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Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Resurfaces Just in Time for March Madness Picks Louisville to win it all

Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight is back up today with predictions for the forthcoming NCAA tournament, tabbing Louisville as the odds-on favorite even though the Cardinals are only a fourth seed in…

March 17, 2014, 3:34 PM EDT

Every Apple Competitor Bought Twitter Ads for iPad Reveal Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia go for brand-jacking

Apple's iPad Air reveal has easily been the business tech story of the day, and competitors were more than ready to attempt to brand-jack the news. Samsung, Microsoft, Nokia, LG…

October 22, 2013, 3:38 PM EDT

NFL Held Invite-Only Show Right Before SXSW Began Panels included Twitter, Instagram, Blue State Digital and other notables

Tech players and marketers are now consuming their final drinks for South by Southwest Interactive, a five-day conference wrapping this evening. For the National Football League's digital marketers still in…

March 12, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT

November Rain: TV’s Big Surge Postelection ad dollars pour in as clients free up budgets, N.Y. gets back to work

The morning after Barack Obama secured his second term as the 44th president of the United States, two significant events occurred that left TV ad sales executives breathing a little…

December 3, 2012, 12:02 AM EST

So Much for 2008: Election Shatters Digital News Records Foxnews.com enjoys biggest night ever, along with CNN.com, Politico, others

It turns out all the breathless speculation was correct. Down to its core, the 2012 presidential campaign was indeed the digital election. While most media types anticipated a record-setting night for…

November 12, 2012, 12:00 AM EST

LDS Church Pulled Ads During Romney’s Run TV spots halted so the church could stay neutral

In 2010, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) launched its “I’m a Mormon” campaign to dispel misconceptions about its members, countering less-than-flattering depictions by entertainment-industry products, namely…

November 9, 2012, 2:21 PM EST

Obama-Supporting PAC Touts YouTube's Impact on Election Priorities USA targeted swing states with anti-Romney pre-roll

Priorities USA Action may have bought tons of Promoted Tweets for Twitter keywords like “2012Election” and “John King” leading up to President Obama’s reelection on Tuesday night. But what the…

November 8, 2012, 6:30 PM EST

Twitter Election Highlights: John King Becomes an Ad PAC buys Promoted Tweet for analyst's name during CNN's coverage

CNN political analyst John King impressed Twitter users with his county-by-county electoral map knowledge tonight—not to mention the touch-screen map that's become part of his signature reporting style in recent…

November 6, 2012, 11:14 PM EST

Michelle Obama and Joe Biden's Twitter Twist Flotus and veep use social site like an email channel

First lady Michelle Obama and vice president Joe Biden have been using Twitter like a secondary email platform to get out the vote during this election cycle's last hours. The…

November 6, 2012, 1:29 PM EST

Reddit Goes on Tour Adweek has a seat on the bus as Reddit swings through the heartland

Greetings from Denver! Adweek has arrived in Colorado just hours before Mitt Romney and Barack Obama are set to square off in the first of three presidential debates. But we're…

October 3, 2012, 4:21 PM EDT

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