The Is It Old website allows you to quickly check if the really cool link you're about to send to your friends is fresh or really stale. Reportedly, con.ca is older than last year's meatloaf.
From the article on Mashable:
Is It Old? uses open API to analyze how many times a link has been posted on Twitter and how far back it was first shared. The service then creates a hidden numbered value and spits out a worded conversion on a scale of "Dead" to "Mad Fresh!" (See gallery below).
"Internet moves at the speed of light -- what is old by Internet standards is very different to what's old in the real world," Is It Old? co-creator Per Hansson told Mashable. "If a hilarious YouTube video is a week old, chances are that a lot of your friends have already seen it."
|Faces of Facebook: What 1.2 Billion Profile Pictures Look Like|
|The New York Times is 'Worth' Less Than Instagram|
|Fad in Japan: People Posting Phone Number, Bank Account and Other Personal Information on Twitter|
|Mozilla CEO: "If you don't understand the Internet, you don't have any place in government"|
|Why Is the Internet So Infuriatingly Slow?|
|"Fossil fuel executives want to get a piece of the clean-energy business."|
|“The release of methane from hydrate may be apocalyptic.”|
|"This very internationalism that contributed to the apocalyptic disaster that ended the Bronze Age."|
|Unboxing a Factory Sealed IBM Compatible PC from 1988|
|“There was not only automation but where the suggestion that humans had any control [...] was absent too.”|
|“One of the major concerns with asteroid mining is, of course, getting to the asteroids.”|
|Nerf John Wick|
|"Most of what kids currently learn at school will probably be irrelevant by the time they are 40."|
|“You can make spaceships much bigger than anything we’ve seen so far in history.”|
|Top 10 Reasons Men Are Scum|
|“That glazed-over look a grandma has at a Vegas slot machine is the same look Facebook chases in its users scrolling the feed.”|
|Loneliness is Not an Old Friend|