Category Archives: Fun/Other

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In the midst of going viral…

The other night, I got this Facebook message from my friend Jena.   I watched the video and started laughing.  I watched the video again and laughed even harder.  I watched the video again and my eyes started tearing up.  I knew I had to SHARETHIS! A few hours go by and all of a Read more…

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The Selfie Heard Round The World

Last night, we all gathered around our televisions for everyone’s favorite event in award season, the Oscars. While we all waited in anticipation for the major winners to be announced at the end of the broadcast, we were entertained with dazzling celebrities on the red carpet, incredible performances by renowned artists, touching acceptance speeches that Read more…

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Trending Right Now: How Many Kids Should You Have?

Like many of my colleagues here at ShareThis, I am fascinated about what people are sharing. Just moments ago I identified an article from Jill Smokler’s blog, ScaryMommy.com, that has generated over ONE MILLION shares. The topic was a ten question poll: “How many kids should you have?” [Side note, I’m a full-time employed single Read more…

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Fitbit Unlocked NYC: Technology That Changes Behavior

This weekend, according to my Fitbit, I walked around NYC for a grand total of 55k steps (28.5 miles). I have no clue what I walked in a weekend before wearing the Fitbit, but it’s at least 1/3 of that. Case in point, on a chilly winter Friday evening, I consciously made the decision to Read more…

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ShareThis Gives Back With Blood Drive

Since we are in the business of sharing, we thought the perfect way to give back was the to share our time, and blood, with a company blood drive in support of the American Red Cross Foundation. So far, our Palo Alto team donated 14 units of blood, enough to potentially save 42 lives! And, Read more…

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Top 5 Moments From Grammys 2014

1. Taylor Swift thought she won the Grammy for Album of the Year when she heard the “R” in Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories,” only to find out it wasn’t for her own album, “Red.”   2. Beyonce’s awesome, and revealing, opening performance featuring her song “Drunk in Love” with husband Jay Z.   3. Read more…

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Internet of Things –> Awareness of Activity –> Sharing –> Better Health

ShareThis provided all employees (and board members) with fitbit fitness trackers as a holiday gift this year, and it has already been quite an interesting experience. On the first day, well second actually, someone actually logged an insane amount of activity in the wee hours, what was wrong with this device?! Oh, dancing at the Read more…

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The Sharing Economy – The Value of a Share

Ideas worth spreading. This overarching mission of TEDx talks aligned perfectly with our CEO’s, Kurt Abrahamson, message at the TEDx Times Square, “Transformation- Driving Change” event. We greatly valued the industry collaboration and communication of new ideas that emerged. Sharing has evolved from a one-to-one conversation into an ambient action that, in the future, can Read more…