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Burger King's Canada Move Really Ticks Off Twitter Users Tax debate sinks brand favorability

So Burger King might be heading to Canada to catch a tax break, eh? That's not sitting well with Twitter users, per new data from SponsorHub. The fast-food brand—fresh off a…

August 26, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

Pinterest Pitches Analytics to Brands Social player takes its site metrics directly to marketers

Pinterest has unveiled a stats dashboard designed to help brands understand what kind of consumer reach and interactions they're achieving on the social-pinning platform.  The free tools can show such players…

August 26, 2014, 10:48 AM EDT

Samsung Will Go Door to Door to Generate Emmys Buzz Epic celeb selfie is 'so last spring,' vp says

While Samsung turned to Ellen DeGeneres to facilitate an epic selfie moment during the 2014 Oscars, the brand for tonight's Emmys broadcast on NBC is going door to door to…

August 25, 2014, 5:58 PM EDT

Shell Shows More Gas Brands Could Fuel Up on Social Media Viral effort led to 385 percent jump in chatter

While BP has garnered attention in recent years for its use of social media, not many of its competitors have been notably active in the space. But then there's Shell,…

August 22, 2014, 4:07 PM EDT

10 Branded Instagram Videos That Beat All Competitors Porsche and Justin Bieber are among the No. 1s

The Adweek/Shareablee Instagram Video weekly chart is back after a brief hiatus, as we've tweaked our approach and will now regularly call out only the top-of-the-heap winners. The chart below features…

August 22, 2014, 4:03 PM EDT

Lyft Hopes to Accelerate With First Integrated Ad Campaign Ride-sharing mobile app targets two western cities

For the next three months, Lyft will run digital and out-of-home advertising in hopes of capturing a greater foothold in San Diego and Denver. It's the brand's first campaign that…

August 21, 2014, 8:43 AM EDT

Vine Just Got Much Better for Marketers Now allows footage shot from any camera

Vine has been updated today to allow users to upload videos onto the platform. The move should entice traditional creatives and digital shops, which, like consumers, had been limited to…

August 20, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT

Uber Hires Former Obama Adviser David Plouffe to Fight 'Big Taxi' Things just got political

Uber, a mobile app that gives consumers an alternative to taxis, has hired President Barack Obama's former senior adviser David Plouffe to help the company wage political and legal battles…

August 19, 2014, 3:02 PM EDT

Uber's Delivery Play Shows Logistic Brands Are Under Attack UPS and FedEx see tech encroachments

The logistics industry—long dominated by UPS, FedEx and USPS—is officially under attack from the technology sector. Amazon delivery drones are seemingly on the horizon, and Google is pitching same-day delivery in…

August 19, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT

Hailo Goes Guerilla to Take On Uber and Lyft as Ride-Sharing War Heats Up Debuts campaign in NYC, Chicago and Toronto

Hailo, which helps consumers flag taxis, is embarking on a guerilla marketing campaign today in New York, Chicago and Toronto. For each city, the mobile app has hired a team…

August 14, 2014, 11:39 AM EDT

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