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Topic: Mobile

Mobile-Ad Shop Kargo Hires Its First CMO to Better Convey Why It's Unique

Revenue was up 150 percent in 2014

As more brand advertising moves to smartphones and tablets, mobile-ad shop Kargo has hired a CMO for the first time. The New York-based company tapped Terri Walter, the former CMO of…

How Pop-Tarts Dramatically Improved ROI With Pandora Ads

Smarter data targeting was key

How many mobile ads can actually be attributed to a store purchase? Most brands probably don't know, but Kellogg at least has a bit of data on how its promos…

Assembly's Jeff Brooks Talks Data-Planning Engines and the Infrastructure Age

Plus, a miracle on ice for the Rangers

Specs Who Jeff Brooks Current gig Chief commercial officer, MDC's Assembly Previous gig CEO, M&C Saatchi N.Y. Twitter @jeffbrooks1 Age 44 Thoughts about the current video marketplace for brands? Enthralling and utterly confusing. There's never been greater…

Glidden Literally Asks People to Watch Paint Dry on Periscope

Need to kill some time today?

File this under the dumbest use of live-streaming video on Periscope yet. Or is it the most brilliant? Around noon ET today, paint brand Glidden opened a Periscope account, showing the…

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…

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…

6 Major Assets That Verizon Gets in the AOL Deal

A timeline shows what happened before the $4.4 billion acquisition

Verizon's $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL this morning could give the telecom company the kind of massive scale in the online and mobile advertising industry to compete with Google and…

Ad Network Takes Steps to Ensure Consumers Actually See Mobile Promos

Millennial Media ramps up its viewability standards

As consumers shift from desktops to smartphones, advertisers want to make sure promos shift with them. To that end, the Media Ratings Council recently released its first guidelines for maximizing mobile…

Marketers React to Mobile Viewability Criteria, as Challenges Loom

Media Ratings Council develops guidelines

Earlier this week, the Media Ratings Council made its first statement about mobile viewability—a burgeoning concern for publishers and advertisers as more online traffic shifts to smartphones and tablets. The…

ABC News Catches NBC News in Ratings and Revenue, but Innovation Poses Challenges

Americans are accessing more online news on mobile devices

They call it the "mobile majority"—and it's changing the way Americans access media. According to a report released this morning by the Pew Research Center, 39 of the top 50 digital…

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