Blagger’s Blog— Greta gets real, Visit X Box wonders, ASOS unstitched
“Is my microphone on? Can you hear me?”
Teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg giving UK politicians a heavily-loaded question in the wake of Earth Day 2019, asking why more has not been done to listen to school-age and adult protesters, and why the necessary steps have not begun to meet global emissions targets.
Whoever came up with this one needs some serious credit. Console giant X Box’s latest campaign is themed on travel, coming under the tagline of ‘Visit X Box’. Put simply, it’s a showreel of stunning gaming environments rebranded as ‘tourist destinations’ players can visit from the comfort of their couch.
— John Nevill (@cortina) April 26, 2019
Every home-shopper’s favourite binge-store, ASOS, broke the number one rule of fashion this week by publishing a photo of a model in a dress, with bull-clips visible helping keep garment in desired position. A minor detail, but it really is all about the detail.
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The BBC wants to make iPlayer content streamable for up to one year in a bid to claw back ground lost to Netflix, a service that took its lead from the success of Auntie’s model— currently regulation restricts how long the public broadcaster’s shows can be available on catch up.
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