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Focused Labs Rebranding As Graph Effect – Focused on Increasing Facebook “Likes” with Flic Social Media

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Social media marketing company Focused Labs is undergoing a name and focus change as it is preparing to assist companies in increasing their Facebook “likes”.

The company, now to be known as GraphEffect, has been involved with Facebook’s Advertising API program beta, in which brands can craft and post their own ads on the social network without needing to utilize the Facebook Advertising Manager tool.

GraphEffect is marketing itself as the first social media system to specifically focus on increasing Facebook “likes” and customer conversions through the network’s feeds. It is their opinion that, as digital advertising options multiply, brands need to tap into every possible avenue in order to maximize the bottom line. The social media agency feels that with its newly designed algorithms created specifically for Facebook, it can efficiently match customers with their clients’ products and services.

Before this announcement, Focused Labs had received a new $2 million dollar investment from a variety of venture capital funds including CrossCut Ventures, Rincon Venture Partners, Thrive Capital , Founder Collective, Lerer Ventures, and Baroda Ventures as well as individual angel investors Stephano Kim and Matt Coffin.

Expectations are high for GraphEffect but their investors and CEO assert that their efforts over the past year have driven millions of new fans to their clients, so if the company is able to continue this trend with their new goal then growth should continue unabated.

Facebook Playing Possible Matchmaker for Barbie and Ken

In a unique ploy, toy manufacturer Mattel is asking Facebook users to weigh in on whether or not Ken and Barbie, perhaps the toy world’s best-known couple, should get back together after a recent seven-year long breakup.

The couple, together for 43 years, took a hiatus back in 2004 when Barbie left Ken for Australian surfer ‘Blaine’. Since then, the Ken character broke out on his own with an appearance in the commercially and critically-lauded Toy Story 3 as well as at New York Fashion Week.

Mattel however is interested to see if fans would like to see the iconic couple back together, especially on the eve of the company’s upcoming “Sweet Talking Ken” doll release. The company has carefully employed social media to spread the message by heavily hitting up Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare, and YouTube in an effort that has begun gaining online traction as well as real world billboards posted in New York and Los Angeles. More about Flic Social Media

For their Facebook campaign, Ken only needs 10,000 “likes” on his page in order to finally reunite with Barbie; fans can also vote at a special website, barbieandken.com, to make their feelings known. Ken himself is hoping to reunite with his lost love this upcoming Valentine’s Day, in a perfectly timed gesture by Mattel.…

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Bitcoin ETN Makes its Debut in the United States – Crypto Gambling

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Investors in the United States who wish to trade Bitcoin without having to buy the cryptocurrency have been given another route to the top-ranked virtual currency via Bitcoin Exchange Traded Notes (ETN).

 

Details of the Bitcoin ETN

 

According to Bloomberg, starting Wednesday American investors will now have access to Bitcoin Tracker One, and BTC ETN and Crypto Gambling. The product which runs under the CXBTF ticker will be quoted in U.S. dollars. However, the clearing and settlement of the trade will be in Krona and Euro since the product is listed and regulated in Sweden.

 

The ETN is issued by XBT Provider, a subsidiary of CoinShares. The company developed the product in 2015. In July 2018, Amsterdam-based EU speed trading behemoth, Flow Traders became the first company to participate in the BTC ETN market.

 

For Americans, trading is this particular Bitcoin ETN is like purchasing a U.S. depository receipt in that a foreign-listed asset is denominated in U.S. dollars. Commenting on the ETN, CEO of Coinshares, Ryan Radloff said:

 

Everyone that’s investing in dollars can now get exposure to these products, whereas before, they were only available in euros or Swedish krona. Given the current climate on the regulatory front in the U.S., this is a big win for Bitcoin.

 

ETN Might Represent a Soft Opening for Bitcoin ETF

The introduction of BTC ETN trading capability in the United States could be seen as a soft opening for the much sought after Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF). The SEC has far remained unmoved in its reticence concerning issuing approval for any BTC ETF.

 

Recently, the Commission denied the Winklevoss twins’ ETF application while postponing its decision on the VanEck/SolidX, as well as the Direxion filings. According to the SEC, issues relating to liquidity, custodial tools, and price manipulation haven’t been sufficiently addressed.

