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Twitter Makes E-Commerce More Social With Announcement of Twitter Offers

Written on
November 25th 2014
Author
Adotas

In a blog post earlier today, Twitter announced that it will be dipping its toe in the e-commerce pool with the announcement of Twitter Offers. The update comes on the heels of the social media company acquiring payments infrastructure company CardSpring last July. “Over the past year, we’ve thought a lot ... more...

MediaMath Acquires Rare Crowds, CEO Eric Picard To Become VP of Strategic Partnerships

Written on
November 10th 2014
Author
Adotas

MediaMath today announces the acquisition of Rare Crowds, a technology company building innovative solutions to find marketer-defined target audiences across display, mobile, video and social. Rare Crowds’ open source technology, OpenAdStack, uses combinatorial optimization techniques and machine learning algorithms to find extremely targeted media that is ... more...

Facebook Just Took on Advertising’s Great Challenge: End-to-End Attribution

Written on
November 10th 2014
Author
Mackenzie Millar

Facebook recently relaunched Atlas, their ad-serving and measurement solution. As new channels are introduced and digital advertising becomes more complex, advertisers want the ability to holistically examine campaigns across digital and into the offline environment. With the introduction of Atlas, Facebook has harnessed their existing data in order to provide ... more...

Brands Bring Tricks and Treats to Instagram for Halloween

Written on
October 31st 2014
Author
Adotas

Happy Halloween! Today brands are reaching out with some spooky and creative campaigns that brands have been sharing on Instagram in honor of Halloween. Below you’ll find some of the holiday’s best and ghoulish brand Instagrams from Disneyland, Target, Jet Blue and Oreo to name a few. More examples and Halloween ... more...

Social Commerce for Retailers: Helpful or Hindrance?

Written on
September 19th 2014
Author
Brad Lawless

Following Facebook’s lead, Twitter joined the instant gratification bandwagon and announced its own “Buy Now” button. Social media drives commerce, but brands struggle to tie that connection back to brick-and-mortar stores. Earlier this year, Amazon took a major step toward monetizing it’s social following with #amazoncart. Target and Nordstrom followed suit ... more...

New Facebook Right-Hand-Side Ads Prove Bigger is Better

Written on
September 11th 2014
Author
Sam Barnett

At the end of June Facebook started rolling out their new bigger right hand side (RHS) ad size boasting that, in their tests, it increased engagement by up to 3x. Up to 3x increase might be a bit generous but performance on US retail campaigns on RHS has definitely improved ... more...

Brands “Liking” Owned Digital Destinations over Social Media

Written on
July 23rd 2014
Author
Press Release

(ADOTAS) NEW YORK – July 23, 2014 – Jun Group (www.jungroup.com) data released today shows that brand advertisers have shifted their digital goals away from Facebook and YouTube to promote their owned online destinations. To view and/or download the research, visit www.jungroup.com/socialresearch. According to Jun Group campaign data, the share of ... more...

Datonics and VivaKi Launch Comprehensive Data Partnership

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June 18th 2014
Author
Press Release

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Leading online data marketplace Datonics has expanded and formalized its partnership with VivaKi, a global leader in digital advertising solutions. The alliance makes Datonics data available for use by VivaKi via its programmatic media solution Audience On Demand® (AOD), which is available across display, mobile, social and ... more...

SIM Partners Raises $8M to Help Multi-Location Brands Drive Acquisitions

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June 17th 2014
Author
Press Release

CHICAGO, June 17, 2014 (ADOTAS) – SIM Partners (www.simpartners.com), a provider of local and social marketing automation SaaS technology, today announced it has raised $8M in Series A funding led by River Cities Capital Funds, a growth equity firm investing in healthcare and IT companies, and Jump Capital, a growth capital firm ... more...

Yieldbot Secures $18 Million in Series B Funding

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June 6th 2014
Author
Press Release

NEW YORK, June 7, 2014 (ADOTAS) — Yieldbot, a leading provider of real-time consumer intent to digital marketers, today announced it has raised a $18 million Series B round of funding. The round was led by SJF Ventures with participation from existing investors RRE Ventures, New Atlantic Ventures and Common ... more...