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Adriana Dunn works in content marketing at Twitter. She has previously held editorial, marketing and PR roles at tech and media companies including The Huffington Post, Participant Media and StellaService.

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One in 10 Ecommerce Packages Arrives Damaged

(1) Comments | Posted December 2, 2013 | 12:29 PM

This holiday season more people are heading online to shop than ever before -- and with good reason. But alongside the convenience and ease of shopping online brings the complexities of actually getting the goods in the hands of the shopper, which can be difficult for retailers to...

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Amazon Debuts 'Login and Pay' Service to Compete With eBay

(2) Comments | Posted October 11, 2013 | 11:09 PM

This week, Amazon announced a new service called "Login and Pay" that directly competes with PayPal. For the 215 million Amazon users worldwide, there's no question that this capability will make it significantly easier to purchase products on sites that feature the new service from Amazon Payments.

While logging into...

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Which Retailers Know Their Products Best?

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2013 | 11:28 AM

Did the customer service representative you talked with know if those rain boots fit true to size? If the keyboard in your cart is compatible with a Macbook? If that cutting board is dishwasher-safe?

Consumers spend a lot of time researching and purchasing products online. As a result, we expect...

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Voices from the Spill: A Five-Part Video Series

(3) Comments | Posted June 11, 2010 | 3:29 PM

Two years ago, Jon Bowermaster, a renowned oceans expert, journalist, filmmaker and National Geographic explorer, traveled to southern Louisiana with a film crew to document the interconnectedness of people and the plentiful bodies of water that surround them for the documentary SoLa: Louisiana Water Stories. What they didn't expect was that,...

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Crude World: An Interview with Peter Maass

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2009 | 6:53 PM

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In Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil (Knopf, $27) author and journalist Peter Maass embarks on an eight-year investigation into the economics and politics of oil production, surveying the true...

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Interview with Ric O'Barry from The Cove

(0) Comments | Posted September 24, 2009 | 6:12 PM

Ric O'Barry, former Flipper-trainer-turned-activist and subject of the documentary The Cove, departed this morning for his second visit to Japan in as many weeks. It's a frequent trip for him during the dolphin-killing season that runs from September to March in Taiji, Wakayama prefecture. The focus of this trip,...

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Question Everything: Shepard Fairey on His Influences, His Legal Battle with AP, and Being a Sellout

(0) Comments | Posted September 12, 2009 | 6:15 PM

(Originally posted on TakePart.)

The cover of Rolling Stone No. 1085 (Aug. 20, 2009) depicts a somber looking President Barack Obama, his face the center of the presidential seal that reads "Will he take bold action or compromise too easily?" The cover image, created by artist Shepard Fairey, was...

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From Iran: Interview with Filmmaker James Longley

(0) Comments | Posted June 19, 2009 | 7:46 PM

James Longley, director of Gaza Strip and Iraq in Fragments, is in Iran filming a new documentary about a junior high school in the village of Pul. You can read his previous dispatch from Tehran here.

What have been your primary means of communication both inside and...

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Ted@State: A Trip To The Nation's Capitol

(2) Comments | Posted June 4, 2009 | 4:15 PM

Originally posted on TakePart.
My flight has just taken off from Washington DC. This whirlwind trip was invigorating yet exhausting--it was my first time to the Capitol, my first TED talk, and my first time blogging from 35,000 feet. Everyone I met with yesterday gave me great ideas...

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U.S. Government Sponsors First TED Talk at State Department

(0) Comments | Posted June 3, 2009 | 1:14 PM

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Originally posted on TakePart.

TED goes to State tomorrow, and it would be an understatement to say that I'm excited about being there when it happens for the first time. I'm a self-proclaimed TED fan, and...

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Obama's First 100 Days: My 10 Favorite Moments

(10) Comments | Posted April 30, 2009 | 1:44 PM

White House Adviser David Axelrod called today the "journalistic equivalent of a Hallmark holiday," which may be true, but it's still a good way to take the pulse of the new administration. It's been a momentous time for America and our new president, who has restored the faith of...

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Disneynature's Earth: Q&A with the Directors

(1) Comments | Posted April 24, 2009 | 3:31 PM

Critically acclaimed duo Alastair Fothergill and Mark Linfield's latest endeavor is a grand undertaking, to say the least. You likely know them as the filmmakers who brought you the BBC series Planet Earth -- the highest selling HD DVD set to date. Their next project was directing Disneynature's Earth, which...

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