#TheDailySpin: Groupon applies its coupon-sharing model to nonprofit work

The daily deal site’s G-Team is coming to a community near you. Maybe. Plus, J.T.’s bringin’ sexy Myspace back, Mike’s Hard Lemonade courts hipsters, someone is calling the Biebs a liar, and more.

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They’ve saved you money. Now Groupon and its G-team hope to save your community, one good cause at a time.

Justin Timberlake, what are you trying to bring back now? On Wednesday, we reported on the Myspace acquisition, but what many might not know is that the Specific Media, the company that bought the ailing social network, is backed by one Mr. J. Timberlake—now how heavy is that?!

Move over, PBR. Mike just moved to the hipster neighborhood and he’s ready to play some ball—of the kick variety. Using social media, the boozy beverage Mike’s Hard Lemonade is seeking an official, non-pro athlete to be the voice behind Mike’s Hard Sports. Events include lawn-darts, ultimate Frisbee, dodge ball, and corn-hole (bags).

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