Topic: social

Why Vox Media Is Embracing New Platforms Like VR and 360 Video

CEO Jim Bankoff says company's culture is optimized for change

  brightcove.createExperiences(); COLOGNE, Germany—Following his keynote panel with Publicis Media CEO Steve King Thursday morning at the Dmexco ad tech and…

Why Is It Still So Hard to Share Audio Files in Social Media?

Despite audio's resurgence, it remains a tough format to share

While continuous advances in social media and mobile technology have warmly embraced the sharing of photos, articles and videos, audio has been left in the cold—despite the recent resurgence of…

The Best Ad Strategy for Pokemon Go Might Not Be What You Think

4 reasons to consider an agnostic approach

Pokemon Go could be the beginning of a shift in the way we advertise. Yes, it is bridging the gap between the online and offline experience and leveraging the latest…

4 Reasons Why Food Is Exploding as the Perfect Marketing Medium

Culinary passion and need create deep connections

Food is inherently nostalgic. We all have memories of dishes that our family cooked or that we ordered at our favorite restaurants growing up, and we are constantly creating new…

NowThis to Launch Education Series With Actress Allison Williams

Hires former MTV CMO as first marketing chief

NowThis, the 4-year-old news and entertainment digital video service, has tapped a news progeny for a new series. Allison Williams, star of Girls and daughter of MSNBC news anchor Brian…

BuzzFeed Is Now Getting 7 Billion Content Views a Month

'Tasty' network already up to 360 million

Despite a stage overloaded with emojis, BuzzFeed's NewFronts presentation was refreshingly simple and free of the bells and whistles buyers are likely to be inundated with over the next two weeks. BuzzFeed's…

These Are the Oscar Ads and Moments Viewers Paid Attention to the Most

At home, people loved Leo's win and Kohl's ads

It may not have won Best Original Song, but Lady Gaga's show-stopping performance of "Til It Happens to You" from The Hunting Ground documentary was the top moment during a…

Twitter Makes Direct Messaging and Consumer Feedback Easier for Brands

Delta and Starbucks are on board

Airlines and retailers often tout Twitter's real-time, customer service capabilities, so they should be happy to learn that the social platform just made their jobs a little easier. Twitter today…

Here Are the Ads That Won The Super Bowl on Facebook

Overall engagement down from last year

While Facebook had a rough night with its Sports Stadium feature, brands on the 1.5 billion user-strong social network still scored during the Big Game, with Hyundai leading the way. The…

Facebook's Sports Stadium Is Having a Rough Super Bowl

And users are airing frustrations on Twitter

The Carolina Panthers are down 13-7 at halftime of Super Bowl 50, but Facebook might have had a worse first half. The social giant launched Sports Stadium a couple weeks ago…