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Garett Sloane

Yahoo's Best Ad Growth in Years Comes With Costs

Revenue up 15 percent in Q2

Marissa Mayer reported Yahoo's best revenue growth in nearly a decade, but the company is spending a lot of money and actually took a loss, overall. Yahoo announced second-quarter results today…

In This Online Store, Viewing Ads Could Lead to Discounts

Jet.com is lowering bills wherever it can

New e-commerce site Jet.com plans to turn advertising revenue into consumer savings. CEO Marc Lore developed the site to get a piece of the potentially trillion-dollar e-commerce market, and to…

Microsoft Gives a Nod to Boyhood With New Windows 10 Ads Featuring Ethan Hawke

An OS for the next generation

Ethan Hawke is helping Microsoft introduce the new Windows 10 to the world. The Boyhood star is the voice of the new TV campaign that launches today ahead of the…

YouTube's Top Advertisers Increased Their Spending by 60% in Q2

Google's earnings thrill investors

In Google's second quarter earnings report today, the tech giant revealed that YouTube viewership is growing faster than it has in two years, and advertiser money is following. YouTube's mobile users…

These Digital Stats Show Exactly Why Google Fears Facebook Ads

Report reveals changes in the industry

Facebook continues to apply pressure to Google's ad business, showing that the social network's boldness is paying off, according to new research from Adobe. Adobe looked at the last three months…

This Creepy Ad Brings an Old Political Tactic to Twitter After Iran Deal

And 'Death to America' drops from trending topics

The Iran nuclear deal is a top trend on Twitter today, and so was "Death to America," at least for a brief time this morning. The historic deal between longtime enemies…

Reddit's Big Challenge Is Drawing Newcomers to the Sprawling, Quirky Community

'Solve it, and we are unstoppable,' CEO says

Reddit's new CEO has revealed what he sees as the biggest issue facing his massive online community—how to attract and keep new users. It's a problem for many quirky, niche Internet…

Here Are 9 Snapchat Images That Opened Mecca to the Rest of the World

App gets inside holy city

Snapchat is giving the world a look at Mecca today with its first live story from Islam's holiest city. "Mecca live" is even trending on Twitter. The push to get a…

Minions Inspire Love and Hatred With Their Marketing Run Amok

They're freaking everywhere

It was all bound to happen because that's how the Internet works: First we prop big sensations up, and then we revel in their downfall. And that's exactly what has…

New Girl's Hannah Simone Turns Up the Heat With a Branded Peep Show on Periscope

Goes burlesque for St-Germain

The New Girl's Hannah Simone is putting on a show over at Periscope today. It's a "peep show," actually, but a tasteful one in a French burlesque style that will…

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