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Instagram Is Now Bigger Than Twitter With 300 Million Monthly Users It's also debuting verified accounts and purging fake followers

Instagram now has 300 million monthly users, picking up 100 million since March. The photo- and video-sharing app has surpassed Twitter's official user count of 284 million. Facebook's companion company, bought…

December 10, 2014, 11:07 AM EST

Here Are the Top 10 Most Loved Brands in Social Media From November MTV, Friskies and a surprise luxury player made the grade

Hootsuite's uberVu system can crunch data from 20 different social media platforms, including Reddit, Facebook, Google+, Twitter, YouTube, Blogger, Yahoo Questions, Vimeo, etc. And today the British Columbia-based tech player is…

December 10, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

Anheuser-Busch Is Plotting to Win the Super Bowl With Four Social Media Command Rooms Will entail planned and improvised chatter

After taking over a Norwegian Cruise Ship in New York's Hudson River last year, Anheuser-Busch has another elaborate setup planned for this year's Super Bowl—including four social media command centers…

December 8, 2014, 11:49 AM EST

Revealed: The Winners of Adweek's 2014 Hot List Our picks for the year’s best in magazines, television and digital media

What a year in media. Prime-time's drama queen Shonda Rhimes—plus literally anything HBO did—kept us from cutting the cord. Netflix, Instagram and Minecraft continued to dominate our digital lives, while…

December 7, 2014, 8:06 PM EST

Heineken Exec Says Facebook Now Rivals YouTube for Video Ads Newsfeed ads reached 35 million users in three days

Nine months after Facebook debuted auto-play video ads, one major brand utilizing them is willing to put the social media platform on par with YouTube when it comes to video…

December 5, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

Victoria's Secret Shows There's Something About Airplanes and Social Media 20 lingerie models don't hurt, either

KLM Royal Dutch's in-flight dance party a few years ago provided an early hint that airlines could soar with cool social media campaigns. Then in 2012, Air New Zealand's #airnzhobbit…

December 4, 2014, 1:44 PM EST

Upload a Photo on Social Media, and Toyota Will Donate 10 Car Seats for Kids The latest philanthropic social campaign

Toyota is turning mobile photo uploads on Twitter and Instagram into a philanthropic opportunity. For every photo that people post with the hashtag #BuckleUpForLife through Dec. 31, the brand will donate 10…

December 3, 2014, 2:28 PM EST

8 Informative #CyberMonday Tweets That Aren't Trying to Sell You Anything Here are the best non-commercial messages

Click on the #CyberMonday hashtag on Twitter if you want to see an avalanche of painfully salesy messages from retailers and affiliate marketers. Or simply check out the eight informative or…

December 1, 2014, 3:12 PM EST

Here's a Look at Instagram's First Beer Ads From Stella Artois Anheuser-Busch brand markets to millennials

Stella Artois is turning to Instagram during its holiday marketing kick, hoping to appeal to millennial beer drinkers. The Anheuser-Busch brand is the first beer maker to buy ads on…

December 1, 2014, 12:07 PM EST

The 4 Major Digital Ad Formats Face Off Plus a look at the best and worst verticals for each

Much has been said about the death of the traditional banner ad, and new benchmarking research from Adform highlights the format’s inability to compete with more dynamic digital offerings. Not…

November 30, 2014, 11:36 PM EST

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