We’re still a hair over three weeks from the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump and the controversial alt-right movement that helped lift him to power is experiencing high school level infighting.
Like a Degrassi High storyline, the alt-right is up in arms about who gets to hang out with the cool kids. Specifically, over who gets invited to the DeploraBall, a big to-do playing off Hillary Clinton’s “basket of deplorables” comment, which is scheduled for Jan. 19, 2017 to coincide with Trump’s inauguration (although it’s not an officially sanctioned inauguration event). Read more…
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Twitter’s largest acquisition to date, of the adtech business TellApart, has turned out to be a little less big than originally thought. Back in April 2015, it was calculated that Twitter would pay nearly $ 533 million for TellApart based on the company’s share price at the time. But a 10-K report published today notes the final numbers: It was nearly $ 54 million lower… Read More
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With everyone wondering if they should be ordering Apple’s WATCH this week, I thought I’d post up their latest ads… 3x 60 second pieces showcasing the watch in action, no dialogue, just feature use in the wild as part of supposedly a typical daily life. Staged of course, but I like the basic use cases. […]
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