Here’s how influencers can elevate their brand’s presence to global stardom

It’s a well-known fact that people prefer to shop in their native language. Naturally, they feel more comfortable when they completely understand what they’re reading. The same goes for searching. It’s highly unlikely that potential consumers in foreign markets will find their way to your website using English-language searches, which means you need to incorporate […]

Black Twitter erupts after Yahoo N-word Navy mistake starts trending

In a glaring example of why a writer needs to proofread before publishing, Yahoo Finance tweeted an embarrassing news headline. The headline reads “Trump wants a much n—–navy: Here’s how much it will cost” and caused an almost immediate reaction. Of course, the website meant to say “much bigger navy” but Black Twitter responded with […]

Kevin Hart getting married soon?

Kevin Hart and his fiancee of two years, Eniko Parrish, will reportedly tie the knot on Monday, Aug. 8. The 37-year-old actor told The Insider with Yahoo: “Aug. 8, I’m tying the knot.” However, Hart did not reveal where the wedding will take place. Hart, who was married to Torrei Hart from 2003 to 2011, previously spoke about […]

Oops: Yahoo! employees accidentally fired by CEO Marissa Mayer?

This has to be equivalent to letting inmates out of jail due to a clerical error. Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer, 40, mistakenly tells management to terminate two and a half dozen of their low performing employees. While they ranked at the bottom of the scale, it wasn’t the company exec’s intent to give them their walking papers. A snitch tells […]

Missy Elliott breaks her silence, says she’s working with Faith

Hip-hop star Missy Elliott hasn’t released an album in nine years, and the chart-topping rapper, singer, songwriter and producer has largely stayed away from the spotlight during that time. In a recent interview with Yahoo!, the former “Misdemeanor” Elliott spoke about her lengthy hiatus, and she revealed that her silence has been due to her perfectionism more than anything.

Yahoo! Mail hacked, passwords and info stolen

Another hack attack has occurred, this time against Yahoo! Mail users.  Yahoo Mail! is the second largest email service provider in the world with 273 million accounts of which 81 million are U.S. users. The company would not reveal how many accounts were affected but called the attack very sophisticated. Yahoo issued the following statement […]

Ogilvy PR hosts spring media mixer at the posh Fresco by Scotto in midtown Manhattan

Ogilvy PR’s Media Influence Team hosted its spring networking mixer, MediaXchange, at Fresco by Scotto in midtown Manhattan. Media powerbrokers from ABC, NBC, FOX, CNBC, Yahoo, Bloomberg, Men’s Fitness, and more, enjoyed conversation, cocktails and appetizers – including delicious grilled pizza and Tuscan food. The quarterly gathering provides an intimate opportunity for writers, broadcasters and […]

10 reasons women should not work for Yahoo

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer created a cultural firestorm when she decreed to her underlings that they be required to discontinue the practice of telecommunicating from home and come into work everyday. It’s understandable that Mayer is instituting changes to reverse the fortunes of this once prominent information superhighway goliath. However, the blowback from his shocking […]

Choose Your Side in the SOPA Fight: Give Government More Control of the Internet?

A huge and vicious battle is brewing over every U.S. citizen’s freedom of  expression on the Internet, and given what’s at stake here, in many ways, the fight over the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) is as monumental as the #Occupy Wall Street movement. Though SOPA’s language is extremely broad, it basically requires a website […]