Topic: native

Despite Falling Display Ad Sales, Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Maintains a 'Startup' Mentality

Mobile, video, native and social start making money

During a call with analysts today announcing quarterly results, Yahoo chief Marissa Mayer remarked that if her company—founded in the mid-1990s—were a startup, it would be one of the best in…

Making Hard Choices for Native’s Survival

Parsing the good, the bad and the ugly

Some native advertising on publisher sites works extremely well. Most does not. Around two-thirds of people who reach typical content will be engaged for more than 15 seconds, but on native…

LinkedIn Opens Ad Platform

Launches API for new marketing partners

LinkedIn is opening its ad business with two new offerings. One plugs advertising partners directly into the platform so they can sell ads in users' feeds, and the other helps…

Coca-Cola Serves World Cup Trivia on QuizUp

App now advertising with branded topics

Coca-Cola is now sponsoring World Cup trivia on QuizUp, the fast-growing mobile app out of Iceland. The app from Plain Vanilla Games has been testing branded quizzes as its advertising…

How One Guy Wooed 2,000 Women on Tinder

Is spam good for the heart?

Blake Jamieson is trying to digitally play his way into women’s hearts, and it might actually be working. The aspiring content marketer applied a little branding to his profile on…

BlackBerry Messenger Debuts Slate of Ad Products

Sponsored content emerges

BlackBerry is introducing ads and virtual stickers into its messenger app as it tries to squeeze value from its core communication service. BlackBerry executives were in New York last week…

Do Advertisers Have Any Use for Blog Networks?

Glam Media and Say Media, for example

As the digital ad market races toward programmatic and native, do advertisers have any use for blog networks like Glam Media and Say Media? Once, such networks were seen as an…

The New York Times Reinvents the Boring Banner Ad

Just don't call it 'native'

An obscure piece on The New York Times’ website about Picasso repurposing his canvases by painting over older, abandoned projects was fascinating, at least insofar as stories about master artists…