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Week In Marketing: New Emoji, YouTube Gaming, Fantasy Online College, Snapchat Discover and “M”

1. Middle Finger Emoji Makes Its Debut The middle finger emojiā€¦ apparently the world has been patiently awaiting. The middle finger emoji is now available on WhatsApp, a messaging app, but only for Android users. In addition to the middle finger emoji, the Vulcan Salute from Star Trek was also added; both are available in […]

Week In Marketing: NFL Fan Cans, Twitter Ads, Band 2, Virtual Reality, and Tumbler Update

1. Bud Light Introduces NFL Fan Cans As the individualized packaging craze continues, Bud Light is back at it. Out of 32 NFL teams, Bud Light sponsors 28 teams. Bud Light is promoting each team through the new individualized cans that all have a particular team-related tagline. Bud Light is successfully making a personal connection […]