Photo of Colin Kaepernick during a San Francisco 49ers game in 2016

Good for Business? Nike Gets Political With Kaepernick Ad

Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL. Kaepernick's attorney, Mark Geragos, made the announcement on Twitter, calling the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback an "All American Icon" and crediting attorney Ben Meis...
Photo Illustration conceptualizing Twitter's block of an Elizabeth Heng campaign ad

Like Facebook, Twitter Blocks Heng Video, Then Changes Mind

For the second time in a month, Elizabeth Heng said a social media service blocked her campaign video. And, for the second time in a month, a social media company restored it. This time around, Twitter removed Heng’s video on grounds that it violated the co...
Photo of Sean Newcomb in dugout at Braves + Dodgers game

Ballplayer Tweets From Past Trigger Team Fears of Social Media

As major leaguers Trea Turner, Sean Newcomb and Josh Hader face up to racist and homophobic tweets they sent as teenagers, publicist Lauren Walsh recalls how she dealt with a football player who had offensive Facebook posts years before he prepared for the NFL...