Many people, no doubt, have fond memories of suddenly discovering a new credit option called Bill Me Later at the end of booking a plane ticket to Paris or Pittsburgh back in the early 2000s. I don't have to pay for this now? Awesome!
BBDO Atlanta has hired Robin Fitzgerald to serve as chief creative officer in Atlanta, making her the first woman to hold that position within the Omnicom agency's network in the United States.
For PayPal, the future is now. That's the theme of the e-commerce company's Super Bowl commercial, which is set to air during the first quarter of Sunday's CBS telecast. The 45-second spot marks the brand's first big-game appearance.
PayPal will invest big bucks to introduce its "global vision for the future of money" in a 45-second commercial during the first quarter of Super Bowl 50.
Target and PayPal have both experienced temporary Internet shutdowns today, seemingly because of a flood of consumer traffic. It's unclear exactly how long the outages occurred, but the blackouts lingered long enough to draw the ire of many Twitter users.
Paypal has accidentally played the Grinch in Britain this holiday, according to several hundred viewers who have lodged complaints about its Christmas ad, claiming the commercial implies that Father Christmas—aka, Santa Claus—isn't real.
A bevy of startups and tech players will descend on Austin, Texas, three weeks from today to pitch their company to ad executives at South by Southwest Interactive. PayPal plans to help those aspiring entrepreneurs stand out—specifically with the chance of meeting Daymond John from ABC's Shark Tank and winning $30,000 in funds.
After a strategic review, eBay has announced plans to spin off PayPal as a separate business in 2015.
PayPal has dipped another toe into the uncertain waters of virtual currency by announcing that its customers can use Bitcoins to pay for digital music, games and ringtones.
PayPal took a bold marketing move against competitor Apple Pay today, criticizing the mobile payment technology that Apple launched last week.