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Internet Week Brings Together the Brains, the Tech Sessions, conferences kick off Monday throughout NYC

Internet Week, a slate of showcases, conferences and workshops around New York City spanning the depth and breadth of the tech industry, kicks off May 14. The annual gathering this year…

May 8, 2012, 5:01 PM EDT

Digital shop enjoys slaughtering magazines

Carrot Creative, a digital shop in Brooklyn, is using Halloween to celebrate the media industry's woes. It posted this photo on Twitter, showing "digital" stabbing to death magazines…

October 30, 2009, 1:28 PM EDT

Cheer cleans up with big ad

On Thursday,'s homepage boasted a giant clickable ad for Cheer. The key word is G-I-A-N-T. Basically, the whole screen was an ad. Visitors had no problem spelling B-R-I-G-H-T-E-R…

August 14, 2009, 8:12 AM EDT

Comment wars are ugly, but they can be fun

There's been plenty of hand-wringing about the nastiness of comments, particularly anonymous ones, made on ad-industry Web sites. Some feel they make the ad world look silly, juvenile and…

May 4, 2009, 11:12 AM EDT

Who needs reporters at these conferences?

I didn't go to the Interactive Advertising Bureau's Ecosystem 2.0 conference, being held this week in Orlando, Fla. Thanks to Twitter, I guess I didn't need to. Among those…

February 25, 2009, 5:12 PM EST

These classic preloaders are worth the wait

Visit most campaign microsites, especially with a slow Internet connection, and you'll be greeted with the inevitable "Loading" message. Over time, agencies have gotten creative with asking users to…

January 13, 2009, 1:21 PM EST

Amid downturn, WPP brass poke each other

We all deal with economic catastrophe in our own ways. For WPP's top echelon of executives, it means enjoying a little Wii and Facebook. A new BusinessWeek story recounts…

January 7, 2009, 9:59 AM EST

JC Penney earns own spot in the doghouse

JC Penney this week rolled out just what the world needs: another Flash microsite for the holidays. I have to look at so many microsites that my expectations are…

December 5, 2008, 7:26 AM EST

AKQA turns in its agency membership card

If you haven't seen it, three of the digital ad world's best and brightest got serious ink in The New York Times Magazine on Sunday, even if it was…

November 24, 2008, 10:26 AM EST

Tweens take a shine to virtual advertising

Virtual Worlds News commissioned a report from Dubit Research on the virtual habits of 7- to 12-year-olds, and discovered some interesting implications for advertisers. Of 600 tweens surveyed, 73 percent…

October 20, 2008, 8:06 AM EDT