Read of the Day #1: Instagram, You’re at War With Twitter. Just Admit It. [via All Things D]
A few weeks ago, I saw an ad for 2 Broke Girls on CBS, which, despite my love for Kat Dennings, I find unwatchable. The ad contained this zinger: “Twitter is stupid and Instagram is Twitter for people who can’t read.”
The two services, kinda-sorta competitors, are trying to mark their territory a bit, pushing and pulling on each other. From a user-perspective, I think most people want to see them work together more, as Instagram’s photo functionality is light-years beyond anything Twitter has ever had. Of course, though, these are two businesses trying to carve out–and extend–their own audiences.
Read of the Day #2: Tim Cook’s Freshman Year: The Apple CEO Speaks [via BloombergBusinessweek]
In a brand-new extended interview, Apple CEO Tim Cook examines the state of the company, their products, his role in the business, how he’s handling worldwide fame, Apple’s leadership team and the future, among other topics. A fascinating look inside one of the most important companies on the planet.
Ecard of the Day: 350 million YouTube views later and “Call Me Maybe” is nominated for a Grammy!
Video of the Day: WWE Superstars and Divas wish everyone a Happy Holiday season!
Song of the Day: Cee-Lo Green and Darryl Hall “Crazy” [Seriously, Live from Darryl’s House is one of the most fascinating shows on TV right now. Check it out.]