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Facetime: Magazine Parties, Television Premieres and More

The media world kicks off annual parties like the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Awards and the Alibaba Global Shopping Event. Runner’s World celebrated its 50th anniversary while People magazine partnered with […]

Michael Kors Is Dishing Out Discount Codes With a Casino-Themed Game on WeChat

Being single is big business in China.

These Are the Digital Trends Everyone in Tech and Advertising Needs to Know

One of the most-watched digital reports of the year is out—Mary Meeker's Internet Trends—and it shows just how much room mobile advertising has to grow.

Snapchat Launches Local Channel for New Yorkers

The New York City channel is now live on Snapchat.One of the app's most popular features, its Local section used widely on college campuses, is now giving New Yorkers a way to send snaps to one big "Our Story," creating a quick montage of what's happening all around town.

24 Hours in Advertising: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked.Buzzing on Adweek:

Alibaba’s Jack Ma is Adweek’s 2014 Media Visionary

A former English teacher, Jack Ma became the richest man in China by leading Alibaba to a $25 billion IPO this year. The e-commerce giant (which appears on this year's Hot List as Hottest Shopping Site) has a bigger market capitalization than Amazon and eBay combined and plans to expand further by targeting emerging markets while upping its mobile game.

Alibaba Preps E-Commerce Site for Worldwide Shoppers and Advertisers

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is certainly on a roll. The Chinese e-commerce heavyweight that floated a $22 billion IPO on the New York Stock Exchange is now investing its money in an international version of its behemoth e-commerce portal, Taobao.

Alibaba’s Profits Jump in First Quarter Since IPO

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant that wooed Wall Street, has posted a healthy profit since it became a publicly traded company in September, despite a slowdown in the Chinese economy.

Could Alibaba Rescue Apple Pay?

Could an Apple-Alibaba alliance be in the works? The two formidable tech companies have started a well-choreographed dance around Apple's new mobile payment system, Apple Pay, which some big retail chains in the U.S. are snubbing. 

Alibaba Is in Talks With U.S. Movie Studios to Stream in China

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, fresh off his company's record-breaking $22 billion public stock offering, is shopping for U.S. movies to stream online in China.