The Dark Reality of Being a Brand Influencer
Aspirational content, akin to thousand-dollar "Vogue" spreads or "Travel & Leisure" editorials, bank on creating a sense of fantasy—however the actual return is low for most users.
Seeing 'Sexy Images' of Women Makes Men Hungry for Meat, Study Says
The correlation was not true for women seeing images of men.
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How to Network Without Feeling Like a Slime Ball
Hard as it may be to believe, it's possible!
The Reason We Have All Those Bizarre 'International' Days
Brandied Fruit Day, Sausage Pizza Day, International Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day – here's why you see these dumb celebrations trending on Twitter.
This Grandma Makes Thousands of Dollars Selling Moose Turds as Art
Behold the marketing genius of Maine's Mary Winchenbach, a miracle worker who built a thriving business out of poo and puns.
Talking to the People Who Promote Their Soundcloud With Viral Tweets
You've seen the replies – "Wow, this blew up lol. Well since y’all here *check out my music*" – but just how effective is this form of marketing?
VICE Is Nominated for 30 Webby Awards
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This Is How Much Marketers Know About You Based on One Facebook Like
A new study indicates that it’s incredibly easy to target ads based on users’ personality types.
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There's a Scientific Reason Why You Can't Stop Eating Salted Caramel
It's called "hedonic escalation."
How a Secret Society That Brands Women With a Hot Iron Also Sold Empowerment
Before she was branded, former Nxivm member Sarah Edmondson thought she would change the world.
I Tried All the Hangover Cures I Could Find
Don’t try this at home, kids.
The Power Rangers Are Back, and They're Trying Really Hard to Be Woke
Like the "explicitly gay moment" in "Beauty and the Beast," the gay Power Ranger follows a growing trend of masking marketing as progress.