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The Link #175: [Poor performance]
December 23, 2018

NYT ran two notable pieces on corporate ‘bad behavior,’ this week, on Facebook (privacy issues) and McKinsey (supporting authoritarian governments). Without judging those companies’ specific actions, I’m always interested by how some truly innocent activities are viewed as damning solely because they’re profit-motivated.

1 in 5 high school seniors has vaped nicotine this year. Yikes. No wonder Altria is putting $12.8B into Juul.

Fascinating data from this year in adult videos

A year-end performance review for all men. Plus, advice for how to be a man.

Merry Christmas. How it would look if consultants got involved. Plus, peek behind the Santa-industrial complex (did you know elite Santas have agents?).

Suggestions for how to take better holiday photos this week. Plus, wedding photos of the year

A synthesized roundup of the Top 10 songs of the year (thank u, next). 

Though you’ve probably seen it already, the glitter bomb for package thieves is truly peak YouTube. Plus, recap other viral moments from the year.

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