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Snapchat just got a deluge of bullish ratings from Wall Street and its shares are rallying (SNAP)
Business Insider • Akin Oyedele
Brewdog backs down over Lone Wolf pub trademark dispute
The Guardian • Rob Davies
Are Leggings Pants? United Airlines Doesn’t Think So
The Inquisitr News • Stacey Cole
Devoted UAE residents finding ways to monetise their popular Facebook groups
The National UAE • Jessica Hill
United Airlines triggers social media outrage after barring girls for wearing leggings
International Business Times • Hyacinth Mascarenhas
BBC bashed for failing to give pro-EU demonstration primetime coverage
RT - Daily news • Rt
RightsCon Brussels is here!
Access Blog • Nick Dagostino
Teens barred from United Airlines flight for failing to comply with corporate dress code
RT - Daily news • Rt
Engility Appoints Scott Whatmough Senior Vice President of Defense Group
BusinessWire
Paige Spiranac Teams With Golf Technology Startup 18Birdies For First TV Commercials
Forbes • Contributor, Erik Matuszewski
 
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Snapchat just got a deluge of bullish ratings from Wall Street and its shares are rallying (SNAP)
Business InsiderAkin Oyedele
Snap Inc. received a deluge of bullish ratings from several Wall Street banks on Monday, sending the company's shares higher in pre-market trading. The banks included underwriters of the Snapchat parent's initial public offering who had been subject to a 25-day quiet...
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Brand Management, Social Media Industry
Brewdog backs down over Lone Wolf pub trademark dispute
The GuardianRob Davies
Brewdog, the self-described “punk” beer company, has backed down in a row over the name of a family-run pub, blaming “trigger-happy” lawyers for the legal action. The brother-and-sister team behind the Wolf pub in Birmingham were forced to drop their original plan...
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BBC America, Social Media Industry
Are Leggings Pants? United Airlines Doesn’t Think So
The Inquisitr NewsStacey Cole
Apparently, leggings are way too vulgar to wear on airplanes. The Twitterverse went into a frenzy after United Airlines barred two teenage girls wearing leggings from boarding a flight and demanded them to change into a dress. The Internet erupted after United...
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Social Media Industry, Social Media Marketing
Devoted UAE residents finding ways to monetise their popular Facebook groups
The National UAEJessica Hill
Running five Facebook community groups is intensely time-consuming for Abu Dhabi resident Freya Jaffar. And what used to be a seven day-a-week hobby for the British-Pakistani mum-of-four has now expanded into a business operation. Ms Jaffar spends up to 18 hours a...
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Airline Industry, Social Media Industry
United Airlines triggers social media outrage after barring girls for wearing leggings
International Business TimesHyacinth Mascarenhas
United Airlines faced a fierce backlash online after a gate agent barred two teenage girls from boarding a flight from Denver to Minneapolis because they were wearing leggings. Shannon Watts, founder of the anti-gun violence group Moms Demand Action, first highlighted the...
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BBC America, Social Media Industry
BBC bashed for failing to give pro-EU demonstration primetime coverage
RT - Daily newsRt
The BBC has been accused of “ignoring” a large pro-European Union (EU) protest over the weekend, where several British establishment figures took to the rallying stage. An estimated 100,000 people marched in London on Saturday during a Unite for Europe demonstration against...
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Bizzabo, Social Media Industry
RightsCon Brussels is here!
Access BlogNick Dagostino
You heard that right — it’s here! This week Access Now holds RightsCon (March 29-31), one of the world’s leading conferences on the intersection of human rights and technology. This year’s conference takes place in Brussels, the heart of European policymaking. There...
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Airline Industry, Social Media Industry
Teens barred from United Airlines flight for failing to comply with corporate dress code
RT - Daily newsRt
The incident, which happened at Denver International Airport, was flagged on Twitter by another passenger, Shannon Watts – the founder of gun reform group Moms Demand Action. Watts tweeted that airline staff were “forcing them to change or put dresses on over...
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Corporate Governance, Social Media Industry
Engility Appoints Scott Whatmough Senior Vice President of Defense Group
BusinessWire
CHANTILLY, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Engility Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:EGL), today announced that Scott Whatmough has been appointed senior vice president of the Defense Group business. With 35 years of experience in the aerospace and defense industry, Whatmough will lead Engility’s team that delivers highly technical...
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Social Media Industry, Television Advertising
Paige Spiranac Teams With Golf Technology Startup 18Birdies For First TV Commercials
ForbesContributor, Erik Matuszewski
Paige Spiranac has developed a huge social media fan base over the past year and mobile golf technology startup 18Birdies hopes a good number of her followers are the Millennial golfers they're targeting. Spiranac signed with 18Birdies as a brand ambassador and...
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