Digital media reporter, @adage | If life could have entrance music, mine would be 'Immigrant Song.'

Yahoo Is Buying Social Shopping Site Polyvore

adage.com — It's easier to sell ads if you can prove they push product. That's why Google and Facebook have gotten into the e-commerce business, why Amazon has gotten into the advertising business, and it now appears to be why Yahoo is buying a social shopping site.

Samsung Adjusting Prices Amid Stalling S6 Sales Growth

adage.com — Adding More Middle- and Low-End Models Samsung will be "adjusting" prices for the S6 and S6 Edge to maintain sales growth, the company said Thursday after reporting that net income, excluding minority interests, fell to 5.63 trillion won ($4.9 billion) in the three months ended June.

How YouTube Stars, Fans Feel About Branded Videos

adage.com — Audiences Aren't Looking for Commercials, Neither Are Creators YouTube stars carry a lot of clout with their audiences, and advertisers are increasingly trying to piggyback that influence to push their products by paying the stars to incorporate a brand into their videos.
Jul 31, 2015

Interviewed some YouTube stars and their fans about how they feel about branded videos adage.com/article/digita…

Jul 31, 2015

How YouTube stars and their fans feel about branded videos (@petersontee via @AdAge) ow.ly/Qkytl #MustReads

Facebook's Mobile Ad Revenue Soars to $2.9 Billion

adage.com — Many digital media companies have seen their ad revenues decline as their audiences have shifted to smaller screens. Not Facebook. Three years after the social network started running ads on its mobile properties, mobile advertising accounted for 76% of Facebook's $3.8 billion in second-quarter advertising revenue, which was up 43% year-over-year.
Jul 30, 2015

RT @adage: Facebook's mobile ad revenue soars to $2.9 Billion, now accounts for 76% of total ad revenue bit.ly/1D9WQAO

Jul 30, 2015

RT @adage: Facebook's mobile ad revenue soars to $2.9 Billion, now accounts for 76% of total ad revenue bit.ly/1D9WQAO

La-Z-Boy's Spot Brings Soap Opera Drama To Last Night's Ads

adage.com — Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, a company that catalogs, tags and measures activity around TV ads in real time. The New Releases here ran on TV for the first time yesterday.

Yahoo Unveils Muted Video Chat App Livetext

adage.com — Mobile Messaging App Combines Text Messaging and Video Chat Sans Sound Yahoo has a new mobile messaging app that it thinks will fix the biggest problem with video chat. But it might actually address one of the bigger shortcomings with text messaging.
Jul 29, 2015

Yahoo's Livetext may be more of a fix for texting than video chat (my lukewarm take) adage.com/article/digita…

The Eight Most Awkward Celebrity Tech Product Launches

adage.com — No. 5: Bono and Tim Cook's Weird Finger-Touch Thing Technology companies often lean on celebrity appearances to build buzz for their glitzy product events, and Microsoft has traditionally been one of the worst offenders. But for the Windows 10 debut on Wednesday, the company made a conscious decision to eschew a big-budget keynote with lamely scripted visits by starlets and rockers.

Twitter Looks for CMO to Find New Users as Revenue Grows

adage.com — Company's Ad Revenue Hit $452 Million in Q2 With 88% From Mobile Twitter has been able to grow its ad revenue despite its struggles to grow its user base -- at least for now. To make sure its decelerating user growth doesn't deflate its ad-revenue growth, the company is planning a big marketing push later this year.
Jul 28, 2015

Twitter to Hire CMO, Debut Integrated Campaign to Kickstart User Growth adage.com/article/digita…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @petersontee: Twitter to Hire CMO, Debut Integrated Campaign to Kickstart User Growth adage.com/article/digita…

Jul 28, 2015

RT @adage: Twitter to hire CMO, debut integrated campaign to kickstart user growth. bit.ly/1D78Ina

Jul 30, 2015

RT @MarshaCollier: Twitter Looks for #CMO to Find New Users as Revenue Grows via @AdAge bit.ly/1KBU8DU

Honey Maid's Latest Ad Marks Americans With Disabilities Act

adage.com — Every weekday, we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new and trending TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, a company that catalogs, tags and measures activity around TV ads in real time. The New Releases here ran on TV for the first time yesterday.

Amazon Envisions Distinct Drone Zones for Delivery Fleet

adage.com — The first wave of long-range commercial drones should be allowed to operate in a narrow, low-altitude band and must agree to be tracked, according to Amazon's vision of the future. While U.S.
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Aug 03, 2015

Prominent YouTuber Hank Green has a lot of big, valid issues with Facebook’s video biz medium.com/@hankgreen/the…

Jul 31, 2015

Google Prices Seem to Be Rising for Brand-Name Keywords, But Why? adage.com/article/digita…

Jul 31, 2015

It's like LA radio just found out about trap queen a week ago

Jul 31, 2015

Comcast-owned NBCU blocks ads for Sling TV, which competes with Comcast's own internet TV service blog.sling.com/announcements/…

Jul 31, 2015

@changepr yeah but i think its bc the creators need the ads to work more than their fans need to care about the ads

Jul 31, 2015

Interviewed some YouTube stars and their fans about how they feel about branded videos adage.com/article/digita…

Jul 30, 2015

Every time I hear Sunday Bloody Sunday on the radio I want it to be the Saul Williams version. Never is

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