JT Massey

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Are Targeted Ads Stalking You? Here’s How to Make Them Stop

Online ads have always been annoying, but now they’re worse than ever.<p>Consider what happens when you shop online for a wristwatch. You peruse a few watch websites and the next thing you know, a watch advertisement is following you everywhere. On your computer, it’s loading in your Facebook feed. On …

Digital Advertising

How to Get Sales Prospects to Care About Your Marketing Content

One of the first lessons you learn as a content marketer is that your sales prospects don't care about your company. They certainly don't care about …

Marketing

Cure Invisible Content Syndrome with These 10 Tactics from the Pros | LinkedIn Marketing Blog

This guest post was contributed by Lee Odden, CEO, TopRank Marketing.<p>Eyes fixed on his computer monitor, Jack felt perspiration form on his forehead …

Marketing

The New York Times’s redesign proves journalism matters more than ever

The newspaper studied readers and prototyped extensively to find better ways to surface news and analysis.<p>The <i>New York Times</i> is rolling out a new homepage, one that will show off the staples of its digital journalism: its briefings, the audio newscast “The Daily,” newsletters, and groups of stories …

Journalism

The ex-cop who reportedly rigged McDonald's Monopoly game was also behind a mysterious $1 million donation that puzzled America for years

In 2001, former police officer Jerry Jacobson was arrested and convicted on charges of mail fraud and conspiracy in connection with a $24 million McDonald's Monopoly scam that he was accused of running over the course of a decade.<p>According to a report published by The Daily Beast, Jacobson set up a …

McDonald's

A small-town couple left behind a stolen painting worth over $100 million — and a big mystery

Jerry and Rita Alter kept to themselves. They were a lovely couple, neighbors in the small New Mexico town of Cliff would later tell reporters. But no one knew much about them.<p>They may have been hiding a decades-old secret, pieces of which are now just emerging.<p>Among them:<p>After the couple died, a …

New Mexico

Swedish Crown Jewels Stolen By Thieves Who Got Away on a Motorboat

Priceless Swedish crown jewels were stolen from the Strängnäs Cathedral in Sweden, the Swedish Police Authority said Tuesday.<p>The thieves took two …

Jewels

6 Inbound Marketing Best Practices

Inbound marketing is a powerful and effective methodology for B2B, B2C and nonprofits alike. The most recent State of Inbound study from Hubspot …

Marketing

Are the Kardashians and Social Media Really Toxic? This Movie May Have the Answer

Lauren Greenfield explores that question and more in Generation Wealth, her documentary about the absurd lengths we go to approximate Kim and Kendall’s Instagram-filtered depiction of fame and fortune.<p>Seven years ago, photographer <b>Lauren Greenfield</b> was documenting a spa party in Beverly Hills, …

Social Media

Cleaning Artemisia Gentileschi's 'Self Portrait' | National Gallery

Artists

When Will the Fifth Indiana Jones Movie Take Place? A Vulture Investigation

The <i>Star Wars</i> cinematic universe isn’t the only franchise owned by Disney, created by George Lucas, and starring Harrison Ford that’s having trouble. …

Harrison Ford

Why Buying Email Lists Is Always a Bad Idea (And How to Build Yours for Free)

You need people who you can email, and you need them quickly. Oh, and if you could get them pretty cheap, that'd be great, too.That's the mindset …

Marketing

Seeing Is Believing: How Marie Tharp Changed Geology Forever

There’s no denying that maps can change the way we think about the world. But what about the way we think about what’s underneath? That was the case …

MA in the Art Market and the History of Collecting

Course outline<p><i>Flemish, Cognoscenti in a Room hung with Pictures</i> (c) The National Gallery, London<p>The MA is offered by the University of Buckingham and …

British Museum

Learn about the art world with a master's degree

The range of postgraduate degrees that focus on the art market is aimed at would-be curators, gallery owners and auctioneers<p>Jobs in the art market are fearsomely difficult to come by, which is why universities and auction houses have launched their own master’s degrees concentrating on art as a …

Art

A handy email segmentation checklist

You probably already know that you should be segmenting your email list to get the best results possible. But where should you even begin?<p>This handy …

Marketing

Science Fiction Is Not Social Reality

The tech industry is inspired to create our world from linear, scripted science fiction stories.<p><i>S. A. Applin, Ph.D. is an anthropologist whose research explores the domains of human agency, algorithms, AI, and automation in the context of social systems and sociability. You can find more</i> …

Science Fiction

The NSA’s Hidden Spy Hubs in Eight U.S. Cities

The secrets are hidden behind fortified walls in cities across the United States, inside towering, windowless skyscrapers and fortress-like concrete …

Surveillance

Life before Google: What was it like?

<b>Is it OK to turn my cat vegan? What's that fresh smell that babies have? What is love?*</b><p>In the 20 years since it was founded, Google has provided answers to the most random queries, become a verb and, on Wednesday, received a record $5bn fine after giving itself a bit too much of an edge over its …

New York Public Library

How One-Click Unsubscribes Could Destroy Your Email Marketing

One-click unsubscribe links could be destroying your email marketing list, especially if you’re a B2B marketer. By one-click unsubscribe, I mean any …

Marketing

Email Deliverability, in Plain English

Being an email marketer requires quite a vocabulary. MBP, IPR, filters, bounces, traps, reputation … huh? These are just a few of the many terms …

The Devastating True Story of the Romanov Family's Execution

The Russian Royal Family was executed and buried in July 1918. So why does Vladimir Putin keep bringing up the bodies?<p>At about 1 a.m. on July 17, …

Back From Yet Another Globetrotting Adventure, Indiana Jones Checks His Mail And Discovers That His Bid For Tenure Has Been Denied

January 22, 1939<p>Assistant Professor Henry “Indiana” Jones Jr.<br>Department of Anthropology<br>Chapman Hall 227B<br>Marshall College<p>Dr. Jones:<p>As chairman of the …

John Dee, King Arthur, and the Conquest of the Arctic

Learning from the Past: Are Museums the Echo Chamber Antidote?

George Santayana famously wrote: “<i>Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.</i>” These days, museums are doing more than just …

Tips for successful banner advertising campaigns

When online banner ads first came on the scene, the concept was revolutionary and changed the face of advertising. Despite the grand entrance, …

Teutonic Knight

A medieval Teutonic Knight was a member of the Catholic military Deutscher Orden or Teutonic Order, officially founded in March 1198 CE. The first …

Complicating the Narratives

But could that complexity be artificially induced? Was there a way to cultivate better conversations?To find out, the researchers started giving the …

Journalism

The Secret History of the Knights Templar