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Social Media Newsfeed: Social Media Reaction to Washington Post Sale | Facebook Chief Marketing Officer

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Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos Buys Washington Post for $250M (SocialTimes)
Blockbuster news broke late Monday afternoon that the Washington Post newspaper has been purchased by Amazon owner and founder Jeff Bezos. The Washington Post’s online properties, such as Slate and TheRoot.com, are not part of the deal. The purchase also doesn’t include the land, meaning it’s a pure content buy by Bezos.

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Listing for Ex-Girlfriend Shooting Target Removed from Amazon

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A listing for a bloody mannequin has disappeared from Amazon after feminists complained it was promoting violence against women. The activist group UltraViolet collected 63,000 signatures on a petition to get rid of the shooting target designed by Zombie Industries that bled when shot and was chillingly called “The Ex.” The first 10,000 signatures appeared within the first 30 minutes of the campaign, the organizers said.

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