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December 4, 2015

The News TiCKer – December 4, 2015

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It’s the start of the holiday season and no one can get started on spreading the cheer fast enough. From Microsoft wishing Apple ‘Happy Holidays’ to Mark Zuckerberg teaching his newborn daughter the value of giving, these are some of the best stories we’ve been sharing around the CK office.

 

It’s the start of the holiday season and no one can get started on spreading the cheer fast enough. From Microsoft wishing Apple ‘Happy Holidays’ to Mark Zuckerberg teaching his newborn daughter the value of giving, these are some of the best stories we’ve been sharing around the CK office.

 

INDUSTRY NEWS

 

Microsoft Sending Holiday Cheer to Apple is Heartwarming and Crass

Microsoft this year is reminding us to “spread harmony” as it ostensibly makes peace with its long-time competitor Apple.

 

The Best Music Marketing of 2015

What brands can learn from top music marketers, from Adele to Drake.

 

SOCIAL MEDIA

 

Facebook expands parental leave to all employees

Facebook will extend its policy of four months paid leave to new parents — including fathers — to all full-time employees around the world.

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Will Donate Almost All Their Facebook Shares

Facebook CEO and his wife plan to give away 99% of their Facebook shares for charitable purposes.

 

HAPPY HOLIDAYS

Clicks Defeat Bricks During U.S. Retailers’ Black Friday Weekend

Online shoppers outnumbered their brick-and-mortar counterparts during Black Friday weekend.

Are Millennials Giving Up on #GivingTuesday? Just One Third of Gen Yers Plan to Participate — Many Say They Can’t Afford to Donate

Millennials are said to be one of the most charitable generations of all time, but when it comes to #GivingTuesday, just 38 percent of Millennials said they planned to participate.

 

JUST FOR FUN

Newest photos of Princess Charlotte, Britain’s royal baby

She’s adorable.


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