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Why Presidential Candidates Should Only Share Political Memes With Great Caution

Inside the meme-ocracy

If 2012 was the "Twitter Election," this year's presidential race is more about zingers in the form of memes and GIFs than 140 characters—especially with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump…

Nutella? Nougat? What Should Android Name Its Next Treat-Themed Operating System?

Google crowdsources the search for Android N's identity

Android—known for naming each version of its OS after various alphabetically ordered treats like eclair, gingerbread and marshmallow—is ready to launch a new version for the letter "N." And for the…

20th Century Fox Buys First Snapchat Lens Takeover Ad

Users can pick from 9 different X-Men: Apocalypse characters

20th Century Fox is turning X-Men fans into their favorite characters on Snapchat today. The film studio bought out today's line-up of lenses—the photos and videos that users can apply…

Threesome Dating App 3nder Responds to Tinder's Lawsuit With a Smelly Campaign

Called #Tindersuckmysocks

Tinder is suing threesome dating app 3nder over the potential for marketplace confusion around their names. Though, 3nder isn't taking the news lying down while inviting others to join in.  On…

Why It's Time for Marketers to Rethink Metrics and Performance Indicators

Digital is changing the path to ROI

As media dollars increasingly shift to digital—rising another 22 percent to $27 billion this year for display ads alone—brands of all sizes are striving to extract greater value from their…

Paramount Is Launching a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Chatbot on Kik for the New Movie

Heroes in a chat shell

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are ditching their nunchucks and katana swords for smartphones. To promote the upcoming film Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Paramount Pictures is launching a full-blown…

WPP's Xaxis Is Bringing Its Native Advertising Arm to North America

They take on a crowded marketplace

Xaxis, WPP's programmatic media and advertising platform, will soon use its German native advertising arm for the first time in hopes of capturing part of North America's growing native programmatic…

A Sexbot Hacked the Late David Carr's Twitter, Underscoring Our Digital Vulnerability After Death

The account was quickly restored

One of the truly new things born from the social media age involves "digital death." People who pass away leave behind Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, and their friends and…

AT&T Wants to Keep Your Kids Entertained on Long Road Trips With In-Car Wi-Fi Service

No more 'Are we there yet?'

AT&T today is launching its first ad campaign dedicated to shining a light on its growing Wi-Fi network in connected cars. For an endeavor called "A Whole New Ride," social media…

This 80-Year-Old Marine Biologist Will Broadcast Her Next Sea Dive on Facebook Live

And field questions underwater for Explore.org

Earlier this week, BuzzFeed's interview with President Obama—which was billed as a historic, real-time Facebook Live event—never got on track, stalling with a frozen screen after only a few minutes.…

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