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Hearts ‘n’ crafts: Etsy is the newest social media platform to crack down on conspiracy theories, studies Insider. The craft website has banned QAnon merchandise like shirts, bumper stickers and, sure, jewellery that promotes false beliefs. The transfer comes only a day after Fb additionally banned accounts linked to QAnon misinformation.

Oh, Snap!: Peter Naylor, VP of gross sales, Americas, at Snap Inc., stops by for a chat about the state of digital promoting in a stay version of Advert Age Remotely, at the moment at 11:30 a.m. EDT. Be part of us here.

New threads: Slack desires to be your every little thing. Not solely will the productiveness platform add assist for video snippets and push-to-talk messaging (as a result of DMs are too formal?), however a brand new sneaker collaboration with Cole Haan is dropping—in an age when even slippers are extra footwear than many can bear. The light-weight kicks can be found in all 4 technicolor shades of the Slack brand, studies GQ.

Funny bones: Halloween is across the nook, and Dwelling Depot has a success on its metacarpals with a 12-foot-tall skeleton ornament that’s been exhibiting up on model social feeds. Budweiser, Slim Jim, Natty Gentle and Inconceivable Meals snapped up the $300 behemoth, studies Advert Age’s Ilyse Liffreing. So did 1-800-Contacts, which looks as if an odd alternative, besides that these skeletons have glowing eyes as an alternative of empty sockets. They’re offered out, although, and going for as a lot as $1,600 on eBay, so both cough up the money or wait till the primary week of November to seize them and a few stale sweet for 50% off.

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