Ishmail M Omar

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Easy Breakfast Pizza to Kick Off the Weekend

Easy breakfast pizza you can make in minutes. How great is that?! Top with bacon, sausage, eggs, and ALL the cheese.<p>I have never been one to eat cold pizza. I just … can’t.<p>I want to preheat the oven and place my little leftover slices on the hot oven racks and let the crust return to its warm …

Shady and Corrupt? The Real Story Behind Sarah Palin's Deceitful Response to Hillary Clinton's Emails

Now that Hillary Clinton's initial press conference on her email troubles is a week behind us -- and, trust me, this matter is going to malinger through several more weeks and months of news cycles -- it's time to take a closer look at Sarah Palin's deceitful and self-serving response to the …

Twitter May Be Bringing Autoplaying Video Ads To Your Feed

It seems like everyone wants to shove autoplaying videos in your face and now Twitter wants to join the ranks of Facebook and Instagram in the fight for your eyeballs.<p>According to Advertising Age, Twitter is now testing video advertisements that automatically play in your feed. The test applies to …

Periscope

STUDY: How Major Events, Viral Trends Impact Facebook’s Ads Auction Market

How do major international events such as the World Cup and viral trends such as the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge affect Facebook’s ads auction …

This Is What Life In Syria Is Like After Four Years Of War

As the country’s brutal civil war enters its fifth year, more than half of the population have fled their homes and life expectancy has fallen by 20 years. BuzzFeed News spoke to three Syrians about what everyday life is like in such a hellish situation.<p>From the outside, it’s almost impossible to …

Clever Ads Reveal an Unexpected Side to Famous Artworks

This amusing series of ads reveal an unexpected side to famous artworks – one that's totally different when you're wearing glasses. Advertising agency Y&R: Paris created them for the France-based eyewear retailer Keloptic, and they demonstrate how the right pair of spectacles can put a blurred …

What people said about Facebook in 2005: 'It puts you on a more real level'

As a reminder of how much things can change in a decade, we're looking back at the first report the "CBS Evening News" did about Facebook. The story, which aired in 2005, takes us down social-media memory lane for a look at what the site's first users thought of it.<p>Profiled in the piece were a …

Social Media

Anne R. Allen's Blog: How NOT to Sell Books: Top 10 Social Media Marketing No-Nos for Authors

Treating people with contempt doesn't convince them of your superiority. It convinces them you're a bully with all the erudition and <i>savoir faire</i> of a …

SXSW isn't what it used to be, so what?

With SXSW kicking off in Austin Texas this week David Caygill, creative technology director at Iris, says the festival is as relevant as ever and …

Texas

Iraqi official: coalition air strikes needed in Tikrit

Air strikes by the US-led coalition would help win the battle to retake the Iraqi city of Tikrit from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), one of the operation's commanders has said.<p>Staff Lieutenant General Abdulwahab al-Saadi said on Sunday he had asked the defence ministry to request …

Saudi Arabian Activist Princess Reema Takes on Breast Cancer Awareness With More Social Media

During a keynote today at South by Southwest, Princess Reema Bint Bandar Al-Saud, the Saudi Arabian entrepreneur, activist and CEO of luxury retail …

Why your final salary pension cash could be twice as valuable as other people's

Swapping your final salary pension scheme for cash has become more attractive because of the new pension freedoms. But some savers are being offered far better deals than others<p>Savers with final salary pensions – where employers guarantee a retirement income – are widely envied by people with less …

How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners

Are you blogging, Facebooking, tweeting, or pinning? If not, you’re missing out.<p>The Internet has become the primary means for prospective buyers to …

Tinder Users at SXSW Are Falling for This Woman, but She’s Not What She Appears

Well, this is sneaky—and for some, a little heartbreaking.<p>Tinder users at the SXSW festival on Saturday were encountering an attractive 25-year-old …

Rent the Runway CEO Tells SXSW: ‘We Need to Put UPS and FedEx Out of Business’

Discussions of retail don't usually make for the most bombastic presentations, but Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman was certainly an exception as …

10 Everyday Relationship Issues That Aren't Worth Freaking Out About

One of the best parts of my job as a couples therapist is that I get to deliver good news.<p>Couples come in fearing that their marriage is too far gone to fix, and I get to tell them it's not.<p>Yes, some people are in serious trouble and if they keep going in the direction they're headed, their worst …

3 Facebook Ads Every Business Needs | Inc.com

Four years ago today, I was at the South by Southwest conference when my friend Leslie Bradshaw overheard a conversation on hypertargeting with Facebook Ads and chimed in with her thoughts on what she called nanotargeting--a concept similar to hypertargeting but with search criteria so narrow that …

Facebook Ads

Arsenal news: Theo Walcott finds himself fighting for his Gunners future

Arsene Wenger reluctant to play winger in biggest matches with his place in the team under threat as contract talks open<p><b>Arsène Wenger</b> describes Theo Walcott as a “straight-line” player, which in the current context can be seen as something of a double-edged compliment.<p>It is a testament to his raw …

Soccer

Gay Man Recounts Coming Out to His Devout Muslim Father (VIDEO)

<i>I'm From Driftwood is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit archive for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer stories. New stories are posted on the site every Wednesday.</i><p>Khalid el Khatib grew up in the conventional town of Dubuque, Iowa, but in an unconventional setting that became a bigger part of his …

Jeremy Clarkson is perfect match for Chelsea

Top Gear presenter sums up why the club you choose to support says so much about your character<p>Jeremy Clarkson supports <b>Chelsea</b>. Well, that figures: him and John Terry, perfect soul mates.<p><b>The country’s leading controversialist was at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night</b>, watching forlornly as his team …

Soccer

New York City FC's home truth: Yankee Stadium will never be their field of dreams

From the size of the pitch to scheduling issues with their baseball owners and fans facing restrictions, the MLS side have grounds for concern at their temporary home<p>“We are thrilled to call Yankee Stadium our first home for New York City FC. Yankee Stadium is one of the world’s most legendary …