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This week has me keeping an eye out for the inevitable bad press around Scooter Braun… because why else would folks only now be announcing that they split from him in Jan?
“3D printer nightmare fuel: Bambu X1C and P1P started printing while owners were asleep”- Freaky but I’ll take this over my webcam randomly turning on, any day.
“Fyre Fest 2 tickets go on sale, despite no line-up or venue”- ?!?!?!?! I thought this was in violation of his sentencing for the disaster that was Fyre Fest I.
''Kraken Co-Founder Jesse Powell Under Federal Investigation on Claims of Hacking, Cyberstalking Non-Profit''- Another Web3 founder that I’m sure, is completely innocent… mmmhmm.
''Beer drinking raccoons cause havoc in Germany''- This certainly beats the less-cute issues causing havoc on this end of the pond.
''Tinder is losing the tool it uses for background checks''- I feel like there’s a LOT of reading between the lines on this one, yikes.
''Outdoor Voices Founder Ty Haney Has Moved On. Mostly. Three years after her dramatic exit as CEO, she still has some things she’d like to say.''- I wish she’d have said more, this was sort of a weird piece.
''Grand Theft Auto V AI NPC Mod Nuked From Internet''- Too bad, its storyline sounded interesting.
''Spotify Looked to Ban White Noise Podcasts to Become More Profitable''- This would surprise me… if one my favorite apps wasn’t the White Noise one. Best 99 cents ever spent #NotAnAd
''‘Stranger Things’ superfan claims she lost thousands from Dacre Montgomery imposter catfish''- …and left her husband.
''Influencer Caleb Coffee sparks fury by launching begging GoFundMe to pay medical bills despite having 12M followers and appearing in adverts''- Between being on an illegal trail, not having health insurance, and then asking for money when Hawaii is in a complete state of emergency, this is a bold ask.
''Amazon offers influencers $25 per video, sparking chorus of LOLs''- This is worse than any startup budget.
''Philadelphia real estate influencer accused of fraud and deceit''- “Don’t give money to people on the internet” remains a good rule here.
''‘The influencer industry can be really vile’: Confessions of an influencer marketer on the industry’s unfair hiring practices''- As always— a not surprising-but-nevertheless-disappointing revelation
''Influencer Busted For Using Covid Relief Money On Bentley & Cosmetic Procedures Has Been Sentenced''- With most of her posts hitting the low 100s of likes, is she really even an influencer?
''Flight woes: Influencer barred from plane due to 'inappropriate' cosplay''- At least wear pants!
''Does the couple suing Eataly in Boston have a chance? Here’s what an injury lawyer says''- So it all comes down to why the prosciutto was on the floor.
''French Montana Sued for Dropping ‘Blue Chills’ Before Clearing Sample''- The disregard for small creatives is so sad.
''Kids Sued Montana over Climate Change and Won''- The kids are ok!
''Tesla is suing two former employees over a massive data breach''- Curious about the motivation behind this one.
''Token Founder Loses $250,000 and His House in Scam, Sues Crypto.com''- Convenient everything got deleted somehow…
''P0r*hub’s parent company is changing its name to total nonsense''- Feels like an effort to distance themselves from the existing brand names’ terrible Google results.
''Virage Capital Sued Over Debt Collection Push in NFL Player Suit''- This one’s a bit hard to follow but feels like scandal within scandal.
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