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Now You Can Post Portrait and Landscape Shots to Instagram

Victoria’s Secret and New Belgium test new tool

Even Instagram is getting on board with vertical video. The photo-sharing app released an update today to support photos and videos shot in portrait and landscape mode. Until now, users could…

Will GIF-Powered Emails Get More People RSVP'ing for Events?

Splash and Giphy say the numbers point to yes

GIFs have already overtaken brands' social media and online video. Next up: Email marketing. Event-planning platform Splash and Giphy—a GIF library and search engine—are teaming up today to let marketers plug…

YouTube's New Gaming Platform Already Looks Like a Big Hit With Advertisers

Kotex, Wendy's and Taco Bell buy spots

Google today launched YouTube Gaming, an app and website that aggregates more than 25,000 gaming channels to help gamers find videos from some of the platform's most popular creators like…

Facebook and Twitter's Quick Actions Stopped Video of Virginia Shootings From Being Widely Shared

Monitoring systems worked

Social media doesn't make tragedies any more or less sad. But this morning's shootings in Virginia demonstrated that platforms like Facebook and Twitter can play a role in such tragic…

3 New Publishers Go All In on Snapchat Discover

Mashable, Tastemade and IGN sign on as partners

Starting tomorrow, Snapchat users are going to see more media brands in the Discover portal. Mashable, food publisher Tastemade, and IGN—a video-game and entertainment publisher—will start cranking out daily Snapchat content…

NBA Teams Partner With Stanza to Let Fans Sync Calendars and See Live Updates

Tap a blue button, get schedules in real time

Twenty-four National Basketball Association teams have partnered with San Francisco-based Stanza for real-time calendar sync, a feature that allows fans to easily get their favorite teams' schedules and updates throughout…

These Are the 10 Magazines With the Biggest Mobile Readerships

ESPN, People bring in huge monthly audiences

Those lingering few who think mobile's not a big deal need only look to a new study from the Association of Magazine Media, which found 26 percent of magazines' total readership…

Hulu Teams With Facebook's LiveRail and Oracle to Sell Ads This Fall

Tests programmatic advertising waters

After emulating traditional, linear TV networks by returning to a weekly release schedule for its new series, Hulu is also following their lead when it comes to advertising. The streaming-video service,…

Maker Studios Parts Ways With Chief Content Officer Erin McPherson

First major exec shuffle since Disney bought the network

Here's a major shake-up at one of the largest multichannel networks: Erin McPherson is departing as chief content officer of Maker Studios. A Maker Studios spokeswoman told Adweek the departure was…

Will Facebook's New 'Donate Now' Buttons Be a Boon for Nonprofits?

And drive donations to charity?

Facebook is about to get a whole lot more useful for nonprofits. Today, the social giant launched a "Donate Now" button organizations can plug directly into their Pages and ads to…

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