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YouTube Is Beefing Up Its Live Video Game to Compete With Facebook and Periscope

Online video giant playing catch up

YouTube may have been first in the online video space, but as the digital ecosystem explodes, the online video giant has fallen behind in one of the newest trends: live…

Instagram Will Start Letting You Translate Captions, Comments and Bios

New feature coming next month

Ever gone scrolling through Instagram and come across a breathtaking photo of the mountains of Iceland, the streets of Thailand or the jungles of the Amazon and wanted to know…

This New York-Based Agency's Snapchat Savvy Comes From Personal Insights

The 88's clients include Men's Wearhouse, Adidas Originals and St-Germain

Specs Who (L. to r.) The 88 production director Adam Copeland; managing director Connor Bryant; strategy director Sophie Hauptfuhrer; and founder and creative director Harry Bernstein What Social media agency Where New York For brands like Men's…

This Company Is Partnering With Facebook Canvas for Faster Mobile Ads and Better Targeting

Pharma, tech brands trying it out through Undertone

Undertone is plugging into Facebook Canvas to let brands running campaigns with the New York digital ad company begin including faster mobile-first, cross-device retargeting. Through Undertone parent company Perion's MakeMeReach platform,…

How the Ad Council Used Facebook's Atlas to Drive Donations and Volunteers

Its successful Feeding America campaign could be the first of many

A recent campaign success story for Feeding America could shed light on how consumers are using devices and which publishers are actually driving traffic. Working with the Ad Council and Facebook's Atlas…

Facebook Messenger Is Adding a Home Button to Help Users Keep Track of Conversations

Highlights favorite friends and birthdays

Facebook is giving Messenger what everyone—and everything—needs: a home. At the WIRED Business Conference this morning in New York, the social network announced it's adding a Home button to the messaging…

Eye Tracking Shows Mobile Video Ads Embedded in Articles Perform Better Than on Social

Teads study bodes well for publishers

A new report that used eye tracking to understand user engagement with mobile video suggests certain types of video ads on publishers' websites perform better than those on social media. According…

Twitter Now Lets Advertisers Target Users Who Tweet Emojis

Winky faces are the new keyword

Twitter wants to make emojis the new keyword. Just in time for next month's "World Emoji Day" (which is apparently a thing on July 17), Twitter is launching a new way…

YouTube Is Introducing New Ways to Help Small Businesses Make Better Video Ads

Including a free app with music and editing tools

YouTube wants to turn video ads on its platform into a DIY possibility for small- and medium-sized businesses. Today, Google is launching three ways for SMBs to create video ads for…

Infographic: Kik Reveals That Users Spend More Than an Hour a Day on the App

New attention metric will help advertisers

How much time do users spend in messaging apps? At least an hour a day on Kik alone, according to the messaging app. With its new "Attention Metric," Kik can look…

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