Social Networks

This Global Agency Is Now Adding 3,500 Staffers to Facebook at Work

Three and a half months ago, Weber Shandwick became the first global marketing agency to test out Facebook at Work.

Pot Marketers Must Get Creative as Digital Ad Networks Just Say No

Weed-focused tech companies say they want to embrace digital advertising full throttle, but the industry is not quite ready for their business.

Ev Williams: Why I Don’t Care if Instagram Has More Users Than Twitter

This article first appeared, in a slightly different form, at Medium.com. 

Here’s Why Facebook Never Created a ‘Dislike’ Button

As anyone who's posted something ostensibly insightful on Reddit knows, watching your comment get downvoted into a negative abyss can leave you feeling stung and downright pissed off.

Ello Can’t Keep Up With the 45,000 Hourly Requests to Join

Say hello to Ello, the sleek anti-tracking social network that's making headlines. The company claims that it's now receiving 45,000 requests to join per hour—far more than its beta platform can handle.

Ashley Madison Draws Complaints Over Profile Deletion Fee

Ashley Madison has aroused yet another controversy. The online hookup site, which enables married and partnered men and women to connect on the sly for illicit rendezvous, has apparently made it difficult for departing members to cover their tracks without paying.

Lovely Ad for Pinterest Shows How It Can Inspire Collaborative Brilliance (or at Least Dinner)

Pinterest touts its newly unveiled messaging feature in this handsomely shot two-and-a-half minute video from production house Strike Anywhere.

How Are Social Networks Evolving? Join #AdweekChat to Weigh in With Experts

Sometimes it can feel like the world of social media marketing has grown stagnant, with Facebook holding the throne since 2008 and Twitter long dominating real-time discussion.

Facebook Claims Baby-Faced Fraudster Used All The Click Tricks

His tabloid name is the Baby-Faced Wolf of Wall Street, and now Facebook wants to paint him as the face of ad fraud.

LinkedIn Opens Ad Platform

LinkedIn is opening its ad business with two new offerings. One plugs advertising partners directly into the platform so they can sell ads in users' feeds, and the other helps marketers sponsor high-quality content.LinkedIn unveiled the new programs today, launching a Sponsored Updates API and a program called Content Partners.