James Dean would have turned 83 today. If he were still alive, perhaps he’d have a Twitter account. But instead, there’s just a fan account controlled by unknown owners with more than 8,000 followers.
The management firm that controls Dean’s licensing empire thinks the account should be shut down and has sued Twitter over it the matter, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
See also: Twitter Readies for Transparency Fight Despite NSA Deal The company behind the lawsuit is CMG Worldwide, a firm that controls the commercial estates of a number of deceased celebrities. Its president, Mark Roesler, told The Hollywood Reporter that the firm has asked Twitter to shut down @JamesDean for more than a year. Read more…
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Rosanne Cash has been writing songs for 35 years and creating hit records for almost as many, but few have achieved the popular and critical success of her most recent release, “The River and the Thread.”
The album debuted in mid-January at No. 11 on the Billboard album chart and quickly rose to No. 1 on Amazon’s music best sellers’ list. The Los Angeles Times recently predicted that the album would earn its place among “the most powerful works of 2014.”
See also: 13 Must-Follow Musicians on Instagram “The River and the Thread” traces a reunion of sorts that Cash experienced with her family’s roots in the Deep South, weaving together bits of history of the region and glimpses of the world her father, Johnny Cash, grew up in. Read more…
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Earlier this week, a number of leaks on Twitter gave us our first look at the HTC One successor ? the HTC M8. The new device is expected to look a lot like the HTC One, but will be upgraded
If you look to social media engagement as the benchmark for success, Esurance?s (non) Super Bowl ad campaign hit a grand slam ? er, scored a touchdown I guess.
If you tweeted out the hashtag #EsuranceSave30 in the day and