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Pitch Perfect 2 Rocks a Strong Social Game, From Snapchat to Instagram

Aca-sellers know how to pitch a movie

Pitch Perfect 2 is set to hit theaters tomorrow, but it's been playing on social media for months. The studio behind Pitch Perfect, Universal Pictures, even has a couple of…

With Facebook's Instant Articles, Publishers Contemplate a Social-First World

New feature could alter the industry

Reports from the last few weeks hinted it was coming, but the debut of Facebook's Instant Articles made plenty of publishers' hair stand on end this morning anyway. And why…

These New Facebook Ads Come With a Call Button to Ring Up Businesses

Going after mom and pop with new features

Facebook has built a "call" button people can tap to call businesses directly from an ad. More than 40 million businesses have Facebook pages, and now they can add the…

The New York Times' Facebook Deal May Prove to Be 'Growth Hacking' at Its Best

News Feed publishing broadens the pool of potential subscribers

The New York Times, among a small cadre of other outlets, today announced it will start publishing selected articles directly into Facebook's News Feed. Some think the move historic; others…

End of the Click-through? New Facebook Tool Lets Publishers Post Stories Directly to the News Feed

New York Times, BuzzFeed and NatGeo among first to test 'Instant Articles'

Mobile Facebook users may soon spend less time navigating directly to a publisher's website to check out an interesting article. Instead, they'll find some of that content posted directly to…

Starbucks Whips Up 21 Branded GIFs Starring the Frappuccino

Narwhals and unicorns? Yassss

Millennials will share practically any strange GIF or meme online with their friends these days, opening up a new, weird marketing tactic for brands. For Starbucks, that means creating a…

Here's Why AOL Is Poised to Take On Facebook and Google

Industry welcomes the competition

What do you get when you combine the one-time champion of dial-up and the current wireless subscription leader? You get an advertising technology player that could compete more closely with…

NBC Pulls Facebook Post After Sneaking in an Ad for Subway

Tries to work around social network's video rules

As Facebook looks to turn itself into a bona fide video platform, it's tightening its rules on what publishers can and cannot post. Clips with ads not sold by Facebook…

12 Interesting Digital Marketing Stats From the Past Week

Mobile search hits the tipping point, and Avengers ads get analyzed

The past week has been filled with data points, as Digital Content NewFronts presenters and researchers have been out in force to share their statistical learnings. Here are 12 of…

Here's Why Twitter's Porn Problem Freaked Out Brands

10 million accounts could be sharing NSFW content

There are some dark corners of Twitter—accounts that take "not safe for work" content to new depths and that can spell big trouble for brands whose ads end up running…

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