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Super Bowl Fans Ready to Engage With Brand Ads on Social

Jan 30, 2015 - A new survey from Crowdtap shows that the majority of Super Bowl fans are passionate enough to take action on social media during the big game. Comments

Real-Time Advertising a Staple of the Super Bowl

ClickZ Super Bowl XLIX coverage Jan 30, 2015 - Brands can reach consumers during the Super Bowl with real-time video ads on Facebook and through Twitter war rooms. And with a shoppable halftime show, Pepsi is taking it to the next level. Comments

Burger King Fires Off Snarky Tweet at Former McDonald's CEO

mcdonalds460 Jan 29, 2015 - After today's announcement that McDonald's has replaced its CEO, Don Thompson, fast-food competitor Burger King took to Twitter to mock the headlines and promote the Whopper. Comments

Brands Increasingly Choose Data Ownership

ecommerce-conversions-clicks Jan 29, 2015 - By bringing programmatic buying in-house and having their own data management platforms, brands like Allstate and Netflix are able to exercise total control over their user data. Comments

Mobile Acquisitions and Ads to Shape the Future of Social Media

social-ads-facebook-twitter Jan 29, 2015 - A recent flurry of mobile-related changes in the social media industry means we're about to witness yet another transformation. Are you up to speed? Comments

Revenue Jump Reflects Facebook's Mobile Mojo

facebook-mobile-blue Jan 28, 2015 - Facebook Q4 2014 and year-end earnings show increased contribution of mobile, while execs pump measurement. Comments

WeChat Launches Sponsored Moments

wechat-1000 Jan 28, 2015 - BMW is one of the first brands to test paid ads on WeChat's Moments feed, paving the way for new advertising channels in China. Comments

Steal This: How Competitive Intelligence Can Help You Win More Customers

competitive-intelligence Jan 28, 2015 - These five key competitive intelligence metrics can help your business stay ahead of the curve. Comments

Obama's Privacy Policy Might Be Bad for Marketers

shutterstock-133773500 Jan 28, 2015 - In last week's State of the Union address the president introduced a plan to create a consumer privacy bill of rights, but customers' rights might come at the expense of brand marketing. Comments

Twitter Adds Mobile Video Capability, Private Group Messaging

Twitter Zipdial logo Jan 27, 2015 - Twitter users are now able to send messages to a select group of people, and create video content directly within the platform, moves that will likely help the platform catch up with Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Instagram. Comments

The Home Depot Rocks Social Media [Study]

home-depot-social-media Jan 27, 2015 - Sprinklr analyzed data from 18 retailers' social feeds, and ranked them based on impressions and engagement. The Home Depot was the clear winner, beating out brands like Macy's and Target. Comments

20 Types of Selfies to Ask Your Audience to Share

selfie-social-media Jan 27, 2015 - There's no avoiding it - selfies are here to stay. Here's how to embrace the selfie and use it to boost your marketing efforts. Comments

Is Facebook Pulling the Plug on FBX?

storyimage-facebook Jan 26, 2015 - It seems the social media giant is keeping its real-time bidding ad exchange FBX for now, but will likely downplay the importance of the platform. Comments

2015 Will Be the Year of the Brand Community - Here’s Why

brand-community Jan 23, 2015 - Traditional social platforms are no longer the only option for brands. Check out these key ways that companies can embrace the owned, branded social community. Comments

Facebook Dominates Social Sharing While Twitter Sees a Decline

social-sharing-group Jan 21, 2015 - ShareThis’s new report shows that Facebook overtook Pinterest, Twitter, and Reddit in terms of sharing activity during the fourth quarter of last year, garnering a whopping 81 percent of shares. Comments

Twitter’s Foray Into Video and the Visual Web

social-media-and-video Jan 20, 2015 - As Twitter moves into video, following Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest, here is what it means for marketers. Comments

Use the Hub-and-Spoke Model to Reduce Content Risk

hub-and-spoke-model Jan 16, 2015 - Putting all your eggs in one social media basket can be risky in this age when the rules of the game can change so quickly. The hub-and-spoke model allows marketers to be flexible - read on to find out how. Comments

Social Media Will Have 5.4M More Users by 2016

social-mediaw Jan 15, 2015 - Comparing the user bases of five social networks in the U.S., eMarketer found that Instagram use is growing the fastest, while more and more senior citizens are joining Facebook. Comments

Social Site Check-In: Which Network Should You Buy Into This Year?

Social Media Sharing Jan 15, 2015 - What do Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and Pinterest have in store for the coming year? Read on to find out. Comments

What the Rise of Dark Social Programmatic Means for Facebook

facebook-mobile-blue Jan 15, 2015 - Facebook seems to be ahead of the curve when it comes to dark social. How are they leveraging the growth of the new programmatic targeting capabilities? Comments

Facebook at Work Won't Include Ads - For Now

facebookvspinterest Jan 14, 2015 - Facebook reveals Work feature app, which will afford employees an ad-free, office-wide social network separate from their personal profiles. Comments

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