Fortnite vs. Apple

Epic Battle: Fortnite vs Apple

Episode 320 – August 21, 2020


  • Fortnite Sets A Trap For Apple
  • The Bravest Little Speech
  • Sara Cooper Scores
  • Suggested Instagrams
  • Advertising So White
  • Susan B Says No Thanks
  • Spotify Books
  • Blocked By Trump
  • Facebook’s Holocaust Deniers
  • Toxic Finds A Home
  • Labor Stress Statistics

During episode 320, BL and David discuss Epic Games’ epic Fortnite vs Apple Battle Royale; Taco Bell’s Mobile Go restaurants; Brayden Harrington’s bravest little speech; Instagram’s Suggested Posts; Sarah Cooper’s really great week; Spotify books; the resignation of Facebook’s CMO; Susan B. Anthony slaps back at a Trump pardon; Trump wants to block Twitter critics again; Facebook’s Holocaust deniers; banned Subreddits relocate;…and much, much more.

Best Practices

Brayden Harrington’s Great Speech

13 year-old Brayden Harrington gave the best speech of the Democratic convention.

13-year-old Brayden Harrington shares how Joe Biden helped him overcome his stutter at #DemConvention:

"I’m just a regular kid, and in a short amount of time Joe Biden made me more confident about something that’s bothered me my whole life."— MSNBC (@MSNBC) August 21, 2020

Taco Bell To Go

Taco Bell’s latest restaurant design includes two drive-thru lanes, pickup shelves, curbside pickup and more technology in the kitchen.

Sara Cooper Scores

Sarah Cooper, famed for lip-syncing trump on Twitter & TikTok, has landed a Netflix special and a CBS comedy series.

Suggested Grams

Instagram is expanding its feed with the launch of “suggested posts.”

Advertising So White

Facebook CMO Anthony Lucio announced today that he’ll leave Facebook, citing a desire to dedicate 100% of his time to diversity and inclusion efforts in the marketing and advertising industries.

Epic Sets A Trap For Apple

In Epic vs. Apple, Congress may be on Fortnite publisher’s side

Susan B Anthony Slaps Back

The Susan B. Anthony Museum’s director rejected trump’s pardon of Anthony.

Spotify Books

Looks like Spotify is going after Audible’s market share.

Spotify is looking for a Head of Audiobooks and I spy a new revenue stream 👀— Katya Kotlyar (@katologic) August 12, 2020

Worst Practices

Blocked By Trump

The Trump administration on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to reverse a lower court ruling that found President Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking his critics on Twitter.

Facebook’s Holocaust Deniers

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue discovered a glut of Holocaust denial on the platform.

Toxic Redditors Relocate

Moderators for the now-banned subreddit “r/The_Donald” have helped other subreddits with toxic content find a new home, using a backup forum created to circumvent previous Reddit restrictions.


B.L.’s Finds

David’s Find

Redditor Eddy Torigoe. He has created a series that reimagines famous artworks with Bill Murray’s face in place.

Shiny New Stuff

David’s Finds


Facebook Kill Switch?

Facebook execs are meeting daily to work out what steps to take should President Trump use its platform to dispute the vote.

Weekly Numbers

Labor Stress Index