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Facebook's Q2 Ad Revenue Was Nearly $2.7 Billion Up 67% year over year

Facebook's advertising revenue increased 67 percent year-over-year in the second quarter, totaling $2.68 billion. That figure is up some $410 million compared to the social giant's Q1 earnings, though its…

July 23, 2014, 5:09 PM EDT

Pinterest Hires the Man Behind Axe Marketing at Unilever David Rubin will drive brand efforts

Pinterest has a new advocate, David Rubin, who was a vp at Unilever in charge of marketing hair care products. At Pinterest, he's the new head of brand, working with…

July 22, 2014, 3:32 PM EDT

Facebook Rolls Out New 'Save' Feature Will allow users to archive links to read later

The days of emailing interesting links to yourself to read later (and then never reading them) are over. That's the hope, at least, of Facebook, which has rolled out a…

July 22, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT

Digital Effort Looks to Help Ladies With Wardrobe Malfunctions Hollywood Fashion Secrets teams with Stacy London

Hollywood Fashion Secrets—maker of "wardrobe malfunction" products for women like fashion tape—is launching a digital campaign today that plays up style persona Stacy London to drive offline traffic to beauty…

July 21, 2014, 12:26 PM EDT

Amazon Has the Best Consumer Perception of Any Brand Mid-year rankings show Target hit hard by data breach, TV viewing habits changing

Target’s much-publicized data breach cost the company more than the $400-$450 million that’s been estimated—it also levied heavy damage on the retailer's perception among consumers, according to new rankings from…

July 16, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT

General Electric's First Snapchat Is One Small Step for Brand Kind Exploring the next social frontier

General Electric is blasting off on Snapchat. The industrial giant is sending out fun drawings that depict space travel while hinting at a marketing play that could tie into tomorrow's 45th…

July 15, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT

Yesterday's World Cup Final Was the Most Talked-About Sports Event Ever on Facebook Generated more posts than the 2013 Super Bowl

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Final yesterday between Germany and Argentina was the most talked about sporting event ever on Facebook, as 88 million people had over 280 million game-related…

July 14, 2014, 10:48 AM EDT

Twitter Tells Brands They Can Reach 30% of Their Followers for Free Sharing new stats with marketers

Twitter is telling brands, "Come to us if you want to reach fans freely." The company said today that marketers can hit an audience equal in size to 30 percent…

July 11, 2014, 4:42 PM EDT

YP CEO: We Were 'Mobile First' Before It Was Cool David Krantz on why his company is a digital power player

David Krantz took the reins as YP CEO in 2012, when the listings directory spun away from AT&T Interactive, which was his former employer and the brand's former parent. Since then, he's been…

July 4, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

Who Says There Are Too Many Facebook Ads? Developing World Says More Brands, Please Global users find unique marketing

Kelly MacLean’s job as Facebook’s lead ad planner in emerging markets is to watch people watch ads. She travels to places like Brazil, Indonesia, South Africa to study the local…

July 2, 2014, 3:57 PM EDT

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