 

ETNs and ETFs are similar in some respects as they provide an opportunity to invest in an asset without actually owning the asset. Such a trading avenue seems perfect for cryptocurrencies given their price volatility. However, a few subtle differences exist between the two. Rather than being an asset pool, ETN is more like a debt instrument that is backed by a bank or any other recognized issuing institution.

 

Do you think the Bitcoin ETN will gain traction in the American market? Keep the conversation going in the comment section below.

 

Ethereum Price Falls Below $300 as Cryptocurrency Market Tumbles – Crypto ICO Report NEWS13 Total viewsNo comments

 

The price of Ethereum has fallen below $300 as the cryptocurrency market enters a more intense bearish pullback. Except for Tether, all other top ten coins have experienced significant negative price movements within the last 24-hour trading period.

 

Ethereum Tumbles 17 Percent

Ethereum, the second-ranked cryptocurrency according to market capitalization sunk to its lowest 2018 valuation on Monday afternoon UTC. ETH has not traded below $300 since the start of November 2017. At press time, ETH has dipped more than 17 percent to take its 2018 decline to 60 percent.

 

The decline in the price of ETH is being attributed to the disillusionment of ICO investors. The sheer number of ICO exit scams and the amounts being siphoned by these pump and dump schemes has created negative sentiments in the ETH market.

 

Ethereum, the preferred platform for most ICO projects benefited from this fact reaching above $1,000 in February 2018. At the time, BTC was declining below $6,000. However, the tide seems to have turned as many of the ICO projects that generated interest in ETH, driving up its price have begun to cash out to cover expenses. Thus, the ETH is is starting to slide. Commenting on the issue, BloomWater Capital chief, Biswas Das said:

 

These startups are raising a lot of funds, but they don’t have treasury management or enough cash management experience, so they’re selling too early and causing a lot of pressure in the market. It was fine last year, but right now, the market is so fragile that it causes a lot of pressure.

 

 

The general bearishness perhaps exacerbates the ETH decline in the market occasioned by stricter regulations and the slow pace of institutional adoption. Experts believe that projects aren’t done cashing out and thus predict even more pain for ETH investors as prices sink even lower.

 

Bitcoin Dips More than 20 Percent in August as Altcoins Continue to Bleed

Bitcoin briefly slipped below the $6,000 mark in the early morning on Tuesday (August 14, 2018). The top-ranked cryptocurrency is now back above $6,000 at the time of writing this article. BTC has dropped more than 20 percent in August eroding most of the gains accrued in July. Bitcoin’s year-to-date decline now stands at 57 percent.

 

Positive sentiments leading up to the SEC’s decision on numerous ETFs drove prices up to $8,400 in late July. However, the Commission has either rejected or delayed approving the various filings brought before it. The consensus is that an SEC-approved Bitcoin ETF in 2018 is highly unlikely.

 

The altcoin market, in general, appears bleak as well with prices depreciating significantly. Cardano leads the decline in the top ten, falling more almost 20 percent within the last 24 hours. Outside the top ten, Ethereum Classic has been unable to maintain its upward price trajectory after a raft of platform adoptions. The 13th-ranked cryptocurrency is currently down by more than 19 percent in the last 24 hours.

 

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Australia Approves Net Singapore Online Casino Gambling Ban

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The Australian government today voted to ban Australian-based online gambling sites from offering their services to Australians. The ban also makes it illegal for Australian casinos to provide gambling services to other countries opposed to Internet gambling.

The Senate also voted 33-28 to exclude sports betting and lotteries from the interactive gambling ban, following last minute changes to the proposed legislation. Australian sports books and turf clubs were concerned that the ban would drastically affect their businesses.

According to Communications Minister Richard Alston, the gambling ban takes the necessary action to limit what the government called the tragic economic and social consequences of gambling in Australia.

Senators who voted for the final bill were pleased that the legislation limits overseas access to Australian gambling sites. Senator Bob Brown noted, “What’s bad for Australian households is bad for households elsewhere around the world.”

Australia has been grappling with the issue of problem gambling for years, but opponents of the bill argue that poker- and pull-tab machines in pubs are the real cause of the nation’s gambling problem. They also insist that the bill will not do anything to address the issue.

Opponents to the legislation have argued that the bill would be technologically difficult, if not impossible, to enforce. Many have suggested that the best solution to the problem is a regulated online gaming environment, but the government refused to waver on its committed to a total ban.

Critics of the ban also noted that Australian gaming companies will likely go offshore to get around the restrictions. Senator Brian Greig argued that “Australian companies could still locate themselves in a country where there was no prohibition, such as Vanuatu, and continue their services into those countries.”

