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Snapchat Promises ‘Gorgeous Advertising’ With Its New Discover Channels

Snapchat has attracted a big lineup for the launch of its media service called Discover, which will host branded properties for Yahoo, People, Cosmopolitan, the Food Network, Daily Mail, Vice, CNN and others.

Facebook Quietly Launches New Ad Policy

Facebook is toying with its News Feed advertising policy, possibly risking a backlash from marketers who are worried that repeated ads will raise auction prices and force advertisers to seek other platforms.

LinkedIn Ads Can Be Tested and Targeted Like Never Before

LinkedIn advertising is growing up. The company officially launched Direct Sponsored Content today, a sign of maturity that has brands and agencies ready to invest more in the platform.

Ad Prices at Facebook More Than Doubled Last Quarter

Facebook News Feed is getting more expensive. The price of an ad on the social network more than doubled last quarter, Facebook said today after delivering second-quarter results that impressed Wall Street.

Facebook Just Downgraded 3 Types of Spammy Posts

Facebook, in its constant News Feed vigilance, is now going after spam with its latest edict telling page administrators to end shady posting tactics just to expand their reach.

Facebook Goes Big With Right-Hand Rail Ad Redesign

Facebook’s right-hand rail is getting a rare ad redesign with photos that are twice as large, the social network announced today. The right-hand rail on desktop has been mostly overlooked as secondary real estate on Facebook—the side of the highway compared to the mobile News Feed's Times Square.

Spredfast, Mass Relevance Unite Social Marketing Systems

Social media marketing firms Spredfast and Mass Relevance announced a merger today. Spredfast, whose CEO Rod Favaron will lead the joint company, helps brands manage their social content and plan engagement with their fans and followers.

Early Stats on How Facebook Exchange Ads Perform in News Feed

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.

Facebook Exchange Rolls Into News Feed

Last summer, Facebook began letting advertisers retarget users with ads on the social network based on their off-Facebook browsing behavior through Facebook Exchange (FBX).

Marketers Cheer Facebook’s Reported Hashtag Adoption

Facebook may soon add hashtags to its service, according to reports published Thursday by The Wall Street Journal and