The real life crusade of a Twitter book hustler

Mar 14, 2016
Up-and-comer writer Shea Serrano was just hoping someone would buy his $12 rap book. What he got was a spot on the New York Times’ best-sellers list and a social media marketing machine that can help other writers sell books.
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Happy birthday, spam! On what 35 years of spam has gotten us

May 3, 2013
Thirty five years ago today, Gary Thuerk sent out the first spam email. We mark the anniversary by trying to track down a spammer ourselves.
A computer screen inbox displaying spam emails.
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Windows 8 launches, and how the internet is changing movie marketing

Oct 26, 2012
It's launch day for Microsoft's radical new operating system Windows 8. Many have already watched a good chunk of this weekend's new blockbuster, Cloud Atlas -- seven minutes worth.

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