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Posts made in November, 2016

Vagisil spoofs Sex and the City in no-holds-barred video about vaginal dryness

on Nov 30, 2016

By Minda Smiley Women’s health site HelloFlo has a history of creating funny and frank videos about taboo topics like periods and bladder leakage, with “A Visit From Aunt Flo” being one of the more recent films it created. Now SheKnows Media, which acquired HelloFlo earlier this year, is taking a page out of the site’s playbook by tackling the taboo...

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AppNexus files for IPO with expected valuation of up to $2bn

on Nov 30, 2016

By sean larkin Adtech outfit AppNexus has field papers for a initial public offering (IPO) and is seeking a valuation of up to $2bn with the float expected to come in the second quarter of 2017, according to reports. The Wall Street Journal reports that AppNexus has quietly filed paperwork for the IPO, and is in talks with Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase to serve as...

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Netflix (finally) introduces offline viewing

on Nov 30, 2016

By Adam Flomenbaum ‘At least Prime Video’ offers offline viewing is an argument that is now moot in the Amazon versus Netflix debate. In a blog post earlier today, Eddy Wu, director of product innovation at Netflix, announced that member can now download videos for offline viewing. Offline viewing is for now only available on mobile and tablet devices, and...

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US Creative Work of the Week: Jet.com’s ‘Careculator’ uses Facebook data to determine how much you should spend on gifts this year

on Nov 30, 2016

By Minda Smiley Every year, the holidays bring with them a fair amount of stress. Whether it’s Christmas Eve flight delays, last-minute shopping trips or awkward holiday work parties, it seems as though there’s no shortage of scenarios that will have you reaching for the egg nog. Perhaps one of the biggest holiday stressors is budgeting for Christmas...

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