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Topic: Reddit

Dude, Guess What Inspired PuffPuffChat?

Give you 3 hits ... uh, I mean hints

Necessity is the mother of invention and Redditor cherry_garcia found himself in need of someone to talk to while smoking weed. So, he invented PuffPuffChat, a social platform that randomly pairs users into…

Taco Bell Buys Its First Instagram Ads to Push Waffle Tacos

Big millennial appeal includes Vine, too

Taco Bell's "Wake Up Live Mas" campaign entails a clever TV push, radio ads, in-store point-of-purchase and earned social media—all common marketing fare nowadays. At the same time, the Irvine,…

Robert Rodriguez Has a Prime Outlet for His Guilty Pleasures

Explains how he chooses his programming

Specs Who Robert Rodriguez Age 45 Accomplishments Filmmaker (From Dusk Till Dawn, Spy Kids and the upcoming Sin City: A Dame to Kill For); founder/chairman of El Rey network; creator of From Dusk…

Shhhh! Don't Tell Anyone: Whisper, Secret Apps at SXSW

Marketing in age of anonymity

Clandestine apps are having a SXSW moment, with Whisper and Secret in Austin discussing how they are putting the anonymity back into online. On the surface they have similar uses:…

Yada, Yada, Yada: Seinfeld Reunion in the Works

Jerry, George and the gang get together again for one last hurrah

Jerry Seinfeld on Thursday confirmed that he and Larry David are working on a one-off Seinfeld reunion and that the finished product will be released “very, very soon.” Speaking to the…

Mizuno Gets 375% Online Branding Lift in Week After Wendy Davis' Filibuster

Sneaker gets unusual boost, per Kontera

At some point in the last week, social media users almost couldn't help but stumble across a video or mention of Texas State Senator Wendy Davis' filibuster of controversial anti-abortion…

Mozilla Helps Launch Coalition to Stop NSA Spy Dragnet

Browser wants other Internet companies to join the campaign

Mozilla was out front and center for the launch of Stop Watching Us, a coalition of more than 80 civil liberties and privacy organizations calling for an end to what…

Rapture-Palooza Star Anna Kendrick Is Addicted to Reddit

Uses Snapchat through the day

Specs Who Anna Kendrick Age 27 Accomplishments Starring in Rapture-Palooza (in theaters June 7) and Drinking Buddies (Aug. 23); played a cappella prodigy Beca Mitchell in last year’s Pitch Perfect Base Los…

Reddit's Role Scrutinized in Boston Bombing Investigation [Updated]

Was it a 'witch hunt' or legit efforts to help?

Social-news site Reddit is taking its lumps along with traditional media in their coverage of the Boston bombings. Reddit's general manager Erik Martin has expressed regret after the site wrongly identified…

Pete Wentz Is Addicted to Reddit

The Internet, all in one spot

Who Pete Wentz Age 33 Accomplishments Member of rock band Fall Out Boy (new album Save Rock and Roll drops April 16); owner of Decaydance Records; host of Oxygen’s tattoo competition series…

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