Holly Chavez

Holly Chavez is a News Columnist at GritDaily. She enjoys sharing hot, trending news stories with her readers. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, she focuses her writing on travel, brands and tech. Holly's professional interests include business and entrepreneurship. 

The Art Institutes: Fraud, Closures, and the Growing Issues of For-Profit Colleges

In 2015, The Art Institutes operated 50 locations across the United States. Now, only eight of those campuses remain, and they’re in danger of closing within the next few months. Many students and staff members first learned about the legal and financial woes of The Art Institutes when classes shut down without any advance notice. Unfortunately, this is rapidly becoming a common story as for-profit colleges nationwide continue to close their doors. In fact, these institutions are...

Facebook Releases Ad Library and Tightens Political Marketing Rules; Will This Be Enough for Election 2020?

Facebook’s latest example of harnessing the power of martech stacks will come in the form of a new feature: The Facebook Ad Library. The social-media giant released Ad Library in response to the controversy over their ads influencing the 2016 election.  The stated intention of the Ad Library is to provide increased transparency for ads of all types. Users can search all current advertisements on Facebook, along with looking at every political ad from May 2018 to the present. Moving forward,...

Costco’s Selling Lobster Claws So Ginormous You Have To Open Them With a Car Jack

Costco, known for offering large items such as huge tubs of Nutella and wedding cakes made solely of cheese, is offering a product to its shoppers that’s making waves – monstrous lobster claws straight out of a seafarer’s bad dream. What’s more, images of the nightmarish appendages have been popping up on Costco customers’ Instagram pages. In fact, the claws look so huge, that it’s hard to believe they’re not Photoshopped. Shoppers that shared the snaps mainly hail from California, and...