The Meta rebrand

There was plenty of snark when the Meta rebrand was announced and there has been even more since the Q4 earnings bloodbath. It will seem genius in five years. That it was announced following a (non) scandal makes it all the more impressive. The comparisons to Altria and Alphabet are way off Meta got the […]

Snitches get riches

I couldn’t have timed my $FB investment any better. Some thoughts: Haugen will likely get a better deal than Assange and Snowden Think of the children! 40% said they felt better using Instagram Opportunistic seems as good an adjective as brave The story is overblown but I will probably hold off on buying more stock […]

Why I bought $FB

Not investment advice. Marketplace has many multiples the monthly active users of eBay Shops combined with Marketplace could squeeze out Amazon and Shopify Digital products are increasingly important and Oculus is awesome Probably trades at a discount due to recent bad press (old media jealous) P/E ratio lower than the rest of FAANG, Nike, Disney […]

Press 1 to GFY

If you regularly call the same department at a company that uses an automated assistant menu (press 1 for sales, press 2 for tech support, etc), try this trick on Android and iPhone. Dial the number and then a comma for each extension e.g. +15707088788,4,2 takes you straight to the domain name tech support department […]