According to a study commissioned by San Francisco-based advertising agency Heat, advertising and marketing types are pretty unique in their use of social media. Perhaps unsurprisingly, ad types are three times more likely to pay attention to brands on Facebook and Twitter. But—more interestingly—they're also much more likely to do drugs (26 percent vs three percent of the general public), throw up from excessive drinking (37 percent vs nine percent) and hook up with a colleague (26 percent vs eight percent).
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The Commission for Financial Capability is taking on loan sharks with the help of Saatchi & Saatchi and Rush Digital, which have developed an app that puts players in the shoes of finance lenders in an effort to raise awareness of how to avoid a potentially life-long trap.