The bill does not prohibit offshore operations from providing their services to Australian citizens.

Microgaming Terminates Tropika License

Microgaming announces that the licence for the operation of the group of casinos owned by Tropika, and notably Fairplay Casino, has been terminated with immediate effect. This termination does not affect Golden Riveira casino. Microgaming is aware that for some time there have been player allegations that pay outs to players have not been made by Tropika casinos.

In the interests of fairness, arrangements have been made for players that have still not had their claims paid by Tropika, or the relevant Tropika casino, by the 5th of July 2001, to put their claims to PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. (Johannesburg) (PwC). PwC will receive Singapore Online Casino player’s complaints with a view to verifying the correctness thereof, and advising of any amounts that should be paid.

This process is entirely under the control of PwC, and Microgaming will not be involved in any way. The funds to be used for such payouts have been placed by Microgaming in a trust and are not under the control or ownership of Microgaming. PwC will advise the trustees of any amounts that should be paid.

All players who believe that they have a valid claim should approach PwC from the 6th of July 2001 at the e-mail address given below. Players should note that a time limit has been placed on the lodgement of such claims, and all claims should be lodged by the 6th of August 2001.

Claims must be addressed to: [email protected] These claims should clearly state the claimant’s full name and login-id as registered at the casinos involved.…

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Playboy.com Launches Joker123 Slot Sports Wagering Site

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A Today Playboy.com, the wholly owned subsidiary of Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE: PLA), launches PlayboySportsBook.com, an international online sports wagering site, at PlayboySportsBook.com, uniting two of the world’s favorite things: sports and Playboy Bunnies. Playboy is the first major global brand to launch an online gaming site.

PlayboySportsBook.com offers non-stop betting action in a fun, reliable and easy-to-use sports wagering environment. The site also offers comprehensive sports news and video event coverage, sports commentary, scores and stats, and chat.

Worldwide sports enthusiasts can log on to PlayboySportsBook.com to wager on international sports such as soccer, rugby, boxing, snooker, tennis, motor racing, and golf; U.S. sports such as the ongoing NBA Playoffs, football and hockey, plus horse races and greyhound races; and special events like the upcoming British General election to the Playmate of the Year. Visitors can choose from a variety of wagering options, including fixed odds, handicaps, ante-post, match bets and specialty bets. Betting is available in 23 currencies and all bets are tax-free.

Deanna, the Playboy Betting Bunny (and Playboy magazine’s Miss May 1998), dressed in the classic Playboy Bunny Costume, serves as the site’s hostess. She is featured in video segments highlighting major betting events, as well as welcoming users to the site.

To celebrate its launch, PlayboySportsBook.com has announced two special offers:

PlayboySportsBook.com will match new Joker123 Slot members’ first bets up to 10 pounds sterling (or equivalent in the currency of the bettor’s choice).
The first person from Europe who places the largest authorized bet by May 13, 2001 will win two invitations to Playboy founder Hugh M. Hefner’s 75th birthday party in London later this month.
Establishing an account is safe and easy. PlayboySportsBook.com accepts MasterCard and Visa, as well as debit cards and cheques. Unlike some betting and gaming companies, PlayboySportsBook.com does not charge a fee for credit card transactions, allowing consumers to deposit or withdraw funds at any time, completely free of charge. Customer service is available via e-mail, telephone and fax. The site has safeguards to prevent taking bets from the United States and other places where online sports wagering is illegal.

“We’re excited to bring Playboy’s unique blend of sophistication, excitement and fun to online sports wagering,” said Christie Hefner, Chairman of Playboy.com. “Playboy is one of the world’s most recognized and respected brands. We’ve been in business for nearly 50 years and quality and reliability have been our foundation from the start.”

Playboy.com veteran Paul Kallis has been named executive vice president and managing director of Playboy.com Internet Gaming and will oversee the initiative. “PlayboySportsBook.com is not just for sports enthusiasts,” said Kallis. “It’s for anyone who wants enter the world of Playboy and have a total entertainment sports wagering experience — all without worry or concern about collecting their winnings.”

PlayboySportsBook.com launches in English and will add Chinese, Spanish and Italian.

The site is powered by Ladbrokes eGaming Limited, the world’s biggest bookmaker, and is licensed in and operated out of Gibraltar.…

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Online Casino Malaysia a good page to start

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Without a doubt, one of the best pages of the Poker Community in Spanish that currently exists on the Internet is “Online Casino Malaysia”.

