JetBlue Misplaces a Child

On August 17, JetBlue presented Maribel Martinez with the wrong child, after arriving at the Kennedy Airport to pick up her son. The child presented to her was supposed to be sent to Boston, which is where her son, Andy, was sent instead. So, how do you mistake two children for one another? When the unaccompanied minors boarded the airplane in the Dominican Republic, the other child was said to be carrying Andy’s passport. On the plus side, both children boarded a plane safely, however; it wasn’t the correct plane.  (Source: Mashable)


Samsung Creates Exploding Phones

Have you ever wanted a phone that could do it all, including catching fire and exploding? Well Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 can do just that. Samsung announced today, that they have decided to recall their new Galaxy Note 7, after discovering the batteries catch fire or explode. Those who already own the device will receive a new one within the upcoming weeks. Gen Xers might remember “Dell Hell” (hat tip: Jeff Jarvis)(Source: Washington Post)


Instagram Update

You know that feeling of dread when non-Instagram users accidentally double taps a photo on Instagram as they’re trying to zoom in? Well Instagram is fixing that by adding a zoom feature to their iOS app. The update launched today, and allows users to pinch-to-zoom to get a better view on Instagram’s small photos. This feature will also apply to photos within their feed, on profiles and in the Explore tab. But, wait there’s more! You can also zoom in on videos. Thank you Instagram. (Source: MacRumors)

About the Author: Erik Qualman

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 49 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

His latest book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is a Pulitzer Prize nominated work.
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