For most of the year, TikTok has been under the scrutiny of Trump’s White House for fears the app, which has over 100 million users in America, was or could send user data directly to the Chinese government. Those fears were the alleged reason Trump issued a mandate in August that ByteDance must sell TikTok to a U.S. buyer by mid-September or risk being banned in America. … [Read more...] about 4 things to know about Oracle’s surprise TikTok deal
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WHY WE CARE: It is possible, likely even, that in 2017 there will be a strong appetite for storytelling that depicts the little guy taking on an authoritarian regime and winning. Let this touching student-made ad blaze the trail. The spot made at a noted German film school and directed by its commercials director Eugen Merher, is set in a rather unlovely care home for the elderly. One of the residents is a former marathon runner who seems broken by the daily grind of his monotonous existence. … [Read more...] about UPDATED: We Don’t Know If This Is A Real Adidas Ad Or Not, But It’s Pretty Awesome
Clouds as well as a movie based on Colleen Hoover’s novel It Ends With Us, about a young woman who stays in an abusive relationship. There’s also a project about the life of Ron McNair, the African American astronaut and physicist who was killed in the 1986 space shuttle Challenger launch. These and other film, TV, and digital projects will be backed by a $25 million content fund. The budgets for films will fall in the $2 million to $15 million range, but Baldoni stresses that he wants to pursue projects that aren’t just earnest and good for you but commercial, too. As he says, “If nobody sees it, then that defeats the purpose of why we’re making it.” … [Read more...] about Wayfarer Studios, the company behind Disney Plus’s ‘Clouds,’ makes social justice the star
A startup called Little Lives PPE has created a face shield that aims to combat these issues. The shield, which is the first of its kind on the market and can be worn by children as young as two, is designed to sit comfortably on a child’s face throughout the day, ideally on top of a mask. … [Read more...] about Kids have a terrible time wearing masks. This Black-women-led startup found a solution
Our assignment At the end of our coaching sessions with Bill, he would give us an assignment for the next session, something to think about and work on. With this article, we give you our interpretation of how Bill would coach us today. But everyone’s situation is different, so your assignment from us is to think about Bill’s principles and decide how to best apply them for your situation. How are you going to take care of your people and teams, and lead them? What are you going to do differently? Now that you know what Bill would do, what will you do? … [Read more...] about What would Bill Campbell do?