Articles in the News Category
It has become commonplace for internet firms to get in the April Fools media fun. Last year we saw a few hilarious April Fools Jokes from Starbucks introducing the 128oz Plenta & 2oz Micra Sizes to Animal Translate by Google.
So what happened in 2012? Here are a few of the funnier ones from 2012. Enjoy.
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Online Shopping for Black Friday once again broke all previous records with sales of $816 million, up 26% compared to 2010.
Thanksgiving Day (November 24th) which traditionally is a low sales day, saw a 18% increase in sales to $479 million.
Cyber Monday is estimated to have produced $1.25 billion dollars in sales (according to ComScore), up 22% from Cyber Monday 2010 which also was a record at the time.
It’s final. Forget the poor economy, people will buy what they want and more of it.
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Benefits of CommentLuv Premium: SEO & Community
First of all, I thank every one of you for visiting Clean Cut Media and double thanks to those who contribute to the discussion through commments! You are what makes this blog go and keeps me motivated to continue.
We are now testing out a new commenting system called CommentLuv Premium. It’s called CommentLuv because it shows “love” to those who leave comments by allowing them to leave a link back to one of their own blog entries. In theory (and through the testimony of …
Siri the Humble Personal Assistant is Born
Apple recently released the iPhone 4S packed with a new Dual-core A5 chip, an excellent all new 8MP camera, an assistant named Siri, IOS5, iCloud, and… wait a what?!
Siri is your “humble personal assistant” as it or she… will tell you.
See some hilarious responses from Siri to various questions like the “What is the meaning of life…”
Those who are now reading articles about how Steve Jobs was a visionary may not realize how much he really revolutionized every industry he touched. It isn’t just the iPod product or the iPhone product that he helped bring to conception. He created brand new industries and millions of jobs. Numerous companies out there can credit their existence to much of what Steve Jobs contributed to the technology sector…
“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting september the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children,”
– President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001
See September 11 quotes & statistic infographic here.
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I personally attended the Facebook Success Summit last year and found it to be pretty helpful. For 90% of the people out there who do not have an extensive background in Facebook, they would find this conference super helpful as it really does cover a lot of different aspects of Facebook marketing and Facebook uses. For the other 10% who have a decent working knowledge of Facebook, you will still find it useful….
What are your thoughts on the fact that three R Rated, raunchy comedies earned multiple nominations at the TEEN choice awards?
The three R rated movie in question are “The Hangover Part II”, “Bridesmaids” and “Bad Teacher”. The Hangover Part II earned a six nominations, while Bridesmaid and Bad teacher were nominated for best comedy. Remember this is the TEEN choice awards for 13-19 year-olds voting for what they consider the best movies, shows, and music of the year.
Do you own a smartphone? A tablet? A eReader?
47% of Smartphone Owners use while driving. 20% Tablet Owners and 11% of eReaders Owners!
Nielsen came out with some research on how and when people use their mobile devices, from smartphones to tablets. Some of the findings are not surprising, but it’s interesting nonetheless.
Check out the Mobile Use Statistics!
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Kohler Numi Bidet Toilet: It’s a $6,400 toilet called “Numi”. It’s a “Smart Toilet” by Kohler that pretty much does everything and anything you never thought you wanted your toilet to do. I can do with a warm toilet seat, but different seat positions, water pressures, ambient lighting, foot warmer, air dryer, touch screen remote control, mp3 player? I ain’t touching that mp3 player.
Peter Jackson’s Hobbit Preview Video
Peter Jackson posted a 10-minutes production video with tons of behind-the-scenes footage for the Hobbit. In this video he revisits some of the locations of the footage as well as gives us a chance to see some of the cast members interacting with one another. See Andy Serkis, Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman and Richard Taylor of Weta Workshop in action. [That is Ian McKellen aka Gandalf in the picture above with Peter Jackson]
The Lord of the Ring series, though contains a lot of violence, is a …
Best April Fools Day Jokes Online
It’s that time of the year again. April Fools Day. More and more, you can’t believe a single thing you read on the web. I love it. Last year we summarized the Best April Fools Jokes in History. The year before we actually posted a fake april fools post. This year we’ll just be adding a few more recent online april fool jokes of note. We only included the latest. See last year’s post to see a fuller list. Enjoy!