1. The Salvation Army’s South African branch is using #TheDress as the centerpiece of an anti-domestic-violence campaign. Featuring a bruised model wearing the now-famous outfit, it has the tagline, "Why is it so hard to see black and blue?"
2. Three things to look for in the February jobs report, set to be released at 8:30 am EST, according to The New York Times: better wages, a slowdown in hiring, and the impact on interest rates. Update: About 295,000 jobs were added to the US economy in February, driving the unemployment rate to 5.5% from 5.7%. However, more people dropped out of the labor force last month and wage growth was sluggish, according to Marketwatch.
3. A State Department investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of her private email account while running the country’s foreign affairs could unearth security violations, specifically whether sensitive topics were discussed on an account with less-than-standard security protocols. Other cabinet secretaries were more careful to follow White House rules on personal email use, according to BuzzFeed.
4. Two top staffers have left Cognito: President Dan Simon and New York MD Binna Kim. Gregory Papajohn, a director in the New York office, is serving as interim managing director.
5. ISIS is good at using Twitter. Specifically, the extremist group has effectively employed a core group of influencers and thousands of loyal followers to spread its message on that and other social media platforms. The group is getting through to some youth in the US and the West, according to an FBI report.