Caitlyn Jenner Breaks President Obama's Twitter Follower Record

Fastest person ever to hit 1 million

Bruce Jenner effectively completed his gender transformation today—at least in the public sense—when the former Olympian appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair with the headline, "Call me Caitlyn." Under her…

Vilified World Cup Brands Should Wonder if FIFA Sponsorship Is Worth the Trouble

Companies attract vitriol amid indictments, abuses

It was not a good day to be a World Cup sponsor. The anti-FIFA sentiment is growing so vocal and the corruption so deep that brands are starting to have…

These Are the Digital Trends Everyone in Tech and Advertising Needs to Know

According to Mary Meeker's Internet report

One of the most-watched digital reports of the year is out—Mary Meeker's Internet Trends—and it shows just how much room mobile advertising has to grow. Meeker runs digital investments for…

To Kick Off Summer, Miller Lite Stages a Mini Awards Show on Twitter

Buys $200K Promoted Trend to spur submissions

Last year, Miller Lite brought back its classic "It's Miller Time" tagline and retro packaging with a Twitter campaign that turned social photos into a TV commercial. Today, the beer…

How a Twitter Account Turned Into a $500,000 a Year Business

UberFacts sponsored links bring in bank

Kris Sanchez always had a hobby of looking up random trivia, or as he put it "the most unimportant things you'll ever need to know." In 2011, he began experimenting…

Whether It’s Online or IRL, Bar Rescue’s Jon Taffer Is All About Authenticity

He’s got a new app in the works for aspiring nightclub moguls

Specs Age 60 Claim to fame Host of Spike TV's Bar Rescue (new episodes begin Sunday, June 21); president of Nightclub & Bar Media Group and Taffer Media Base Las Vegas Twitter @jontaffer What's the…

Google Search Results Have a Whole New Look Now That Tweets Have Arrived

Twitter finds way to grow audience, starting with mobile search

The Google-Twitter partnership is now live, with tweets showing up in mobile search results today. The rivals have gotten closer in recent months as Twitter looks for a bigger audience…

Twitter Hires Ad Sales Vet Bill Masterson to Lead Financial Accounts

Facebook alum will oversee Visa, MasterCard

Twitter hired Bill Masterson to lead the social site's financial accounts for brands like Visa and MasterCard, the company said today. Masterson is coming over from SocialCode and was with…

Pitch Perfect 2 Rocks a Strong Social Game, From Snapchat to Instagram

Aca-sellers know how to pitch a movie

Pitch Perfect 2 is set to hit theaters tomorrow, but it's been playing on social media for months. The studio behind Pitch Perfect, Universal Pictures, even has a couple of…

Here's Why Twitter's Porn Problem Freaked Out Brands

10 million accounts could be sharing NSFW content

There are some dark corners of Twitter—accounts that take "not safe for work" content to new depths and that can spell big trouble for brands whose ads end up running…