Seriously, people. Not only is the Harlem Shake craze on Youtube getting old, it’s also becoming potentially life-altering, and not in a good way. Just ask the 15 gold miners in Australia who all lost their jobs because they posted their own version of it online. The Agnew Mine overnight crew, who all appeared in their own half-minute Harlem Shake clip, lost more than their minds dancing the famous thrust move: They also lost all their six-figure salaries. The miners were previously under contract with an Australia-based underground services company, Barminco. They maintain that they were being safe all throughout the duration of the video, stating that they were wearing helmets and portable oxygen devices and were even out of their uniforms so the company’s name would not be displayed. According to the Mercury News, the stunt the group performed breached the company’s “core values of safety, integrity, and excellence”
As like every other industry, the Hollywood film industry has been utilizing search engine optimization (SEO) strategies such as social media and viral marketing to promote films and increase ticket sales. With the rising threat of online piracy, annual ticket sales have been declining for the past decade and yet the film industry managed to survive by utilizing the Internet, the very thing that weakened the industry in the first place. Here are some of the strategies utilized by the film industry to stay afloat: Cloud computing and digital films help the movie industry save on the shipping costs needed to physically transport copies of films
Technology News | Hi Tech Industry News Posted by Daily Yahoo WorldWide News Fans on Friday, 22 June 2012 01:21 LONDON (Reuters) – British police have warned ticket touts who haunt major sporting events that they face “the most hostile environment ever” if they try to ply their trade at the Olympics. Nick Downing, leading efforts of British police to combat ticketing crime at next month’s Games, also told sports fans to only come to London if they had bought tickets from an official supplier.