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Topic: native advertising

Why Branded Content Is Poised to Take Over

IAB's head of brand initiatives discusses native ads, viewability and the future

As more publishers launch branded content divisions, native advertising is taking over a larger part of digital marketing. Adweek caught up with Peter Minnium, the Interactive Advertising Bureau's head of brand…

4 Mobile Innovations That Are Hastening the Decline of Desktops

Smartphones are radically changing digital design, advertising and production

Earlier this winter I joined several hundred investors at Helsinki's annual Slush event, which started in 2008 as a cozy gathering of Nordic entrepreneurs and has since grown into a…

SNL's Vanessa Bayer Gives Sound Advice for Hyundai

IFC-licensed Web series pokes fun at native ads

Vanessa Bayer, the Saturday Night Live actress famously known for her impressions of Miley Cyrus, is teaming up with Hyundai to impart some unnecessary advice to musicians. In her Web series…

Emotional and Effective, Upworthy's Native Ads Have Brought in More Than $10 Million for the Site

Starbucks joins growing list of brand partners

When Starbucks wanted to share the uplifting story of how its local events helped a deaf woman discover a large, supportive community, the coffee chain turned to a somewhat obvious…

Infographic: Native Advertising Grows Despite Budget and Transparency Concerns

But it's still only 5% of marketers' spending

In spite of concerns about transparency, sponsored content has continued to grow in popularity: In 2015, almost two-thirds of marketers surveyed by the Association of National Advertisers said they will…

As WhoSay's Celeb Network Grows, More Marketers Look to Stars for Branded Content

Lexus, Crest and JCPenney test social media partnerships

On Oscar weekend, actress Rosario Dawson will open a pop-up store in Los Angeles to promote Studio One Eighty Nine, a clothing line tied to her foundation promoting African culture…

Reddit's Pick for New Ad Leader Shows the Site Is Getting Serious About Mobile

Hires Zubair Jandali away from Google

Reddit's ad team has a new leader as the "Front Page of the Internet" forges ahead with a mobile and marketing push. The company hired Zubair Jandali from Google, who…

The New York Times Runs Its First-Ever Native Print Ad

The 8-page section was sponsored by Shell

The New York Times introduced its first native ad product, called "Paid Posts," on its website in January. But today, the Times is making its initial foray into sponsored print…

Ads Are Coming to the Comments Section of Publisher Sites

Disqus' sponsored messages will be targeted to what you say

You can tell a lot about people by their online comments, and that's why Disqus believes it could be sitting on an advertising gold mine. The third-party comments service, which…

The Atlantic Tries to Turn Native Inside Out, Beginning With the Biology of Porsche Drivers

Heart rate and breathing become works of art

The Atlantic’s creative marketing arm, Atlantic Re:think, recently overhauled its native ad strategy, introducing a new responsive, immersive and highly customizable platform for long-form branded content. Today, the publisher is…

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