December is prime holiday shopping season for consumers around the globe, and the year’s final month is also prime monetization season for creators on Facebook. Fans can treat their favorite creators to limited-time seasonal virtual gifts through the end of the year. Meta implemented a Stars Party Bonus starting Wednesday (Dec. 7) and running through ..
As far as excuses for tardiness go, these are pretty darn inventive: Odell Beckham Jr. struts out of a jewelry store and his dazzling bling temporarily blinds a passing motorist. The driver, Danny Trejo, crashes his low rider onto the curb and blocks an Uber Eats scooter. A giant inflatable Minion—it’s Kevin!—breaks away from its ..
Sports fans continue to make up a huge share of audience across platforms. According to Statista, 57.5 million U.S. viewers watched digital live sports content in 2021, and that figure is predicted to exceed 90 million by 2025. High levels of engagement among sports fans also make them a tremendous value to advertisers. The call for ..
The latest merchandise play for lifestyle brand Playboy Group is another American classic: jeans. While Playboy has lent its name to a range of products throughout its 70-year history, including jewelry, shoes, robes and, of course, a captain’s hat, Playboy Denim marks the brand’s “first owned and operated” line of jeans. Styles for men and ..
Instagram added more information to the Account Status tool it introduced last October as a “one-stop shop to see what’s happening with your account and content distribution.” Account Status alerts people if their Instagram account is at risk of being disabled and enables those who believe their activity is being flagged erroneously to tap “Request ..
Miller High Life’s holiday swag—a leg lamp reminiscent of A Christmas Story’s famously fish-netted prop—has some big shoes to fill when it drops later this week. The festive item, modeled after the brand’s Girl in the Moon mascot, follows last season’s kitschy piece of decor: a suds-infused gingerbread dive bar that sold out in 2 ..
Social audio application Clubhouse is testing a Houses feature that allows users to create private groups where they can host private conversations and chat with friends outside of the public eye. If you’re part of the Houses beta, our guide will show you how to create a House in the Clubhouse mobile app. Note: These ..
Computer peripherals manufacturer Logitech joined brands big and small across the globe in turning to social media to promote its wares for the holiday shopping season, but it took a slightly different approach with its “12 Days of Deals” organic campaign on newcomer BeReal. The campaign runs through Saturday (Dec. 10) and gives people on ..
World-renowned athletes (and fiancées!) Sue Bird and Megan Rapinoe are turning their Instagram Live and podcast series into a full-fledged production company. A Touch More will create scripted and unscripted content that aims to tell the stories of revolutionaries and game-changers, with a particular focus on narratives around identity, activism and underrepresented communities, including LGBTQ+, ..
Meta brought avatars to messaging application WhatsApp Wednesday. The company wrote in a blog post, “Your avatar is a digital version of you that can be created from billions of combinations of diverse hairstyles, facial features and outfits. On WhatsApp, you can now use your personalized avatar as your profile photo or choose from 36 ..