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How Well Do You Know Your Data?

Businesses today are collecting more data than ever before related to their companies and how they operate. But do we really understand all this information? And, are we making the data work for us? As 2019 rapidly comes to a close, now is a good time to pause and evaluate the data your business is collecting, how it’s being used and to gauge your ROI. Digging into those numbers now can help ensure your business is more profitable and efficient going forward.

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Policewoman From Germany Is Ordered To Stop Posting On Instagram

Adrienne Koleszar is one of the most beautiful women on Instagram, but this doesn’t mean that she is an influencer and that she doesn’t have a real job. Adrienne is in fact a policewoman and thanks to her healthy lifestyle and outrageous beauty, she won the “hottest policewoman” title in Germany. But she soon learned that she had to give up on her social media life. How did that happen and why?

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‘Ford v Ferrari’ Review: Damon, Bale and the Need for Speed

Matt Damon and Christian Bale on the set of Twentieth Century Fox’s FORD V FERRARI.

Vroom! You can feel the power thrumming under James Mangold’s Ford v Ferrari — and that’s a shock because this thunderously exciting true story is based on a stuffy business proposition. Back in the 1960s, Henry Ford II (Tracy Letts) determined to beat Enzo Ferrari (Remo Girone) at his own game by building a hot, fast race car — the GT40 — that could win the 24 Hours of Le Mans, pitting American crass against Italian class.

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Pornhub ‘Devastated’ by PayPal’s Stance Against Sex Workers

MONTREAL — Last week, Pornhub announced to members of their Model Program that PayPal had suddenly decided to stop payouts and that the content producers should arrange for alternative ways of receiving their funds.

Pornhub VP Corey Price has released a statement describing the tubesite company as “devastated” by PayPal’s decision “to stop payouts to over 100,000 performers who rely on them for their livelihoods.”

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Report: Pornhub Storing ‘Roughly 7,000 Years’ of Content

CYBERSPACE — Pornhub is currently storing nearly 7,000 years worth of adult content on its servers, ready to stream, according to a new Popular Mechanics article.

Just how long is 7,000 years?

It’s a difficult number to put into perspective. It’s about 100 times longer than the average human lifespan. It’s the number of years it would take to reach the Eagle Nebula if you traveled there at the speed of light. Seven thousand years ago there were no pyramids; written language had barely begun developing. It was still the Stone Age — Bronze was still a thousand years or more away.

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Report: Most Deepfakes for Porn, Not Politics

LOS ANGELES — According to a recent report, as seemingly with the internet itself, deepfakes were made for porn.

Cybersecurity company Deeptrace, which uses deep learning and computer vision to detect and monitor so-called “deepfakes” — synthetic videos created by artificial intelligence and based on existing media, such as the victim’s photo or a video clip — has revealed that there are nearly 15,000 deepfake videos now online.

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Mainstream Businesses Can Learn Lessons from Adult Industry

LOS ANGELES — As the adult entertainment industry continues to evolve in the face of constant change, overcoming obstacles while developing new markets and technologies, a wide range of mainstream businesses are taking a closer look at the ingredients of the industry’s success — which go far beyond any simple notion that “sex sells.”

For example, a recent article in Business Matters Magazine explores how “the porn industry has one of the most successful and proven business models and the underlying principles and tools could help any business flourish or even survive a recession.”

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Doc Johnson Launches ‘Doc Blog,’ Talks Pussy Pumps in Recent Post

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Doc Johnson’s consumer and business-facing blog, Doc Blog, is officially up-and-running, offering advice on a myriad of trending sex topics. In a recent post, writer Megan Adams addressed the basics of pussy pumps, “one of the least-understood sex toys on the market,” according to Doc Johnson.

In the post, Adams illuminated the purpose of these overlooked toys, explaining how they bring pleasure and what the different available options are.

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Facebook Mainstreams Camming, Expands ‘Portal’ Device Lineup

LOS ANGELES — Facebook is seeking to mainstream immersive live video chat among consumers and is rolling out offerings that may help the company succeed — offerings that will not go unnoticed by the adult entertainment industry and the legions of independent cam models that fuel its growth.

Furthering its efforts, Facebook is adding three new models to its Portal family of video chat devices, including Portal with a 10-inch high-definition display viewable in landscape and portrait modes and Portal Mini, with an 8-inch high-definition display. Both devices feature an adaptive display that automatically adjusts brightness and color to the user’s surroundings and includes a powerful built-in speaker suitable for music playback when users are not on a call.

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New Labor Law Reclassifies California’s Strippers As Employees

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Yesterday, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5), a sweeping piece of legislation that rewrites the state’s employment law to address the status of independent contractors, including dancers at strip clubs.

The bill passed the legislature last week and was sold to voters as a possible answer to 21st-Century issues like the “gig economy,” corporate use (and abuse) of “perma-lancers” and ways in which employers get around labor protections by deceitfully characterizing some workers’ status.

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Motorbunny to Exhibit Ride-On-Top Vibes at Sex Expo NY

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Motorbunny will exhibit at the upcoming Sex Expo New York, giving attendees a chance to “hop on” for live demonstrations of its flagship ride-on-top vibrators, Motorbunny and Motorbunny Buck.

Craig Mewbourne, CMO of Motorbunny, shared that Motorbunny is excited to be taking part in this year’s Sex Expo, set for Saturday and Sunday at the Brooklyn Expo Center.

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