NBC Pulls Facebook Post After Sneaking in an Ad for Subway

Tries to work around social network's video rules

As Facebook looks to turn itself into a bona fide video platform, it's tightening its rules on what publishers can and cannot post. Clips with ads not sold by Facebook…

3 Must-See Mobile Ad Refreshes From Facebook, Google and Snapchat

Search and social evolve with the times

Mobile ads are growing more dynamic by the day, with the biggest platforms, from Google to Snapchat, in a constant state of marketing innovation. For young Snapchat, that means building…

Fullscreen Wants to Satisfy Brands' 'Unquenchable Thirst for Video'

Web stars Jack and Jack perform for teen girls and ad execs at NewFronts

It's a good sign when the premiere trailer for your biggest show starts trending, but that's also what you'd expect when your stars are Vine celebrities. So, when Fullscreen showed…

Silicon Valley Mourns Death of Entrepreneur Dave Goldberg

CEO, venture capitalist, husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg died Friday

Tributes are pouring in on social media following the sudden death of Dave Goldberg, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and husband of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg. His death Friday night, of…

Twitter Hatches a Google Deal Amid Disappointing Earnings

Brands can now buy ads seamlessly from both digital companies

On the same day it released disappointing first-quarter earnings and watched its stock tumble 18 percent, Twitter announced a new deal with Google that it hopes will lift the business.…

How Facebook's New Video Partners Like Vox and Vice Will Grab Attention for Brands

Building targeted campaigns with the social network's data

Facebook is using science to deliver branded videos produced by some of the top creators in digital media. Today, the social network formally introduced Anthology, which joins advertisers with digital media…

Facebook's Q1 Ad Revenue Increased 46 Percent to $3.3 Billion

Mobile continues to surge, but overall growth is slowing slightly

Facebook reported $3.54 billion in first-quarter revenues, an increase of 42 percent over the same period last year, and the tech giant's ad revenue was up 46 percent, reaching $3.32…

Google Builds a Data Platform That's the Last Piece of Its Ad Empire

Connects dots for marketers and challenges Facebook

Google is testing a new advertising product seen as the last piece it needs to complete its ad tech superstructure. The search giant is building a data management platform to…

Is Facebook Trying to Edge Out YouTube?

More publishers are debuting exclusive, optimized content

On April 30, Popsugar will announce a daily show called Popsugar Rush at its Digital Content NewFronts presentation. But rather than have viewers catch the program on its women's lifestyle…

Here's How Europe Is Stifling the Ad Business for Google, Facebook and Others

Regulators, consumers fight some of their best tactics

Regulators squeezing Google. Privacy watchdogs eyeing Facebook. Consumers flocking to ad blockers. It all adds up to a chilling climate in Europe that could get in the way of digital…