Can’t get enough of viral videos? Now, YouTube has shared their rankings for top videos on 2013. Will you be surprised by the list? Nah. Probably not. But, even if you already watched all of the videos individually, you can relive your favorite moments with YouTube’s video mashup. There are even awesome easter egg video annotations.
#TheSelfie by GabbaGoods has been my fave iPhone accessory and conversation piece this season. The remote shutter release makes it easy to take selfies or group shots by simply plugging it into your audio jack. I’m giving away three of them to FAVES + CO. readers so you can be the envy of all your friends. Although, it’s the holiday season, so you may be inclined to share the wealth.
Welcome to the FAVES + CO. Weekly Recap. It’s our rundown of the top stories from the week you can read in five minutes or less. We want to make being in-the-know on all things digital, social and tech as easy as possible. Here is our top 10 rundown to keep your digital IQ above par.
Googling the word “wedgies” right now shows what you might expect. Underwear. Now Wedgies, creators of the simple survey platform, are de-pantsing current search results. Today, they launch Wedgies Version SFW, the ability to add any square-shaped image to your online poll, thus making all wedgies everywhere safe for work.
Internet usage is doubling every two years and the average household has more than six internet-connected devices. If you own a smartphone, tablet device and use home internet, you are likely paying three separate bills for data use. Phone companies and other internet service providers charge you based on the amount of data you use. Here are a few tips to help you save money and better mange your data.
WATCH LIVE at 1:15 p.m. ET on Friday, November 1 (or recorded if it’s after 11:15 p.m. PT )! I will be a guest on the PBS MediaShift Podcast along with Len de Groot, the new director of data visualization at the Los Angeles Times, MediaShift contributors Jonathan Peters and Josh Stearns, Andrew Lih of American University, and host Mark Glaser, to discuss how media outlets are pushing the limits of visual storytelling.
The town of Irwindale, CA filed a lawsuit against Huy Fong Foods, the makers of Sriracha. Their suit demanded the company halt operations at its local factory after many residents began complaining of burning eyes, lungs and occasional headaches. Today a judge ruled in favor of the factory, thus eliminating a potential #Srirachapocalypse.