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Live video platform Bright lets you Zoom with your favorite creators

What if you could Zoom with your favorite creator and ask them questions? That’s the promise of Bright, the new live video platform launching today from co-founders Guy Oseary and early YouTube product manager Michael Powers. The service, built on top of Zoom, allows fans to engage in live, face-to-face video sessions with creators, ask questions and even join creators on a virtual stage for a more personal and direct learning experience. Though the startup has some similarities to voice chat ap...
Tags: Apple, TC, Facebook, Apps, Video, Instagram, Youtube, La, Social Media, Tech, Creators, Gm, Madonna, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Dern, Facetime


Chrissy Teigen is back on Twitter, proving how difficult it is to quit the platform

Chrissy Teigen. Nathan Congleton/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Chrissy Teigen rejoined Twitter on Friday after a three-week hiatus. She's among several celebrities and moguls who have publicly quit and returned to the platform. Research shows that these apps become addicting because they create feelings of "social well-being." See more stories on Insider's business page. Chrissy Teigen has logged back on. The model, TV personality, and cookbook author tweeted on Friday that...
Tags: Google, Twitter, Senate, Trends, Social Media, Analysis, Kanye West, Harvard, John, Ashton Kutcher, Chrissy Teigen, Jack Dorsey, Donald Trump, Alec Baldwin, Dorsey, Lizzo


Pearpop raises from The Chainsmokers, Alexis Ohanian, Amy Schumer, Kevin Hart, Mark Cuban, Marshmello, and Snoop Dogg

Pearpop, the marketplace for social collaborations between the teeming hordes of musicians, craftspeople, chefs, clowns, diarists, dancers, artists, actors, acrobats, aspiring celebrities and actual celebrities, has raised $16 million in funding that includes what seems like half of Hollywood, along with Alexis Ohanian’s Seven Seven Six venture firm and Bessemer Venture Partners. The funding was actually split between a $6 million seed funding round co-led by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s Soun...
Tags: Android, TC, Hollywood, Instagram, Amy Schumer, Social Media, Tech, Author, Software, Mark Cuban, Alexis Ohanian, Tony Hawk, Kevin Hart, Ashton Kutcher, Black Mirror, TechCrunch


Salesforce invests $40 million in text-marketing startup Community

Noam Galai/Contributor/Getty Images Salesforce is investing $40 million in a text-marketing startup called Community. Community, which started as a tool for celebrities to message fans, is now pitching to businesses. See more stories on Insider's business page. Salesforce is investing $40 million in the text-marketing startup, Community, the Wall Street Journal reported. The new funding, which comes through the company's investment division, Salesforce Ventures, brings Community&#...
Tags: Media, Advertising, Trends, Community, Jennifer Lopez, Salesforce, Ashton Kutcher, Wall Street Journal, Mailchimp, Salesforce Ventures, Weissman, Tech Insider, Noam Galai, Rosenheck, Joshua Weissman, Dan Whateley


Guy Oseary, Ashton Kutcher, Mark Cuban and Snoop Dogg Team for ‘Shark Tank’-Like ‘NFTs: The Pitch’

Sound Ventures, the venture capital fund founded by Guy Oseary (pictured at left) and Ashton Kutcher, is jumping into the NFT game, announcing an investment of $1 million for a pitch competition set to launch on April 21. Teaming with Mark Cuban and Snoop Dogg, “NFTs: The Pitch” will feature a judging panel that includes […]
Tags: News, Mark Cuban, Ashton Kutcher, Snoop Dogg, NFT, Guy Oseary, NFTS, Guy Oseary Ashton Kutcher Mark Cuban, Snoop Dogg Team


A new WeWork documentary puts the cultish workplace on display, including tracking employees at mandatory, alcohol-soaked retreats and WeLive spaces designed to accommodate the amount of sex residents were having

Hulu released "WeWork: Or The Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn" on April 2. Hulu Hulu's documentary "WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn" debuted on April 2. It follows the rise and fall of co-working space WeWork and its eccentric founder, Adam Neumann. Here are 4 noteworthy details the film revealed about WeWork's cult-like work environment. See more stories on Insider's business page. A damning new documentary about WeWork is out. "WeWork:...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Softbank, Trends, Rick Ross, WeWork, Strange, Ashton Kutcher, Hulu, Summer Camp, Adam Strange, Lewis, Neumann, Adam Neumann, Rebekah, Don Lewis


NBA Top Shot maker Dapper Labs just nabbed another $305 million investment from the likes of Michael Jordan and Will Smith

