Facebook is now worth more than Walmart! Source: Quartz Three years since Facebook went public, the social media giant's stock has surged rapidly, while Walmart's has remained somewhat stagnant. As Quartz pointed out, Facebook's stock has jumped over 30% in the last year as the broader S&P 500 struggled to grow. The surge in Facebook's stock … Continue reading Charts: One Strong Evidence That We’re Headed Towards An Early 2000s Tech Stock Bust
Americans are a hardworking bunch. In fact, recently released data charted by DaDaviz shows the average American is more hardworking than the average worker in France or Germany... by a huge margin. Take a look: Data for the chart came from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis' Economic Research department. The chart falls more … Continue reading Dear America: Take A Break!
In the last few weeks, reporters have begun to reluctantly accept a depressing axiom: a war against Bill O'Reilly is a war you can't win. In fact, you'll almost certainly lose. As reports over the last few weeks that ranged from Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly exaggerating (in some cases, downright lying) to physically threatening … Continue reading The Bill O’Reilly Vacuum
Media analyst Peter Kafka at Re/code wrote a great report on Upworthy's declining traffic today, along with some comments from Upworthy co-founder Eli Pariser. It was reported that last month, Upworthy had their lowest traffic yet at just 10.7 million visitors - the lowest since August last year. Pariser had an interesting explanation as to … Continue reading This Is The Most Logical Reason Why Upworthy’s Traffic Is Tanking
Journalists - especially those from print publications - seem to have a rather peculiar way of dealing with competition online: instead of coming up with something better, they hate, criticize and bash. The "competition online" that was I referring to is, of course, the empty calorie stuff: BuzzFeed quizzes, listicles, Henry Blodget's tour of his … Continue reading I’m Sorry, Journalists, But No One Really Cares About What You’ve Got To Say