For advertisers, Snapchat’s got the kids

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Social network Instagram has come to look more like rival Snapchat after copying some of its features, but marketers say Snapchat’s younger audience and safeguards against poor placement drive enthusiasm for advertising on the smaller app.

Graffiti artists awarded $6.7m in lawsuit after renowned work torn down

Twenty-one artists sued the owner of 5Pointz, a New York site that was an international graffiti mecca beginning in the 1990s

A New York judge has awarded $6.7m to graffiti artists who sued after their work was destroyed on buildings torn down to make room for luxury apartments.

The federal judge Frederic Block in Brooklyn noted Monday there was no remorse from the owner of the warehouse buildings.

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Barnaby Joyce denies improper behaviour at function and breaches over Vikki Campion

Deputy PM says allegations ‘peddled by the bitterest of political enemies’ and that former staffer was not his partner when she worked in his office

Barnaby Joyce has denied he behaved inappropriately at a public function in 2011 and contends his former staffer Vikki Campion was not his partner when she worked in his ministerial office and in the office of the resources minister in 2017.

In a short verbal statement delivered to a handful of journalists on Tuesday morning, the deputy prime minister denied overnight reports of inappropriate behaviour at a function, which he said had been “peddled by the bitterest of political enemies to me”.

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