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Ad of the Day: Dollar Beard Club Is Like Dollar Shave Club, Just a Whole Lot Hairier

These sensationally shaggy spots for Dollar Beard Club ooze boastful bro attitude thicker than a Brooklyn hipster's facial hair. The company, which is 100 percent real, provides members with low-cost monthly shipments of balms, waxes, shampoos and oils—everything guys need to make their whiskers more wondrous. Show More Summary

Headlines editors probably wish they could take back

This week's news brought two winners: The Island Now, Williston Park, NY, 8/13/15 The Daily Beast, 8/19/15 Submitted by Howard Sann Have a headline you want to share? Snap a photo and email it to or tweet it to us @C...

Sean Lyons Returns to R/GA as U.S. President

R/GA has hired agency veteran Sean Lyons to serve as president of its U.S. operations less than two months after parting ways with former president Seth Solomons. Lyons, who currently serves as global chief digital officer at Havas Worldwide, begins his new role in the fall. Show More Summary

U.K. Celebs Love Vispring Mattresses, but Will Americans Recoil at the Price?

Americans are preoccupied with the brands that celebrities like—the clothes they wear, the food they eat, the vacations they take and the cars they drive. So here's a question that's gone largely unanswered: What mattresses do they sleep on? Well, if you're talking about U.K. Show More Summary

Twitter Gives Promoted Tweets and Video Ads More Mobile Reach

In November 2014, then Twitter CEO Dick Costolo touted the idea that around 500 million people consume the microblogging platform's tweets even though they don't have an account on it. During an earnings call at the time, Costolo was...Show More Summary

5 Reasons to Love 'Fear the Walking Dead'

Much like in the movie industry, it's a given that if a TV series becomes a massive hit, the show's network will do everything it can to turn it into a franchise and keep those audiences coming back for years. So it's not a surpriseShow More Summary

The Barbarian Group Expects Its New Leadership Team's Work to Be More Ambitious

The Barbarian Group—which recently became creative agency of record for Kind Snacks, won digital/social media marketing duties for United Arab Emirates' Etihad Airways and turned heads with its "brick phone" stunt at this year's Cannes...Show More Summary

When Will P&G Finally Air This Tide Commercial With a Gay Couple in the U.S.?

After two decades of supporting its gay employees internally, Procter & Gamble publicly came out in support of gay marriage late last year. The packaged goods giant reiterated that position with a tweet in June celebrating the Supreme...Show More Summary

The 10 Conferences Every Digital Marketer Should Consider Attending

From more than 90,000 folks gathering in Spain to talk about mobile technology to a CMO-driven conference in Orlando, Fla., there's a seemingly never-ending number of events for digital marketers these days. While networking is a big...Show More Summary

Google's Plan to Win the Music-Streaming Marketing War: Partner With Cool Brands

The advertising-supported online radio space is messy. Pandora, Spotify, Apple, iHeartRadio and Google are all duking it out for the biggest piece of the market, and they're all putting serious marketing muscle behind online music. Just this week, Apple and Google launched new campaigns, but the tech giants face tough competition. Show More Summary

‘Inside Amazon,’ but not fully in context

The New York Times has taken considerable flak, much from its own public editor, for relying too heavily on anonymous sources in its stories. A standard rationale for unattributed quotes—that sources fear retribution from employers—is only sporadically convincing. Show More Summary

Bud Light Unveils 28 Different Team-Specific Cans for NFL Fans

It looks like Bud Light wants to make a personal connection with its consumers, and what better way to do that than with individualized packaging? The beer giant is at it again, partnering with 28 of the 32 NFL teams on team-specific can designs for the 2015-2016 season. Show More Summary

Tampa Bay Times' investigation is a model for how to report on school resegregation

The resegregation of public schools around the country, and the often willful failure of communities to maintain the gains of integration, is a national story. As Nikole Hannah-Jones reported for ProPublica and The Atlantic last year,...Show More Summary

How Twitter Autoplay Ads Are Giving Sony's New Horror Film a Big Lift in Online Buzz

Autoplay video advertising is becoming increasingly commonplace, though Twitter's offering to marketers is still only a couple months old. Sony has been running Twitter autoplay ads for the fall release of its horror-comedy movie Goosebumps, which stars Jack Black and a creepy puppet-villain named Slappy. Show More Summary

Mindshare Adds Priceline's Booking.Com

Mindshare went up against Wieden + Kennedy to win's media business in the U.S and Canada.The GroupM agency has been tapped to handle media strategy, planning and buying. Measured media spending for in the U.S....Show More Summary

Ad of the Day: Why This Woman Faced Her Fears and Bravely Undressed in a Busy Square

Stunts designed to impart a message about body image have been so commonplace that many of them fade into the background. But this one, from a group called the The Liberators, is undeniably powerful—almost iconic in its simple, visceral message about loving one's body. Show More Summary

Edmonton Defends Epic Bus Ad, Which Looks Like a Carbon Copy of Famous 2012 Spot

The Canadian city of Edmonton, Alberta, has created an epic commercial about how cool it is to ride the bus. But it's like flashing back to a trip you've taken before. Everything seems eerily familiar: slow-motion footage of riders outrageously...Show More Summary

New Pew survey: Not all Twitter users tweet news, but those who do tweet a lot of it

A study published last month confirmed what we already know: Americans across all demographics are increasingly getting their news from Facebook and Twitter. Nearly two-thirds of Facebook and Twitter users saying they use those social platforms to get news, with Twitter users particularly using it for breaking news. But how are these users actually using...

Andrew Keller Is Out at Crispin Porter + Bogusky After 5 Years as CEO

Andrew Keller is leaving Crispin Porter + Bogusky after the agency eliminated his roles as both executive creative director and CEO. Keller's exit follows the March appointment of Lori Senecal to the new role of CP+B global CEO. Senecal,...Show More Summary

Five ways to improve environmental reporting

In the weeks following the death of Cecil the Lion, a 13-year-old African lion killed during a trophy hunt, media outlets big and small wondered what would now become of the lions still living in Africa. Scientific American interviewed the researcher tracking Cecil, who said the hunt had served as a catalyst for millions of people to “express their enthusiasm...

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