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Christopher Heine
The 10 Best Digital Marketing Stats of the Week Social media's newest star is an old airport carpet, plus Super Bowl data

Here are the 10 most fascinating digital marketing statistics from Jan. 25 through 30, including Big Game data, eyebrow-raising earnings figures from Google and Facebook, as well as the curious,…

January 30, 2015, 1:43 PM EST

Here Are the Week's Top Brands for Instagram Videos The NBA once again rules the sports category

The Golden State Warriors are currently basketball's best team with a record of 36-7. But ask any NBA fan, and they'll tell you that the Bay Area squad is also…

January 29, 2015, 3:46 PM EST

Oh, Snap! Burger King Tweets a Little Snark About Outgoing McDonald's CEO It's unusual to see references to executives in rivals' social streams

One day after McDonald's revealed that CEO Don Thompson was stepping down after a bad year for the fast-food chain, its chief competitor went there. We always welcome everyone. pic.twitter.com/KTmwCARsky — Burger…

January 29, 2015, 2:17 PM EST

The Year's 10 Most Unforgettable Social Moments in Sports And the brands that took a bite

Thanks to a monumental year in sports that included both the World Cup and Winter Olympics, there were scores of opportunities for marketers and athletes to leave indelible marks via…

January 29, 2015, 12:51 PM EST

Twitter Debuts Native Video With Neil Patrick Harris Social platform looks for user growth with the feature

Twitter unveiled its native video product today in style, allowing Neil Patrick Harris to promote the upcoming Academy Awards, which he will host on ABC. In a 30-second "scoop" clip…

January 27, 2015, 2:48 PM EST

Brands Are Already Shoveling Out Real-Time Marketing Around #Blizzardof2015 But as conditions worsen, social strategists warn to watch your tone

Brands are wasting little time tweeting around #Blizzardof2015 and #Snowmageddon2015, two hashtags already trending nationally. Toyota and GoToMyPC, a mobile app, are buying Promoted Tweets around the hashtag, while DiGiorno, Red…

January 26, 2015, 1:52 PM EST

GoPro Shows How a Cool Soundtrack (and Adorable Dog) Makes Instagram Video Better A canine's trip to the beach

Four out of the 10 best-in-category branded Instagram videos from Jan. 12 through Jan. 18 didn't include sound. And while the social platform is inherently visual first and foremost, GoPro…

January 21, 2015, 4:41 PM EST

This Week's Most Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats It's been a fascinating five days for social media ads

Here are this week's 10 most interesting numbers from the digital marketing space, including a surprising dollar figure from Snapchat, as well as a data point that's going to please…

January 16, 2015, 4:05 PM EST

Fifty Shades of Grey Did $1 Million in Advanced E-Tickets in First 3 Days And Fandango says: It's our fastest-selling 'R' film ever

All signs point to Fifty Shades of Grey being an R-rated blockbuster hit of unusual magnitude. According to a source with direct knowledge of the sales figures, after tickets for the…

January 16, 2015, 10:59 AM EST

Beauty Video Marketers Are Finding a Second Home on Instagram It's not just about YouTube anymore

How-to beauty videos, which have been wildly popular on YouTube for years thanks to the likes of Michelle Phan, are increasingly finding a home on Instagram. The platform's 15-second limitation…

January 15, 2015, 7:46 AM EST

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