Have you used Matix Labs or WeFunder? We want to hear from you!

Have you launched a kickstarter product before? We’re looking to collect data on the types of marketing companies that reach out to project creators. We know of WeFunder and Matix

Equifax’s website is DOWN!

As if things can’t get any worst for Equifax. We’re going to guess the rest of their company isn’t using the latest versions of their software either.  

And down Gmail Goes, It’s not just you, it’s everyone!

Are you also getting this error with the entire internet?    

YC-Backed Cleanly pretends a 2 year old ‘article’ is new

Aren’t sponsored posts great? They give you an insight into how a startup will market itself and what they will do to get new users. Startup, Cleanly, which will probably eventually go the way of Blue Apron and IPO and burn, is trying to find new customers for all the

FlyTrex wants you to get really close to those blades

FlyTrex recently released this new promo video about their upcoming urban delivery drone system. However, look how close you have to get to those blades! What’s the security measure put in place to prevent them from accidentally spinning up again. Having said that, we are looking forward to our future

Spam Email: Apollo Interactive

Aren’t spam emails the best? Lets break down how Apollo Interactive sends them. Lets check out this one sent by a company trying to get you to sign up for new health insurance.  Why’s it weird? Well check this out, it says Trumpcare is here, “Trumpcare is here – We

Who is Your AirBNB Host?

There’s currently an AD floating around that was put out by an Anti-AirBNB Hotel group that’s trying to make the point that you never know who’s in your building when you have someone in your apartment building. The video itself is trying to make the point that you could potentially

Have you used Matix Labs or WeFunder? We want to hear from you!

Have you launched a kickstarter product before? We’re looking to collect data on the types of marketing companies that reach out to project creators. We know of WeFunder and Matix Labs, but we know that there are more out there. Email us and let us know what companies have reached

Coinbase Backtracks on Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCC)

Prior to the fork of Bitcoin (BTC) and Bitcoin Cash (BCC) on Aug 1, Coinbase was strongly against adjusting their backend for the fork, and rejecting BCC.  But apparently somethings happened in the two days to take them from strongly being against it to, ‘we’re programming it into Coinbase as

Jaden Smith’s Recyclable Water Box Startup Might Sue Nike Next

Jaden Smith, co-founder of boxed water startup Just Good Inc., not to be confused with the other boxed water startup, is currently suing the mayo company, Hampton Creek Inc, why? Just Goods is alleging that Hampton Creek changed its brand to focus on the word “just” after encountering legal or marketing

Kickstarter Fail: We looked at the crazy Rezzimax Tuner and LAUGHED

More kickstarter ‘get rich quick’ ideas. We’re starting to highlight more of these and their marketing tricks just due to the fact that they are all starting to raise serious funding. But when you start to disect their Kickstarters you start to see the flaws of how they are raising

Filippo Loreti: How Elon Musk Inspired Brothers Mislead Customers

I think I speak for everyone else when I say clickbait articles are the worst.  And especially articles that are completely written for the sole purpose of marketing for a company, and here’s where Filippo Loreti comes in.  Filippo Loreti is a company that were founded by two brothers, they created

REVIEW: FiveFourClub, AVOID, It Should be renamed Cheap Clothing Club

So we decided to sign up for the FiveFourClub, a couple weeks ago, and we paid their standard $60, for our first month supply of clothes. When you sign up it asks you a few questions, 1) What your style is (You pick from there different guys), 2) Your sizes,

The SNES PreOrder Saga, Will we get it?

I was one of the lucky ones the other night that had my phone out when the time came, when Walmart opened up the preorders for the SNES Classic! However, Kotaku is reporting that the preorders might have been one big mistake. if you think you preordered a snes classic, you

Shyp begins its downward spiral around the drain

Can you believe it? Shyp secured $62 million in funding, with the only difference being that instead of you taking a package to UPS or FedEx they would pick it up from you.  But of course they were charging over double the original shipping cost in order to do it.

It Begins… Yelp announces the END to Free Delivery for Eat24

This was spotted in their newest advertisement for their food delivery service Eat24. It’s beyond suspicious that they have an * and are only promising free delivery till 9/4.  Either this is a major fuck up by their marketing department, or this is them announcing the end of free delivery.

