Garett Sloane


Twitter Is Now Letting Apps Advertise With Video

Twitter's video ads are looking for a little more action. For the first time, the microblogging platform is allowing advertisers to drive app installs directly from promoted videos, the company announced today.

Online Ads for High-Paying Jobs Are Targeting Men More Than Women

A report claims some online advertising may be showing a bias against women by serving ads for high-paying jobs disproportionately to men.

These Award-Winning Drone Photos Show How Everything Looks Cooler From Above

There's nothing like a good dronie—the unique perspective, the otherworldly imagery and the fun of a selfie. So, when users of Dronestagram, an app devoted to drone photography, were asked to share their best work, the results, as expected, were astounding.

AOL’s Digital Prophet Says Millennials ‘Are Freaky for Video’

After eight years at AOL, digital prophet David Shing still knows how to preach the gospel of the future. And so there he was Saturday at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, talking about code, culture, brands and how to appeal to millennials through ads.

Could Celebrity Robot Doppelgangers Be the Future Stars of Advertising?

CANNES, France—A celebrity android costs $100,000 to build, but it could literally be a moneymaking machine. That's why Dentsu, Japan's huge ad agency, is so interested in these robot doppelgangers.

Twitter’s Adam Bain on Keeping It Fresh and Avoiding Sharks and Lawyers

CANNES, France–He could be Twitter's next CEO, so it was a perfect time for Adam Bain's talk on innovation and to hear his thoughts on everything from creative corporate culture to the Twitter accounts he follows.

Twitter’s Top Tactician on How Brands Like Coca-Cola Can Win the Moment

CANNES, France—Brands know they want to be on Twitter, but they don't always know what to say. That's where Twitter's Ross Hoffman and his team come in.

How Facebook Showed Live Nation That Grindr Ads Sell Madonna Tickets

CANNES, France—When you're selling Madonna tickets gay-dating app Grindr would seem like a good place to start, given the pop star's popularity within the LGBT community.

Vice, Pinterest and Bank of America Deal Is Yet Another Sign of Ad World’s Reckoning

CANNES, France—Vice's Shane Smith says the big story at this year's Cannes gathering is all about content creators, tech companies and brands coming together—a combination that is shaking up the industry.

These Contest-Winning Instagram Photos Re-created Historic Images With a Few Twists

CANNES, France—Thanks to its photo filters, Instagram is known for empowering the common social-media user with a touch of artistry. But the mobile-social platform recently challenged users to show off their discriminating tastes with real attempts at art, asking them to remake iconic photos and post their interpretations with the hashtag #recreatedclassic.