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Breaking the fourth wall

A year ago, I didn’t even know who Deadpool was. (And I’m not the only one.) That all changed when Ryan Reynolds tweeted a...

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#NoFilter

It’s nearly impossible to log on to social media right now without stumbling upon mention of UVA student Hannah Graham’s disappearance. From the latest...

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19 Reasons Why the World Cup Matters

The 2014 FIFA World Cup, by the numbers: 770 billion  –  minutes spent watching the World Cup $524 billion  –  estimated advertising spending worldwide...

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Web sites…the new television spot?

The old trend (umm, like 8 years ago) was to use the internet as a repository of sorts. A place to position your online...

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The future is now.

Remember sci-fi movie “Minority Report” featuring Tom Cruise? In one scene, Cruise’s character John Anderton receives retina scans upon entering the mall and is...

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Another change is upon us

Surprise! Another social media layout change is upon us. Twitter rolled out a new profile design to all of its users last week, prompting...

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Move over, Bond. Here’s a smartwatch that would make Q jealous.

Smartphones. Tablets. Smartwatches? This week Google announced Android Wear, an interface tailored to mirror certain basic functions of your smartphone and keep you informed...

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13 Things You Could Buy Instead of a Super Bowl Ad

Did you tweet “#EsuranceSave30” after the Super Bowl to try to win 1.5 million dollars? People are still tweeting about Esurance’s post-game ad, which...

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30 seconds. 4 million dollars. Investing suicide or genius?

The world’s most watched sporting event returns again this Sunday, with 30 second spots costing upwards of 4 million dollars. An estimated 110 million...

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