Bill Clinton

Why Presidential Hopefuls Are Relying on Endorsements From Social Celebrities

In the 2012 presidential campaigns, social media was all about YouTube, Facebook and Twitter and about the candidates having their digital playbooks together—that is, being organized enough to regularly push out videos, posts and tweets.

Capitalist Trappings Are Slow to Come to Cuba

This week America takes another step toward normalizing relations with Cuba as it reopens embassies on the Caribbean's largest island. While the U.S. embargo remains in place, barring the business activities of domestic companies, foreign players have had more freedom in anticipating economic opportunities if and when Cuba's state-controlled economy opens up.

How Shinola Went From Shoe Polish to the Coolest Brand in America

You had to know your U.S. history to fully appreciate the gag on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live on May 21.

Bill Clinton and Ricky Martin Bookend Univision’s Upfront

It started with Bill Clinton, ended with Ricky Martin and mixed in some news, sports and telenovelas. It was Univision's upfront presentation Tuesday at the Lyric Theater in New York's Times Square, where a catwalk-like runway represented the theme of the morning: the way forward.

Cannes Lions Will Honor Al Gore for His Work on Climate Change

President Bill Clinton may have spoken at Cannes, but it's Al Gore who will receive one of the festival's top honors.

Bill Clinton Sings Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines

So, YouTube user BaracksDubs has been posting videos of Barack Obama singing everything from Carly Rae Jepsen's Call Me Maybe to Demi Lovato's Made in the USA, but for Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines, we got something speci

10 Great Moments in Web Journalism Besides Deadspin’s Te’o Scoop

Brett Favre’s penis was certainly a big deal, so to speak. But Manti Te'o’s imaginary/made up dead girlfriend has thrust Gawker Media's Deadspin into the spotlight like never before.

As Conventions Wrap, Democrats Win Round One of Social Media Fight

The first round of the presidential social media dogfight wound down Thursday night with the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C—and it appears Democrats walked away with a formidable victory.

Bill Clinton Urges Ad Industry to Lead Global Change Through Creativity

CANNES, France—In a speech here Thursday, Bill Clinton implored the advertising industry to use its formidable powers of communication and persuasion to get the world to understand, and thus help solve, its most pressing problems.

The Webby Awards Celebrate the Internet in 5 Words or Less

The Webby Awards, the Internet's big night out, brought together celebrities, media types, politicians and innovators of all stripes to celebrate the glorious world and work of the Internet. As is tradition on the Web, it's best to keep things brief, so all Webby acceptance speeches are asked to be kept to just five words or less.