It’s the day after April Fool’s Day, but thanks to news readers, inboxes, and social networks, we’re not consuming information in chronological order. Be sure to mark as read every news and information gathering system you use to prevent you from mistakenly sharing April Fool’s pranks as real news.
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is public service announcement time Today is April 2, which means it is clean your inbox day. This is not an official day. Of course, no one has tells you to clean your inbox. But there’s a very, very important reason why you want to make today mark all is read archive, inventory, everything. It is the day after April Fool’s Day, which means that you will no longer thinking I should be looking for funny, humorous, prank things in my content. But if you’re still looking at yesterday’s news feeds yesterday’s inbox and things, guess what, you’re going to get whammy. So just a quick look here at my family. We’ve got stuff from today. We got this from this morning. And then of course, there’s things like Google tool up April Fools. And there’s a whole bunch of stuff in here that may or may not be relevant. So in the software of your choice, whatever tool you use, make sure that you mark as read
At the very least stuff old and then a day, but even still there, you’re going to get things like that were 21 hours ago. So there’s some potential that you could get some some stuff. So I would say just to be safe in all your fields mark all is read everything that is frankly old from all it’s 7am as I record the say everything that was that that is, after midnight, your local time market read, do the same for your Gmail inbox to the same for your pocket reader or Flipboard, your family, your whatever it is read it later. Instead paper and all those applications that you used to gather news and read it today will be the day to market and market right and clear it out. By the way, if you use any kind of content curation automation, where you have software that is pulling in content to reshare it later there, we have software of our own. Their companies are curated that do the same. You’re going to want to do the same on those feeds to go through
At the very least inspects to make sure that when you publish your, your weekly wrap up or summary of the content that you’re going to share this week that either you market this was an April Fool’s Day thing, or you just clean it out and maybe do a shorter edition this week just so that you don’t share something that you or someone in your audience misinterpreted as being legitimate news, when in fact, of course, it’s not.
The other thing is that there were a couple of brands that released actual news yesterday. I don’t know why you would do that. Because no one knows whether to believe you or not. So maybe try re releasing that news today.
But anyway, it’s market all is read slash archives. Read it later slash clean out all the inbox is you have access to and double check when you’re on social media for the next few days because services like Facebook and Instagram, don’t obey a chronological feed, which we’ve been asking them for that so I don’t know what
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you can still get caught unaware. So just be on your guard. Clean out everything you can clean out and enjoy the rest of the year when we can be certain that any fake news is actually fake for malicious reasons and not because of a prank day. As always, please subscribe to the YouTube channel and the newsletter and I’ll talk to you soon. want help solving your company’s data analytics and digital marketing problems. This is trust insights.ai today and let us know how we can help you
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