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Why you won't be able to donate to President Obama by text anytime soon

10% of Under 25s Think It’s Okay to Text During Sex

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Oh dear. From the “there’s never been a better time to worry about the future of civilization” department comes the disturbing news that one in ten young people under the age of 25 deem it perfectly okay to send SMS messages during sex. It certainly gives new meaning to...
10% of Under 25s Think It’s Okay to Text During Sex

The music festival becomes an incubator

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Marketers like Heineken, T-Mobile and Hyundai are using the crows and social media traffic at music festivals like Coachella to test out new types of brand advertising. By Anthonia Akitunde, contributor FORTUNE — Coachella, the eclectic, three-day music festival, has drawn big name performers and the Millenials who love them...
The music festival becomes an incubator

Twitter, Yelp Board Member Peter Fenton On How Enterprise Is Learning From The Consumer Internet

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Peter Fenton joined Benchmark Capital in 2006, after spending seven years as a partner at Accel. Not yet 40, Fenton already sits on the board of directors at companies like New Relic, Polyvore, Twitter, Yelp, and Zendesk. Starting at Accel in his late twenties, the young investor focused his attention...
Twitter, Yelp Board Member Peter Fenton On How Enterprise Is Learning From The Consumer Internet

New Jersey High School Students Forgot the First Rule of Fight Club

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Rude girls. (Photo: MyCentralNJ.com) Fourteen years after the movie’s release and millenials have already forgot the first rule of Fight Club .The latest blabbermouths to blow their cover hail from Bridgewater-Raritan High School in New Jersey, where students have been posting and promoting their videos in a Facebook group. Police are investigating...
New Jersey High School Students Forgot the First Rule of Fight Club

FaceChipz: Internet of Things Meets Social Networking

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Remember POGS? Don't feel bad if you don't - you've just dated yourself, that's all. These round collectible discs were used to play a children's game (also called POGS) back in the 1990's. Thanks to the incredible popularity of these little tokens, collecting POGS became a generation-defining fad for the...
FaceChipz: Internet of Things Meets Social Networking
The Vergecast 030 - 05.11.2012

Twitter Generation Reports Physical Symptoms From Internet Withdrawal

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A new scourge is sweeping the nation, Al Jazeera reports today in an in-depth investigation, that could be fodder for the saddest episode of Intervention to date. Millenials are addicted to the Internet, the story says, even manifesting physical addiction symptoms and necessitating the existence of Internet rehab clinics. A study...
Twitter Generation Reports Physical Symptoms From Internet Withdrawal
Tailoring your mobile strategy to the "new" Millenials

Marketing incubator PepsiCo10 expands into Brazil, looking for 10 open innovation projects

thenextweb.com
PepsiCo‘s incubator PepsiCo10 is expanding into Brazil, the food and beverage group revealed today during Social Media Week São Paulo. This announcement comes up only a few days after we published a roundup on new accelerators in Brazil, and comes as the confirmation of their recent boom. Yet, PepsiCo10′s focus on...
Marketing incubator PepsiCo10 expands into Brazil, looking for 10 open innovation projects

Walk Score shows renters how close they’ll live to coffee shops and car shares

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Seattle startup Walk Score is rolling out a new search function that allows would-be apartment dwellers to find the perfect neighborhood — discovering rental properties that are close to coffee shops, grocery stores, car sharing drop-offs and schools. Walk Score co-founder Matt Lerner said that the new service is designed...
Walk Score shows renters how close they’ll live to coffee shops and car shares

Someone Made A Groupon Just For Rich Kids

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that those least in need of a leg up are most likely to receive it. Into that aphorism rolls Merchant Exchange, a new "luxury rewards network" based in New York targeting a subset cofounder Michael Tolkin likes to call "wealthy millenials." By Mr....
Someone Made A Groupon Just For Rich Kids

Drive my Porsche, please

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As the sharing economy expands into transportation, Millenials are growing up with a very different spin on car ownership. By Kurt Wagner, reporter FORTUNE -- When RelayRides CEO Andre Haddad isn't using his 2006 Porsche 911, he encourages strangers to drive it. This willingness to share--even something as valuable as...
Drive my Porsche, please
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