At aprendirpoker.com, you can consult everything you need to solve the unknowns that you need to clear up regarding the game of poker in general. From the most basic, such as learning the ranking of hands, to the most complex, such as calculating probabilities at the time of the game at the tables, against opponents.

Aprenderpoker.com, is a website designed mainly for players who are starting out in the world of poker, and also, and above all, to know how to play poker online. The design of this website is designed so that the user can find everything they need easily and comfortably, at the same time that it turns out to be a great reference tool, even when we are playing at the tables at any time.

At learnpoker.com, we can have: The rules of poker, a large number of strategies about the game itself, information about the variants of poker, history and evolution of the game of poker over the years, game tactics, dictionary with the most technical words in poker, explanation of the development and analysis of hands… and many more topics.

At aprenderpoker.com, there are also direct links to two free poker rooms, such as SodaPoker and PokerGratis, where it will not cost you money to put into practice everything you have learned previously, at the same time that you have chats within them to be able to contact the rest of the players in real time.

At the same time, there is also a well-known forum such as forodepoker.es, where you can find very experienced players, who will answer any questions that you do not understand.

If you are really interested in expanding and improving your knowledge to learn how to play poker online, do not hesitate to visit Aprenderpoker.com, you will clear all your doubts in a matter of a short time. And by the way, you can also practice everything you have learned by playing free online poker, without unnecessarily risking your pocket, while you are in your learning stage.

More than 300 players from around the world will compete to win a share of the $1,000,000 Jackpot at the APT Philippines, the first event of the 2023 Asian Poker Tour.

The APT Philippines will take place from January 29 to February 1, 2023, at the luxurious Dusit Thani Manila Hotel in Makati, Manila.

Qualify online for a chance to win a $6,500 prize package, which includes $2,700 entry fee and $3,800 travel expenses.

How to classify?

$5+.50 rebuy and $22+2 satellites are running daily. Check our Tournament Schedule section in the Everest Poker lobby to find the exact dates.

Direct Entries of $200+15 have already been scheduled during November and December.

Start playing today for your chance to win this exciting poker vacation in one of the most beautiful ports in Asia and as they say in Filipino – Gud lak!…

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The Lazy Man’s Guide To CTFO CBD Hemp Oil

If you are brand-new to CTFO CBD oil, this guide can aid you in knowing extra regarding this item. CBD is brief for cannabidiol, which is a perfect item if you desire something to combat swelling and lots of various other untreatable problems. CBD can aid you to fight stress and anxiety, stress and anxiety, psychological inequalities, and gastrointestinal concerns, simply to name a few. Offered below are a few prominent health and wellness benefits of Cannabidiol. If you have a growth in your body, CBD can assist you in removing it. It ought to be taken with prescription medicines. The item decreases the development of growth cells in several cervical areas.

This oil is an efficient solution for the therapy of growths in the prostate and bust locations. Because this oil has anti-inflammatory residential or commercial properties, it is among the best representatives that can assist you in treating many problems that cause discomfort and swelling. The oil can assist in preventing the harmful impacts of extreme oxygen kinds and natural chemical glutamate in the brain cbd oil for sale ebay. Consequently, it can offer security for the brain cells. The antioxidant task of CBD is more than vitamin E or Vitamin C. Besides, the item can protect your brain cells from unsafe materials, such as toxicity from beta-amyloid. It can be a great treatment for people with Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s conditions.

Relieves Pain

If you or a person you know has seizures, CBD Hemp Oil can aid stop them. According to a study including a lot of kids with seizures, the regular use of this oil aided them to experience a decrease in the regularity of their seizures. In addition to this, the youngsters experienced a much better mood, raised awareness, and better sleep. Cannabidiol can aid deal with anxiety. According to many types of research, individuals who used this product experienced less discomfort while providing a public speech. Similarly, CBD decreased anxiousness activated by THC. Many researchers suggest that CBD ought to be utilized to treat persistent or persistent pain.

