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These Weed Snobs Show Why Pot Can Be Just as Snooty as Wine Weedmaps markets itself via parody videos

Weedmaps, a Yelp-like service focused on pot, wants to show that marijuana can be just as sophisticated as alcohol. But it's hard for a company named Weedmaps to buy ad…

November 26, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

5 Social Media Hacks Every Marketer Should Know Handy tricks to make the most of your posts

So many boundaries limit marketers and their social media goals. No GIFs on Facebook. No buy buttons on Pinterest. Fortunately, there are plenty of creative workarounds. Marketers are doing whatever they…

November 25, 2014, 7:04 AM EST

Facebook to Brands: No More Free Rides Will hide overly promotional posts in 2015

Facebook announced a move this month that will make it more difficult for brands to reach their fans through purely organic marketing efforts. Instead, if brands want to reach the…

November 21, 2014, 11:46 AM EST

Facebook Lets High-Rolling Brands See What Users Really Think in This Elite Program Only top advertisers allowed

Facebook is giving select brands exclusive access to information gleaned from its 1.3 billion users, letting high-rolling advertisers find out what consumers really think based on comments and other telling…

November 21, 2014, 7:00 AM EST

Facebook Turns Away From NewFronts Over Lack of Original Content Social network was removed from schedule

UPDATE: Facebook has been removed from the 2015 NewFronts schedule because the company didn't plan to present original content. The tentative 2015 NewFronts lineup obtained by Adweek on Wednesday afternoon showed…

November 20, 2014, 1:07 PM EST

Stephen Colbert's 5 Funniest Lines as Emcee of the Ad Council Dinner A public service for the industry

FedEx CEO Fred Smith was ostensibly the main man at the Ad Council's annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday night, but it can be hard even for the winner of a…

November 20, 2014, 6:19 AM EST

You Use Google, LinkedIn and Microsoft for Work. But Will Facebook Replace Them All? Social giant tests a site for the office

Get ready for Facebook at Work. The social media behemoth is going to launch the business version of its consumer site in the next few months, according to an anonymous source…

November 18, 2014, 12:03 PM EST

Here's What Jared Leto Had to Say to a Room Full of Tech and Advertising Leaders Multi-talented actor joined chat on L.A.'s role as a creative center

Adweek recently gathered several creative and tech industry leaders at The Lot (home of Funny or Die) in West Hollywood for a frank discussion about the state of the ad business…

November 18, 2014, 11:20 AM EST

Jared Leto Headlines Adweek’s L.A. Roundtable A-listers from the worlds of entertainment, agencies and tech talk creativity and convergence

More than any city in the world, Los Angeles defines creativity. It is shaped by a massive entertainment industry, storied creative agencies and a burgeoning maker and startup culture. But…

November 17, 2014, 12:02 AM EST

Facebook Dominates Magazines' Social Media Audience, But Instagram Is Gaining Steam Men's mags see growth on Pinterest

The MPA – The Association of Magazine Media is making good on its promise to start integrating social media data into its new Magazine Media 360° audience report. Today, the MPA…

November 17, 2014, 12:00 AM EST

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