Dapper Labs has a $2.6 billion valuation following the round, a source close to the company said. NBA Top Shot Dapper Labs, the startup behind NBA Top Shot, announced $305 million in new funding Tuesday. The round comes from more than 30 professional athletes and venture capitalists, including Michael Jordan. With the investment, Dapper Labs plans to expand its platform to other sports leagues. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dapper Labs, the startup behind virtual trad...
Tags: News, Sports, NFL, Trends, Tech, USV, Michael Jordan, Nba, Mlb, Ufc, Will Smith, Ashton Kutcher, Collectibles, Venture Captial, Andre Iguodala, Chernin Group


Can the NBA Make NFTs Cool?

NBA Top Shot is a new use of NFTs, letting users trade virtual clips of their favorite players. "Top Shot is the best chance so far that NFTs -- which are mostly the domain of cryptocurrency enthusiasts -- could go mainstream," writes Elizabeth Lopatto via The Verge. "More than 800,000 Top Shot accounts are registered, leading to $500 million in sales." From the report: There are three big things going for Top Shot: it's easy to use (and designed with people who are unfamiliar with cryptocurrenc...
Tags: NFL, America, Tech, Nba, Mlb, Ashton Kutcher, Shawn Mendes, Klay Thompson, NFT, Keeffe, Players Association, Top Shot, Kevin Durant JaVale McGee, Dapper Labs, Elizabeth Lopatto, Beeple NFT


NFT art marketplace SuperRare closes $9 million Series A

The NFT ecosystem is having an explosive moment and the startups that were ready to run with it are getting lots of cash to continue capturing that momentum. SuperRare, an NFT art platform that has garnered tens of millions in new sales in recent weeks, has just raised millions from investors. The $9 million Series A round was led by Velvet Sea Ventures and 1confirmation. Other investors participating in the round include Collaborative Fund, Shrug Capital, Third Kind, SamsungNext, Ashton Kutcher...
Tags: Finance, Tech, Mark Cuban, Nba, National Basketball Association, Ashton Kutcher, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchains, Ethereum, Cryptocurrency, Artist, Marc Benioff, Consensys, Chamath Palihapitiya, Collaborative Fund, Damien Hirst


NBA Top Shot maker Dapper Labs is now worth $2.6 billion thanks to half of Hollywood, the NBA, and Michael Jordan

From the early success of Crypto Kitties to the explosive growth of NBA Top Shot, Dapper Labs has been at the forefront of the cryptocurrency collectible craze known as NFTs. Now the company is reaping the benefits of its trailblazing status with a new $305 million financing led by some of the biggest names in Hollywood, sports, and investing. The new round values the company at a whopping $2.6 billion, according to multiple media reports, and comes at a time when NFTs have captured the popular ...
Tags: TC, Hollywood, Technology, Finance, NFL, Articles, Tech, Ceo, Michael Jordan, Nba, Mlb, Warner-Music-Group, Ufc, National Football League, National Basketball Association, Lebron James


MrBeast’s management company, Night Media, has a new venture fund that’s backed by creators

MrBeast’s management company is getting into the venture business. Night Media, the six-year-old, Dallas-based multimedia talent management company, is closing a debut fund with $20 million in capital commitments from the same, powerful, family-friendly online influencers who it manages, along with other social media stars. The idea, says Night Media CEO Reed Duchscher, is to write initial checks of up to $300,000 into three categories: consumer-facing startups; gaming startups, especially those...
Tags: TC, Youtube, Tech, Bloomberg, Preston, Venture Capital, Dallas, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashton Kutcher, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Casey Neistat, Donaldson, Valley, North Dakotan, Guy Oseary, Lolli


Analeigh Tipton Joins B.J. Novak’s Ensemble Thriller Vengeance

Analeigh Tipton joins B.J. Novak’s ensemble thriller Vengeance A little over a year after initially being announced, B.J. Novak’s ensemble thriller Vengeance has expanded its cast once again as Why Women Kill star Analeigh Tipton has signed on to join the roster of the Blumhouse and Focus Features-produced pic, according to Deadline. RELATED: MGM in Talks to Acquire Blumhouse & Darren Aronofsky’s Adrift if (typeof readAdmiralCookie === "function"){ ad...
Tags: Movies, Analeigh Tipton, B.J. Novak, Blumhouse, Movie News


