Ah, the strange joys of a Business Insider office slideshow. The genre has become something of a guilty indulgence around the Betabeat Skype room. Sort of like the Pringles™ of slideshows. Once you pop, you can’t stop. After consuming the pageview equivalent of a bunch of regurgitated potatoes mashed together into a chip-shaped object, you feel a little queasy. But in the moment, it’s near impossible to resist.
An entire slide devoted to the buzzer outside the CrowdTwist office? YES OBVIOUSLY I MUST MAKE CLICKS AT THAT. Art-y close-up of a lonesome slab of reclaimed wood at Refinery 29? OH PHEW STILL 35 MORE WHERE THAT CAME FROM. Due to our inability to compete, Betabeat has gotten out of the office game altogether. Read More