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New Chatroulete Logo Will Not Feature Genitals

Posted by Abe Sauer on May 5, 2011 01:45 PM

Hey, remember Chatroulette, the razor scooter of the Internet? Yeah, those were good times, until it became a little too good of a time.

It seems the site that went from a wacky fun way to waste 30 minutes to the preeminent place to see another human's genitals is making drastic moves to "solidify its position as world's largest video social network." To do this, it needs your help.Continue reading...

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Brand Bites Makes the Playoffs Edition

Posted by Abe Sauer on January 14, 2011 12:30 PM

• LA Weekly's tweet, above: Great SEO joke? Or the greatest SEO joke?

Chatroulette's new funding model: "50,000 Naked Men."

• Now even online magazines are folding. Salon closes woman-focused blog Broadsheet.

• Art Director timeout: The ten most iconic photos in American history.Continue reading...

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Brand Bites: Summertime Blues Edition

Posted by Abe Sauer on August 20, 2010 01:00 PM

Geico's vlogging, Facebooking, Twittering caveman is in a Debbie Downer mood today (above).

• The upcoming Love and Other Drugs is about a fast-talking, philandering medical salesman. What does he drive? A Porsche ... of course.

Krispy Kreme doughnut's latest filling: Meat.

• 1984: Gillette offers $1 million to ZZ Top band members to shave iconic beards; band declines.

• 2010: Rise-N-Shine's Go Away Grey offers $1 million to CNN's silver fox Anderson Cooper to darken mane; fans balk.

Verizon's "Rule the Air" spot aimed at young women irks feminists and net neutrality activists alike.Continue reading...

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Headline Roundup: Hired Help

Posted by Sara Zucker on April 12, 2010 07:49 AM

Google wants newspapers to profit from online ads. [AP]

The Facebook search feature gains ground. [Business Insider]

Stevia helps Crystal Light's new campaign. [Brandweek]

Nintendo loses appeal with its DSi XL. [Businessweek]

Toyota could end up paying another large fine. [Daily Finance]

7-Eleven promotes 'Iron Man 2' with cups. [BrandFreak]Continue reading...

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Headline Roundup: Watch Out, Walmart!

Posted by Sara Zucker on April 1, 2010 06:43 AM

Wal-Mart sees a $258.2 billion boost from grocery sales. [WSJ]

'Project Impact' may fail, but Walmart isn't done trying. [Daily Finance]

The Salvation Army assists those in need with shelter. [LA Times]

Dr. Scholl's will increase promotions for its insoles. [NY Times]

Travelocity is using Chatroulette for promotional assistance. [Adweek]

Ford gets help from Microsoft for its electric cars. [Boston Herald]Continue reading...

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Headline Roundup: New Additions

Posted by Sara Zucker on February 15, 2010 07:09 AM

Verizon increases competition by adding Skype to its phones. [Businessweek]

Line Nation concert and event tickets will soon be available at Wal-Mart. [WSJ]

Privacy concerns and complaints cause Google to revamp Buzz. [Boston Herald]

General Motors turns to social media tools to reach consumers. [Brandweek]

New standards are implemented by the USDA for organic milk. [LA Times]

The designer of Chatroulette is a 17-year-old boy from Russia. [NY Times]Continue reading...

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