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Topic: video

Instagram Takes Another Step Toward E-Commerce

Has its eye on click-to-shop ads

In its slow but steady embrace of e-commerce, Instagram is running its first marketing campaigns that transform viewers into shoppers with a single click. Finally, retailers can link to product…

Real-Time Perverts and Trolls Pose Challenges for Periscope Marketers

Chat feature makes it easy for jerks to pollute video streams

Brands like Red Bull and Mountain Dew began using Periscope immediately after the real-time mobile video streaming app was released on March 26. We've already addressed the possible legal pitfalls…

Welcome to the Era of Purposeful Viewing

The Golden Age of TV is all about viewer empowerment

No one watches crap on TV anymore. This is how Jeffrey Cole, research professor and head of the Center for the Digital Future at the USC Annenberg School, succinctly sums up…

3 Reasons to Believe Great Original Programming Is the Future of Digital Video

Awards, Amazon and a hunger for storytelling

Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something. That's Plato. Simple words. Rich in meaning. As we look to the fourth annual Digital Content…

Researchers Find Optimum Times to Run March Madness Ads

The sooner, the better

Selection Sunday just hit, but who's going to get paid? Turner and CBS, certainly. Ad sales for the 67 games are up a reported 10 percent, with digital sales accounting…

For Brands, 2015 Is Shaping Up to Be the Year of Positivity

Why Dove, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s are smiling at millennials

Can a brand help improve a consumer's state of mind or even dare to make them happier? That's what marketing for brands like Coca-Cola, McDonald's and Dove is attempting in…

On the Eve of Turning 30, AOL Dials Up Mobile and Video

CEO Tim Armstrong tells us what the future holds

AOL is about to turn 30 years old. In May, the company that basically invented Web surfing hits this milestone—and yet somehow, despite its adulthood, finds itself at the very…

Six Tips on Talking to the Post Generation

How the under-14 crowd views media and content

In my last Adweek column introducing the Post Generation—my nickname for the under-14 cohort, also variously referred to as Gen Z or Centennials or the Homeland Generation (among other appellations)—I…

This Year's Most High-Stakes Super Bowl Showdown Is YouTube vs. Facebook

How both sites stack up in the battle for brands

If you visit YouTube during the Super Bowl, you likely won't miss Anheuser-Busch, which bought the masthead of Google's video site. But the brewer's also going big on Facebook, where it's…

Here's How Music, Brands and Tech Collided in 2014

Revolt TV's expert panel reviews the landscape with a trio of videos

The worlds of pop music, social media, digital platforms, tech gadgetry and creativity collided like never before in 2014, so Revolt TV recently invited a group of expert journalists to…

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