Topic: Aol

Yahoo Exec Calls Out Mobile Ad Blocker for 'Destroying the Ecosystem'

Heated discussion compares digital advertising to 'military-grade tracking'

BARCELONA, Spain—A panel discussion about ad-blocking at Mobile World Congress showed just how high the tension is getting between advertisers, tech companies and ad blockers. Speaking to a packed room full…

Backed by Verizon Data and New Targeting Tools, AOL Hires Its First Chief Mobile Officer

Mark Connon will report to CEO Tim Armstrong

BARCELONA, Spain—After being acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion and buying ad network Millennial Media for $238 million last year, AOL has a new mobile chief tasked with growing the…

Infographic: Engaging Content Has Everything to Do With Emotion

New study from AOL finds 8 motivators

As content accounts for more of marketers' budgets, finding direct paths to target audiences becomes increasingly important. AOL Insights analyzed over 7,300 moments when a person engaged with specific content…

Facebook Just Debuted a Livestreaming Feature to Compete With Periscope and Meerkat

Massive user base could give it a leg up

The livestreaming video space is heating up, and Facebook wants in on the trend. Today, the social network began rolling out Facebook Live Video, which had been only available to celebrities…

A+E Networks to Use AOL's Programmatic Platform in Massive Deal

Includes ad buy across HuffPo, TechCrunch and more

AOL has struck a deal with A+E Networks that will allow A+E Networks to use AOL's programmatic ad platform, ONE By AOL, and publisher solutions that includes an upfront ad…

Here's How Advertisers Will Be Able to Target TV Viewers Who See Competitors' Ads

Millennial Media's first offering after AOL acquisition

Millennial Media is partnering with Rentrak to roll out a first-of-its-kind capability that lets TV advertisers retarget viewers on their mobile devices. It is the the company's first offering since AOL's $238…

This New Program Aims to Stop Ad Bot Owners From Getting Paid

Google, AOL, WPP, Omnicom and Publicis support TAG

Trustworthy Accountability Group, an anti ad-fraud player, today is announcing a Verified by TAG program that costs $10,000 annually for digital ad sellers like publishers, ad exchanges and agencies to…

How Can Marketers Be Certain Their Mobile Ads Are Actually Getting Seen?

The viewability debate shifts to smartphones

Having addressed marketers' concerns about desktop viewability (ads that are actually seen by consumers) in 2014, the Media Rating Council is now in the hot seat to provide guidance on…

How Arianna Huffington’s Idea for a Blog Changed the Media Industry Forever

Adweek’s 2015 Brand Visionary honoree

In her book-lined office overlooking lower Broadway in New York, Arianna Huffington keeps a large sofa in the corner. With its richly carved wooden accents and overstuffed cushions, the sofa…

Facetime: Star-Studded Affairs From Advertising Week to The Clio Awards

Sheryl Sandberg, Snoop Dogg and more

Advertising Week 2015 proved to be a star-studded week complete with A-list media players like Sheryl Sandberg and Tim Armstrong, as well as Hollywood celebs like Jessica Alba and Snoop…