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Here's Why GIFs Are Back In Style and Bigger Than Ever for Brands

Creators race for marketers' 'loopy' business

Move over, emojis. As marketers look to navigate the changing digital video landscape, GIFs are becoming the go-to features for brands seeking better social-media engagement. DiGiorno Pizza starts embracing GIFs on…

How Snapchat's CEO Plans to Conquer the Advertising World

His first time at Cannes, Evan Spiegel is already star of the show

Evan Spiegel admits to being a little nervous ahead of his first trip to the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. That's understandable. At 25—an age when many college grads…

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…

Vevo Will Use Its Music Video Expertise to Help Brands Create Custom Content

Helping advertisers with the music industry

Vevo is launching a new team to help brands develop marketing for the music industry. In addition to the new programming promised at today's NewFronts presentation, the digital music video…

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Is Looking for the Ultimate DJ, and Advertisers

Music competition could be key to winning them and reaching kids

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer says she's a fan of electronic dance music. She once spent a summer in Zurich where dance DJs rule and the world-famous Street Parade techno festival takes…

Trolli Hopes to Win Over Teens With Quirky, Offbeat Spots and a Big Boost Online

'A little bit of WTF factor' can't hurt either

Candy brands are known for some truly bizarre advertising. Skittles' Super Bowl spot featured a small town where people had enormous biceps from arm wrestling for the lemon ones. Sour Patch…

Tumblr Debuts New Ad That Sits at the Top of Users' Dashboards for 24 Hours

Nike is the first brand to buy in

Tumblr today is releasing an ad product called Sponsored Day that allows marketers to appear at the top of viewers' dashboards for a 24-hour period. Nike is the first brand to…

Marketers Are Eager to Tap Into Snapchat's Treasure Trove of Millennials

Even if they have to go around the messaging app to do it

Brands salivating over Snapchat as an engaging influencer marketing tool are all too often put off by costly campaigns and inconclusive results. But given the messaging app is insanely popular…

Acura's Social Strategy for March Madness Centers on 103 Memes

'March Memeness' ties into ESPN ads

For March Madness, Acura is blitzing ESPN.com today and three days next week with video and banner ads—which likely cost a pretty penny—as part of the car brand's ongoing partnership…

These Brands Are Vying to Be the Best on Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube and More

Check out the 2015 Shorty Awards finalists

As social media becomes an increasingly crowded field for marketers, forcing them to focus on channels important to their specific audiences, the industry's "best of the best" seems to be…

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