Recently the news broke that CVS would discontinue selling cigarettes. I was surprised, like most people and clicked through my CNN alert to read the news with interest. The basics of the announcement are this, as reported on CNN.com:
BuzzFeed is apparently trying to hire a data editor (see the job listing here, we’ve also screencapped it below for when it’s eventually taken down):
There’s been a picture circulating on the Internet for years that McDonald’s Chicken Nuggets are comprised of some mysterious type of pink goop. Here’s that image if you’ve never seen it.
While it was pretty clear from the first half which team was going to win the Super Bowl, the Brand Bowl carried much more excitement as ads vied for attention with the typical over-the-top drama.
Oh NYT. What are we going to do with you this month? First you run an op-ed so out of touch with reality it made the AARP look trendy. Now you run a story on Twitter that would make a newbie metablogger blush.
If you want to put your finger on the zeitgeist of brand storytelling today, watch the recent GoPro ad, “Lions – The New Endangered Species.”