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Topic: Prince

These Data Visualizations Show How Facebook and Instagram Users Reacted to Prince's Unexpected Death

A purple presence

The world has mourned Prince Rogers Nelson since the musical genius' shocking death on April 21. The tributes have been ongoing for the artist, even as the investigation around his demise…

Prince's Death Has Completely Dominated Social Media, This Twitter Data Shows

Mentions even eclipse David Bowie's passing

Prince's tragic death on Thursday has kept Twitter buzzing for 24 hours, including some poorly executed tweets from brands. Phrases like #RIPPrince, #PrinceGoneTooSoon have been making the rounds on Twitter since…

Prince's Most Inspirational Talent Was Mastering the Art of Surprise

A legend who redefined both risk and reward

What defines talent? Or lasting ideas? A legacy? Prince knew. From the beginning, he used surprise to his advantage. He surprised the experts in the recording studios with stunning ability on almost every…

Chevy's 'Little Red Corvette' Tribute to Prince Is So Good, It's Running in Print Too

Ad hits several newspapers Friday

Brand tributes to Prince following his death Thursday at age 57 have been hit or miss. But Chevrolet's Corvette tribute was among the best—a lovely minimalist message from a brand…

Brands Post Tributes to Prince, but Struggle to Make Them Heartfelt and Not Promotional

At least two tweets have been deleted

It's a tragic day, as one of the most gifted musicians of the modern era has passed. Despite his moniker, Prince, who died Thursday at 57, was a king among men…

Prince Was a Tech Innovator Who Didn't Always Get Credit for His Early Commitment to Digital

Embraced e-commerce in the '90s

In 1997, Prince, who died today at 57, sold a three-CD set called Crystal Ball directly on the internet, making him one of the first major pop stars to embrace…

MTV Turns Its Logo Purple to Honor Prince's Life and Career

Airs music videos, preps Snapchat takeover after shocking death at 57

As the music industry, and millions of fans, are reeling from the shocking news that Prince died today at 57, MTV is airing music videos on three of its networks…

Inside Jonathan Adler's Duplex, an Ever-Changing Creative Lab Packed With His Own Creations

Furnishings guru opens his doors for Adweek’s Design Issue

On a few weekends each year, an arts and crafts fair sets up shop along University Place, a narrow, leafy street in New York's Greenwich Village that borders the apartment…

Ratings ‘Falter’ as Super Bowl Disappoints

It’s all relative; blowout still delivers 96.9 million viewers

It may have been the least competitive Super Bowl in recent memory, but Fox’s coverage of last night’s Seahawks-Broncos blowout still appears to have delivered massive ratings. According to preliminary Nielsen…

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