Carnival Is Going to Customize Its Cruises With Wearable Tech

Ocean Medallion will provide personalized experiences for guests

Carnival Corp. cruises will soon be throwing overboard its wrist bands and keycards for a new kind of wearable tech. Today at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the global…

AOL Hopes These 2 New Ad Formats Will Thwart Off Ad Blocking

Including giving out free Verizon data

AOL wants marketers to help build its next ad formats. At CES today, the Verizon-owned company is launching a new initiative called BrandBuilder that includes two new types of ads. By…

7 Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats From This Week

From ad spending and email subject lines to Casey Neistat and Casey Affleck

Here are seven digital marketing data points this week that got our attention, including news about how brands may spend online next year, numbers around freshly successful video efforts, what…

8 Surprising and Noteworthy Digital Marketing Stats From This Week

From pooch-loving Santas to ad blocking and Instagram

The last several days provided an array of digital marketing data points, with figures aplenty about consumers' search habits, mobile habits, social platforms, bad ads, chat bots and more.  The following…

6 Emerging Topics That Are Increasingly Starting Conversations on Facebook

From ads and UX to maternity wear

Facebook IQ's data charts, called Topics to Watch, are designed to help marketers know what subjects to look out for on the social network. They are based on trending data, and…

Yahoo Just Disclosed That 1 Billion User Accounts Were Hacked in 2013

Incident adds to the 500 million breached in '14

Yahoo revealed on Wednesday that more than 1 billion user accounts were breached in August 2013. The hack appears to be separate from the 500 million account breach that Yahoo…

These Hot Topics Have Been Buzzy With Women on Facebook and Instagram

Election dominates, while movies resonate

November was—not surprisingly—dominated by political discussions on Facebook and Instagram after GOP candidate Donald Trump shockingly upset Democrat Hillary Clinton. More interestingly, the digital platforms really shed light on what…

11 Eye-Opening Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

Instagram booms, while Houseparty quickly gains traction

Last week, holiday shopping dominated a steady stream of digital marketing stats. During the last several days, the data points were more varied, providing a cornucopia of marketing intelligence. Here are…

7 Intriguing Digital Marketing Stats From a Week Dominated by Holiday Retail

Surprising Cyber Monday data and more

It's been a strong week in digital marketing stats thanks to Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the holidays in general. Below are the seven data points that caught our eye…

2 More Ad-Tech Players Have Blacklisted Breitbart

TubeMogul and Rocket Fuel join growing list

Due to the uproar over President-elect Donald Trump's decision to appoint former Brietbart chairman Steve Bannon to his administration, a growing number of ad-tech companies are pulling the plug on…