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Bing Ads Enhances Geo-Targeting and Ad Scheduling

Sep 15, 2014 - Bing Ads' updates to its location targeting tools will help advertisers deliver more relevant ads. Comments

EBay to Serve In-App Ads on Mobile Devices

shutterstock-186020420 Sep 12, 2014 - The e-commerce giant will start running ads within its mobile shopping app in the fourth quarter of this year. Comments

Facebook Asks for User Feedback On Ads

facebook-brand Sep 11, 2014 - Facebook will now ask users why they hid ads in an effort to deliver advertisements that are both relative to the user and appropriate for the platform. Comments

TotallyHer Launches as Native-Only Site for Brands

totallyher Sep 11, 2014 - Evolve Media launches TotallyHer.com, a display ad-free native-only platform that is dedicated to content discovery. Comments

Fox Takes Leap Into Programmatic

foxtv Sep 11, 2014 - Fox has signed a programmatic partnership with Google’s DoubleClick Ad Exchange and Vindico to monetize both display and video impressions. Comments

Unruly Launches Mobile-First Native Video Ad Format

adidas-unruly Sep 10, 2014 - The new technology allows advertisers to deliver native video ads that adapt to any website's layout and design, giving users a flexible, seamless experience. Comments

Apple Pay to Revolutionize Digital Payment Solutions

apple-pay Sep 9, 2014 - After much anticipation, Apple has introduced its digital payments service that is usable with the new iPhone 6 and Apple Watch. Comments

Nielsen: Older Adults Embracing Digital Video Viewing

nielsen18 Sep 9, 2014 - A new report from Nielsen shows that older viewers are spending significantly more time watching video on digital devices as opposed to traditional TV screens. Comments

IKEA Mocks Apple in Hilarious Ad for Its New Catalog

shutterstock-188619830 Sep 9, 2014 - Because of its good-natured humor, IKEA's commercial has been watched almost 9 million times on YouTube since last week. Comments

Yahoo Purchases Luminate to Boost Ad Business

Yahoo Sep 9, 2014 - Yahoo has recently acquired photo ad company Luminate, which means that soon advertisers might be able to overlay Yahoo ads with mouseover text and shopping links. Comments

Twitter Delves Further Into E-Commerce With Buy Button

Twitter Money Sep 8, 2014 - Following a summer of social commerce initiatives, Twitter is taking the opposite of Facebook's approach and testing its new Buy button on accounts with large followings. Comments

How Will Facebook's New Privacy Settings Affect Marketers?

facebook-icon2 Sep 8, 2014 - Facebook's Privacy Checkup feature will make people more aware of their privacy settings, cutting off the flow of free information marketers have always been able to use for targeting. Comments

Video Ads Are "Taking Over" Spotify

shutterstock-200035424 Sep 8, 2014 - Spotify will offer video ads customized for both mobile and desktop users, giving advertisers an opportunity to connect with customers across platforms. Comments

How Can Marketers Leverage the Features in Microsoft’s New MSN?

new-msn-1 Sep 8, 2014 - The newly redesigned MSN provides marketers with an opportunity to work across a unified cross-platform Microsoft presence. How will you take advantage of the new features? Comments

Yahoo Style Takes a Splash at Native Advertising

Yahoo Sep 5, 2014 - The latest in a series of online magazines with which Yahoo is rebranding itself, Yahoo Style has ads that blend in with its fashion features. Comments

Will the Proposed Twitter Algorithm Be the Death of "Real Time" on the Social Platform?

Twitter IPO Sep 5, 2014 - Twitter CFO Anthony Noto recently said Twitter could be getting a new algorithm, but the question is: Will the new feed improve or harm the Twitter experience? Comments

Apple Payments Set to Give Google Wallet a Run for Its Money

silver-apple-logo-apple-picture Sep 5, 2014 - Multiple sources report that Apple is set to launch mobile payments for iPhone on September 9. Will the prospective move knock Google off its throne? Comments

Nielsen: Narrower-Targeted Ad Campaigns Perform Better

norms-wirepost-graphic1a Sep 5, 2014 - The number of ad campaigns that reached their intended targets declined across the board, particularly among the Gen X demographic. Comments

Bing and Google Are Ready for Some Football

cortana-nfl Sep 4, 2014 - As the 2014 NFL season kicks off, Bing is making predictions, which it has also enabled in Cortana, and Google is launching a football-themed GIF generator to capitalize upon increased search interest. Comments

Callouts for AdWords Offer More Space for Advertisers

google-paid-search Sep 4, 2014 - The new feature gives marketers more space to promote their products and separate themselves from competitors. Comments

Saks Beefs Up Social Commerce With the Shoppable Selfie

saksstyle Sep 4, 2014 - The department store launched #SaksStyle, a shoppable hub curated by customers who contribute their pictures from social media sites. Comments

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