The 404 1,019: Where we're moving right along (podcast)

Leaked from today's 404 show: why gay men are worth more on Facebook, Marshall amplifier beer chiller, Android phones and condoms, F-bombs, and HBO Go on Xbox Live!


Sean Connery's keyboard Imgur

Why are gay men worth more to advertisers on Facebook? We'll begin today's show with a story on PC Pro that clarifies how social networks sell your information as part of a package demographic that advertisers can use to target specific markets.

We'll also highlight the similarities between Android phones and condoms, notably the criteria they share for nomenclature that includes seven characteristics -- "distinctive," "short," "appropriate," "easy to spell and pronounce," "likable," "extendable," and "protectable."

Other stories of the day include a high school senior getting expelled for dropping several F-words in a Twitter post supposedly crafted on campus, HBO Go hitting Xbox Live tomorrow, another chapter in the "Ninja Turtles" saga, and The Weinstein Company refusing the MPAA's R Rating for the movie "Bully."

Leaked from 404 Podcast 1,019:


Play

Episode 1,019

Listen now





Subscribe in iTunes (audio) | Subscribe in iTunes (video) | Subscribe in RSS Audio | Subscribe in RSS Video

 

Follow us on Twitter!


 

Join the discussion

Conversation powered by Livefyre

Show Comments Hide Comments