The International Olympic Committee is clinging to media rules from four years ago, with no live video, no GIFs and no hashtags - with a few exceptions for sponsors. Even NBC can't show the coverage live. But their reasoning is going to floor you...
Another week with a new feature to a social media app, and another week filled with posts regarding Everything You Need to Know about it from people who make it their business to be known for making it their business to be known.
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LinksBe sure to check out other major stories from the August 8th edition of the newsletter:
- Acquisition / partner news: Time Warner acquired a 10% stake in Hulu, Viacom may purchase Buzzfeed and Walmart is buying Jet.com.
- The 10 types of corporate innovation programs that look at how large established companies are developing various programs to foster new innovations in an attempt to find the best way to change course for their big ships.
- The science behind decision-making: seven mental models you should know.
CreditsTheme song: "The Liberty Bell," by John Philip Sousa, performed by the United States Marine Band and shared under a Creative Commons 3.0 license.
Incidental music: "One More Stripper" by APAMusic, royalty-free license from Pond5.com.
Voice over: Toni Deckers
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