Posts Tagged “friday”

[Infographic] 2011: You Are What You Tweet

2011 You Are What You Tweet

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The folks at Frugal Dad have compiled a great summary of what we talked about on Twitter last year. In many ways this is the collective consciousness of the social internet. A realtime snapshot of what was important to us in 2011. Some may not find it flattering. Others might find it surprising. But this is us. A collective us. It’s important that we accept that.

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Post Under Social Media January 28, 2012

Rebecca Black’s Friday: Rebirth of a Legend!

Back when I was a kid it was quite common to hear the latest novelty song on the radio and to have them featured on the video hits programmes like Countdown. Local favourites like Shaddup Your Face, by Joe Dolce, and Bad Habits, by Billy Fields, mixed with international hits like Black Lace’s Agadoo ; McFerrin’s Don’t Worry, Be Happy and even the dreadful Birdie Song. They rarely had good lyrics, and the tunes – although catchy – were mostly annoying, but somehow they caught the public’s attention and became hits. Sadly, the novelty song seems to have fallen out of favour. Whether it is with producers, studios or the general public. That was until Rebecca Black came along and breathed new life into it.

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Post Under Audio, Video April 4, 2011
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