If they really felt relief from discomfort due to the usage of CBD, numerous experiments were conducted on rodents to locate out. And the outcomes declared. The rats revealed a decrease in neuropathic pain and persistent swelling. Apart from this, cannabidiol, if utilized with THC, can aid treat discomfort associated with many problems, such as cancer cells, sclerosis, and joint inflammation, to name a few. According to numerous experiments, CBD can aid give relief to people with nausea or vomiting. The researchers concluded that this oil could help reduce throwing up and queasiness caused by the misuse of drugs. Nevertheless, for these advantages, the dosage needs to in small amounts.…

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What Health Benefits Does a Daily CBD Oil Regimen Have?

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CBD engine oil is one involving the newest, hottest, yet one of the oldest health treatments around at present. Cannabidiol, or maybe CBD seeing as it has become acknowledged, is estimated to incorporate a plethora of health benefits but does not necessarily include THC. The chemical type THC makes people large and even is contained in weed. Therefore, what is CBD used for ordinarily? A few of the disorders of which can be served by using CBD petrol incorporate:

Plus, this nutritious fat provides relief without inducing the lethargy that solutions containing THC have throughout routine treatment or make use of. Neurological disorders such like PTSD, depression, and epilepsy likewise have been tested by us all federal using CBD like a good therapy option and found the idea to be effective for this kind of diseases. Plus, making use of this olive oil seems to be able to be safe for best men and women even from a relatively high dose. To get these purposes, select great oil that is CBD rich but includes little to no THC.

Cannabidiol Benefits

Cannabidiol benefits are many. That does not necessarily make you great if you are mindful enough to purchase this olive oil with little to be able to no THC. Several of the advantageous properties of this olive oil may include:

CBD Oil and Soreness and Pain

One particular of the best techniques that will CBD Hemp Oil minimizes discomfort is through cutting down irritation. Many related research show of which CBD together with hemp happen to be beneficial to get reducing soreness in lots of regions of the body. Nearly any part of this body that experiences soreness can benefit from the oil’s employ. From brain to the toes, getting CBD’s endocannabinoids have demonstrated an enhancement in inflammation levels around many clinical studies. Reducing inflammation can often lower problems levels, especially individuals in osteo arthritis and men and women living with rheumatoid osteoarthritis.…

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How CBD oil affected me.

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  1. It aided ease my own period indicators.

I’ve never possessed really painful periods, normally some mild to reasonable cramping in the start but nothing curbing. Then, a few many months ago, my spouse and I commenced receiving wrenching, fetal-position-inducing cramps upon the first moment involving my cycle. I actually were unsatisfied with the idea of taking a crazy amount of NSAIDs in a day time just to keep the particular pain under control, which is what guided everyone to start taking CBD Hemp Oil about the full week before my period has been due.

Those thirty days my cramps were significantly much less intense (which I’m certain is due to several factors), however my spouse and I decided to consider a new dose of the particular oil instead of two Advil and see what occurred. It took aside my cramping pains within 30 minutes, the same like the typical over-the-counter soreness pill. I would certainly say I became surprised, yet I was genuinely wishing it would work plus was overjoyed when that did.

The idea associated with having an all-natural product I can take to assistance manage pain is definitely big. I’ve tried heating parts, essential oils, plus soothing teas, but this particular is a thing that actually, tangibly helps plus lets everyone go about my personal day time without pain. Whoa.

Minimal payments it helped me deal with anxiousness.

The ideal way my partner and I can explain the obvious difference within this region is always that CBD Hemp Oil diffuses of which knotted tense feeling in my gut. As a relatively stressed person—especially in big teams or unknown social scenarios (I. e., a great deal of the time)—taking CBD oil has allowed me to shed that a bit. It gives I an even more calm, “I’ve got this” kind of sensation that can definitely create a difference.

I’m not usually some sort of tense flier, but on a recent journey My partner and I acquired received some important email messages right before boarding often the plane, which sent my thoughts spiraling. Plus I possessed a middle seat that is stressful for an individual who drinks as much water as I do. So We took the couple involving tinctures’ worth of my own CBD oil after a good little while, I felt more enjoyable and was in a position to relax out with a good book throughout the particular flight.

  1. This made it easier for me sleep.

My own sleep is kind of unpredictable, with weeks at some sort of time filled with wonderful rest and others riddled with arbitrary 3 a new. Wakeups as well as some sort of serious case connected with overactive bedtime brain (is now there an acronym because of this still?). I commenced bringing CBD oil together with my evening tea leaf about an hour before bed and five associated with the seven nights I actually did that, I experienced outstanding sleep. It’s hard to declare whether this oil did it, nevertheless I’ve heard other folk’s record that it really helps associated with sleep.

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