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[R.I.P] CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA IS DEAD! SHUTS DOWN WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT!!
AD FRAUDS

  Cambridge Analytica, the firm embroiled in a controversy over its handling of Facebook Inc user data, and its British parent SCL Elections Ltd, have shut down after suffering a sharp drop in business, the company said on Wednesday.   The company will begin bankruptcy proceedings, it said, after losing clients and facing mounting legal fees resulting from the scandal over reports the company harvested personal data about millions of Facebook users beginning in 2014.   “The siege of media...

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Friday, 04 May 2018
[BRAND FAILS] ADDIDAS WON’T DROP KANYE WEST OVER ‘SLAVERY IS A CHOICE’ COMMENT.
BRAND FAILS

Kanye West‘s controversial comments about slavery have sent his fans and followers into a frenzy. But while some have decided to unfollow the rapper, he still has Adidas on his side.   In a recent interview, Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted said the company won’t be commenting or speculating on what Kanye said. “Kanye has been and is a very important part of our strategy and has been a fantastic creator,” Rorsted continued. “And that’s where I’m gonna leave it. I’m...

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Friday, 04 May 2018
[FACEBOOK] ACCORDING TO REPORTS, ONLY 78 NIGERIANS USED THE CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA DATA MINING APP. READ MORE:
FACEBOOK

Although 78 Facebook users in Nigeria installed the Cambridge Analytica (CA) app, the potential impact has affected about 271, 469 people in the country, according to the social media platform. Facebook, yesterday began the process of notifying 87 million users, which it claimed might have had their data shared with the app. The communications team of the social media platform disclosed that the 271,469 users were potentially impacted in Nigeria (these being friends of those who would have installed the...

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Tuesday, 10 April 2018
[CYBER TECH] FACEBOOK, MARK ZUCKERBERG FACES CONGRESS ON US ELECTION DATA BREACH BY RUSSIANS.
FACEBOOK

It’s easy to poke fun at Zuckerberg as a hoodie-wearing kid. His robotic demeanor makes him appear expressionless, even when he’s sorry. A skit on “Saturday Night Live” leaned heavily on those qualities. Washington lawmakers may be fond of grandstanding, especially when they get the chance to grill a hapless executive. When U.S. congressional members interview Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday and Wednesday, the temptation will be to score points by focusing on his all-too-apparent flaws. Senators and representatives, though,...

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Tuesday, 10 April 2018
[WORLD POLITICS] TWITTER IS SUING THE TRUMP GOVERNMENT FOR STRONGLY DEMANDING PERSONAL INFORMATION OF THIS ANTI-TRUMP USER ACCOUNT.
WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING

The Trump administration is trying to force Twitter to unmask at least one anti-Trump account, according to a new lawsuit. Twitter filed a lawsuit Thursday against the U.S. government to block a request to provide personal information about the user behind @ALT_uscis. The account, whose name stands for alternative U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, is one of several alternative government accounts created after President Trump took office. It currently has more than 40,000 followers. According to the lawsuit, an agent...

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Friday, 07 April 2017
[OOPS! EPIC!!] 5 ALL TIME BRANDS CLAPBACK ON THEIR SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWERS. CHECK IT OUT:
BRANDS

When billions of people from around the world come together under one house in the name of social media, what one should expect is a diverse mix of character, social interactions and discoveries. But, what we cannot shy away from is when big brands that are supposed to be neutral on social media decides to reply to opinionated comments of their ardent followers. Hit the jump for 5 all time epic replies we curated for your viewing pleasure today in...

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Sunday, 19 March 2017
[BRANDS] ANTI TRUMP TWEET; McDONALD’S DENIES INVOLVEMENT.
BRANDS

McDonald’s says it is “investigating” after its corporate Twitter account wrote an insult directed at President Donald Trump on Thursday morning. The tweet has since been deleted. “Twitter notified us that our account was compromised,” the McDonald’s account wrote. “We deleted the tweet, secured our account and are now investigating this.” Screenshots captured above showed the original tweet, timestamped 9:16 a.m., that tagged Trump and wrote “You are a disgusting excuse of a President and we would love to have...

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Thursday, 16 March 2017
[CAMPAIGN] GE, BOEING OTHERS REGROUP FOR TRUMP’S BORDER TAX, AS UBER CHIEF RESIGNS FROM TRUMP’S ADVISORY BOARD.
BRAND WARS

U.S. companies including major exporters General Electric Co  and Boeing launched a coalition on Thursday to back a House Republican plan to tax all imports, saying the proposal would “support American jobs and American-made products.” The group, comprised of more than 25 U.S. companies and dubbed the “American Made Coalition,” also includes Dow Chemical Co , Eli Lilly and Co, Pfizer Inc. and Oracle Corp, the companies confirmed. The group’s launch underscored a growing division in corporate America over the...

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Friday, 03 February 2017
[BRAND WARS] THIS DIDDLY TWEET BY DONALD TRUMP JUST ENDORSED 50CENTS’ EFFEN VODKA OVER PDIDDY’S CIROC FOR HIS INAUGURATION. READ:
BRAND WARS

In a tweet that looked like something posted on social media by a strip club promoter, U.S president elect Donald J. Trump has  dropped a bombshell on the Ciroc Vodka brand. Going by the line ‘puffyjuice’ the Ciroc Vodka brand co-owned by the rap star Sean “pdiddy” Combs, Donald Trump hasn’t left anything to doubt about his endorsement on 50’s Effen Vodka. 50 shared this tweet on his Instagram page few days ago. On July 5th of 2015, 50 Cent...

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Tuesday, 10 January 2017
[AUTOBRANDS] DONALD TRUMP BARES HIS FANGS ON TOYOTA’S PROPOSED MEXICO PLANT. READ DETAILS:
AUTO BRANDS

Toyota shares fell Friday after US President-elect Donald Trump threatened the carmaker with tariffs over a new vehicle plant in Mexico, also prompting an objection from the Japanese government. Shares in the Japanese automaker, which declined as much as 3.11 percent after the opening bell, later paring losses to close 1.68 percent lower at 6,930 yen. Other automakers also sagged, with Nissan declining 2.20 percent to 1,173 yen and Honda down 1.90 percent to 3,501 yen. Toyota became the latest...

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Friday, 06 January 2017
[WORLD POLITICS] OBAMA JUST EXPELLED 35 RUSSIAN DIPLOMATS FROM THE US FOLLOWING US ELECTION HACK, VLADMIR PUTIN VOWS TO RETALIATE.
WORLD POLITICS & REBRANDING

The U.S. has taken unprecedented steps to punish Moscow for recent campaign of cyber attacks during the last US elections that had Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton going head to head. President Obama promised consequences for Russia’s hacking leading up to the U.S. election and on Thursday, he dropped the hammer, giving Russian diplomats 72 hours to get out of the United states. The Obama administration is taking aim at Russian intelligence officials believed to be behind the political computer...

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Friday, 30 December 2016
[AUTOBRANDS]#ADFRAUD: CHINA FINES GM MOTORS $29MILLION FOR HUMAN RIGHTS INFRINGEMENT AND PRICE FIXING.
AD FRAUDS

  Beijing has fined the Chinese unit of General Motors nearly $29 million for “infringing on the rights of consumers and its competitors” via price-fixing, Shanghai authorities said. SAIC-GM — a joint venture between the American company and the state-owned SAIC Motor Corporation, China’s biggest automaker by production volume — has been ordered to cough up 201 million yuan ($28.9 million), approximately four percent of its mainland sales last year, Shanghai’s top development and economic reform body...

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Saturday, 24 December 2016