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How Blockchain Could Narrow the Global Financial Gender Gap

The World Bank’s 2017 Global Findex report—which measures how people around the globe spend, borrow and save money—shared some encouraging news: between 2013 and 2017, 500 million of the world’s “unbanked” population opened formal bank accounts. In terms of financial inclusion, this is true progress. Participation in the financial system is universally accepted as a key to reducing poverty—it helps the disadvantaged start businesses, save [...]

By |May 29th, 2019|Blockchain|Comments Off on How Blockchain Could Narrow the Global Financial Gender Gap

Content Is Key to Repairing Online Reputations

How do you get rid of damaging information about yourself online—like arrests, scandals and offensive activity? You don't get rid of it, you add to it. Earlier this month, federal prosecutors charged 50 parents in a bribing scheme to buy their children admission to top universities. The individuals charged—including actresses and a famous fashion designer—face fines, prison time and damaged reputations. Unfortunately, some of the [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|Content, Social Media|Comments Off on Content Is Key to Repairing Online Reputations

This Just In: Change Your Facebook Password

Just when you thought it was safe to trust Facebook again... WIRED reports: On Thursday, following a report by Krebs on Security, Facebook acknowledged a bug in its password management systems that caused hundreds of millions of user passwords for Facebook, Facebook Lite, and Instagram to be stored as plaintext in an internal platform. This means that thousands of Facebook employees could have searched for [...]

By |March 22nd, 2019|Cybersecurity|Comments Off on This Just In: Change Your Facebook Password

Netflix Doesn’t Have a Brand. Does it Matter?

On Tuesday, CNBC reported that AT&T’s new HBO chief Bob Greenblatt threw a little shade at rival Netflix. Or, was he just stating the obvious? "Netflix doesn’t have a brand. It’s just a place you go to get anything — it’s like Encyclopedia Britannica," Greenblatt said. "That’s a great business model when you’re trying to reach as many people on the planet as you can." [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Brand Marketing, Content|Comments Off on Netflix Doesn’t Have a Brand. Does it Matter?

New Article: What Investors Should Know about the Millennial Housing Market

An article for new Mammoth client Roofstock, a leading turnkey rental property broker based in San Francisco. The millennial generation is considered a little enigmatic in marketing circles, and a considerable amount of research has been conducted to understand how they think, what they buy and how they live. The real estate industry is taking serious notice as well. Read more here: https://learn.roofstock.com/blog/state-of-the-millennial-real-estate-market  

By |May 11th, 2018|Creative|Comments Off on New Article: What Investors Should Know about the Millennial Housing Market

Content, the Media and the Future of Humanity

In a sort-of Jerry Maguire move Evan Williams, one of the founders of Twitter, told BBC Radio 4 that social media is making us dumber, pointing to the abundance of fake news and misinformation spread around Twitter and Facebook during the 2016 campaign for president. The Hill quotes him as saying: "It is the quality of the information we consume that is reinforcing dangerous beliefs and [...]

By |September 13th, 2017|Content|Comments Off on Content, the Media and the Future of Humanity
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