Some sensational headlines have been popping up in the last few weeks (including this one) about how the “mobile” Web is dead. There is no doubt that a tad bit of sensationalism was employed when making this claim, but is there any credence to the statement and what does this mean for a company’s marketing and advertising presence?
On Monday April 7th, OpenSSL published an advisory that by April 9th became a catastrophic level security hole that affects practically everybody who uses the internet. You may have heard it called Heartbleed. It even has a nifty logo. The threat may be summed up as this: “The Heartbleed bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software.”
I’ve been a working musician for more than twenty years. In that time I’ve been signed to a record deal, dropped, signed again, dropped again, had bandmates go to prison, played shows in front of huge crowds and played shows in front of literally no one. And while my career as a musician has taken a backseat to my career in advertising, it continues to amaze me how much things have changed in the way we spread the word about our music.
On Friday, March 28th, Ignited hosted 30 students from the ThinkLA and Multicultural Advertising Training Program (MAT) for an office tour during their annual Career Day event. The purpose of the Career Day is to help students discover new, career opportunities within the advertising industry and to teach them more about each agency’s culture.