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Fast Chat: David Karp

Adweek: How many people do you follow on Tumblr? David Karp: I follow about 300 people. What do you look for in a blog? Creative people and the projects they’re working on, other…


Silver Bug Goes Viral With Marketing War

Max Keiser has become a fringe media star thanks to the Web

Max Keiser is a man on a mission. The activist broadcaster and former broker wants you to buy silver—actual, physical silver—and is taking to YouTube, Fox News, the Huffington Post,…

Friskies Releases Video Games for Cats

The cat food maker created feline-friendly games for tablets

Your iPad is about to get pawed, if Friskies gets their way with it. The cat food purveyor has released three interactive tablet games for cats. You read that correctly: video…

Disney Wants to Trademark 'SEAL Team 6'

Real-life Navy unit killed Osama bin Laden

"SEAL Team 6" is the name of the elite Navy squad that killed Osama bin Laden in a raid in Pakistan earlier this month. But could it also be the…

Trump Dumps White House Bid

The Donald announces that he will not run for president

Donald Trump has finally answered the question that just about nobody was actually asking: Will he run for president? It turns out he won't. The announcement came this morning on the day…

Publications Experiment With Bundling

Charging a premium for digital and throwing in print for little or nothing

So much for giving it away for free online. Increasingly, publishers are charging premium prices for digital content and throwing in the print product at little or no additional cost, reports…

CNN Anchor Comes Out

Don Lemon reveals in an interview that he is gay

"Do I want to be 'the gay anchor'?" CNN weekend anchor Don Lemon asked a reporter rhetorically. "Why the hell not?" Lemon—a 45-year-old African-American Baton Rouge, La., native—revealed publicly for the first…

Google's European Charm Offensive

The search giant is actively working to improve its image abroad

Google is going on a charm offensive in Europe, The New York Times is reporting.   The search giant is plagued by something of an image problem—especially in France and Germany—facing…

Fast Chat: Teens Hide Themselves In Plain Sight

Microsoft researcher Alice Marwick unveils how the Facebook generation thinks about online privacy. Her findings may surprise you

Adweek: What’s the takeaway in your new study? Alice Marwick: The big takeaway is that kids do care about privacy, even though they are heavy social media users. How do they walk…

FriendFinder Gets No Love From Wall Street

Owner of Penthouse magazine has flaccid IPO

Despite offering some fairly steamy content, the company that owns Penthouse magazine failed to generate much heat at its initial public offering yesterday.  FriendFinder Network's stock opened at $10 a share…