Yahoo’s blog has a great expose on The Onion, after they brought in a speaker there. I just spoke at Google on Wednesday in Mountain View. So Google gets 360i’s Director of Emerging Media & Client Strategy talking about online advertising, and Yahoo gets THE ONION. Now which is the coolest place to work? Take that, Google’s celebrity chefs and scooters and mind control beams built into your office key cards!
How does your editorial team know when a story has the potential to go viral? “Things with brands, like Radio Shack, tend to do well, especially if we reverse their image. The Web Crash story did well on the Internet, though we still got some comments like ‘Did that really happen?’”