State Street Corp.: The parent company of the investment firm behind Wall Street’s iconic Fearless Girl statue agreed to pay a combined $5 million to more than 300 women and 15 black employees who were paid less than their white, male counterparts, according to a federal audit. This comes after the viral statue won 18 honors at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Read more here.
KFC: WWE2K18 just got finger lickin’ better with their newest wrestler addition—KFC’s iconic Colonel Sanders! As part of WWE’s ongoing partnership with the fast food chain, it made sense to add this new character into the mix. Read more here.
Snapchat: The mobile platform’s newest augmented reality feature, called ART, allows artists to create digital work and insert it into geo-tagged locations around the world. This sparked controversy in the art community since big businesses will be able to plaster and monetize art work wherever they’d like causing artists to “fight back” about whether corporations should be rent on these geo-tagged spaces. Read more here.