Brian Morrissey


Twitter’s Ad Revenue to Hit $150 Mil. This Year

Twitter is on track to triple its ad revenue this year to $150 million, according to estimates by eMarketer. Still, the fast-growing company has a ways to go before it’s […]

Forecast: Twitter’s 2011 Ad Revenue to Reach $150 Million

Twitter is on track to triple its ad revenue this year to $150 million, according to estimates by eMarketer. Still, the fast-growing company has a ways to go before it’s […]

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Piers Morgan, dog-eat-dog celeb interviewer

CNN is betting a lot on Piers Morgan, whom the network has installed on Larry King’s old throne. The company’s PR department bombards me with a half dozen updates on […]

NFL pressures Toyota over spot’s helmet hit

The NFL is notoriously overprotective of its image. No surprise, then, that it's now editing TV spots. The league has targeted a pretty mundane Toyota ad (below) that shows how […]

Here come latest ‘banned’ Super Bowl spots

Like the swallows to Capistrano, sketchy businesses are once again flocking to the old strategy of rolling out “banned” Super Bowl ads. Notorious cheating-spouse site Ashley Madison is going at […]

Ad barrage by China coincides with Hu visit

I must have missed it when the China ad account went up for a review. The pluses: an enormous client that's on its way to dominating its category. The minuses: […]

Living Social Launches Self-Promoting Amazon Offer

Groupon and its daily deals competitors preach the benefits of businesses offering steep discounts—even providing goods and services at a loss—as an effective customer-acquisition strategy. Living Social, Groupon’s biggest competitor, […]

2010’s top Web site: ‘Wilderness Downtown’

There’s a certain irony in the fact that the FWAs—originally founded to celebrate Flash Web sites—has chosen a site built in Flash rival HTML5 as the best site of 2010. […]

Cheezburger Network: Cat Photo Empire

While media’s biggest name cast about for a viable digital strategy, some of the biggest venture capitalists are betting there’s a gold mine out there in cat photos with cute […]