The Number of Online Video Ads Is Up 205% in the Last Year

According to comScore, the audience for online video has grown 4 percent over the past year. The number of video ads? Up 205 percent. 

The Amount of Questionable Online Traffic Will Blow Your Mind

A few weeks ago, Lindsay Buescher, senior manager, analytics at Carat, read an article on about a company called that was pumping up its traffic by enticing Web users into accidentally visiting via hidden links on sites that h

Newsy Officially Announces Partnership With MSN

Newsy, a fledgling mobile and online video news organization, officially announced a partnership with MSN on Tuesday. But the companies have actually been working together since early this year, said Newsy President Jim Spencer.

Digital Buyers Implore Ad Sellers to Get Their Act Together

Last week the online ad industry was abuzz over the Digital Content NewFronts.

The Long Goodbye?

There was a time not so long ago when Microsoft threw the biggest digital media event of the year. In 2006, at the company’s once-annual but now-defunct Strategic Account Summit, Donny Deutsch recorded his CNBC show The Big Idea live on stage, rapping with a mellow Jay-Z and then with the visionary himself, Bill Gates.

NBCU Exploring Buyback of

Chris Matthews must be getting that tingling feeling down his leg again. He and his colleagues may soon have a giant news site to call their own.

Yahoo Playing Ad Inventory Hardball

How badly does Yahoo want other publishers to join its fledgling sales alliance with Microsoft and AOL? So much so that it’s holding content distribution deals over the heads of some prospective partners, while looking to entice others with the promise of getting their c

Mindshare Canada Creates New Leadership Role

Mindshare Canada has named Jodi Kasten managing director, digital for Mindshare Canada, a new role at the company.

In case you haven’t had enough of politics

MSN today premieres a 25-episode Web-video comedy series called Republicrats, about a presidential hopeful of no fixed political beliefs (hence the title) who lets the public (via the Web) determine […]