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Are Brands on Fleek With Slangy Tweets? IHOP Explains Its Hip New Voice 'Back that stack up'

Who knew IHOP was so hip? The pancake chain has found its voice on Twitter, and it sounds an awful lot like a teenage hip-hop fan. That's why most adults…

October 23, 2014, 4:06 PM EDT

NBA Player Sleds Down From Great Wall of China on Instagram This is one way to win at social video

If you ever go to the Great Wall of China and enjoy either rollercoasters or bobsledding, the Sacramento Kings' Ryan Hollins has a pro travel tip: take the luge down…

October 23, 2014, 11:21 AM EDT

Uber Debuts Taxi App in South Korea, but Is It Legal? Plagued by regulatory concerns

Taxi app company Uber continues to make inroads in Asian markets, signing up independent cab drivers in Seoul, South Korea, despite regulatory pushback from the country's transport ministry and local…

October 23, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

How T-Mobile Trashed Its Own Industry and Gained 22 Million Subscribers in the Process CMO sees opportunity because wireless 'still blows'

Over the past 18 months, T-Mobile has rolled out seven different campaigns under its Uncarrier messaging that aggressively targets competitors by debunking the wireless industry in hopes of gaining market…

October 23, 2014, 6:25 AM EDT

What Is Snoop Dogg Going to Do With Reddit? Marketing himself on 'the front page of the Internet'

In early October, it was revealed that Snoop Dogg—alongside other investors such as Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Peter Thiel, Ron Conway and Jared Leto—purchased a portion of Reddit through a…

October 22, 2014, 4:02 PM EDT

Join Today's #AdweekChat for a Discussion of Cable, Streaming Video and Cutting the Cord Twitter chat at 2 p.m. will include Hulu's ad sales chief

The TV dominance of cable and satellite seems to be eroding quickly this year, as more and more content becomes available on streaming services or for purchase a la carte.  Some…

October 22, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT

10 Big-Spending Advertisers That Prove Tumblr Could Make $100M in 2015 A marketing guide with BMW, Gatorade, Aeropostale

On Tuesday, Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer told investors that Tumblr would likely make more than $100 million in 2015. In our series this week, we learned that the social platform's…

October 22, 2014, 11:55 AM EDT

Top 10 Branded Videos: LG Hits Gold With Vine Star Expands on short-form social videos

Zach King is best known for cranking out six-second Vine videos on behalf of brands like Chrysler, Lacoste and Buick. In his latest work, LG recruited King to create four…

October 22, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

Yahoo Finally Reveals How Much Money Tumblr Can Bring In Ads Predicts $100 million

We finally have a look at Tumblr’s ad sales: $100 million in 2015, according to Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, under pressure to show some results from her $1 billion acquisition. Mayer…

October 21, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT

KFC Sets Up Shop in Myanmar, One of the Last Frontiers for U.S. Brands Plus 8 other fast-food joints in surprising places

How do you say, “Finger lickin’ good” in Burmese? It may not translate literally, but KFC is hoping its secret fried chicken recipe will bring in customers when it opens…

October 21, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

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