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6 Brands That Saw Huge Digital Lifts During World Cup Adidas, Visa and Listerine spill fútbol-generated stats

While mobile, social media and video were new territory to large companies during South Africa’s 2010 World Cup, four years later, digital played a major role in brands’ tournament-themed campaigns.…

July 15, 2014, 4:50 PM EDT

NFL Says It’s The Champ of Twitter's Amplify Program It makes millions from extra sponsorships

The National Football League is huddling with Twitter to score more highlights and exclusive game coverage on the social site through its Amplify program, which lets brands share in-tweet video…

June 29, 2014, 7:54 PM EDT

Rob Dyrdek Gets Renewals, Pilot in MTV Deal Fantasy Factory, Ridiculousness return for 7th seasons

Celebrations are in order for MTV producer Rob Dyrdek. The network today that closed a "multi-year production deal" with Dyrdek and his company Super Jacket that includes pilot order for…

June 25, 2014, 5:53 PM EDT

Oracle Buys Micros Systems for $5.3 Billion Latest in a long string of acquisitions

Oracle is purchasing Micros Systems for $5.3 billion as part of a bigger push into retail and hospitality marketing. Oracle’s acquisition comes out to $68 a share, making it one…

June 23, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT

You'll Never Guess What 'Crazy Eyes' Uzo Aduba Likes It starts with a chinchilla kissing a lion

Specs Who Uzo Aduba Age 33 Accomplishments Stars as Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in Orange Is the New Black (Season 2 is now streaming on Netflix) Base New York What’s the first information you…

June 10, 2014, 11:39 PM EDT

Pinterest Users Don't Mind Ads—Up to a Point Adding value to conversations is key to acceptance

If you think the only people using Pinterest are moms and craft hobbyists, think again. While your typical Pinterest user is likely female (14 percent are men), they're a more…

June 3, 2014, 11:12 PM EDT

FIFA World Cup Unveils Second-Screen Digital Push Mobile, social top priorities for soccer fans

Soccer fans tuning into the upcoming FIFA World Cup will have no shortage of digital platforms on which to chat, thanks to several new efforts on the part of the…

May 30, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT

Leveraging Tech and Data to Build Old-Fashioned Trust Big Fuel's strategy guru on what really matters: the customer

Over the last decade the marketing landscape has morphed into an entirely different species.  Illustration: Shaw Nielsen In 2004, there was no YouTube, Facebook or Twitter, and portals still reigned supreme over…

May 20, 2014, 6:02 AM EDT

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…

May 2, 2014, 12:25 PM EDT

Beats Music Uses Sound Headphone Marketing Strategies Same savvy social, celebrity play

Beats Music’s announcement that in its first month of offering streaming music it signed up 1,000 subscribers a day is very impressive, but not surprising. The streaming music business is very…

April 9, 2014, 11:58 AM EDT

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