Morning Buzz

Is It Old?: A Quick Test to Prevent Internet-Sharing Embarrassment

Welcome to the Morning Buzz, a catch-up on interesting happenings around the city and country and a quick guide to what (and who) to keep your eyes on. We'll be here, first thing every weekday, to get you going. Here's what's buzzing this morning:


With the help of Is It Old? (and your 9-year-old neighbor), you can save yourself from internet embarrassment. Yes, we've seen those videos a million times -- three years ago. 

The online guide is the brainchild of Kinda like a big deal, the creative collaboration of Swedish digital media fiends Oskar Sundberg and Per Hansson with the help of their friends Rachel and Hugo. 


After inserting your hipster-worthy find, the site quickly calculates how many times your treasure has been shared on Twitter and how long it has been since it was first shared. 

So buckle up, Tumblrs. Nothing is new. 


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Claire Lawton
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