Melania Trump Wins Fake News Lawsuit

FLOTUS vs Daily Mail

British tabloid Daily Mail has settled libel lawsuits with First Lady Melania Trump over a published story from last year, claiming she once worked for an escort service. The First Lady sued the Daily Mail, saying the story was not true, and now the paper will send nearly $3 million in settlement cash. It turns out fake news can be costly. If they had only read our book What Happens in Vegas Stays on YouTube, they wouldn’t be in this #hotmess. (Source: The Skimm)

 

Ok Google, Fast Food

Ever get annoyed at your AI for responding to commands you didn’t give it? Imagine the mass frustration when Burger King released a TV ad saying “Ok Google, what is the Whopper burger?” You probably were on the verge of pulling your hair out when your AI responded, but Burger King doesn’t care. Classic King, always pushing the envelope when it comes to ad campaigns – see the original subservient chicken. (Source: The Hustle)

 

Tesla’s Solar Panels

Over the weekend, Tesla quietly started advertising its new solar panels on its energy website. This initiative is in partnership with Panasonic (you know, the company you always find in Skymall). These new rooftop solar panels advertise a low-profile design created specifically for Tesla by Panasonic. The partnership has allowed for the construction of a large-scale solar manufacturing facility in Buffalo, NY (when I think sun, I think Buffalo) and production of these panels is expected to begin this summer. “Everything’s better in Summa!” (Source: TechCrunch)

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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