David & Goliath brings back summer camp for underserved youth

The nonprofit Today, I’m Brave debuts documentary and brings program to kids from Harlem, New York

McDonald’s Turns Its Trash Into Gold for Customers Who Keep the Netherlands Tidy

In a bid to combat the issues its discarded packaging can create in the neighborhoods around its Netherlands’ restaurants, McDonald’s has gotten into the upcycling game by using its own branded litter to produce an exclusive jewelry collection–perhaps the perfect gift for that special someone. Created by TBWANeboko, the campaign sees the fast-food chain introduce…

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Can Political Advertising Weather a Recession?

You may have seen the advertising already: politicians in state primaries jockeying for a spot on the November ballot. While not quite recession-proof, political advertising is more insulated from the adverse impacts of an economic downturn than other sectors, according to five insiders who spoke with Adweek. Politicians, parties and causes see a near-continuous flow…

Only 1 in 25 Reproductive Health Apps Protects User Data

The Mozilla Foundation looked into 25 popular reproductive health apps and wearable devices to investigate their privacy and security policies. Eighteen of them had vague privacy policies with no clear guidelines on how they share data with U.S law enforcement, Mozilla found. Apps including Flo, Glow, Period Calendar Period Tracker and My Calendar Period Tracker…

Report: Snap Grounds Its Pixy Flying Camera

Pixy, we hardly knew ye. The flying camera introduced at the Snap Partner Summit in April is being grounded, according to a report by Meghan Bobrowsky of The Wall Street Journal. Bobrowsky reported that Snap co-founder and CEO Evan Spiegel told employees during a question-and-answer session that further development of Pixy was being halted as…

DirecTV’s Latest Mash-Up Ad Gets a Few Real Housewives Ready for Some Football

Whatever your fandom may be, sports or reality TV, chances are you know the pain of trying to watch the latest release only to realize that it’s not available on any of the platforms you subscribe to. Streaming services are convenient in many ways, but tracking down media across the internet can be a chore….

Life is a Epic Quest Chain with Verizon and Xbox All Access

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Edited by Cut+Run’s Lucas Eskin and directed by Furlined’s Ted Pauly with motion graphics by Jogger, the spot reveals a realm of curiosities and

Revolt Launches Podcast Network With Suite of New Shows

Black-owned media company Revolt announced the launch of its own podcast network with a slate of new content on music, lifestyle, business and comedy from Black personalities and perspectives. The Revolt Podcast Network is giving its audience 24 new shows, including one on entrepreneurship and business hosted by the company’s chief executive officer, Detavio Samuels….

Creatives Have Been Called Up to Slay Climate Change

Creativity has been called up. From creative directors to apprentice designers: All are needed. Storytellers, magic-makers, crafters and grafters, ideators and copywriters. Moments like these come rarely. For many generations, they may not come at all. But this time, it will be different, we will be different. Because we have been called. The world’s greatest…

The Great Fail Podcast: Why the World Unfriended MySpace

Before there was Facebook, there was MySpace, once the world’s most dominant social networking company. In the summer of 2005, one of the biggest deals in internet history made headlines when News Corp, Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, acquired MySpace for $580 million in cash. In the business realm, it seemed that with the backing of…

Facebook and Instagram Remove Robert Kennedy Jr.’s Nonprofit for Misinformation

Facebook said that Children’s Health Defense, a group led by Mr. Kennedy, an anti-vaccine activist, had “repeatedly” violated its guidelines by spreading medical misinformation.

Downloaded YouTube Shorts Will Be Watermarked

Get ready to see more watermarks on video content posted across platforms, as YouTube said in a support thread that it will begin adding them to short-form YouTube Shorts videos. YouTube explained in the support thread, “We’ve added a watermark to the Shorts you download so your viewers can see that the content you’re sharing…

Group Black hires Cavel Khan as chief commercial officer

The former chief revenue officer of Tumblr joins the Black-owned collective.

New Campaign for eBay Refurbished Touts Bottomless ‘Magic Box’ of Gadgets

Whipping up a gourmet breakfast can require a lot of hardware, from KitchenAid mixers to espresso machines. The same is true for taking on a major construction project, where circular saws and drill bits are just the beginning. Launching a workout channel? That means investing in technology like smartphones and tablets to capture all angles…

Why Crocs hired Digitas to scale globally amid a tough economy

Crocs CMO Heidi Cooley says brand will rely on “proven playbook” of digital, influencer marketing, brand collabs,  metaverse and more.

Snapchat: How to Use the Carhartt Bitmoji Outfits

Snap Inc. partnered with apparel brand Carhartt to add Carhartt Bitmoji outfits to Snapchat. Our guide will show you how to dress your Bitmoji in one of the Carhartt outfits. Note: These screenshots were captured in the Snapchat application on iOS. Step 1: Tap your profile picture in the top-left corner of the screen. Step…

Brian Stelter Leaving CNN After Network Cancels ‘Reliable Sources’

Chris Licht, the new chairman of CNN, has told employees that he is retooling the network’s programming.

Kohl’s falls after fresh forecast cut on inflation pressure

Net sales for the year are projected to decline 5% to 6%.

Marketers Must Balance Media Mix to Collapse Brand and Performance Silos

Siloing brand and performance marketing efforts is becoming less common as marketers yearn for a more holistic approach, according to a new report by growth marketing agency 3Q/DEPT. The agency’s 2022 Growth Marketing report bases its findings on survey responses from 400 U.S. marketing leaders at brands with $100 million or more in annual revenue….