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This is the entry point for our exclusive Facebook coverage. Here you'll find news coverage, practical marketing tips, and fresh case studies about campaign successes and failures on the Facebook platform.

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How 10 Beer Brands Rock the Social Media Scene

Jun 16, 2015 - Since beer represents good times for so many people, it only makes sense that beer brands take social seriously. And not just the giants like Budweiser and Dos Equis, either. Comments

Threat or Opportunity? 4 Topics for Publisher Dialogue in 2015

opportunity-box-in-hand Jun 16, 2015 - Events geared toward small publishers give them the rare opportunity to have a say in issues such as walled gardens, copyright infringement, ad quality and ad blocking. Comments

YouTube Moves Back Into Gaming With Twitch Replica

youtube2 Jun 15, 2015 - YouTube is going to introduce YouTube Gaming this summer, a live streaming video game platform similar to Amazon-owned Twitch. Comments

Why Brands Need to Invest in Experiential Marketing

experience Jun 15, 2015 - With so much content available to consumers every which way, experiential marketing is a good way for brands to stand out. Comments

Vodafone Gets Grannies Cooking on Facebook Using Smartphones

Angry granny Jun 12, 2015 - Facebook and smartphone use skyrocketed among Romanian seniors after an experimental campaign by UK telecommunications giant Vodafone connected them with hungry Millennials. Comments

Why We Need More Women in Tech

superwoman Jun 12, 2015 - Greater diversity leads to greater innovation. Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg says we need "to change the dynamic, to make sure women's voices are heard and heeded." She's right. Comments

Hyper Locals: The Second Biggest Missed Opportunity in Local Marketing

local Jun 10, 2015 - Hyperlocal media planning, digging deeper than sites like Facebook and Yelp, is one of the most common missed opportunities when it comes to local marketing. Comments

Is YouTube a Social Network?

youtube-logo Jun 9, 2015 - Most people don't seem to consider YouTube a social network, but they ought to. The overwhelming majority of views of brand-related content come from user-generated content. Comments

Facebook Lite Gives Advertisers Access to New Demographics in Asia

facebook-lite-fblite-hero Jun 8, 2015 - The global roll out of a new, less data-heavy Facebook for Android phones will help marketers better tap consumers across regions with limited Internet connectivity. Comments

Chrome Auto Pause on Adobe Flash Means Video Should Shift to Social

Adobe Flash Player logo Jun 5, 2015 - Google Chrome has introduced a feature that automatically pauses Adobe Flash videos deemed extraneous to the browsing experience, which will silence many auto play ads. Comments

Beyond YouTube: Alternate Video Venues

social-media-and-video Jun 5, 2015 - While YouTube is the dominant platform when it comes to video SEO, the video offerings on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Snapchat shouldn't be ignored. Comments

Yahoo Allows Advertisers to Independently Validate Viewability and Fraud

yahoo-mobile-image Jun 3, 2015 - Yahoo is the first major digital publisher that lets brands fact-check viewability and ad fraud by themselves. Comments

Hotels.com's Silent Ads Poke Fun at Facebook's Rules

hotelsdotcom Jun 3, 2015 - Clever new ads from Hotels.com feature subtitles and an ASL interpreter. Meant to be watched without sound, the ads acknowledge the default silence of Facebook's news feed videos. Comments

WeChat Partners With Unicef HK to Showcase Payment Beyond Borders

unicef-wechat-qrcode Jun 2, 2015 - There are mutual benefits for both Unicef Hong Kong and WeChat after a micro-financing platform was launched on the Chinese social messaging app. Comments

Pinterest to Add Buy Button for Revenue Generation

pinterest-tablet-image Jun 2, 2015 - Pinterest has unveiled transactional pins. Will its “Buy Button" work better than Twitter’s and Facebook’s version? Comments

Instagram Beefs Up Ad Offerings

instagram-icon-large Jun 2, 2015 - In the next few days, Instagram will begin testing further calls-to-action for sponsored posts. The Facebook-backed platform also plans to expand its targeting capabilities. Comments

Facebook's PGP Email Encryption Will Anonymize Email

Facebook Jun 1, 2015 - Facebook has announced a new encryption feature that will secure email data from both hackers and government interference. Comments

Convergence Analytics Battle Brand Blind Spots on Social Media

Convergence analytics Jun 1, 2015 - Because of limitations within text-based monitoring and analytics platforms, convergence analytics are able to eliminate blind spots more quickly. Comments

The Battle for the Living Room Begins

tv Jun 1, 2015 - Traditional cable companies are in trouble as more people forego traditional TV-watching for streaming digital video from providers like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon. Comments

Why Mobile Is Content Marketing's Missing Link

video-nielsen May 28, 2015 - It's crucial for content marketers to think about smartphones and tablets, as the average amount of video we watch on mobile devices is expected to jump by nine minutes this year. Comments

Apple Is The World's Most Valuable Brand [Study]

Silver Apple logo May 27, 2015 - Having grown 67 percent from last year, Apple overtook Google for the top spot in WPP's annual ranking of the top 100 global brands, demonstrating technology's strong growth. Comments

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