Monday News: Super Bowl Commercials; Java Exploits; Beverly Jenkins’ Image Award Nomination; and Small publishers as a growth industry
Possibly the best ad, however, was the Oreo twitter response. The power went out in the SuperDome in New Orleans due to a power surge or something (the power company tweeted it wasn’t their fault). Oreo tweeted this ad:
The worst tweets:
Beyonce shit the house down
— Joe Theismann (@Theismann7) February 4, 2013
Oops! He meant shut.
Jay Z’s response summed up the statements of many who suggested Beyonce’s live performance at half time may have sucked up too much energy:
Lights out!!! Any questions??
— Mr. Carter (@S_C_) February 4, 2013
As noted before, disabling the Java plug-in on your Web browser doesn’t require uninstalling it from your machine entirely, and it won’t prevent you from Java-based software outside of your Web browser. It just means that you’ll see an image like the screenshot above when you happen to visit one of the relatively few remaining websites that use Java applets. If you find you really need it for some sites, you can always disable it in your main browser but keep it enabled in a secondary browser that you use just for those sites.