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AdsOptimal partners with BBDO and Honda for virtual driving experience

At this stage in the game, if you work in advertising you've probably pitched a VR idea by now.

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Facebook stops forwarding your emails 1 May 2016

To the surprise of no one, Facebook has announced that it will no longer forward your facebook.com emails to your actual email, thereby giving you yet another reason to open up that app or visit their page so they may collect that sweet sweet data about you and sell it to advertisers.

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End of anonymity - Art project cyberstalks people spotted on public transport

In Russia there's the fantastically creepy and unavoidable app called Findface, where you can upload an image and find that person in other images on open social networks. It was only a matter of time for someone to start using this to make a point.

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Android gets extra human emojis: Verge misreports

The Verge headlines an article "Android emoji will actually look human this year", and spends some time rejoicing over the new human emoji's, and the ability to select the skin tone of them stating that it's "a feature that's been in high demand".

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The Sweden number is slowly failing, just like #Call Brussels did

I keep telling people who work in advertising to "get out of advertising", to find their inspiration elsewhere. Talk to real people, enjoy art in galleries, spend time with retirees, go to soccer games - in short, be where the target market actually is, in the real world.

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