Sunrise — 5:45, 5:47, 5:47.

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From one phone call to 40 million Instagram views, two So Cal students start national push for ethnic studies

It started about 13 months ago, with a FaceTime chat between a couple of friends. Now, it’s a message resonating across the country. Diversify Our Narrative – a push to expand multicultural studies in public schools – was born because two Stanford students, Jasmine Nguyen and Katelin Zhou, were inspired by the Black Lives Matter protests that followed the murder of George Floyd. Their non-profit has one goal; to achieve racial justice through education. Nguyen and Zhou’s first step was to circul...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, California, Stanford, Uncategorized, Sport, Ap, Afghanistan, Soccer, United Kingdom, Orange, Black Lives Matter, Ventura County, Facetime, British Columbia, Stanford University

You Must Fail to Succeed

“Opportunities are like buses, there’s always another one coming.” -Richard Branson Friendly Reminder: Failing is necessary in order to succeed. If we are only focused on what could have been, we fail to see opportunities that are right at our fingertips. In this episode I recount the experience building “Best Camera,” a photo sharing app that gained global publicity and over 1 million downloads. Today’s story begins with a barrage of texts and emails, and I describe my mindset shortly after a n...
Tags: Facebook, Photography, Podcast, Instagram, Failure, Resilience, Fear, Richard Branson, Grit, Growth, Best Camera, chasejarvisLIVE, CreativeLive CreativeLive

We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #547

Twitter ad revenue crosses $1bnTwitter has had quite the quarter, reporting a 74% increase in revenue, with ad sales reaching a pretty impressive £760m ($1.05bn). User numbers have also received a boost, increasing by 11%, adding seven million new users to the Twittersphere. The last quarter has seen several new developments from the platform, including its subscription service, Twitter Blue, its Spaces audio chat feature, and a Tip Jar tool. Despite shutting down Fleets, things are looking pret...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Seo, Brooklyn, Facebook Messenger, Clubhouse, Facebook These, Sehr, Twitter Blue

Spotify adds an attention-grabbing ‘What’s New’ feed to addict users to its app

Spotify is taking a cue from social networks like Facebook which deliver a constant stream of notifications under a “bell” icon in the mobile app, with the goal of keeping users engaged with the latest content. This morning, Spotify introduced what it’s calling the “What’s New” feed, which will deliver an ongoing series of updates to mobile app users which are focused on new releases. According to the company, the What’s New feed will serve as another way for Spotify users to keep up with all th...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Facebook, Apps, Spotify, Music, Instagram, Podcasts, Social Media, App Design

Become a Brand Renegade

OVER THE PAST FEW DECADES, we’ve seen several examples of “brand renegades.” These are the industry disruptors who have changed how business is conducted in distinctly powerful ways. Think how Uber transformed the transportation industry, how Airbnb took over the lodging industry — not to mention how Tesla is upending both the automobile and energy industries. A brand renegade makes huge changes that everyone else turns their heads to notice. The successful brand renegade has staying power and ...
Tags: Facebook, Leadership, Instagram, Marketing, Tesla, Airbnb, Las Vegas, Cnbc, Louis Vuitton, Dolce Gabbana, Sean, Oster, Walmart Target Walgreens, Club Tattoo, Sean Dowdell, Thora Dowdell

A 29-year-old turned her quarantine hobby into a jewelry business beloved by models and a 'Bachelor' star. Here's how she spends her day.

Charlotte Alden Lottie Charlotte Alden is the founder of jewelry company lottie, which she started after losing her job last year. Models and celebrities are already sporting her handmade designs. To Insider, Alden gives a behind-the-scenes look at running a jewelry brand as the category heats up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Charlotte Alden was working as an art specialist at an auction house when COVID-19 reached the US and shuttered roughly 200,000 businesses. She ...
Tags: Amazon, Instagram, US, Trends, Adidas, Usps, Manhattan, Alden, Lottie, Martha, Martha s Vineyard, Unum, EAST HAMPTON, Nina Agdal, Brooklyn Miami, Emma Chamberlain

Watch: A spicy side-by-side of Dune (1984) and Dune (2021)

View this post on Instagram A post shared by CINEMA POLLS (@cinepolls) The newest sci-fi spectacular that is Dennis Villeneuve's Dune might not include David Lynch's battle pugs, but it does include some startling similarities with the original 1984 film.
Tags: Video, News, Instagram, David Lynch, Frank Herbert, Dennis Villeneuve, Side-by-side, The Spice Must Flow, Dune 1984, Battle Pugs, Cinema Polls, Cinepolls, Dune 2021, Kull Wahad

Episode #104: How to Make a Resume and Get Your Dream Job

When we hired Keely, she had the most beautiful and impressive resume I have ever seen. If you’re interested in working for a creative company, I highly suggest this episode and Keely’s tips for building a resume that stands out. You can stream the episode here on the blog or on iTunes, Spotify, Google Play, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, and Stitcher. You can find the podcast posts archive here. A big thank you to our sponsors! Check out the offers from Modern Fertility, Function of Beauty, Bev and B...
Tags: Podcast, Instagram, Microsoft, Tips, Nashville, Rhode Island, Sarah, Michael, Disney World, Don, Emma, Palm Beach, Elsie, Jonathan Adler, Elle Woods, Bev

Tech Platform Introduces Online Store for Buying and Selling Data

The ecommerce boom has not only changed the way consumers shop, but also how they define products. While shoppers have embraced seamless purchases of digital products like Instagram filters, online classes and workout routines, the buying and selling of data has been dismissed as a revenue stream that could never be quite that simple. Nick...
Tags: Ecommerce, Instagram, Advertising

Instagram Photos July 2021

 I want to thank everyone for watching my live Tarte Tatin in the Loire yesterday and also for your generous tips to my PayPal account. I'm sorry I couldn't thank all of you individually, but know I really appreciate it. CLICK HERE to watch the video and CLICK HERE if you would like to leave a tip in my PayPal account (you don’t have to have a PayPal account), which I would greatly appreciate, as I do these tours free of charge for  Enjoy!   It’s summer in Paris and I’ve been ou...
Tags: Travel, Instagram, France, Paypal, Paris, Loire, Richard Nahem, Galeries Lafayette Musee Carnavalet

Simone Biles acknowledges Tokyo expectations tough to handle: 'Sometimes it's hard'

Simone Biles took to Instagram following Sunday's disappointing performance in qualifying. "The Olympics is no joke!" she wrote.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Instagram, Tokyo, Usa Today, Simone Biles

Inside the eerie Dennis Severs’ House, home to an imaginary Huguenot family – in pictures

After more than a year of closure, the Spitalfields Trust has announced the reopening and renewal of Dennis Severs’ House. Severs came to Spitalfields in 1979 and bought a derelict house. He reconfigured it to tell the story of a fictional family who had lived there since its construction in 1724 Continue reading...
Tags: Art, Photography, London, UK News, Culture, Art and design, Museums, House, Dennis, Spitalfields, Spitalfields Trust

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