The Wednesday Word: News Everywhere You Look
By vpc
October 8th, 2014 |
Content Marketing

This week, we’re keeping our eyes peeled for enlightening news, new tools, and far flung experiences from the worlds of travel, design, social media and beyond.

Jourdann is chuckling at the news of a new Tinder-like mobile dating app, Luxy, that essentially weeds out “poor people” and prompts users to “select their favorite high-end brands such as Prada, Gucci, and Cartier” to put on their profiles. “…it’s about time somebody introduced a filter to weed out low-income prospects by neighborhood,” Luxy’s nameless CEO said in a press release.


Blaise is eager to check out the blue light that earned scientists green (and a Nobel Prize) this week, while he has the whole team floored by news of a new POV from the Eiffel Tower…DO look down! And, while he’s got us looking around, we can all look forward to the return of Twin Peaks.

Lisa is dying to try the new Adobe Brush app, which turns any photo into a custom brush, to be used as your very own ink.

Emily found these great social media tips for companies that may not have such a large budget. The secret to more engagement is all about working creative visual elements into your strategy. Go and get visual!

And finally, Margaret loves this peaceful take on a traditionally violent toy– an unexpectedly powerful message in such a small and seemingly playful object.