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U.S. Digital Display Ad Spend Shifting Toward Facebook and Twitter

Mar 27, 2015 - New research from eMarketer shows that Facebook and Twitter together will account for approximately 34 percent of U.S. digital display ad revenues by 2017, while Google and Yahoo’s share will decline. Comments

Twitter Opens Jakarta Office to Grow User Base and Engagement

twitter-logo Mar 27, 2015 - The launch of a new Twitter office in Jakarta will give brands and advertisers in the area better access to product offerings. Comments

Twitter Debuts Periscope to Rival Meerkat

twitter-logo Mar 26, 2015 - Immediately following Facebook’s embedded video player announcement yesterday, Twitter introduced a new livestreaming video app this morning. Why are these major social media platforms looking to win the video space? Comments

What’s New in Mobile Video?

mobile-video-view Mar 26, 2015 - In this multi-channel, increasingly mobile world, marketers would be smart to incorporate video into their strategies. Comments

Facebook Messenger Adds E-Commerce Capabilities

facebook-messenger-mobile-image Mar 25, 2015 - One of the Messenger features introduced on the first day of Facebook’s F8 conference in San Francisco is specially designed for commerce and shopping. How can brand marketers leverage it to improve their campaigns? Comments

Facebook Offers Free Analytics for Apps Tool

facebook-app-analytics Mar 25, 2015 - At today's F8 conference Facebook unveiled a new developer tool that will help app marketers segment and target audiences as well as understand consumer path to purchase and in-app pain points. Comments

Acura Targets Millennials With Musical Tumblr Campaign

acura-logo Mar 25, 2015 - Honda's luxury division features a Tumblr playlist, with each song's tempo corresponding with a gear on the ILX, the kind of entry-level luxury car that's popular among Millennials. Comments

Air Wick Leverages QR Codes in New Way

air-wick-new-logo Mar 24, 2015 - As marketers become more visually conscientious, QR codes are becoming a less desirable mobile tool. But Air Wick is using the technology in a smart way to engage with its target audience. Comments

New Facebook Features Provide Training for Marketers

Facebook Like button on a keyboard Mar 24, 2015 - Because training resources are Facebook's top request from its advertisers, the social media giant launched a series of courses on everything from how to create an ad to digital buying. Comments

Century 21 and Hootsuite Partner to Simplify Social

century-twenty-one-logo Mar 24, 2015 - Two new products from Century 21 and Hootsuite will train Century 21 brokers and agents in best practices for social selling and give individual realtors access to exclusive branded content. Comments

12 Social Media Posts That Are Funnier Than Yours

funny-social-media Mar 24, 2015 - Brands that let their hair down on social media and get consumers to laugh have a leg up on the competition. Check out these 12 companies that are doing it right. Comments

VIDEO: How Wendy’s Leverages Social and Native to Target Millennials

brandon-wendys-image Mar 20, 2015 - In this video interview, Brandon Rhoten, vice president of digital and social media at Wendy's International, talks about the brand’s approach to social and native advertising for its 6,500 locations worldwide. Comments

Quick Guide to Picking Up Facebook PPC

facebook-like-button-light-blue Mar 20, 2015 - These resources, broken down by the marketing skill level they target, can help you master the world of paid Facebook ads. Comments

Cellarmaster Wines Trials Virtual Pop-Up Store in Hong Kong Subway

cellarmaster-wines-tst Mar 19, 2015 - Online wine retailer Cellarmaster Wines has used a virtual pop-up store in a Hong Kong subway station to test engagement and mobile commerce capabilities. Comments

Twitter Experiments With Carousel Ads

twitter-logo Mar 19, 2015 - Following Instagram's recent foray into carousel ads, Twitter jumps on the bandwagon, promoting apps with a new unit. But is Twitter hurting itself with large, intrusive ads? Comments

Facebook Integrates Mobile Payments Into Messenger

image-facebookmessenger Mar 18, 2015 - The social media giant has unveiled a mobile payment feature for its Messenger app. Will this new product help Facebook conquer the peer-to-peer payment space? Comments

Instagram Followers Don't Equal Engagement [Study]

instagram-icon-large Mar 13, 2015 - A new study by digital think tank L2 found that Instagram content, rather than audience size or posting frequency, helps brands like Nike and Starbucks maintain strong engagement. Comments

Alibaba Bets on Social Commerce With Snapchat Investment

snapchat logo Mar 13, 2015 - The largest e-commerce company in China plans to invest $200 million in Snapchat. How will the Alibaba-Snapchat relationship evolve in the future? Comments

Revamped Pepsi Challenge Aims to Attract Millennials

shutterstock-186918995 Mar 13, 2015 - Bringing back a classic marketing campaign, Pepsi targets Millennials with pop culture, social media, and philanthropy. But is the soft drink brand trying to do too much at once? Comments

Real-Time KFC Campaign Offers Chicken During Website Crashes

kfc-logo Mar 11, 2015 - While Apple's iTunes Store and App Store were down, Romanian consumers were able to get free KFC meals as part of the chicken chain's new "Don't panic, man" campaign. Comments

Gigaom’s Demise: What’s the Future of Digital Publishing?

publishers Mar 11, 2015 - The tech blog's shutdown is a wake-up call for the industry. What challenges do digital publishers face today, and what can they do to survive? Comments

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