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Sid Lee Launched a Peace Competition With This Insane, Psychedelic Anthem

It feels like the world is in absolute chaos right now, especially here in the U.S. following the violence on display in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend. Now, more than ever, the country is in need of images of peace. Sid Lee Collective and MASSIVart want designers, creatives and illustrators to help create these new symbols…[…]

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Instagram is updating its comments with conversation threads

Today, Instagram announced a major upgrade to its comments section that will let people thread different conversations under a single post. The feature was first reported as a test on Android apps earlier this summer, but now, the company is adding threaded comments to everyone’s accounts on both Android and iOS. SEE ALSO: This couple[…]

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MEC Hires New U.S. CEO Away From Starcom Ahead of Maxus Merger

MEC has hired its new U.S. chief executive officer away from competitor Starcom as the WPP-owned media agency prepares to merge with Maxus. Amanda Richman will start in October. Her hiring follows the June announcement of the merger, which will create an as-yet-unnamed entity within the larger GroupM network. Richman will report directly to MEC…[…]

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Obama’s Charlottesville response just became most-liked tweet in history

Barack Obama may not be the president anymore but that’s not stopping him from making history. In the wake of the deadly clash between neo-Nazi hate groups and protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend, President Donald Trump’s usually eager Twitter fingers remained inactive for hours  while Obama rose to the challenge of addressing the[…]

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WPP Is the Big Winner In Pharma Giant Sanofi’s $1 Billion Global Review

French pharmaceutical company Sanofi today resolved a five-month review of all of its marketing partnerships, most significantly adding WPP to its roster and assigning additional responsibilities to Havas. WPP won the majority of the business, and GroupM’s Mindshare will be the client’s new global media agency of record, handling ad planning and buying duties for…[…]

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All the people (and things) Trump actually thinks are racist

President Donald Trump has had an especially hard time convincing Americans he’s not racist this week. What with blaming “many sides” and the “alt-left” after this weekend’s deadly violence in Charlottesville — despite white supremacists and neo-Nazis being at the heart of the protests against the removal of a Confederate statue — he’s making it[…]

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VML Now Has a Director of Inclusion and Cultural Resonance to Address Diversity

VML announced today that it is promoting God-is Rivera to a new position at the agency: director of inclusion and cultural resonance. In the new role Rivera will be tasked with energizing the agency’s diversity and inclusion practices across the board, as a member of the HR team. She will report to Ronnie Felder, managing…[…]

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LinkedIn is rolling out video creation on its mobile app

LinkedIn wants to let users share as much as possible on the site. So in its latest effort the social media company is rolling out a video creation tool within its mobile app.  SEE ALSO: Kate, William and Harry want to connect with you on LinkedIn The feature is only available for frequent contributors at[…]