Titan nabs $12.5M for ‘next generation’ investment management

Titan , a startup that is building a retail investment management platform aimed at millennials, has closed on $12.5 million in a Series A round led by VC heavyweight General Catalyst. A bevy of other investors put money in the round, including Sound Ventures (actor Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary’s VC firm), Scribble VC, Y Combinator, South Park Commons, Instagram founder Mike Krieger, Lee Fixel and others.  Titan is hoping to build on the momentum it saw in 2020, during which it grew reven...
Tags: Startups, Y Combinator, New York, Finance, Funding, Millennials, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, Ashton Kutcher, Mike Krieger, General Catalyst, Titan, Operating System, Blackrock, Penn, Boyle


How The Butterfly Effect's Time Travel Works

If a butterfly flaps its wings in 2002, can Ashton Kutcher feel it in 1989?
Tags: Religion, Ashton Kutcher, Time Travel Works


Mila Kunis shares rare peek inside her luxurious home with Ashton Kutcher

Mila Kunis has shared an incredibly rare peek inside her luxurious home with husband...
Tags: Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis


The 10 most unforgettable commercials from this year's Super Bowl

A still from Robinhood's 2021 Super Bowl ad Robinhood/YouTube We compiled a list of the 10 most unforgettable ads that aired during this year's Super Bowl. The list includes spots from Amazon, Robinhood, General Motors, and State Farm Insurance. Several companies abstained from airing a Super Bowl ad, while others debuted one for the first time. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Many Super Bowl viewers look forward to watching the commercials . However, Super Bow...
Tags: Amazon, Sweden, Advertising, US, Sports, Trends, General Motors, Anheuser Busch, Reddit, Super Bowl, Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers, Toyota, Drake, Ashton Kutcher, People Magazine


Super Bowl 2021 ad review

We laughed—but not as much as we would have liked (though we’ll take any guffaw, chuckle or snicker we can get these days). We cried (or at least got verklempt) a few times. We also grew more than a bit annoyed (about weak creative and lost opportunities) and bored (by recycled ideas). But regardless of whether or not any given Super Bowl LV commercial clicked, overall we were pretty dazzled by the astonishing range of enterprise and ingenuity on view. After all, these commercials were create...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, New York, Bruce Springsteen, Sweden, Nick Jonas, Matthew Mcconaughey, Jimmy Kimmel, Macaulay Culkin, Amy Schumer, Advertising, America, Nasa, Karen, Muppets, Levy


The 10 Super Bowl commercials that generated the most buzz online

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o7yvrDTtsHw&feature=emb_title iSpot provided data on the top Super Bowl commercials trending on social media. Some brands that have advertised in the past are sitting this year out.  Top ads on the list found success by focusing on nostalgia and making the planet a better place. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Even Super Bowl commercials look different this year.The Super Bowl venue in Tampa, Florida, will be at a fraction of its nor...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Matthew Mcconaughey, Jimmy Kimmel, US, Peyton Manning, NFL, America, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Marshawn Lynch, Norway, Jordan, Ashton Kutcher, Jeff Bezos


Meet the Kiwis who wrote the Cheetos Super Bowl ad starring Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher and Shaggy

Two creative Kiwis are behind the script for an A-list Super Bowl ad that will be seen by millions around the world.The Cheetos snacks ad, starring Hollywood couple Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher alongside musician Shaggy, will air... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, Hollywood, Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Kiwis, Shaggy, Mila Kunis Ashton Kutcher


Here are the 10 Super Bowl commercials that have generated the most buzz online

NFL iSpot provided data on the top Super Bowl commercials trending on social media. Some brands that have advertised in the past are sitting this year out.  Top ads on the list found success by focusing on nostalgia and making the planet a better place. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Even Super Bowl commercials look different this year.The Super Bowl venue in Tampa, Florida, will be at a fraction of its normal capacity on Sunday -- and that's not the only differen...
Tags: Amazon, Hollywood, Matthew Mcconaughey, Jimmy Kimmel, US, Peyton Manning, NFL, America, Trends, General Motors, Gm, Marshawn Lynch, Norway, Jordan, Ashton Kutcher, Jeff Bezos


From Super Bowl regulars to first-time advertisers, here's a guide to the commercials airing during the big game

Jamie Squire / Staff A number of companies will advertise during the Super Bowl for the first time this year.  Other companies will introduce new products and cash prizes during game day. Huggies will be the first diaper brand to air a Super Bowl commercial. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. This year's Super Bowl might look different inside the stadium because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but commercials will still be a big part of the event. The cost to air a 30-secon...
Tags: Amazon, Verizon, Matthew Mcconaughey, Boston, Amy Schumer, Advertising, Sports, NFL, Trends, Features, Retail, Un, Cbs, Philadelphia, Toyota, Ashton Kutcher


