Played Joe the Policeman in the What's Going Down episode of That's My Mama.

Why Users Are More Engaged With Social Media on Fridays

mashable.com — Rebecca Black's not the only one who thinks there's something special about Friday. Two separate pieces of research out this week show that the end of the work week is the best time to get traction on status updates and tweets.

Old Spice's Latest Gambit: A Bear-Shaped Deodorant Holder [VIDEO]

mashable.com — Old Spice, looking to maintain the social media momentum that began with its breakthrough "The man your man can smell like" campaign from 2010, is making the leap from tongue-in-cheek advertising to tongue-in-cheek product releases. The product: A bear-shaped deodorant holder.

Gotta Catch ’Em All: Big Brands Missing The Pokémon GO Craze

cmo.com — Pokémon Go has been a runaway hit but also a huge missed opportunity for marketers. While local mom-and-pops have benefited from foot traffic generated from the game, it took a week or so for its publisher, Niantic, to consider adding "sponsored locations" for larger advertisers.

‘Mobile’ Poised To Take Gold At Rio Summer Olympics

cmo.com — Every four years, the world's top athletes converge to compete on the world stage. For marketers, this year's Games of the XXXI Olympiad, a.k.a. the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janiero, will find them vying in a media landscape that's very different from the 2012 games in London.

Pandas Play on a Slide, Cuteness Ensues [VIDEO]

mashable.com — And now for something completely different: Pandas playing on a slide.What better way to celebrate Chengdu Panda Awareness Week than with this video showing said pandas frolicking on a wooden playset? They slide, they hug...as US magazine might say, "Pandas, they're just like us!" Bonus: A crow that enjoys sledding.

50 Cent Helps The World Meet Hostelworld In New Video

cmo.com — A few months ago, rapper 50 Cent made headlines by declaring he was broke. While his statement supplied ready-made jokes for headline writers, it also laid the groundwork for a spot-on yet unlikely endorsement for Hostelworld, a site designed to help young travelers find cheap lodging.

8 Best Practices For B2B Marketing

cmo.com — Just a few years ago, B2B marketing meant cold calling. Boiler rooms staffed with young salespeople worked the phones all day using procured lists--an expensive, grueling tactic that netted a low percentage of sales and leads. At the time, it was better than nothing. Now it's a bit anachronistic.

Analytics helps police in different jurisdictions fight crime

ibmbigdatahub.com — Advanced analytics can help law enforcement officials across jurisdictions assist one another in predicting and preventing criminal activity. In particular, analysts, investigators and detectives can collaborate to share information to help detect threats and identify criminals. Federal money often fuels local law enforcement programs that mine big data and create automated data searches.

Mobile Business Insights

mobilebusinessinsights.com — Mobile payment solutions such as in-app purchases and billing have created a multibillion-dollar industry as consumers discover the lure of addictive games that require payments to play at higher levels. As consumers become more comfortable with the technology, analysts expect more money to flow into mobile payment solutions.

Online shopping raises sales, and challenges, at brick-and-mortar stores

theguardian.com — A few years ago, "showrooming" - in which a customer checks out a product at a physical store and then buys it from a different business online - looked like the harbinger of doom for brick-and-mortar retailers. Then shoppers flip-flopped that behavior, engaging in what's dubbed "webrooming".
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Jul 21, 2016

"Christie will spew whatever fake outrage his masters instruct, like a trained seal barking for another herring"  http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/438159/i-choose-ted 

Jul 20, 2016

Listening to Billy Squier this morning for some reason

Jun 24, 2016

Was waiting for The Economist’s cover, but this one is hard to beat #brexit https://t.co/u2rWDDH6aJ

Jun 21, 2016

RT @mcuban: If @realDonaldTrump were fractionally as rich as he says he is,he would write a$200mm check to propel his campaign. He doesn't…


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