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Protesters Take Aim at Chevron With #AskChevron Promoted Tweets

May 29, 2014 - The #AskChevron tweets seek to draw attention to the sponsoring activist group’s environmental concerns and could be a sign of things to come for brands and marketers. Comments

Indiana Pacers' Augmented Reality App Lets Fans Compete, Too

pacers-boomer-dunk May 29, 2014 - The NBA team and creative agency The Famous Group have launched an app with augmented reality called Pacers Games. Comments

Ritz-Carlton Gets Social With "Six Word Wows"

ritzfb-6wordwows-page-2 May 28, 2014 - Ritz-Carlton’s Six Word Wows campaign taps into a long-running internal program that celebrates the memories created at Ritz-Carlton properties, but whittles these stories down to six words each to make them more shareable and to inspire guests to... Comments

IBM Launches ExperienceOne for Connected Sales and Marketing

imb-experienceone May 27, 2014 - The portfolio of cloud-based and on-premise offerings allows clients to select a combination of products based on their needs, IBM says. Comments

Industry Participants Question Yahoo's Image-Rich Native Ads for Mobile

yahoo-tumblr-inline-n5grchgyey1qhxx5s May 15, 2014 - The new ads include better graphics and photos to help brands tell their stories on mobile devices, Yahoo says. Comments

Adobe Enhances Cloud to Bring New Marketing Capabilities

amo-spend-recommendation May 15, 2014 - Adobe has rolled out a series of new tools, including Adobe Media Optimizer and Adobe Analytics. Comments

AOL, Facebook, Google, and Twitter Fight Bad Ads With TrustInAds.org

trustinads May 12, 2014 - The four companies have banded together to prevent ad scams as well as to educate consumers on how to protect themselves from ad scams and report them if they do occur. Comments

Twitter Adds Language Targeting to Promoted Tweets and Accounts

twitter-lang-targeting-v2-600 May 9, 2014 - The new targeting feature is available to all advertisers and through Twitter's Ads API. Comments

Pandora Helps Brands Build Out Their Sounds in Promoted Stations

pandora-sponsored-stations May 9, 2014 - In its latest effort to connect listeners and advertisers, Internet radio service Pandora has launched promoted stations with brands like Taco Bell, Skechers, and Toyota. Comments

Discovery Still a Struggle for Branded Apps Like Kellogg's

cur8-app-timelinegrid-v1-df May 7, 2014 - Two new apps from Kellogg’s and Marriott highlight the problem of discovery for marketers when rolling out branded apps. Comments

LinkedIn Adds Language Targeting and Personalized Page Feeds

linkedin-language-preference May 6, 2014 - LinkedIn has introduced language preference targeting and personalized page feeds, which it says will help global brands become more effective by providing more local content and conversations. Comments

Amazon Teams Up With Twitter for #AmazonCart

amazon-cart May 5, 2014 - Twitter users can now add products to their Amazon shopping carts by replying to tweets with Amazon links with the hashtag #AmazonCart. Comments

Snapchat Chat Gives Brands Direct Line to Consumers

snapchat-chat May 2, 2014 - Snapchat’s new text and video feature will enable brands to further engage with their audiences. It also opens up opportunities for ad targeting, experts say. Comments

Facebook Debuts Audience Network and Anonymous Login

mark-zuckerberg-f8-keynote-3 May 1, 2014 - Facebook confirmed the launch of its mobile ad platform, Audience Network. The social network also introduced Anonymous Login. Comments

Instagram Testing Video Ads With Early Partners

instagram-app May 1, 2014 - The platform says it will roll out video ads "carefully and methodically," starting with the U.S. Comments

Facebook Expands Business Manager Tool

facebook-business-manager Apr 28, 2014 - Business Manager is available to a limited number of U.S. advertisers and will expand internationally soon, Facebook says. Comments

Carlsberg’s #HappyBeerTime Rewards Instagram Photos With Cheaper Beer

hbt-bar2 Apr 28, 2014 - Carlsberg is conducting a pilot program in Danish bars that asks patrons to post Instagram photos in exchange for extended happy hours. The digital agency responsible for the effort says it prolongs beer sales, but at least one digital marketing expert... Comments

Reddit Adds Location Targeting to Promoted Posts

reddit-location-based-ads Apr 25, 2014 - The platform says this will make promoted posts more relevant to its users. Comments

AOL Debuts Native Mobile Ad Unit

huffpost-screenshot-2 Apr 25, 2014 - AOL's new ad unit claims to enable publishers to increase revenue in mobile. Comments

LinkedIn Launches Partner Programs to Enhance Content Marketing Efforts

linkedin-suapipartners1 Apr 24, 2014 - LinkedIn says its new Sponsored Updates Partners and Content Partners programs will help brands build stronger relationships with their target audiences. Comments

Twitter's Redesigned Web Profiles Are Here and Ready to Go

twitter-web-profile Apr 23, 2014 - Twitter's new Web profile design is here and now available to all. Comments

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