Marty Swant

Marty Swant

Marty Swant is a technology staff writer for Adweek, where he specializes in digital marketing trends, social platforms, ad tech and emerging tech such as virtual reality and artificial intelligence.

Google Parent Alphabet Beats Quarterly Earnings Expectations

The company reported $21.4 billion in ad revenue in the first quarter, up from $18 billion during the first quarter of 2016.

Airlines Can Now Better Target Travelers With Ads on Facebook and Instagram

Facebook's dynamic ads for flights allow travel brands to target users based on flight schedule, location and price.

Queen Latifah on the Importance of Showcasing Women of Color in Advertising

The actress and musician shares her thoughts on diversity in the media.

Twitter Adds 9 Million New Users in 3 Months, Surpassing Q1 Estimates

While advertising revenue has slowed, Twitter said its user base grew 14 percent in the first quarter to total 328 million.

Instagram Now Has 700 Million Monthly Users

In the past 2 years, Instagram has doubled in size.

Facebook and Google Are Testing Tools to Fight Fake News

The companies are changing how they surface content in search rankings and the news feed.

What Marketers Can Learn From James Corden’s Approach to Comedy and Content

James Corden provided insights for modern day marketing at the Marketo conference in San Francisco.

Twitter’s New COO Talks User Growth, the NFL and the Company’s NewFronts Debut

Here's how the military and Wall Street helped prepare Anthony Noto for a job in tech.

LinkedIn Says It Now Has 500 Million Users

It's also integrating with Microsoft's sales tools.

What Marketers Can Learn About Chatbots From Pros That Have Seen Early Success

We got tips for creating, executing and measuring chatbots straight from the pros.