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Foursquare to Charge for Location-Based Data

Jun 27, 2014 - The location-based platform will charge certain businesses for access to its check-in information, a move that indicates social data is becoming more valuable. Comments

Twitter's MoPub Expands Native Ad Capabilities

Twitter Money Jun 27, 2014 - Now, publishers who use MoPub can manage multiple native ad networks instead of just a single ad source. Will this new feature pose a threat to Facebook and Google? Comments

Facebook Begins Rollout of Bigger Right-Hand Column Ads

facebook-rhc-ads Jun 24, 2014 - The ads began rolling out today, as Facebook seeks to increase engagement. Comments

Facebook Amends Video Rankings to Include Watch Time

facebook-video-update Jun 23, 2014 - In order to deliver more relevant content, Facebook has improved its video rankings to include factors such as whether a user has watched a video. Comments

SnappyTV Acquisition and GIF Support Mean New Ad Opportunities on Twitter

snappytv Jun 20, 2014 - The SnappyTV deal also means brands will have new ways to target and interact with consumers on Twitter during live events. Comments

24 Hour Fitness Uses Social to Win New Members

24-hour-fitness Jun 19, 2014 - The health club chain finds social referrals via Twitter and Facebook more cost-effective than traditional member acquisition programs. Comments

Facebook Launches Snapchat Rival Slingshot...Again

The Facebook logo Jun 18, 2014 - Facebook's Snapchat rival is back again and this time it's here to stay (we think). What does Slingshot mean for advertisers? Comments

Mobile Shift Drives Father's Day Sales, IBM Says

fathers-day-mobile-shopping Jun 18, 2014 - While mobile and tablet share of traffic continues to grow, consumer behavior differs greatly across form factor and operating system, according to new IBM research. Comments

Twitter Adds Weather Data to Its Targeting Arsenal

weatherchannel Jun 16, 2014 - The Weather Company and Twitter have partnered to allow brands and marketers to tap into weather data to better target users. Comments

What Cannes We Expect From This Year’s Lions?

canneslions Jun 13, 2014 - One of the industry's biggest annual advertising events is almost upon us. In order to celebrate the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2014, ClickZ speaks to a few industry leaders who give their thoughts on what to expect. Comments

Tesco Taps Fans to Create Social Wine

enaleni-s-dream Jun 13, 2014 - The social effort from the U.K. supermarket chain has resulted in the purchase of more than 80,000 bottles of wine so far. Comments

Microsoft Promises No Targeted Advertising With Updated Privacy Policy

privacy-image-sew Jun 12, 2014 - In an effort to reassure consumers, the tech giant states it will not use email, chat, or voice data for targeted advertising. Comments

Twitter Enables Advertisers to Target Website Visitors via Tags

1800flowers-website-tag Jun 12, 2014 - Twitter’s website tags are simple to use and provide more choice, flexibility, and reach in remarketing, but experts note broad-reach display advertising can have its drawbacks. Comments

Facebook to Sell Web Browsing Data to Advertisers

facebook-mobile-blue Jun 12, 2014 - The social network will also begin to tell advertisers what apps consumers have downloaded in an effort to better target users with personalized ads. Comments

Facebook Launches Snapchat Clone but Pulls It Shortly After, Oops!

facebook-like Jun 12, 2014 - After abandoning its Poke app last month, Facebook mistakenly released its new mobile product to rival Snapchat, and then pulled it – but the social network says it will launch the new app again "soon." Comments

Facebook Posts See More Engagement After Hours, Weekends [Study]

Facebook thumbs up Jun 11, 2014 - TrackMaven studied more than 5,000 Facebook pages and about 1.6 million posts to uncover the best days and times to post status updates, as well as how to structure those updates for maximum visibility. Comments

Facebook Defends Decline of Organic Reach in Favor of Quality Content

facebook-brand Jun 10, 2014 - "Pay more to reach more" seems to be the new name of the game. No matter whether brands use organic reach or paid reach, they need to create sharable and engaging content. Comments

Jack Daniel’s Second #SummerSwarm Adds User-Friendly Features

jack-daniel-s-summerswarm-ii Jun 9, 2014 - A photo-sharing campaign for Jack Daniel’s Tennessee Honey Whiskey has returned for a second summer with new elements to make it easier for Millennials of legal drinking age to participate. Comments

3 Keys to Millennial Marketing: Smartphones, Social Media, Hyper-Targeted Content [Study]

millenials Jun 6, 2014 - New research reveals that Millennials check their smartphones 43 times per day and they primarily use social networks to discover and share content. Comments

Fruit of the Loom Fetes Dad With GIFs

animate-all-day-undie Jun 4, 2014 - The Father’s Day campaign includes short, snackable pieces of content and is a good example of what brands should be doing in content marketing, experts say. Comments

M&A News: Facebook, Marin Software, and Alliance for Audited Media

merger Jun 3, 2014 - A roundup of major mergers and acquisitions (M&A) taking place this week, including big moves from Facebook and Marin Software. Comments

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