Final Note

Turning 15: Google and the NFL’s yellow first down line

Kai Ryssdal Sep 27, 2013
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Final Note

Turning 15: Google and the NFL’s yellow first down line

Kai Ryssdal Sep 27, 2013
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This final note on the way out today. Couple of quick ones, actually.

As you settle in for whatever football games you choose to watch this weekend, pause a moment for that yellow first down line on your screen. It debuted 15 years ago today on ESPN, which I thought was kind of interesting.

Google also turns 15 today, which gets us to this, from a Pew Research Center report: 56 percent of Internet users say they’ve Googled themselves. Which means 44 percent of y’all are lying.

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