We’ve seen off the goolies, but now it’s time for Bonfire Night! We’ve rounded up this week’s Fawke-ing best stories to start your Monday with a bang(er)!
What we say on Facebook makes interesting reading to the UK’s intelligence agencies as they attempt to understand the type of language that is used today and what type of language could potentially be a threat. Who would have thought the intelligence agencies were interested in what we ate for breakfast? We’re just glad somebody cares!
The Pope has expressed a desire to become “better trained in electronic communications”. We can’t wait to see his Instagrams.
Wednesday was Halloween – a great opportunity for socially-minded creatives to unleash their latest stunts.
American retail chain Sears did a particularly solid job of creating a zombie campaign for their website. Visitors were able to pick a side – human vs. zombie. On the zombie site you could become ‘drop dead gorgeous’ and get makeup tips on how to look ‘un-dead.’ On the human side, you could ‘run for your life’ from the zombies in the athletics section.
‘Hacktivist’ group Anonymous is threatening to take down Facebook and release Zynga games for free after the makers of Farmville announced a plan to cut 5% of its workforce. Unless Zynga agrees to drop the plans, Facebook might be offline later on today. Yikes.
Brace yourself for anarchy people.
Enjoy Guy Fawkes night and stay safe…