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Tim Peterson

Klout Perks Crosses 1 Million Claims, More Than 400 Campaigns

Company considering sponsored answers product with Bing

Nearly three years after Klout launched Klout Perks as its first paid product for brands—letting marketers like Chevy reward influential users with offers like a weekend-long test drive—more than one…

Capturing More User Info in a Less Creepy Way

Disqus’ 1 billion uniques per month

Given today’s digital privacy minefield, publishers and advertisers must find ways to get information from their audiences without creeping them out. Many have turned to social login tools, like Facebook…

Facebook Could Map Out Local Search, Ads With Waze Deal

Social network in talks with driving app, per reports

Facebook is mapping out an acquisition of crowdsourced traffic navigation mobile app Waze, according to reports from three Israeli publications and confirmed by TechCrunch. A Facebook spokesperson said the company doesn’t…

Early Stats on How Facebook Exchange Ads Perform in News Feed

Pricier at first but better value

It was easy money to bet that matching up what is arguably Facebook's most valuable ad offering with its most valuable real estate would pay off. But only a month after Facebook…

Sharethrough Scales Up Its Native Ads

Extends its version of Sponsored Stories to mobile sites

A fundamental challenge of native advertising is scalability. A Google search ad can’t run as a Forbes BrandVoice ad, nor can a Twitter Promoted Tweet be placed as a Tumblr…

EBay Plans to Share Its Users' Data With Brands

Faces perception issues

EBay will soon start letting brands build out audience segments using its wealth of shopping data so they can target ads to consumers on non-eBay sites, following a similar move by…

LinkedIn Pivoting From One-Off Marketing Deals to Content-Based Ads

Marketing biz swelled 56 percent to $74.8 million in Q1

When it comes to LinkedIn’s suite of revenue streams, Marketing Solutions (read: advertising) is the Theodore to Talent Solutions’ (job recruitment) Alvin. While Talent Solutions generated $184.3 million in Q1…

Facebook Served 39 Percent More Ad Impressions in Q1

Ad strategy pivots on new targeting, not new units, say execs

All that chatter from people decrying an increase in ads when they visit Facebook may not be exaggerations from an agitated few. Facebook CFO David Ebersman said during the company’s…

Twitter Opens Ad Demand Floodgates With Self-Serve Expansion

No change in frequency of ads served, says exec

Twitter extended its self-serve platform to all U.S. users today, opening up the demand floodgates even more than when it rolled out an ad API earlier this year. Conceivably accommodating…

Only 30 Percent of Brands' Pinterest Engagement Come From Own Pins

Based on study by Digitas and Curalate

Marketers may like steering the conversation around their brands, but Facebook and Twitter have upended that strategy. Now it seems Pinterest is putting the brand-driven approach away almost entirely. Seventy percent…

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