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Tide's Game of Thrones Social Play Shows It's Not Afraid of a Little Blood Infographic is just the latest example

The creatives behind Tide's recent social media endeavors seem to be fans of Hershell Gordon Lewis, the horror movie industry's "Godfather of Gore" and a longtime direct marketing copywriter for…

June 20, 2014, 2:10 PM EDT

Here Are the World Cup Countries That Twitter Advertisers Need to Consider Not the nations you'd necessarily expect

Global advertisers may have planned their World Cup campaigns months ago in terms of traditional media, but marketers in digital newsrooms should still be tweaking what they do on Twitter.…

June 20, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT

Brands May Be Surprised to Find Themselves on Yo Squatters likely reason Pepsi, Subway, McDonald's popping up on hot app

Yo, Pepsi. Yo, McDonald's. Yo, Subway. Welcome to Yo—whether you like it or not.  The identities of some of the largest corporations are popping up on the latest app obsession—among them,…

June 20, 2014, 6:03 AM EDT

8 Brands Collectively Rejoice To Twitter's Gif Giving An Arby's curly fry heads a soccer ball

Brands have gone Gif crazy now that Twitter enabled the playful animation feature. The new media format is the latest rage on the social messaging platform with everyone from Arby's to…

June 18, 2014, 7:22 PM EDT

This Small Startup Says Facebook Imitated Its Photo App Idea Look forces users to share, too

Facebook’s new app isn’t a Snapchat clone; it’s more of a Look-alike. The core feature of Facebook’s Slingshot—the requirement to reply to unlock a photo—already appears on an iPhone app…

June 18, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

Here's Wendy's First Snapchat Post Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger shots could win over millennials

Fans of the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger, rejoice. Wendy’s is bringing back the limited-edition burger that is credited with launching last year's pretzel mania, and the brand has launched a Snapchat…

June 17, 2014, 8:31 PM EDT

Food52 Launches Social Network for Foodies Going beyond the basic rating and comment system

Food52 is hoping that food lovers will make it their online home. The cuisine-meets-commerce portal announced several features today that will turn it into a social network for the culinary-inclined. "We…

June 17, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT

Pinterest and Its Agency Friends Create Special Pin Boards for Cannes Dentsu, Barbarian Group, Ogilvy contribute

Pinterest is showing off its creative capabilities at Cannes. The new ad darling, fresh off launching Promoted Pins, is collaborating with media and agency partners at the international festival. With the…

June 16, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT

Facebook Is Beginning to Look Like a Bona Fide Online Ad Network Web interest targeting is a step toward Google's biz model

Now that Facebook will include users’ Web behavior to fine-tune targeting, it’s only a matter of time before it expands its ad network to outside publishers, according to marketing experts. Facebook…

June 16, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

New Editor Reveals Epicurious' 2014 Growth Strategy Print is the new frontier for an online institution

Specs Who Nilou Motamed New gig Editor in chief, Epicurious Old gig Features director and senior correspondent, Travel + Leisure Age 43 Twitter @niloumotamed How did you get started as a food writer? I actually never covered…

June 15, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT

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