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  1. the top line
    America’s Eighth-Largest Bank Will Have a Stupid Name: ‘Truist’I almost feel bad making fun of it. But I do think they are making a business mistake.
  2. this is coconuts
    Why Everyone Is Tweeting About Pee and Coconut WaterYes, that social media manager is holding a jar of her own piss.
  3. brands
    How an Aquafresh Parody Tumblr Got Swept Up in a Hate-Speech PurgeFans on Tumblr mourned the loss of the Aquafresh guy, who was collateral damage in an effort to root out hate speech.
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    How Influencers Get Free Cosmetic Products, and You Can Too!It can be kind of illegal, though.
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    Can Meme Fashion Catch On?“Thinking about it as a 30-year-old guy, I’m probably never going to wear this.”
  6. Why Top Brands Don’t Want to ‘Make America Great Again’It has become “nearly impossible to effectively build a cool urban lifestyle brand” without distancing your company from Donald Trump.
  7. Don’t Worry: Guy With Instagram-Inspired Tattoo Is Fine After Logo ChangeThis could have been really awkward.
  8. Tax Day Is the New Black FridayBrands are trying to make a new non-holiday retail event happen.
  9. brands
    Barnes & Noble’s New Business Strategy: Fancy Plastic BagsAmazon may have cheaper books, but they don’t have plastic bags. 
  10. Why Brands Tweet ‘Bae’The evolution of a horrible social-media trend. 
  11. brands
    Brands Scramble to Incorporate 9/11 Memorials Into Their Social-Media Strategy“How can we make this about us?” —Brands
  12. the internet
    SpaghettiOs’ Pearl Harbor Tweet Won’t Live in Infamy, ExactlyBut people sure are talking about it today.