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Stephen Colbert’s 5 Funniest Lines as Emcee of the Ad Council Dinner

FedEx CEO Fred Smith was ostensibly the main man at the Ad Council's annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday night, but it can be hard even for the winner of a public service award to compete with The Man Who's Succeeding David Letterman.

AOL to Acquire Personalization Tech Firm Gravity

AOL has agreed to acquire Gravity, a Los Angeles, Calif.-based technology company which aims to improve content discovery through vast reams of user data. According to The Wall Street Journal, the deal is for at least $83 million.

Brands Can Use Images in Facebook Comments, Too

Facebook created buzz earlier today when it was revealed that it's rolling out the ability for consumers to insert images into comment threads.

PopSugar Hires Two Execs to Lead Marketing, Advertising Efforts

The celebrity and lifestyle site PopSugar is staffing up its advertising and marketing team with two new executive-level hires.

Myspace Relaunches With $20 Million Ad Campaign

Wednesday marks the official relaunch of Myspace, and the once-dominant social media property has invested in a $20 million ad campaign to reintroduce itself to the masses.

How to Attract Eyeballs to Branded Content

Web publishers and big brands are starting to feel the pull of Gravity.

Sales Chief Out at Vevo

Is there trouble at the top at Vevo?David Kohl, the top sales executive at the music video company, has left. He was hired as evp of sales and customer operations in 2009 to get the fledgling music brand off the ground. Vevo officials confirmed Kohl’s departure but declined to comment at this time.

Fast Chat: Angela Courtin

In 2011, Aegis hired Angela Courtin to lead its branded content practice. Late last year, the media network spun out her team as a separate offering, dubbed The Story Lab.

Warning: You Don’t Want to Be MySpace Tom’s Enemy

Here’s one thing the Mayans never could have predicted about December 2012: The renewed relevance of all things MySpace. Not only is the relaunched site earning a decent amount of praise, but old-school MySpace icon Tom Anderson is the talk of Twitter today.

Justin Timberlake Tries to Bring Sexy Back to Myspace

I can't believe I'm typing these words, but the new Myspace redesign is bringing sexy back. Gone are the glitter unicorn backgrounds that made the interface impossible to view or navigate. Gone, too, is the crappy logo that we all knew was just lipstick on a pig. The whole thing has been redesigned from the ground up.