Wetherspoon pub chain quits social media

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJD Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin says his chain of pubs will no longer be on social media Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has used Twitter to tell its 44,000 followers that it is quitting social media. The firm’s head office and 900 pubs will quit the micro-blogging site, and also Instagram and Facebook, with immediate effect, it said. The pub chain linked the…

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A grand illusion: seven days that shattered Facebooks facade

Revelations about the depths of Facebooks failure to protect our data have finally pulled back the curtain, observers say Dumb fucks. Thats how Mark Zuckerberg described users of Facebook for trusting him with their personal data back in 2004. If the last week is anything to go by, he was right. Since dumb fucks comment, Facebook has gone to great lengths to convince members of the public that its all…

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Five-storey blue penis causes uproar among Stockholm residents

Art work by Carolina Falkholt to be painted over, after complaints from neighbours A five-storey high depiction of an erect blue penis on a Stockholm apartment building is to be painted over just a week after its unveiling following a storm of complaints from neighbours. The company that owns the block, Atrium Ljungberg, a similar pink one was when it appeared on the side of an apartment building in Manhattans…

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Inside NYCs Egg House Youll Meet Ellis, an Egg With a Dream

There is a giant egg named Ellis living in the The Egg House, can be found on Chrystie Street where he welcomes you all to come and join him on his adventure through New York City. The Egg House is a pop-up food museum created by a talented group of graduates from New York University, Parsons, School of Visual Arts, and Pratt Institute, with backgrounds in art, interior design, marketing….

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WPP CEO Sorrell Quits After Three Decades Building Ad Empire

Quarta to step in as executive chairman in the interim Resignation follows allegations of personal misconduct announced April 3 that it was investigating the allegations. Chairman Roberto Quarta now becomes executive chairman until the appointment of a new CEO, WPP said in a statement late Saturday. Mark Read, who heads WPP agency Wunderman, and Andrew Scott, WPP’s corporate development director, become joint chief operating officers. The resignation preempts what could…

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A Popular CGI Instagram Model Apparently Just Got Hacked By A Less Popular, Pro-Trump Insta Model And It’s The Weirdest Thing EVER!

Nowadays, you don’t even need to be a real person to get into a social media fight… In case you aren’t familiar, Lil Miquela (insert, above) is described by Refinery29 as a “19-year-old Brazilian-American Instagram ‘influencer,’ model, and occasional pop singer.”‘ Despite being computer-generated, Miquela acts like a living, breathing human being; she takes selfies, leans against cars, and hangs out with her friends at bars. Related:

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Someone’s going to die in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’, and we have some guesses about who

Some of these people are definitely deader than others.Image: Marvel Studios Yeah, yeah, we know: Anyone can die in Avengers: Infinity War.  The Marvel marketing machine has been in overdrive promising death and destruction to fans of the franchise, with screenwriter Stephen McFeely promising, “It’s safe to say we will say farewell to people.” SEE ALSO: Who’s who in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ But let’s be real. We all know some…

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WPP Serves Caviar, Sea Bass With Sorrell’s Fate at Board Meeting

Directors set to gather Monday, Tuesday ahead of earnings Sorrell’s place at the top of ad industry hangs in the balance likely to release findings next week of an investigation into allegations of personal misconduct and misuse of company assets facing Martin Sorrell, the 73-year-old chief executive officer who built an ad empire over three decades from a company that made wire shopping baskets. That could determine Sorrell’s future at…

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Steven Spielberg says he’ll never digitally enhance a past movie again after ‘E.T.’ backlash

So, it seems that the famed director doesn’t have plans to go back and reshape his old movies after the heat he took from “E.T.” However, that doesn’t mean that he won’t be revisiting his old films. As previously reported, the first trailer for “Ready Player One” was hit with backlash on social media for essentially being a victory lap of Spielberg’s past films. For those unfamiliar, the film is…

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Trump is on a tear about immigration. What’s really behind it

(CNN)President Donald Trump is on a tear about immigration again. Often mercurial and dark, Trump is using the power of the presidency to share his fear and anxiety with the country, and to stir the same feelings in its citizens. The President’s tweet came as he spent the weekend at his Florida resort, Mar-a-Lago, with current and former Fox bigwigs, including Sean Hannity and former executive Bill Shine. Away from…

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The Case That Never Ends: Oracle Wins Latest Round vs. Google

Oracle's nearly eight-year legal battle with Google just won't end. Tuesday a federal appeals court ruled that Google violated Oracle's copyrights when it built a custom version of the Java platform for its Android operating system. The court sent the case back to a district court to decide how much Google should pay Oracle. But Google can appeal to the Supreme Court. And it should, because the decision will affect…

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A Comprehensive List of Everything Mark Zuckerberg Will Follow Up On

Mark Zuckerberg visited Capitol Hill this week, spending hours answering questions from Congress about privacy, Russia, algorithms, and more. Also: not answering those questions. Dozens of times, Zuckerberg deferred, responding instead that his “team” would “follow up.” In the interest of helping both Congress and Facebook keep track of those many, many promises to provide more—or in many cases, any—detail, we’ve collected them all here. Please note that this does…

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Kim Jong Un Mingles With K-Pop Stars at Pyongyang Pop Concert

North Korean leader drops in to meet Red Velvet girl group ‘It’s a message appealing to appeasement by the South Koreans’ summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who has pursued reconciliation with North Korea to avert war over the regime’s nuclear weapons program. After listening to the band belt out dance tunes including “Red Flavor” and “Bad Boy” to about 1,500 members of the North Korean elite at the…

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Facebook Suspends Another Data Analytics Firm

Facebook is reportedly suspending a data analytics firm called CubeYou from its site after CNBC found that they had been collecting personal data then sharing user information with marketers. CubeYou was collecting its data through quizzes through the the Psychometrics Lab at Cambridge Universitywhich is similar to how Cambridge Analytica used information it obtained from other professors at the school for political marketing, according to CNBC. The firm had mislabeled…

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