A Mustard Minute: 24 April 2015

Culture
April 24, 2015

Welcome back to this week’s Mustard Minute – our weekly wrap up of trending news, social updates and viral videos making the rounds on the web. Let’s get started…

Happy Earth Day!


In celebration of Earth Day this week, astronauts in space took to the space skies to deliver some epic photos of the globe…

Twitter update Terry W Virts photo of Earth from spacemashable.com

Periscope meets Twitter


Twitter has launched Periscope, a live streaming video app. And already it’s been banned by sports leagues, introduced its first social star, and people are pirating left right and centre. I think I’m gonna like this network.

periscope iphone advertisementItunes

Ways to be a dickhead in Melbourne


Time Out Melbourne has the low down on how to be a dickhead in Melbourne.

People of Melbourne! Pay close attention to point number 5…

5. Push your way onto a train without waiting for people to disembark.

You can check out the full list here.

Anti-vaccination groups go one step too far


An anti-vaccination group in Australia is facing severe backlash for posting an image comparing vaccinations to rape.

anti vaccination social post comparing vaccination to rapeAVN/Facebook via mashable.com

Quit forcing weird hashtags on people – Love From Instagram.


Just don’t, says Instagram executive Sophie Blachford, stating it’s often a “very slow burn” for hashtags to get accepted if it’s not in popular lexicon.

Instagram executive sophie blatchfordmumbrella.com.au

TV networks spend millions in the battle for viewing supremacy in Aus


Foxtel chief marketer Ed Smith estimated that Stan, Preso & Netflix spent around $45 million in the first quarter of 2015 on marketing.

netflix vs stan vs presto vs quickflixtechradar.com

#ChooseBeautiful


Dove’s latest social experiment shows women can “choose beautiful”.

If Tarantino directed a commercial for the Apple Watch


And last, but not least, check out this parody of Christopher Walken as the new face of the Apple Watch. Brilliant.