The world’s first 24hr music video – ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams

In an industry first that takes innovation in music well beyond a few good riffs, a great falsetto and a topless video, Pharrell Williams follows up on the successes of ‘Get Lucky’, Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’ and ‘Lose Yourself’ with a 24hr music video for his next single ‘Happy’. Outdoing Michael Jackson’s epic 39 minute …

Obsessive Comparison Disorder – the latest social media-induced mental health issue

OCD just got new meaning in the latest social anxiety disorder to be blamed on the importance of being self-important in the virtual world. ‘Obsessive Comparison Disorder’ may have always existed but the hyper-reality of social media networks like Facebook and Instagram have heightened the wired generation’s need to excel and exceed. Or at least …

TripAdvisor buys luxury holiday site Jetsetter

In the latest big acquisition in the IT world, TripAdvisor, the travel and leisure giant already monopolizing all of our tech-assisted holiday decision-making, has just acquired the luxury travel deal community, ‘Jetsetter’. Once luxury umbrella Gilt Groupe’s high-end travel arm, Jestsetter now officially forms part of TripAdvisor’s growing holiday consortium.  Jetsetter, a members-only site that makes community members aware …