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BuzzFeed’s David Mack Tells Us How ‘The President and the Big Boy Truck’ Went From Post to Children’s Book

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:58:12 +0000

According to Slate, writing books for kids is harder than it looks, a lesson learned when the publication held a children's book writing contest among a number of its staffers, all attempting to write about a hedgehog. Perhaps it was a matter of not having the type of subject matter so perfectly suitable for a...

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How Visa and Toys R Us Are Embracing a Mobile-First Future

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:53:07 +0000

As consumers use smartphones more while simultaneously demanding more from their phones, brands continue to grapple with how best to reach their audiences. "We cannot be ham-fisted anymore as a brand," said Wendy Clark, CEO of DDB North America. "It's unacceptable and really diluted. It's not only if you don't have a strategy, it's actually...

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40 Years Later, Redbook’s Survey Results on Workplace Sexual Harassment are Basically the Same

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:08:30 +0000

We would maybe like to think of the 1970s as a troubled but also bygone era as it applies the struggles of women attempting to achieve workplace parity. Four decades, presumably, is a lot of time in which to progress. The 2010s may not the Good Girls Revolt era, and women don't have to resort...

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Dear Thomas Feyer: Your New York Times Duties Are Simply Marvelous

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:30:26 +0000

He immigrated to the U.S. from Hungary, joined The New York Times in 1980 and moved over to the position of letters editor in 1999. By Thomas Feyer's estimation, he has now read upwards of three million letters and emails from readers. On a daily basis, around 1,000 emails and letters come in. For regular...

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Pinterest Is Taking Care of Its Spanish-Language Users

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:25:03 +0000

Pinterest released a host of updates aimed at enhancing the experiences of its Spanish-speaking users. Ricardo Sangion, the social network's head of Latin America, outlined the new features in a blog post. Sangion revealed that Pinterest sees more than 5 million Spanish-language searches daily, so the social network's search tools--typeaheads, auto-correct, search guides--now work for...

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Here’s How to Hide Your Instagram Stories From Certain Users

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:05:01 +0000

Do you want to use Instagram Stories but not have certain users see your content? If so, follow this guide to stop those users from seeing the posts your share in your Stories. Note: Stopping a user from seeing your Stories will also prevent them from seeing your Live videos. These screenshots were captured in...

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Another Fabulous Interview Magazine Pairing: Darren Aronofsky and Michelle Pfeiffer

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:20:58 +0000

He directed the upcoming film Mother! She co-stars in that film with Javier Bardem and Jennifer Lawrence. And here's how the cover story conversation between these two comically kicks off in the April issue of Interview: MICHELLE PFEIFFER: Did anybody forewarn you that I'm maybe, like, the worst interviewee that ever was? DARREN ARONOFSKY: That's...

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Facebook Just Copied 2 of Snapchat’s Most Popular Features

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:27:37 +0000

Did Facebook just put the final nail in the coffin for Snapchat? The social network is rolling out two Snapchat clone features for photos and videos--lenses and Stories--today that should make Snap's product team more than a little uneasy. Facebook is launching its Stories feature globally to its 1.15 billion mobile daily users, which lets...

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How a Former WSJ Magazine Reporter Became Known as ‘The Crowd-sourceress’

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:50:17 +0000

PublicAffairs The numbers are impressive. Since jumping into the Kickstarter and Indiegogo world as a freelance consultant in 2012 and launching her own firm in 2014, Alex Daly has helped clients like Neil Young raise a combined total of more than $20 million. In recent years, Daly has been a frequent guest on panels about...

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3 Ways to Get More Online Exposure for a New Product

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:00:33 +0000

When launching a new product, one of the most important things you can invest in is exposure. Without exposure, it's highly unlikely that you'll be able to drive enough traffic to your sales pages to make the launch worth your time and effort. But how do you increase visibility without blowing through your entire budget?...

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