WE’VE DONE THE DIRTY WORK FOR YOU, SCOURING THE WEB FOR OUR FAVORITE FINDS OF THE WEEK. HERE’S OUR QUICK ROUNDUP OF THE MOST IMPORTANT, INTERESTING AND INSPIRING THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW IN THE DIGITAL WORLD, COURTESY OF YOUR GDD INTERACTIVE TEAM.
Businesses have posed as Google employees for years to scare people into buying their services. Now Google is finally challenging them. (Venture Beat) – Daniel Loehr, Lead Paid Search Specialist
We’re digging the use of video across social platforms these days, but if you need more proof on why to invest take a look at these stats. (MediaPost) – Lauren Geary, Account Manager
Proof that I’m not the only one addicted to Pinterest. Now 100 million of us are! (Social Media Today) – Carolyn Haynes, Director of Content Marketing
A 14-year-old kid in Irving, TX, gets a shout-out from @POTUS and #IStandWithAhmed trend on Twitter after he is suspended and arrested for making a clock. (Dallas Morning News) – Kyle Jordan, Senior Developer
iOS 9 Update: False excitement. There may be a new font, selfie folder, and shift button that doesn’t confuse the shit out of you, but there’s still no unicorn, taco, or middle finger in your emoji keyboard. Ironically, I have no single emoji to express my feelings about them holding out until iOS 9.1 for these additions. (Cult of Mac) – Mallory Ming, Art Director