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8 Media Buzzwords That We've Lost Forever How precise industry terminology became vague and cliché

We’ve long lamented the rise of trendy language in advertising and business, but while we’ve played buzzword bingo and occasionally pointed fingers at those who speak in clichés, something more…

September 1, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

Yahoo Woos Small Retailers With New E-Commerce Offerings Looks to gain bigger retail foothold

By 2018, e-commerce is expected to make up 11 percent of retail sales in the U.S.—equivalent to $414 billion—according to a study by Forrester Research. Yahoo’s newest initiative helps small…

August 15, 2014, 4:56 PM EDT

Yahoo's Self-Service Ads Reportedly to Include Premium Could help slumping sales

In a bid to shore up display ad revenue, Yahoo will reportedly begin offering media buyers a self-service version of its premium ad management tool, Yahoo Ad Manager (YAM) Plus. Access…

August 15, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT

Women’s Health Editor Headed to Yahoo Health Michele Promaulayko led Rodale title to growth and awards

Women's Health editor Michele Promaulayko is leaving the print world to assume the same role at Yahoo Health, the company announced today. Promaulayko has been the editor of Rodale-owned Women’s Health…

August 13, 2014, 1:58 PM EDT

Facebook Wants to Show That Mobile Ads Affect Desktop Purchases Social giant unveils cross-device reporting

Facebook has introduced cross-device reporting to potentially help marketers understand how their mobile ads on the social platform influence consumers' desktop decisions.  According to the Menlo Park, Calif.-based digital giant, marketers…

August 13, 2014, 1:46 PM EDT

Yahoo Selects Netflix Exec to Be CIO IT lead to bolster CEO Marissa Mayer's video and content delivery

Yahoo has hired Netflix's vp of information-technology (IT) operations, Mike Kail, as chief information officer and svp of infrastructure to lead Yahoo’s IT and data center operations. Kail will bring 23…

August 7, 2014, 11:07 AM EDT

Ross Levinsohn Joins Scout Media as Executive Chairman Yahoo veteran teams again with James Heckman

Scout Media, a men's sports and lifestyle digital publisher, has appointed Ross Levinsohn to executive chairman, the company's CEO James Heckman announced. Levinsohn served as CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, which…

August 1, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT

Yahoo Buying Mobile App Company Flurry [Updated] Paying 'hundreds of millions'

Yahoo is buying Flurry, a mobile app advertising and data firm, the companies said today. CEO Marissa Mayer's latest acquisition should give Yahoo a bigger presence in mobile advertising, an…

July 21, 2014, 4:06 PM EDT

How Tumblr Helped Hyundai Spread Its World Cup Message Paid and free tactics give a lift

For the first time, Tumblr is giving brands a look at how their campaigns impact awareness, conducting surveys of users and asking whether they were familiar with their ad partners'…

July 16, 2014, 11:05 AM EDT

Yahoo's Marissa Mayer Is Disappointed In Ad Revenue But she's happier with holding onto bigger Alibaba stake

CEO Marissa Mayer is not happy with ad revenue at Yahoo, as the display advertising business shrank last quarter. But there was also good news: the company is hanging on…

July 15, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT

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