Instagram Gives Brands New Way to Sell in ‘Collection’ Ads

Instagram is offering brands a new shopping-enabled ad unit as it moves further into the e-commerce space. On Tuesday, the photo- and video-sharing app, owned by Facebook, started testing ads that blend videos and product catalogs where consumers can complete purchases without leaving. Instagram calls them "collection" campaigns, and they were first tested on Facebook.

Space Mountain fan gets the roller coaster’s 87-year-old designer to ride it one last time at Disneyland

Bill Watkins, the guy who designed the ride at Space Mountain at Disneyland and was the first to take that ride, is 87. His routine these days consists of going to the grocery store, riding his bike around his Long Beach neighborhood and keeping detailed notes of his thoughts and activities. “Not much,” he said with [...]

US Postal Service to unveil Mister Rogers stamp next month

The U.S. Postal Service plans to issue a new stamp featuring Mister Rogers, the children's television host known for his zip-up cardigan, sneakers and soothing manner. The Forever stamp will be unveiled March 23 in the same Pittsburgh public television station where Mister Rogers' Neighborhood was produced. The stamp features Fred Rogers and the royal puppet [...]