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Googles "minion mic drop" Aprils fools backfires badly

Google launched an April fools this year that caused widespread embarrassment, quite possible a few people getting fired or not hired, and headaches for all. The idea was to have a "send" and a "minion mic drop send", but using either button sent the minion mic drop gif attached to your email.

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Adland will host its first 10% conference to stand up for left-handed creatives.

It’s hard to believe we have to write this in 2016, but the advertising industry has not moved the needle in terms of diversity at all. It seems they’re more interested in living in a VR world of their own devising than facing the reality that they are still marginalizing a lot of people.

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Chip Shop awards, the offensive awards, deleted tweet deemed too offensive. Wait, what?

To remind people to enter the Chip Shop awards their Twitter account tweeted the above image, which shows Kim Kardashian and Emily Ratajkowski taking a topless selfie while flipping the bird. Don't be an idiot, like these gals, enter the awards.

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It's doubtful the overtime increase will change advertising

If you keep up with U.S. government policy especially when it comes to economics, you may have heard that the Fair Labor Standards Act might crack down on companies making their employees work long stupid hours by requiring overtime pay, or a minimum salary of $50,440.

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Free STD check uses Bernie Sanders campaign logo in billboard

Timing is everything, and this FreeSTDcheck.com billboard has the look of a Bernie Sanders campaign logo, while it reads "Feel the Burn?"

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Hash Attack - A Q&A With the Creators of E!'s new show Hashtaggers

As traditional television networks struggle to compete with non-linear upstarts such as Netflix that are capturing the attention of millennial viewers who prefer to bingewwatch, or watch programs on mobile devices and computers, one network is pushing back in a novel way. E!

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McCann Japan hires AI as Creative Director (Is it April already?)

The robots are taking over! McCann has appointed an articificial intelligence creative director named AI-CD β in Japan reports The Drum.

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Bob Garfield tears IAB a new one at Mediapost

Good lord, Garfield can still make me laugh out loud.

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