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Here’s Why Former Kargo Sales Exec Was Awarded $40 Million in Sexual Discrimination, Wrongful Termination Case

Alexis Berger, the former svp of sales for the Midwest and West Coast offices of mobile advertising company Kargo, was awarded $ 40 million in a third-party arbitration ruling that Adweek obtained last week. While a federal court will still need to issue a decision on the case, how the arbiter, Judge Billie Colombaro, came[…]

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Former Kargo Sales Exec Awarded $40 Million in Arbitration Over Sexual Discrimination, Wrongful Termination

Alexis Berger, former svp of sales for the Midwest and West Coast offices of mobile advertising company Kargo, has been awarded more than $ 40 million in a third-party arbitration ruling obtained by Adweek. The case alleged that Berger had been a victim of gender discrimination, retaliation, equal pay violation, violation of wage law and[…]

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Twitter can’t get over this English cricketer who was sold for $2 million at the IPL auctions

The Indian Premier League (IPL) auctions were held in Bangalore on Monday. For the uninitiated, IPL is a Twenty20 cricket tournament held in India in April-May and draws players from across the globe in a month-long extravaganza.  This is its tenth year and the English Premier League replica is now one of the richest and[…]

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Report: Facebook is paying more than $50 million to publishers and celebs for live streaming

Facebook’s live streaming platform is proving to be a significant source of cash for some media companies.   The social network is paying out more than $ 50 million to publishers and celebrities who produce content for Facebook Live, according to “a document” reviewed by the Wall Street Journal.  SEE ALSO: Facebook Live is the next[…]

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Why China fakes 488 million social media posts a year

China’s government fabricates about 488 million social media comments a year — nearly the same as one day of Twitter’s total global volume — in a massive effort to distract its citizens from bad news and sensitive political debates, according to a study. Three scholars led by Gary King, a political scientist at Harvard University[…]

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Weibo breaks records with 134 million users on eve of Chinese New Year

Say what you will about WeChat — there’s really no disputing that it’s China’s top social app, and as such it owns Spring Festival. But China’s other major social platform, Weibo, celebrated Chinese New Year too. And just like last year, activity on the site broke records as the clock wound down. Specifically, Weibo parent company Sina says that Feb. 7[…]