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Facebook’s 2016 Election Team Gave Advertisers A Blueprint To A Divided US

The company offered advertisers a breakdown of the US electorate's interests, religions, races, and dislikes during a fraught election season compromised by bad actors.<p>During the 2016 election season, Facebook provided political advertisers with a targetable breakdown of a fractured United States, …

Karly by Alex Carl for Rika Magazine SS16

Karly, Rika Magazine | SS16 <b><br>Photographer</b> Quentin De Briey | <b>Model</b> Karly Loyce | <b>Fashion Editor/Stylist</b> Alexandra Carl<p>I’m a big fan of Alex Carl, the …

Meet the Instagram Star Whose Supernatural Skin Is Our Office Obsession

Almost as impressive as Amy Sall’s résumé—the founder of Sunu journal, a website and soon-to-be print publication covering African affairs and aesthetics, and a New School lecturer focused on African film and photography from the 1950s to now—is her consistently glowing complexion. Scrolling …

Register for Media Matters Soundstage on March 19th during SxSW

Saturday, March 19th Makin’ It Magazine will once again present its Media Matters Soundstage during SxSW. Taking place from Noon - 6PM the event …

Heading to Austin? Here Are 10 Must-See Marketing and Media Sessions at SXSW

Below are 10 events from the SXSW Interactive agenda that caught our eye. The Austin, Texas, festival runs from March 11 to March 15, and all events …

Facebook Messenger Hits 800M Users: 2016 Strategy And Predictions

Kill SMS, spawn a chat bot platform, bring friends together offline, improve artificial intelligence, and delight people. That’s Facebook Messenger’s roadmap for 2016 now that it has 800 million monthly active users, up from 700 million in June, 600 Million in March, and 500 million last …

‘The Trillion Dollar Question’ at CES

NBC News and MSNBC business correspondent <b>Olivia Sterns</b> and NBC News producer <b>Chiara Sottile</b> are among the hundreds of journalists covering the …

My picks for the 10 most promising products unveiled at CES 2016

It’s easy to get really annoyed at big events like CES 2016 because vendors are constantly pitching you to write about products that just aren’t very …

CES 2016: 5 people revolutionizing audio tech

CES: Beyond the tech<p>Meet 5 people revolutionizing audio tech at CES<p>By Dory Greenberg<p>Promoted by<p>CES: Beyond the tech<p>Meet 5 people revolutionizing …

Huawei's New Smartwatches For Women 'Jewel' and 'Elegant' At CES 2016

Smart or sexist?<p>Chinese electronics giant Huawei introduced two new Android smartwatches at CES 2016 it says are designed to appeal to women: the Huawei Watch Jewel (with Swarovski crystals) and the Huawei Watch Elegant. Watch our up-close look at them straight from Las Vegas.<p><i>Follow all of our</i> …

Diebold debuts screenless ATM at CES

<i>This story was originally sent to professionals just like you in this morning's PAYMENTS INSIDER Newsletter by BI Intelligence, a subscription research service from Business Insider. Get 14 days risk free »</i><p>To perform a transaction, users open the mobile app and enter the amount to be withdrawn. The …

LG Shows a Rollable Display at CES

LG Display showed potential clients at CES a prototype of a “rollable” display. The 18-inch sheet of acetate-like film, which displayed a glimmering city night view, was capable of rolling up like a newspaper.

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All the Gadgets at CES Look Like Sex Toys

CES had an unspoken but closely-followed theme this year, and that theme was “Could <i>definitely</i> also be a sex toy.” One of the best themes yet, good …

Kamasi Washington On World Cafe

Kamasi Washington, a 34-year-old saxophonist from Los Angeles, is changing the way people think about jazz. His sprawling three-disc debut album, <i>The Epic</i>,is selling well alongside softer, more commercial jazz fare, and his recent East Coast tour drew impressive crowds.<p>Washington gigs regularly with …

Watch A New Short Film Scored By Kamasi Washington

Everything about <b>Kamasi Washington</b> happens across a massive scope. From his sprawling three hour debut LP <i>The Epic</i> to his stage-busting live …

Kamasi Washington's "Re Run Home" Gets A Dance Remix

All praise to the infinite voodoo wonder of <b>Kamasi Washington</b>. At the top of 2015, if you had argued that his 3 hour live jazz LP <i>The Epic</i> would be one …

Meet Kamasi Washington, the High Priest of Sax

To be clear: We are not here to sell you some trumped-up stuff about jazz being back from the dead. Because it's mostly not! But we are announcing the arrival of a major new force in music, full stop. He plays cosmic spiritual jazz of the highest order. (Think John Coltrane's <i>A Love Supreme.</i>) The …

Meet Kamasi Washington, the Sax Genius Who Helped Kendrick Lamar Craft "To Pimp a Butterfly"

Rising cosmic saxophone explorer Kamasi Washington is the most exciting new figure in jazz in decades. Here, he breaks down his work on Kendrick Lamar's opus and talks about making his own breakthrough album, "The Epic"--all while playing a ferocious trio version of his composition "Final Thought"

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

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11 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got a Job in Public Relations

You might never figure out the perfect work-life balance.<p><b>1. You don't have to major in public relations, but it will be harder to get into the industry if you don't.</b> I went to a liberal arts college and studied sociology. The people who majored in PR do have a significant leg up, so if you study in …

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The 10 things in advertising you need to know today

<b>1. Google has experimented expanding DoubleClick to be used for outdoor advertising for the first time.</b> It could be a huge move for the out-of-home industry.<p><b>2. Instagram has a new update that takes aim at Snapchat and Twitter.</b> The photo-sharing app has launched a new video channel that will feature …

Lauryn Hill To Receive ASCAP Rhythm & Soul's Golden Note Award - Exclusive Hip Hop News, Interviews, Rumors, Rap & Music Videos

Lauryn Hill will be honored at ASCAP’s 28th Annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards, according to Billboard. The “Doo Wop (That Thing)” singer will be …

Tickets Are Now On Sale For Nile Rodgers’s FOLD Fest Featuring Pharrell, Chuck D, CHIC, Eric B + More

<b>Update:</b> <i>Tickets for the FOLD festival are now on sale and can be purchased here. A new lineup roster no longer includes Chaka Khan, Q-Tip or Janelle</i> …

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Roots Picnic 2015 Backstage Portraits

Photos by <b>Shayan Asgharnia</b> for Okayplayer<p><b>Roots Picnic 2015</b>, we may have mentioned, went down kinda big this past weekend. In addition to the …

Heavy metal fans are 10 times less likely to cheat on partners than jazz lovers, according to survey - Alternative Press

Good news, romantic metal fans. According to a survey from Victoria Milan, a dating service for married people looking for extra-marital affairs, …