Morning Update: Sept 16 – Guardian’s new weekend campaign, Rebel Wilson speaks out, Twitter IPO who will profit?

Ad Week: Buy the Guardian and Observer, or your weekend will be a complete disaster – The Guardian has a humorous new ad.

“In one spot, a guy is unable to control the destructive force of his high-tech ‘MegaGlove’; in the other, a woman’s hosted luncheon ends poorly for all involved. Ah well, if it bleeds, it leads.”

Metro: Rebel Wilson: I’m a big girl – I’m allowed to dish out the fat jokes – after bad reviews for her new US TV show Rebel Wilson hits back.

‘All comedians have to use their physicality, so I use my size,’ she told Hunger magazine, talking to fashion and lifestyle magazine Hunger and continuing to be unashamed of her size.

New York Times: The Payday at Twitter Many Were Waiting For – The NY Times on the IPO of Twitter and who will be the big winners.

“Twitter’s I.P.O. will not be nearly as large as Facebook’s $16 billion offering last year, but it will still create a multimillionaires club of dozens of early believers.”

Torrent Freak: Netflix Uses Pirate Sites to Determine What Shows to Buy – Netflix users the torrent site to decide its purchases based on popularity of download.

“This week Netflix rolled out its video streaming service in the Netherlands where it hopes to build a massive user base in the years to come.”


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