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Social media influencers are constantly competing for likes, partnerships, and ways to differentiate themselves from others. A surefire way to distinguish oneself in the ever-growing sea of social influencers? Being a robot.

Computer generated social media influencers like Lil’ Miquela and Shudu have racked up millions of Instagram followers and likes and have secured several

In 2016, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (“PETA”) brought an action on behalf of Naruto, a Crested Macaque residing in Indonesia.  PETA asserted claims of copyright infringement against a wildlife photographer who published a book which included a selfie taken by Naruto using the photographer’s camera. The United States District Court for the

Beginning today, October 27, 2017, Producers can take advantage of the new Commercials Low Budget Digital Waiver. SAG-AFTRA and the ANA-4A’s Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations (JPC) worked together to negotiate this waiver for low budget digital productions, recognizing the parties’ focus on the growth of digital advertising.

The waiver applies to

Advertisers aren’t alone in their quest to clean up the digital media ecosystem—this, according to an open letter penned by Digital Content Next (DCN) CEO Jason Kint.

Kint’s letter was in response to P&G Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard’s IAB speech last month, where Pritchard drew a line in the sand regarding the quality and

Reed Smith attorneys John Feldman, Jason Gordon and Stacy Marcus will be speaking at the 2016 ANA/BAA Marketing Law Conference in Chicago on November 9-11, 2016. John will be speaking on Promotional Tactics – Coupons, Rebates, and Experiential Marketing/Pokémon GO.  Stacy will be presenting updates to the 2016 SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract.  Jason will be speaking