Combatant Gentlemen: Zero Customer Service & 200+ days for Delivery

We cane across this on reddit, looks like Combatant Gentlemen might be a startup that’s shut down. It has been 229 days since my wife ordered me a bag on Combatant Gentlemen. So I know we discuss this company somewhat regularly, but I wanted to give everyone a reminder of their

Simple is changing banks and now has to close some customer accounts

Remember when Simple launched in 2011 and wanted to reinvent banking? They were originally BankSimple, and when they announced that they were becoming simple they posted this blog article,  setting the change as being something that  “releases us from the constraints of an industry in desperate need of innovation.”. Well

David Wood of Empower Network threatens families if they don’t stop all of the charge backs.

Normally we don’t like to legitimize MLM companies, as they should be avoided, but this past weekend David Wood, of Empower Network, setup a Facebook Live stream where he basically gave his company his last go. His live broadcast was on Facebook live on 6/10/2017 He seems to be rubbing a

Is this the worst food event ever? LIC Flea Beer & Taco Get Down

The title says it all, you’re paying $41.00 for a 2 hoursl to “Sip unlimited craft beer tastings while you purchase tacos from Queens’ best taquerias.”. But if you want to throw your money at this, do so here. Enjoy ‘sipping’ beer.

Serena Williams joins board of Silicon Valley firm SurveyMonkey

Do companies just ever learn? Alicia Keys joins BlackBerry, U2’s Bono and The Edge joining the board of guitar maker Fender, Adding celebrities to boards is always is a desperate move by companies seeking stardust, seeking one quick pop of PR blitz. It rarely ever makes it to a second headline, and

imzy is shutting down

This reddit clone, was just not active enough … In an email sent out today, Dan writes, We are sorry to say that after nearly two years of building Imzy, it is time for us to shut down the site. Some of you have been here since our launch into

Is it Cheddar or Sprint Network?

It’s poor graphic design when your advertiser logo is larger than your own or are they owned by Sprint now? I wonder if the Sprint logo is in exchange for the space they are taking in the Sprint store that their ‘studio’ is based out of.

Snapchat: The Spam ADs have Arrived #LowerMyBills

This should be seen as a red flag to all shareholders of #SNAP, the high value advertisers have left the platform, and we are now left with LowerMyBills and LowerCarInsurance ads. SNAP’s platform seems to be collapsing.

Upwork realizes their mistake, now lets you focus your search

As someone who has hired people off of upwork before I’m more than thrilled about this.  Upwork finally realizes that their freelancer database might be filled with a lot of, lets just say ‘less than desirable workers’, of course we’re not referring to race, but skill set.  Outsourcing to other

CopyCat Logos: PayPal or Pandora

Copycat logos is a section that we’ve dedicated to logos that look very similar in our opinion.  Logos are apart of a companies attempt to build a brand and to create trust with a consumer, and when they are similar, well, it can cause to you share trust with another brand that

Lull Mattress: Why are you spamming my inbox? Referral abuse.

Lull Mattress, I think one of your users is abusing your referral program by buying up email addresses in mass and spamming users.  It very much damages your brand and makes you look like a fly-by-night mattress company. Check out these email headers!   What happens when you click on

Disgraced Cheating Site Ashley Madison Claims It Has Millions of Users That Totally Aren’t Bots This Time

The supposed growth is especially surprising given that the site experienced a massive data breach in July 2015 that exposed thousands of names and addresses of adulterers including thousands of government employees and conservative reality television star Josh Duggar. According to the Post report, Ashley Madison claims it has signed

Truth: Billy Mcfarland, Fyre Festival, Magnises, & The Real Numbers

We wrote about Magnises a few times when it was popular 3 years ago, but currently over on reddit there’s an as me anything, with one of their former employees, /r/mr_matzoball. There’s some fascinating news that comes out of it including the real Magnises membership numbers, which if you remember

Bad Programming: The League Dating App

The League is an app we’ve written about numerous times, successfully tricking twenty somethings into parting with their cash for a subpar app experience. Guess what, we were browsing the app today, and to our surprise see a couple switches that you can toggle on and off, and we were

NYC, Upper West Side Apple Store Flooded!

Reports are coming in that the Upper West Side Apple Store is currently flooded thanks to a pipe leak, basement level and Genius bar is all affected. Have any photos? Send them our way.