Cheetos Adds Snapchat Snack Giveaway Element to Its ‘It Wasn’t Me’ Super Bowl Spot

Cheetos' Super Bowl ad not only features celebrity couple Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis and a reworked version of "It Wasn't Me" from Shaggy: It also incudes a way for Snapchatters to get free bags of Cheetos Crunch Pop Mix. In the spot, Kutcher repeatedly catches Kunis sneaking Cheetos Crunch Pop Mix, and her rebuttal...
Tags: Advertising, Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Kutcher, The Big Game, Kunis, Social Pro Daily


Bezos steps down from Amazon, Lil Nas X and Dolly Parton lend more celebrity glitz to the Super Bowl: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Bezos steps down In a move that seems to have come as a shock to just about everyone, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos announced on Tuesday he was stepping down as CEO, handing the reins to Andy Jassy, the head of Amazon Web Serv...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Europe, Nick Jonas, Matthew Mcconaughey, Martha Stewart, Advertising, Dolly Parton, Sony, Logitech, Ashton Kutcher, Jeff Bezos, Mila Kunis, Publicis, Amazon Web Services, John Travolta


Celebrities brighten Super Bowl ads and we take you behind the Big Game tease: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  Going for laughs with celebrities Good morning! After such a tough year (it still feels like 2020 to us), brands looking to strike a chord with their Super Bowl commercials are overwhelmingly leaning towards work that is refreshingly humorous and packed with celebrities—e...
Tags: France, Advertising, Paris, Ibm, Dell, Norway, Mike Myers, Tracy Morgan, Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Black, Forrester, John Cena, Northwestern University, Jake, Pepsi


Super Bowl alert: celebrity sightings

Hello Super Bowl junkies, I’m Jeanine Poggi, Ad Age’s senior editor, counting down the final days to Super Bowl LV. With kickoff less than a week away, with CBS set to air the game on Feb. 7, Ad Age will bring you breaking news, analysis and first looks at the high-stakes, big-game commercials—all in our Super Bowl Alerts newsletter. Sign up right here to get them in your email.   Celebrity sightings Will Ferrell, Michael B. Jordan and Dan Levy are the latest celebrities confirmed to...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Verizon, Spotify, Advertising, NFL, America, General Motors, Levy, Cbs, Philadelphia, Jordan, National Football League, Mike Myers, Tracy Morgan, Ashton Kutcher


Mila Kunis Opened Up About The "Co-Dependent" Relationship She Has With Ashton Kutcher And Their Kids

"Our whole family is already co-dependent, so this pandemic just feeds into our entire co-dependency."
Tags: Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis


Cheetos: Ashton Kutcher "Evidence" Super Bowl LV teasers


Tags: Advertising, Ashton Kutcher


Super Bowl Alert: Teaser time

Hello Super Bowl junkies, I’m Jeanine Poggi, Ad Age’s senior editor, continuing our countdown to Super Bowl LV. In the days leading up to the game, which will, as of now, air on CBS on Feb. 7, Ad Age brings you breaking news, analysis and first looks at the high-stakes, Big Game commercials—all in our Super Bowl Alerts newsletter. Sign up right here to get them in your email. #FlatMatthew revealed Matthew McConaughey—not Matt Damon, as I first predicted—is the #FlatMatthew Doritos alluded...
Tags: Apple, Florida, Matthew Mcconaughey, Microsoft, Matt Damon, Advertising, Disney, NFL, San Francisco, Walmart, Turkey, Cbs, Lincoln, Ashton Kutcher, Michael Jackson, Mila Kunis


Home Depot and Omnicom shareholders probe misinformation, and brands prepare for Inauguration Day: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.  In the wake of the Capitol riot, brands and agencies are facing yet more questions on whether their advertising policies helped promote misinformation. And some come from their own shareholders. The New York Times ...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Washington, New York City, Advertising, America, Netflix, Ford, The New York Times, Lebron James, Ashton Kutcher, Misty Copeland, Pepsico, Detroit, Coke, Trump


See Ashton Kutcher’s Cheetos Super Bowl teaser

The Frito-Lay brand promotes its new Cheetos Crunch Pop Mix with an air of mystery. 
Tags: Advertising, Ashton Kutcher