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Reddit's secret plan for ad domination

So there I am, minding my own business when a slideshow falls into my hands. What's this? It has unicorns, rainbows and kittens, it must be from that questionable subreddits "front page of the internet", giant fun time-suck known as Reddit. Indeed it is, and with it Reddit shows off their numbers and tells you why you should summon the front page of the internet with your online ad budget....

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Copyright ignoring t-shirt makers thrive at Etsy, ripping off an illustrator near you

Jacqui Oakley is an established illustrator who uses oil, acrylic and elbow grease. You can find her on twitter as JacquiOakley, and her work on thousands of pinterest-boards, often uncredited and unlinked. She made this this Rihanna & zebra illustration with a splash of hot pink, and found much to her surprise an Etsy account selling a t-shirt with that print on it. A shop that has not asked for her permission.

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Clio award student win this year, was already a Clio award interactive win last year

It's been a while since I badlanded stuff, despite seeing badlanders every day, as I find it's no fun unless there's an interesting twist to it.

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Abercrombie & Fitch rebranded in Skid Row -> #FitchTheHomeless

When the headline: "Abercrombie and Fitch Would Rather Burn Clothing Than Donate to Those in Need" caught Greg Karber's eye, he knew that he had to gave a “brand readjustment” to Abercrombie & Fitch. He dashed off to goodwill and asked for "the douchebag section" to find and buy as many Abercrombie & Fitch items they had. Bag full of Abercrombie & Fitch clothes he then heads to skid row where here gave the clothes away to homeless people. Abercrombie and Fitch want "the attractive all-American kid" wearing their brand and told Salon in an interview that "a lot of people don't belong in our clothes."

“Candidly, we go after the cool kids. We go after the attractive all-American kid with a great attitude and a lot of friends. A lot of people don’t belong , and they can’t belong. Are we exclusionary? Absolutely."

Mike Jeffries to Salon.com

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East Pleasant Signs Directing Team CRUSH+LAB

East Pleasant has added directing team CRUSH+LAB to its roster, bringing Director David Solomini, Producer Alexander Kafi and Creative Director/Stylist Paula Tabalipa to the studio in one comprehensive package. The do-it-all collective brings a reel stuffed with fashion films, TV, branded content, commercials, along with an extensive client list that includes major broadcast and cable networks, fashion brands, auto companies, telecommunications, magazines and more.

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Mikado doesn't want you to visit its website

We all know what people would do for a Klondike Bar. But tasty treat Mikado is testing your will power Pvlov-style by showing you what may happen if you dare give in.

Results include: having to rock a crying baby to sleep. Getting stuck in a movie theatre behind a big haired due. There are 40. One for each chocolate-covered stick.

Either my wi-fi is slow, or the bandwidth is intense because the load time between each one was redonk. Fun idea, though.

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MIKADO
Brand Management : Emilie Chambert-Kirchhoffer, Marie Bescond, Laetitia Pardessus

Agence:
BUZZMAN
- Directeur de Création : Georges Mohammed-Chérif
- Directeur général : Thomas Granger
- Planneur stratégique : Renaud Berthe

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Raison D’Être Takes Fashion Forward at Internet Week 2013

On Wednesday, May 22nd, join Click 3X’s beauty and fashion content division Raison D’Être for the most stimulating panel series and cocktail reception of

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Simian Releases “Simian Real Time Video Encoder™”

New encoding/uploading app makes uploading video to the web quick, simple and error-free.

Laguna Niguel—Simian, the global leader in creative workflow and media management solutions has announced the release of the Simian Real Time Video Encoder™, a groundbreaking app that makes it simple to simultaneously encode and upload any size video file to the cloud. Available free to Simian users, the new app reduces the complexities involved with encoding and uploading video files to a single drag-and-drop operation. Even large files can be quickly uploaded to Simian. The app also ensures optimal playback.

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