PR life: “I really have to take this”

PR life: “I really have to take this”

Christian Sharp

Christian Sharp

A few months ago, we reviewed Fake Updater, which gives overworked marketers an enforced break from their screens by showing a fake Windows or MacOS update screen and letting them slip out for a minute or two. But sometimes in PR it’s not being overworked that is the problem – sometimes you’ll be unlucky and have a colleague who needs help with absolutely everything. Don’t get us wrong – we’re team players here at Firefly, but sometimes there are people who take advantage.

Thankfully, there will soon be a remedy.

NOPE is a Chrome plugin that gives you a discreet panic button on your browser. As soon as you see that pesky colleague give you that look, or get up from their seat, hit the button and it calls your phone, providing an instant reason why you can’t talk to them right now.

Peace and quiet. Guaranteed.

Unfortunately, NOPE only works in the US at the moment, but we’re hoping that the makers soon make it available globally.

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