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Mozilla’s Cookie Policy Writer Slams Advertisers, Says They Refuse To Negotiate Mozilla’s Cookie Policy Writer Slams Advertisers, Says They Refuse To Negotiate
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It was revealed in March that Mozilla would start to disable third-party cookies by default in its Firefox browser. The non-profit says it’s only doing it to protect consumer privacy, but advertisers have hit back hard saying the policy will …

It’s Old Spock vs. New Spock In The Latest Audi Ad It’s Old Spock vs. New Spock In The Latest Audi Ad

Audi’s latest ad is titled: “Zachary Quinto vs. Leonard Nimoy: “The Challenge”. This features the original Star Trek’s Spock (Nimoy) and the new Star Trek’s Spock (Quinto). As an added bonus, it also features Nemoy doing his Bilbo Baggins song.

Facebook’s Real-Time FBX News Feed Ads Head To Beta Facebook’s Real-Time FBX News Feed Ads Head To Beta
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Back in March, Facebook announced its alpha test for expanding real-time, cookie-based Facebook Exchange ads to the News Feed. Now, the company has announced that these ads have moved to beta. Now, additional businesses can scale their FBX efforts from …

In Honor Of Jeff Hanneman, Here’s Google’s Slayer Commercial In Honor Of Jeff Hanneman, Here’s Google’s Slayer Commercial

Slayer guitarist Jeff Hanneman passed away on Thursday at the age of 49. Fans around the web are expressing their grief, sharing memories, and of course, listening to Slayer. With that, it seemed like a fine time to reflect on …

Google Makes Changes To AdSense Reporting Google Makes Changes To AdSense Reporting
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Google announced today that it is making some changes to how reporting works in AdSense accounts. The company is updating the way certain data is shown. AdSense product manager Matt Goodridge explains on the Inside AdSense blog: As you may …

Instagram Will Probably Hold Off on the Ads for Now, But It’s Not for Lack of Interest Instagram Will Probably Hold Off on the Ads for Now, But It’s Not for Lack of Interest

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg briefly discussed Instagram at yesterday’s Q1 earnings call, and the takeaway is that big brands want more commercialization, but the Facebook-owned company is content with a growth strategy at the time being. That means no ads …

Here’s A Dope Jam Kris Kross Did For Sprite Back In The Day Here’s A Dope Jam Kris Kross Did For Sprite Back In The Day

Chris Kelly, half of the famous rap duo Kris Kross, which rose to fame when Kelly (The Mac Daddy) and Chris Smith (The Daddy Mac) were just kids, has died of an apparent drug overdose. Those of us at the …

Google Releases Tutorial On Enhanced Campaigns Upgrade Center Google Releases Tutorial On Enhanced Campaigns Upgrade Center

Last week, Google announced the launch of the Enhanced Campaigns Upgrade Center for AdWords. It is in the process of rolling out. Today, Google released a tutorial for how to use the Upgrade Center ahead of the transition date. “In …

Twitter Opens Up Self-Service Ads to All U.S. Users Twitter Opens Up Self-Service Ads to All U.S. Users

For the past couple of years, Twitter has been slowly adding business partners to its self-service af platform, which allows users to easily build marketing campaigns on the site via promoted tweet and account targeting. And today, Twitter is finally …

Should Facebook Allow Businesses To Give Away Guns? Should Facebook Allow Businesses To Give Away Guns?
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Pennsylvania gun store Pittsburgh Tactical Firearms was running a giveaway for an AR-15 on Facebook, when the social network shut it down without warning. Should gun sellers be able to run promotions for guns on Facebook? Let us know what …

Check Out This Shining-Inspired Film Ink Ad Check Out This Shining-Inspired Film Ink Ad

Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece The Shining continues to influence pop culture on a regular basis, and an ad from Australian film magazine Film Ink is the latest example. The hype around the documentary Room 237 has no doubt played a role …

Apple’s New iPhone Ad Abandons the Word Barrage, Is Much Better Apple’s New iPhone Ad Abandons the Word Barrage, Is Much Better
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Apple has just released a new ad for the iPhone 5, and it’s good. Much better than their previous efforts, in fact. It’s a one-minute ad called “Photos Every Day,” and uses a simple fact to make a point about …

Latest Google Enhanced Campaigns Webinar Focuses On Mobile Strategy Latest Google Enhanced Campaigns Webinar Focuses On Mobile Strategy

Since introducing Enhanced Campaigns earlier this year, Google has regularly been conducting webinars to help advertisers get acquainted with the changes, and to help them optimize their campaigns. Google has uploaded a new webinar specifically on optimizing mobile strategy: This …

Google Launches New AdSense Ad Size Google Launches New AdSense Ad Size
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Google announced the launch of a new ad size for AdSense ads today: the 970×90. This is a newly adopted IAB standard known as “super leaderboards”. “This larger ad size is another visually impactful placement for advertisers to promote their …

Here’s A Meat-And-Olive Ndamukong Suh (And A BBQ Chicken Jarvis Jones) Here’s A Meat-And-Olive Ndamukong Suh (And A BBQ Chicken Jarvis Jones)

You know those Subway commercials with all the athletes? Did you know that when you’re one of Subway’s athletes, you get a sandwich bust in your likeness? Georgia linebacker Jarvis Jones is the latest to enter into this tradition. Detroit …

Google Launches Enhanced Campaigns Upgrade Center Google Launches Enhanced Campaigns Upgrade Center
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Google announced the launch of a new upgrade center for upgrading AdWords accounts to Enhanced Campaigns today. The center lets advertisers upgrade several campaigns at once and merge them together. In a blog post, Google explains how to use the …

Microsoft Launches ‘versaTiles’ Ad Format For Outlook.com Microsoft Launches ‘versaTiles’ Ad Format For Outlook.com
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Microsoft introduced a new ad format for Outlook.com today, called versaTiles. It’s currently being sold in the U.S. and Brazil, but will also soon launch in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain and the U.K. The format consists …

Tumblr Launches New Mobile Ads Tumblr Launches New Mobile Ads
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Users of Tumblr’s iOS and Android apps will begin to see ads in their streams – ones that look and feel like organic blog posts inside the apps. The new ad push marks a first for Tumblr – putting sponsored …

Is Keyword Targeting What Businesses Need To Get More Out Of Twitter? Is Keyword Targeting What Businesses Need To Get More Out Of Twitter?
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Twitter may have gotten significantly more useful for businesses this week with the launch of keyword targeting for its ad platform. The company began rolling out the feature on Wednesday in all languages and markets where Twitter ads are supported. …

Twitter Ads Get Keyword Targeting Twitter Ads Get Keyword Targeting

Twitter has announced the launch of keyword targeting in timelines as a new feature for its ad platform. It is rolling out today in all languages and markets (where Twitter Ads are supported). The feature is available in the full …

Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up Yahoo Ad Revenue Disappoints, But Paid Search Clicks Are Up

Yahoo reported its Q1 earnings on Tuesday, with GAAP revenue at $1,140 million for the quarter. Revenue ex-TAC was $1,074 million. The company posted GAAP income from operations at $186 million and Non-GAAP income from operations at $224 million. In …