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Topic: Vine

'Snackable' Branded Video Was All the Rage a Couple of Years Ago. Is It Already Dead?

Agency execs worry about shift to longer social ads

When Dunkin' Donuts ran Vine-made ads on ESPN during a Monday Night Football broadcast in September 2013, it seemed as if the era of "snackable" video was upon us. Brands were…

Why Presidential Hopefuls Are Relying on Endorsements From Social Celebrities

Lena Dunham, Phil Robertson and others are picking sides

In the 2012 presidential campaigns, social media was all about YouTube, Facebook and Twitter and about the candidates having their digital playbooks together—that is, being organized enough to regularly push…

How Vine's Hunky Goofball Logan Paul Plans to Become a Mainstream Superstar

Brands are smitten. Will Hollywood be, too?

With his sandy blond hair, bright blue eyes and shredded physique, Logan Paul could have stepped from Greek lore. The 20-year-old social media megastar who's poised to become a millionaire…

Why Brands Are Ditching Twitter’s 6-Second Vine App

Only makes up 4% of branded video

Two years ago, Twitter-owned Vine was growing like kudzu. It was widely embraced by both consumers and marketers who sought to push the envelope with creative six-second clips. But the…

Q&A: GE's Chief Marketing Officer on Storytelling in the New Digital Industrial Era

Linda Boff discusses virtual reality and branded content

General Electric may be 125 years old, but when it comes to innovative social media campaigns, it's often light-years ahead of most marketers. GE's early adoption of emerging platforms and…

More Preroll Ads Are Coming to Twitter Feeds With Expanded Video Program

Beta test lets any publisher make money off clips

Twitter is preparing to open up Twitter Amplify to any publisher who wants to make money on the videos it posts to the microblogging site.  More than 200 publishers, sports leagues and TV…

Why 3 Popular Viners Are Livestreaming From TomorrowWorld This Weekend

Poaching top social talent to test new app

The boom in livestreaming apps has already created a new type of video creator that churns out real-time content on the fly at events. Now brands are figuring out how…

As Other GOP Candidates Join Vine, Donald Trump Ignores His Big Advantage on the App

He's been silent, despite 7.5 million views

Sometime after last night's Republican debate for the presidential nomination, Jeb Bush and John Kasich joined the mobile video app Vine. It's popular with young voters—and other candidates like Ben…

How Facebook's Autoplay Videos Are Ushering in a New Era of Silent Storytelling

The impact goes beyond your news feed

Getting aurally blasted by a loud, autoplaying video ad while you're browsing online is certainly one of the more annoying experiences you can have on the Internet. But when the volume…

Step Aside, Creators. Brands Are Taking Over YouTube

40 billion views for the top 100 companies

The digital video world will converge on Anaheim, Calif., this week for the sixth annual VidCon, a three-day extravaganza that's grown from 1,400 YouTubers and their rabid fans, to 20,000…

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