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U.S. Soccer Team Scores on Instagram World Cup fever comes to social video

If your sports business friends don't know that the typical athletics-focused consumer seems to love Instagram video, do them a favor and tell them. United States Soccer is the latest…

June 27, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT

Foursquare Starts Selling All That Data Maps a business plan by charging developers

Foursquare is charging its largest Web partners for use of its location data, which a number of apps and Web services use for mapping needs. The New York tech company…

June 27, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT

Nike Grabs 2 Video Chart Spots With World Cup Clips Knocks Adidas out with most views

Buzz around the World Cup is still going strong, underscored by two soccer-themed spots from Nike on this week’s Adweek/VidIQ top 10 chart. Nike’s "The Last Game" claimed the No. 1…

June 27, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT

Food Brands Capitalize on Fourth of July to Build Long-Term Digital Chops 3 marketers bet on Facebook, Instagram and video

Cracker Jack, Peanut Butter & Co. and StarKist are celebrating the Fourth of July this year with efforts that turn one-off campaigns into more strategic digital plans. All three brands’ efforts…

June 27, 2014, 6:07 AM EDT

7 New Things That YouTube Revealed At Vidcon A Sirius XM show, a new app and 2,000 sound effects

YouTube wants users to know it has heard the complaints about monetization and reach and wants to do everything it can to help. "I believe creators are the essence of YouTube. I know…

June 26, 2014, 10:33 PM EDT

Maker Gen Creates Home for Rising Stars Across the Web Looking past YouTube to other platforms

It's time for Maker Studios to spread past its YouTube roots. The Disney-owned Web video network announced Maker Gen on Thursday, a way for aspiring online stars to grow their…

June 26, 2014, 5:32 PM EDT

Marketers Are Ready for Google Android Everywhere From TVs to Watches It's 'a giant ad product'

Google’s Android makeover gives advertisers new canvasses to reach consumers from TV search to smartwatch notifications to shopping carts. The company is showing off its latest upgrades at its developers…

June 26, 2014, 2:26 PM EDT

3 Twitter Ad Trends for USA Vs. Germany World Cup Face-Off Surprisingly, no Promoted Tweets on a big page

Today's USA vs. Germany World Cup match has already garnered a few interesting developments in terms of brands buying Promoted Tweets. 1. #USAvsGermany is not (totally) for sale.  When you click…

June 26, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT

Quaker's Twitter TV Targeting Campaign Gets 16% Engagement Rate Bodes well for second-screen pushers

Getting brands with television-heavy budgets to buy into social is tough, but Quaker is claiming that a program it ran with Twitter earlier this year effectively extended the reach of…

June 26, 2014, 12:11 PM EDT

Kraft's Cheesy Yahoo Motion Ads Lifted Related Search 77% You are getting very hungry

The difference between a static image and a slightly animated picture may be subtle, but Yahoo is claiming that its Motion Ads are leading to higher sales and increased positive…

June 25, 2014, 5:49 PM EDT

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