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Christopher Heine

Marc Maron's Podcast Is About to Get Its Biggest Guest Ever: President Obama

'WTF Summit' marks a big step for the medium

President Barack Obama is on the books for a guest appearance on the WTF With Marc Maron podcast. And it's hard to determine the biggest winner in the development. Well, it's…

5 Intriguing Takes on Advertising and Technology's Relationship Status

New thoughts from industry's heavy hitters

The advertising and technology worlds have worked hand in hand since the early days of paper, evidenced by commercial messaging found in the ruins of Pompeii, as just one historical…

FCC Hits AT&T With a $100 Million Fine for Its 'Unlimited Data' Ads

Agency says telecom slowed data speeds

The Federal Communications Commission today announced that it plans to punish AT&T to the tune of $100 million for allegedly misleading consumers about unlimited wireless data plans, according to multiple…

More Autoplay Ads Are Coming to Mobile, but That Could Be a Good Thing

Virool and Rubicon offer alternative to takeovers

Ad-tech companies Virool and Rubicon Project today are taking their nascent mobile video advertising partnership into the programmatic arena. Chiefly, Virool's InLine video promos, which automatically play between paragraphs of copy as…

Mountain Dew Shows Us What Twitter Looks Like With Autoplay

Lots of cool GIFs, in this case

Twitter unleashed its autoplay videos earlier today, and Mountain Dew wasted little time demonstrating what the development might mean, visually speaking. The PespiCo-owned soda brand put together five GIF-based clips…

12 Significant Digital Marketing Stats From the Last Week

Including Jurassic World's social data

No entertainment brand had a better weekend than Jurassic World, and we have the social stats that show why the dinosaur flick knocked it out of the park. Here are…

Adam Bain as Next Twitter CEO? Agency Players Are Split on His Candidacy

Which is surprising, given his industry popularity

Who will lead Twitter after Dick Costolo steps down as CEO on July 1? Some of the possible external candidates being bandied about today seem like longshots, chiefly Facebook COO…

YouTube Makes Video Games Easier to Find for Consumers and Advertisers

Brands may be attracted to a dedicated property

YouTube is launching an ad-supported mobile app and website dedicated to video game players, as gaming increasingly becomes popular among consumers and lucrative to marketers. More than 25,000 games will have…

Check Out How JetBlue's Window Display 'Avatar' Hysterically Duped Passersby

But many got free airfare

JetBlue set up an all-digital-looking window display on Sixth Avenue in New York one weekend in mid-May, surprising a couple thousand people who happened to walk by. There was a…

How a Country Music Awards Show Could Be Meerkat's Mainstream Moment

Offers front-row view with CMT and Mountain Dew

Meerkat says consumer appetite for its livestreaming app is growing, claiming that users are spending 30 percent more time each week watching and socializing. Tonight, the 3-month-old tech player will…

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