Can I offer you a video ripe with econonmic allegory this crisp monday morning? pic.twitter.com/Ldoura21fF
— Sam Hughes (@smwhughes) 6 November 2017
Sometimes the best things you see in seven days are GIFs shared on Twitter that perfectly summarise the thoughts of a nation within the context of tax avoidance. This is one of those times.
We’re not sure if this should be the low point or actually the high in terms of hilarity. Professionally speaking, though, your dog using the fireplace as a toilet in the middle of a live TV broadcast from the France’s political epicentre is probably not what anyone was looking for.
Need to know
- John Lewis has released its ever-hyped Christmas advert for 2017, to mixed reception, with The Drum claiming that ‘despite the direction of Michel Gondry, the touching story of an unlikely, magical friendship forged during the festive period follows the winning recipe of previous years’.
- Facebook has added new options to its polls, including the ability to drop GIFs into the mix, significantly improving design and visibility.
- The BBC has abandoned plans to make £10million worth of cuts to local radio, citing how the rise in fake news has made regional broadcast more important than ever.
Just in case you missed us
If you’ve not been keeping an eye on the blog this week fear not, here’s your recap- first of all we looked at the role social media plays in educating young minds and the problems it creates in terms of mental health issues, then we offered our tuppence on the new 280 character limit that has been rolled out on Twitter.
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