Arianna Huffington Leaves Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington Leaves Huffington Post

Arianna Huffington is closing her laptop on The Huffington Post, a website she co-founded a decade ago. The decision comes from Huffington’s newest venture, Thrive Global, a health and wellness company. Huffington has realized that Thrive will be taking up most of her time and won’t be able to juggle both. Huffington thought she would be able to manage both but said in a statement she had “become more and more passionate – okay, obsessed – with burnout and stress and how we can reduce their impact on our lives”. In fact, Huffington has made millions off a book that basically tells us to sleep more. Timing is good for her to leave as Verizon just purchased Yahoo and Verizon also owns The Huffington Post so there was bound to be a shift in power with the shake-up. Good luck Arianna! (Source: The Guardian)

Prank Your Snapchat Friends

Snapchat wants to help you seem like you have a social life. They understand that feeling of FOMO you feel when all your friends are living up their Friday nights and you are on your sixth episode of Stranger Things. Enter Late Night Snap Hacks. Here’s how to fake it till you make it:

Step 1 – Choose your scene. Maybe you want to be at a rave, at a bar, or walking down the street.

Step 2 – Expand the image, snap an image on your phone.

Step 3 – Caption, filter, post. What will your caption to deceive your friends be?

Step 4 – Look like you’re having a blast.

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The site is brought by Casper which may ring a bell to you as the mattress company – they’re encouraging you to stay in bed. See Arianna is onto something. (Source: Mashable)

Obama’s Releases Summer Playlist

President Obama has dropped his mixtape…or at least a collection of his summer jams. Yesterday Obama tweeted not one playlist but two. One for the daytime and one for the nighttime. What, no Finnish Metal or Barry White for the Night – that’s just plane Fiona Criminal. A look into the life of POTUS – what should he add? (Source: Mashable)

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About the Author: Erik Qualman

Often called a Digital Dale Carnegie and The Tony Robbins of Tech, Erik Qualman is a #1 Best Selling Author and Motivational Keynote Speaker that has spoken in 49 countries.

His Socialnomics work has been featured on 60 Minutes to the Wall Street Journal and used by the National Guard to NASA. His book Digital Leader propelled him to be voted the 2nd Most Likeable Author in the World behind Harry Potter's J.K. Rowling. Qualman is a sitting professor at Harvard & MIT's edX labs.

His latest book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube is a Pulitzer Prize nominated work.
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