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Jack in the Box Hands Its $90 Million Media Business to Carat L.A.

Jack in the Box has named Dentsu Aegis Network’s Carat L.A. as its media agency of record tasked with handling traditional and digital media buying and planning for the fast-food chain. “Carat L.A. showed tremendous media industry knowledge and progressive technology that aligns with the challenger spirit of the Jack in the Box brand,” said…[…]

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Jack Dorsey just gave a third of his Twitter stock to employees

Barely a week after laying off more than 300 employees, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey just gave a big gift to the company’s workforce. The Twitter founder plans to give one third of his stock —what amounts to 1% of the company — back to his employees, Dorsey announced Thursday. See also: Jack Dorsey wants to[…]

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Twitter’s first change under Jack Dorsey: Bigger emoji in DMs

Direct messages in Twitter just got a lot more fun. Twitter updated the way emoji look in direct messages on its website and mobile apps on Monday, making emoji significantly larger in size. Now, they resemble stickers used in other popular messaging apps like Facebook and Snapchat See also: The iPhone will finally get a[…]

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Adweek Co-Founder Jack Thomas Dies at 87

John C. "Jack" Thomas, one of Adweek's three co-founders—along with Ken Fadner and Penn Tudor—passed away Thursday night in New York of complications from pneumonia. He was 87. Thomas, whom former Adweek advertising critic Barbara Lippert described as "an original Mad Man," remained involved with Adweek long after his partners left, retaining a corner office[…]