G2sday Roundup: July 23, 2019

Anastasia Masters
Anastasia Masters  |  July 23, 2019

From Instagram removing likes to the resurgence of the FaceApp application, it’s been a busy week in the digital world.

30 articles you need to read this week

From the areas of marketing, sales, design and product, development and engineering, human resources, and a few others, we’ve collected 30 articles for you from the last week, so you can stay up to date on what’s happening in the business world around you. Learn the value of data driven one-on-ones, attracting talent with creative HR videos, and more below.




Design & Product

  • Meg Miller on AIGA Eye on Design challenges the question is satire possible in art and design in today’s current social climate.
  • FaceApp regained popularity this last week, so Devin Pickell on G2 provides information on the technology behind the AI-Enabled mobile application.
  • The remake of Disney’s “Lion King” sparks a discussion by Jake Kring-Schreifels on The Ringer on how the original piece was brought to life through animation technology twenty-five years ago.
  • Learn about the cancelled plans for Project Dragonfly, a censored search engine in China, on BBC.
  • James Evans for Creative Market’s blog highlights 15 extra bold fonts to provide inspiration for a design you don’t want to go unnoticed.

Development & Engineering


  • In the current state of the war for talent, Promo’s Arielle Kushner provides 8 ideas on how attract great talent using creative hr videos.
  • Avoid the common 11 communication mistakes managers make when confronting an employee so you can be a more effective leader by checking out Adam Henshall’s piece on process.st.
  • Rob de Luca gives four reasons why shorter and more frequent employee performance reviews are better for your employees and your team.
  • Geoferry James on Inc. explores 8 ways that employers have a negative impact on their employees’ vacations and how it can have an impact on overall company culture.
  • Find out more on News.com.au about how Atlassian ditched their previous employees review program in order to no longer benefit high performers who don’t work well with others- a.k.a. “brilliant jerks.”

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Anastasia Masters

Anastasia Masters

Anastasia Masters is a Content Marketing Associate at G2 focusing on all things marketing. Hailing from Michigan, she graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in history. In her spare time, Anastasia enjoys eating her way through Chicago's different neighborhoods, exploring new places to visit across the globe, and watching UMich sports.