The Great COVID-19 Unfluencing
Episode 306 - May 3, 2020
- Press Freedom Day
- NFL's Virtual Draft
- NY's Stay The F*ck Home Festival
- Budweiser's Wassup Sequel
- The Verification Handbook
- Apple TV+ Defines Home
- Billboards For Doctors
- Successful Email Signoffs
- Meet Google Meet
- The Great Unfluencing
- Unfiltered Zoom Meetings
- Misery Loves Company
- Frankenstein Live!
- Voice Explosion
- Defining SMBs
- The Burn-In Catastrophe
- Daytime Streaming Statistics
World Press Freedom
Sunday was #WorldPressFreedomDay and world leaders weighed in.
NFL's Virtual Draft
The NFL held its first-ever amateur draft conducted entirely via teleconferencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. It shattered viewership records.
Budweiser's Wassup Sequel
Budweiser has updated its notorious Whassup Super Bowl commercial for the coronavirus age.
Apple TV+'s new docuseries is a fascinating exploration of the concept of the living space we call “home.”
Billboards For Doctors
Thanks In Advance
Email signoffs expressing gratitude work.
Meet Google Meet
Anybody with a Google account will now be able to use Google Meet videoconferencing to create free meetings that can last any amount of time for up to 100 people.
Bye, Bye, Influencer?
The COVID-19 pandemic has decimated some areas of the influencer economy while forcing some much-needed realism on other areas.
This is the Zoom Call you'd be taking part in if there were absolutely no filter.
Misery Loves Company
Things are so bad that even special effects are out of work.
National Theatre’s production of Frankenstein featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as Victor Frankenstein and Jonny Lee Miller as the creature available for one week on YouTube.
As consumer usage of voice assistants continues to skyrocket, the companies behind those assistants look for business models to monetize all that voice.
David's Pro Tip
Don't share a link to a SlideShare presentation in LinkedIn's new Featured tool. It will over compress your cover photo making it look blurry. Upload a PDF of your presentation instead and you'll get a high-definition cover photo.
COVID-19 Streaming Video Behavior
The increase in daytime viewing more clearly reflects the boost in stay-at-home behavior: the 10AM to 5PM window increased 39 percent between March 9 and 23.