Marty Swant

Marty Swant

Marty Swant is a former technology staff writer for Adweek.
Marty Swant is a former staff writer for Adweek, where he focused on the intersection of technology, creativity and marketing. Along with reporting on digital marketing, tech startups and giants, and data privacy issues, he also writes about experiential marketing and emerging technology such as virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and blockchain applications. Prior to joining Adweek, Marty was a political reporter in Alabama for the Associated Press and spent years as a business and politics reporter for various newspapers in the south and midwest. He's also a proud alum of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Find him on Twitter at @martyswant or via email at

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The indie rock band collaborated with Seagram's 7 Crown.

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It also includes old favorites like Paint and Write.

US House Democrats Warn Facebook to Pause Its Cryptocurrency Plans

Experts are also wary of a new walled garden.

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Sotheby's exhibit showcases art from Chatsworth House, including AR portraits.

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Pop Bot activation helped promote Amazon’s Fire TV.

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Adweek talked with the rainbow-decked Queer Eye star at the vodka brand's SoHo pop-up.

Nielsen Is Partnering With Riot Games to Measure Esports Sponsorships

The deal will help brands examine ROI with the growing industry.

Droga5 Created a Biometric-Tracking Art Installation for a Health Supplements Company

Activation for Thorne prompts viewers to ponder 'the inner self.'

New US Legislation Would Require Internet Giants to Disclose the Value of User Data

Sen. Mark Warner and Sen. Josh Hawley are co-sponsoring the Dashboard Act to force the largest internet companies to disclose the value of data.

A New Survey From The Economist Finds More Executives Talk About Social Good Than Act on It

There's a 'disconnect' between thinking and doing.