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Android's One-Second Mobile Videos Add Up to a Fascinating Project

Fun play on 'leap second'

How much creativity can you pack into a one-second video? If you're Android, quite a lot, apparently. On Tuesday, clocks around the world added a "leap second"—a one-second time adjustment periodically…

8 Stats That Show the Branding Impact of Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

A July Fourth tradition

Few brands do as well as Nathan's Famous on the Fourth of July thanks to its ESPN-televised hot dog eating contest in Coney Island in Brooklyn, N.Y. What's particularly interesting, though,…

Brands Tap Into the Growing Fervor Around the U.S. Women's World Cup Run

Coke goes patriotic, Seahawks get funny

The U.S. women's soccer team thrilled its fans last night by defeating Germany 2-0 to advance to the Women's World Cup final. And while only a modest number of brands were…

How IBM Got 1,000 Staffers to Become Brand Advocates on Social Media

And then take home a big award

IBM has had a pretty tech-savvy workforce since it was founded in 1911. It is Big Blue we are talking about here, after all.  But it wasn't until a year ago…

Facebook Tests 10-Second Video Views for Advertisers

More social clips cause marketers more problems

Facebook is testing a new way for advertisers to buy video promos that may help determine which  ads people are actually watching. A Facebook rep confirmed to Adweek that it is…

ThePostGame Will Partner With WPP's New Sports Entertainment Business

The goal? More branded videos

ThePostGame, a 4-year-old digital media property that reaches roughly 40 million people per month, is set to make a few major announcements. First up will be a sales and marketing…

26% of Millennials Give Fake Birthdays to Score Better Online Deals

Nearly half abandon shopping carts to save

Would you fake a birthday to get an online deal? What about hiring a personal consultant to make sure you're getting the most out of your frequent-flier miles? Those are just…

Microsoft Now Leans on AOL for Display, Mobile and Video Ad Sales

MSFT streamlines dramatically

Microsoft will reportedly lay off 1,200 people as it hands over display, mobile and video ad sales to AOL and AppNexus. Redmond, Wash.-based Microsoft and AOL revealed a multifaceted deal…

AOL's Digital Prophet Says Millennials 'Are Freaky for Video'

They want content, not ads

After eight years at AOL, digital prophet David Shing still knows how to preach the gospel of the future. And so there he was Saturday at the Cannes Lions International…

Could Celebrity Robot Doppelgangers Be the Future Stars of Advertising?

A Beyoncé droid would cost $100,000 to make

CANNES, France—A celebrity android costs $100,000 to build, but it could literally be a moneymaking machine. That's why Dentsu, Japan's huge ad agency, is so interested in these robot doppelgangers. Dentsu…

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