Marketing

Products

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

Products

WARNING: ThinPL & Fuze Card, 4 reasons to AVOID.

Three reasons why this company should be on your radar and not in the good way: All-in-one credit cards are nothing new, and actually very few of them have actually

Business

TheHill’s mobile ads prevent you from browsing their site.

We totally get that you need to make money from advertising, however, sometimes when your ads load, they are larger than the iPhone allows, thus hiding the “X” underneath the

Business

Bad Advertising: TechSpace should read their copy out loud

TechSpace Tour innovative office space in downtown, ideal for your small to mid-size business! Is tech space a leasing company or just a tour group? “Tour offices”, you can’t rent

Reality TV

Law and Order Advertises First Dates Show during Rape Confession

In the TV world, when people deliver a show to a network, the producers of the show have to pick what are called “Windows of Opportunity” or Woos. These are

Marketing

GEBNI offers a way to get you banned from Seamless

Gebni, the new company calling itself the “stock market for restaurant takeout,” is using machine learning technology to update meal prices in real time so both customers and restaurants can save

Business

TransferWise might be stretching the term ‘internship’

The job.We’re looking for a talented Video Producer Intern to join our growing Creative team in New York City. Video plays a huge role in fuelling growth at TransferWise, and

Business

Another retailer dies, JackThreads

It’s actually fascinating to look at the email notification history for JackThreads and see how over the last few weeks they were planning their closing. Even though they have been

Marketing

KICKSTARTER WARNING: The Samsara Carry-On Suitcase

As we’re in a climate where there are more and more kickstarters and indieGoGo campaigns crashing and burning without shipping a product, i.e. Plastic. We think it’s time that you’re

Products

David Chang’s MAPLE, finally shuts down

Maple, the food delivery started founded by David Chang has finally shut down.  Maple was incubated inside of Thrive Capital, Josh Kushner’s well-regarded venture capital firm. The company’s other investors

Crowdfunding

REVIEW: YayYoIPO – The One IPO to AVOID this year!

White watching MSNBC earlier, an interesting commercial came on: So we googled, and came across this website, YayYoIPO, it turns out this company is offering a simple ridesharing app, “YayYo

Tech & Startups

Hootsuite CEO ‘Apologizes’ After Telling Reporter to Call 1-800-EAT-DICK

Woops! This Twitter exchange was caught by BuzzFeed: it's never a good time for tech ceo's to be sending tweets like this, but this is a particularly bad week https://t.co/ik5OgCVJRo

Marketing

MailShrimp? App + Food = Good Name?

No words on this one, going to guess MailShrimp is in cahoots with DesignPickle. It seems to be a film, so interesting marketing?  

Real Life

Fresh Direct Valentine’s Day Scam

Every year, around Valentines day, there’s a handful of people who want to give someone special a bouquet of flowers, and they go about ordering from what they feel like