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Is Your Funnel Half-Full or Half-Empty?

Written on
February 25th 2015
Author
Matt Voda

2014 ushered in massive changes to the marketing landscape. With the launch of advertising on Tumblr and Snapchat, promoted Pinterest pins, Twitter’s “buy” button, and Apple Pay, to name just a sampling, we as marketers have more ways than ever to connect with consumers at every stage of the purchase ... more...

Twitter Ruffles Own Feathers With Speculated New Auto-Play Video Ad Product

Written on
January 12th 2015
Author
Adotas

Twitter is gearing up to introduce a new video ad product, according to Ad Age earlier this week. It’s no secret that advertisers love Facebook’s auto-playing video ads as well as YouTube’s pay-for-plays platform that allows higher engagement with consumers. Not on to get lost in the flock, Twitter’s potential to ... more...

Facebook Acquires Californian Speech-Recognition Startup Wit.ai

Written on
January 5th 2015
Author
Adotas

Facebook announced today that it had acquired a voice-recognition startup Wit.ai that claims to “turn speech into actionable data,” a move that could give the social network more information for targeted advertisements. Wit.ai, a two year old Palo Alto, California, will move to Facebook’s offices in nearby Menlo Park, according to a ... more...

How to Use Search Data to Turbocharge Twitter Ads

Written on
January 1st 2015
Author
Brenda Ton

Did you know there are 2.1 billion searches on Twitter every day?  Millions of people use Twitter search to stay informed of the latest news and trends. Because Twitter is a key search site, using keyword data to target campaigns on Twitter Ads is the best way to drive engagement ... more...

Awesome! ADWEEK Infographic on 2014′s Smart Social Media Campaigns

Written on
December 26th 2014
Author
Adotas

From ADWEEK –a great graphic that shows what smart brands did on social media that got BIG attention and Big results. Data from unmetric.com’s social media intelligence platform. Subscribe to the free Adotas.com Newsletter addthis_url = 'http%3A%2F%2Fwww.adotas.com%2F2014%2F12%2Fawesome-adweek-infographic-on-2014s-smart-social-media-campaigns%2F'; addthis_title = 'Awesome%21+ADWEEK+Infographic+on+2014%26%238242%3Bs+Smart+Social+Media+Campaigns'; addthis_pub ... more...

Instagram Hits 300 Million Active Users, Announces Verified Accounts And Better Spam Filtering

Written on
December 10th 2014
Author
Adotas

Instagram announced it now has 300 million active users. They’ve added 100 million actives just nine months after announcing its 200th—but that doesn’t mean it’s making money. Too bad a picture isn’t worth 1,000 dollars—instead of 1,000 words! The photo sharing company, which was bought by Facebook in 2012 for a ... more...

Sizmek Presents Ads of the Week: December 1st – December 5th

Written on
December 5th 2014
Author
Sizmek

There’s something for everyone in our selection of impressive ads this week! There’s a frolic with Paddington Bear for the little ones, a selfie contest for the social set, a smart toothbrush for the health-nut who has everything, and some luxurious German engineering to cure any mid-life crisis. Enjoy! Country: Canada Advertiser: ... more...

Facebook’s Updated Newsfeed in January Means New Challenges For Social Marketers

Written on
December 4th 2014
Author
Adotas

On its blog, Facebook announced that beginning in January 2015, users will see less promoted page content in their News Feeds. The change comes from a survey Facebook conducted with its users “Why we often look to people on Facebook to tell us how we can improve,” the company said in ... more...

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...

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...