This issue looks at a video that’s been making the rounds on many mommy blogs. In it a young boy rides his bike without training wheels for the first time. Luckily his dad was there to capture his rousing and over the top speech for all other children who are learning to ride their bikes. Also when he shouts ‘Thumbs up for rock and roll!’
Many of the things we highlight in Reflecteur are a great example of the way the digital space seems to often point out or discover the obvious for us – the things that make us go “why didn’t I think of that?!” Dirty Car Art is another great example of this.
Ever look at a picture of a historical figure and go “wow, that dude/lady is hot!” Turns out this is a pretty common phenomenon. We feature two blogs that collect old photos of hotness: Bangable Dudes in History and My Daguerreotype Boyfriend.
Finally, this issue looks at a blog post that chronicles the earthquake and tsunami clean up process in Japan. We see before and after photos of natural disasters all the time. But rarely do we see the actual process of cleaning up after the storm. These photos are amazing for how they capture how much and how little has been cleaned up.
Check out Page 3 where Linda Johnson, Dan Buczaczer and Anisha Alhuwalia explain how a brand can create social media connections that aren’t just “like”-deep.