Topic: display ads

Did Google and Red Robin Just Make a Banner Ad That's Actually Cool?

Terminator fans may think so

Banner ads are pretty much the bane of every digital consumer's existence. So, it's no small measure that Red Robin just launched—through a partnership with Google—an interactive display campaign that could actually…

Car Brands Are Starting to Get the Marketing Data They've Always Wanted

Digital ad targeting and auto designs are better for it

The car industry isn't slowing down when it comes to employing more data for everything from vehicle malfunctions to marketing. In fact, in terms of digital advertising, the category looks like…

A Robot Butler and Martha Stewart Are Proof That Not Every Marketing Stunt Goes Viral

This service droid isn't the real deal

Robot butlers just didn't quite catch on this week, even after one took a picture with Martha Stewart. It's a dream concept, and it seems ripe for a social explosion—a…

Madden Game Uses Google to Create Gif Ads in Real Time

Ads will mimic action on the field

EA Sports: It's in the meme. To promote its flagship Madden football game, EA Sports is trying out a new Google advertising program that allows the game maker to quickly… Joins the Ranks of Sites That Don't Use Display Ads

Offers only native content for brands

If you head over to, you'll notice one notable difference: a lack of display ads. Instead, the only way to advertise brand on Evolve Media's latest site—which launched on…

AOL Says 92% of Marketers Use Programmatic Despite Persisting Challenges

Half of publishers are still figuring it out

AOL announced last week that ad revenues were up 20 percent for the quarter, due in large part to the growth of its programmatic business. To get a better handle…

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Is Disappointed In Ad Revenue

But she's happier with holding onto bigger Alibaba stake

CEO Marissa Mayer is not happy with ad revenue at Yahoo, as the display advertising business shrank last quarter. But there was also good news: the company is hanging on…

Google and ABC Build a Programmatic Ad Exchange That Only Buys Mastheads

Rising Star requires top billing

Google's private programmatic exchanges can now book premium ad space like mastheads for brands. It is working with ABC to promote the new show Rising Star using an exchange that…

Comcast, Rubicon Project Partner for Programmatic Digital Display Ads Sales

Brands can use platform to buy spots on Xfinity websites

Comcast's advertising sales division, Comcast Spotlight, and programmatic technology provider Rubicon Project are working together to allow marketers to buy display ads programmatically across and Rubicon Project's Advertising Automation…

Google Expands Its Brand Plans With Real-Time Results

Display vp discusses campaign measurements

Google is expanding its Brand Lift program that measures how online campaigns influence consumers, and it is sharing results in real time to help advertisers adjust on the fly, Google’s…