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Christopher Heine
10 Fascinating Digital Marketing Stats From the Week: Nov. 3-7 Mobile sales will hit $1.6 billion in just 3 days

Here are this week's 10 most interesting data points from the digital marketing world, including numbers that show how the space continues to grow as well as stats for holidays…

November 7, 2014, 1:19 PM EST

Zuckerberg Has the Perfect Comeback to a Troll Accusing Facebook of Exploiting Ebola A rare response from the tech star

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today announced his company will partner with Unicef to fight Ebola, and it will bring Internet connectivity to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to bolster medical…

November 6, 2014, 4:29 PM EST

15 Holiday Retail Stats That Every Marketer Needs to See Mobile's huge year marches on

If you see family members tapping away at their smartphones or tablets during Thanksgiving dinner, they could easily be sneaking in their first holiday purchases. Mobile will account for 31 percent…

November 5, 2014, 11:59 PM EST

Why GoPro's Instagram Strategy Should Catch Apple's Eye And 3 other findings from this week's social video rankings

The Adweek/Shareablee weekly chart for top branded Instagram videos is in—scroll down to see the full chart—and here are the top four things we learned from Oct. 27 through Nov.…

November 5, 2014, 3:08 PM EST

DirecTV's 'Awkward Rob Lowe' Spot Draws Protests From Shy Bladder Sufferers Group says ad makes light of a misunderstood condition

Not everyone thinks Rob Lowe's "painfully awkward" commercial for DirecTV is funny. The Associated Press reported today that members of the International Paruresis Association—which represents people with what is commonly referred…

November 4, 2014, 2:36 PM EST

Mobile Will Push Digital Ad Dollars Past TV by 2019 Forrester says interactive spending will hit $103 billion

The "when" depends on which research you adhere to, but by nearly all accounts, digital advertising is going to overtake TV in the next five years. Forrester Research today prognosticated that…

November 4, 2014, 12:25 PM EST

Should Target Put 'Alex' in an Actual Ad Campaign? Such a move could either be brilliant or turn dark, experts say

Should Target put "Alex"—the Frisco, Texas, kid getting a lot of Twitter love because of his Bieberish mug and the pure randomness of the Internet—in an actual ad campaign? "Why not?"…

November 3, 2014, 6:42 PM EST

Budweiser Woos Hipsters With Artisanal Wooden Crates and Throwback Logos A crafty holiday move

Pabst Blue Ribbon became the hipster brew of choice in the early 2000s and seemed to hold a firm grip on that distinction until Coors caught on with young, arty…

November 3, 2014, 3:12 PM EST

Luxury Brands Are Still Casting a Leery Eye Toward Social Media Apple, Rolex and Monocle love their exclusive appeal, but to what end?

While scores of marketers practically bear-hugged Facebook and Twitter when they first launched, seeing these social platforms as an opportunity to reach the masses, luxury brands stayed mostly out of…

November 2, 2014, 11:01 PM EST

Check Out This Week's 10 Must-See Digital Marketing Stats Michael Jordan, LeBron and Instagram's data reach rarified air

Here are this week's 10 most intriguing statistics from the digital marketing world, including a trio of basketball-driven data points as the NBA season is upon us. Check them out…

October 31, 2014, 11:48 AM EDT

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