages toward their competition. Specifically when it’s the leading brand calling out a smaller brand. Continue reading