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One way to reduce email stress: Re-invent the mailing list

We all feel it — that panicked sensation when we check our inbox and see the deluge of emails awaiting our attention. The average person receives upwards of 150 emails a day, and it often seems like no amount of tagging or filtering can close the floodgates. One major source of stress is the never-ending conversation threads made possible by group emails. Mailing lists can be a fantastic medium for substantive discussions, but often...

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Twitter Invests in Swirl’s In-Store Smartphone Ad Platform

Many experts agree that taking the power of digital advertising to the retail stores is a great way to reap significant benefits.  One company, Swirl, is working on making it easier than ever for both advertisers and retail locations to do just that.  Swirl offers a full platform to retailers and brands so that they can market directly to their customers through beacons in the store.  The idea has attracted significant investors,...