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Now You Can Get In on the Facebook Ad Network That Made Millions for the Kardashian Game Rolls out to all

Facebook is taking the wraps off its mobile ad network after saying the early results helped lead to big gains for apps like Shazam and game makers like Glu Mobile,…

October 7, 2014, 11:01 AM EDT

Facebook Promises More Responsible Research When Users Are Test Subjects Policy changes follow mood experiments

Facebook is promising to more carefully handle how it uses the social network for research after the company was criticized this summer for experimenting on its members' moods. Facebook publicly admitted…

October 3, 2014, 2:43 PM EDT

Google Cracks Down on Marketers' Access to Data Third-party measurement firms fear being shut out

Google is tightening its grip on advertising data, and some industry sources fear the policies could hamper their ability to market online. Just this week, Google began talking to ad technology…

October 3, 2014, 2:02 PM EDT

Magazine Metrics Expand Beyond Ad Pages to Digital Monthly report from the MPA will measure 147 periodicals' reach beyond print

For decades, ad pages were one of the key metrics for gauging the overall health of a magazine. But as magazine brands have come to encompass more than just a…

September 29, 2014, 12:08 AM EDT

Facebook's New People-Based Ad Technology Is 'Marketing Nirvana' Pepsi and Intel are early testers as social net unleashes data

Facebook is finally sharing its deep knowledge of 1.3 billion users to power advertising across the Web in a way that marketers say is unprecedented, potentially enhancing their ability to…

September 29, 2014, 12:00 AM EDT

Ello Can't Keep Up With the 45,000 Hourly Requests to Join Anti-tracking manifesto has led to massive growth

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…

September 26, 2014, 3:06 PM EDT

Drag Queens Ditch Facebook for Ello Emerging social net allows aliases

Social network Ello is seeing an increase in signups after a Facebook backlash sent drag queens there, looking for a place that lets them use alternate identities. Launched in July,…

September 25, 2014, 2:46 PM EDT

This Marketing Pro Practiced His Facebook Ad Targeting by Making His Roommate Completely Paranoid A lesson in niche marketing

Roderick Russell was a bit shocked by just how personalized the ads on his Facebook page were becoming. In the right-hand rail he started seeing messages for cures to a…

September 23, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT

Brand Publishers Are Ditching Facebook in Favor of Microsites They want to own their data, content

Brand publishers are more aware that they’re really just renting social media space on Facebook and are moving resources away from the social network. One agency said its clients are pulling…

September 22, 2014, 10:02 AM EDT

Food Porn Campaign Gives Applebee's a Social Lift User-generated content was also a win for McDonald’s Arabia

User-generated content has already been embraced by social and mobile marketers as a go-to means for producing creative that’s fast and free. Now, exclusive data from Applebee’s latest Instagram campaign…

September 22, 2014, 7:45 AM EDT

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