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Lowe's Releases the First Instagram Video Ad Timed to the Super Bowl 'Pay attention' to top brands there on game day

Instagram video ads are new for Super Bowl marketers this year, and Lowe's is buying two spots focusing on how to play host for Sunday's Big Game. The 15-second clips were shot with…

January 30, 2015, 4:27 PM EST

Need a Valentine's Day Date? Match and Starbucks Have Plans for You App plays cupid at the coffee shop

Ah, Valentine's Day. The holiday conjures images of Paris, romantic candlelit dinners and…Starbucks? This year, dating site Match and Starbucks are making it easier for singles to couple up at…

January 29, 2015, 5:04 PM EST

How 6 Advertisers Are Taking Twitter to the Next Level During the Super Bowl Custom-made tweets and videos are changing the game

Twitter will look different during this year's Super Bowl, with a new video design and in-game highlights posted live by the NFL. There's also more build-up from brands that now…

January 29, 2015, 12:39 PM EST

Viewers Can Shop the Super Bowl Halftime Show From Their Phones and TVs Pepsi will sell Katy Perry merchandise

When Katy Perry performs at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show, her nearly 64 million Twitter followers will keep social chatter soaring. And amid the spike in tweets, they'll be able…

January 29, 2015, 5:00 AM EST

Facebook Just Shared Insane Q4 Mobile Numbers and Ad Sales Its smartphone promos alone did $2.5 billion

Facebook's mobile sales continue to skyrocket, now accounting for 69 percent of its advertising business, according to results it shared today. During the 2014 fourth quarter, Facebook did $3.6 billion in…

January 28, 2015, 5:21 PM EST

Marketers Dish on Which Brands Are Truly Killing It in Mobile Intuit, McDonald's, UPS get shout-outs

Depsite the fact that mobile keeps chipping away at digital ad budgets, zeroing in on a few stellar examples of brands that are nailing smartphone and tablet-based marketing can be…

January 28, 2015, 7:08 AM EST

Despite Falling Display Ad Sales, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Maintains a 'Startup' Mentality Mobile, video, native and social start making money

During a call with analysts today announcing quarterly results, Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer remarked that if her company—founded in the mid-1990s—were a startup, it would be one of the best in…

January 27, 2015, 6:02 PM EST

Here's How Facebook Plans to Help Brands Find Out When Their Ads Actually Worked 'Lift' addresses a nagging industry problem

Facebook is looking for an answer to that age-old marketing question: Which part of your advertising is actually working? The social network is launching a new product today to help…

January 27, 2015, 1:07 PM EST

Snapchat Promises 'Gorgeous Advertising' With Its New Discover Channels Launch partners Cosmo and CNN are already selling ads

Snapchat has attracted a big lineup for the launch of its media service called Discover, which will host branded properties for Yahoo, People, Cosmopolitan, the Food Network, Daily Mail, Vice,…

January 27, 2015, 11:43 AM EST

How Vevo Found a Workaround to Make its 'Fifty Shades' Video Autoplay on Twitter Little-known option grabbed eyes (and ears) for 'Earned It'

Vevo isn't waiting around for Twitter to release an autoplay feature. Instead, it's one of a few media companies already playing videos automatically in users' feeds by making use of…

January 23, 2015, 4:03 PM EST

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