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BuzzFeed Acquires HuffPost, Strikes Strategic Partnership With Verizon

BuzzFeed has acquired HuffPost from Verizon, while striking a strategic partnership that will see Verizon become a minority stakeholder in BuzzFeed.

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YouTube Runs Ads On Creators’ Videos Without Paying Them

Starting Wednesday, YouTube began running ads on some content creators’ videos without sharing the revenue those ads bring in.

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Google Ads Beta May Add Keywords Automatically, Result In Overspending

A new Google Ads beta may result in overspending, as a result of keywords being added without users’ knowledge.

It’s “Game On” for Buffalo Wild Wings New Brand Architecture, Says CMO

“When I think of brand architecture it really gets to the essence of the brand,” says Buffalo Wild Wings CMO Seth Freeman. “The essence of the brand is around this idea of camaraderie and ritual and something that we like to call “game on.”

Digital, Drive-Through, Delivery Powering McDonald's
Digital, Drive-Through, Delivery Powering McDonald’s

McDonald’s President says that the Travis Scott Meal is helping but their latest earnings results are actually powered by improvements in digital, drive-through, and delivery.

Are Big Physical Tech Conferences Dead?
Are Big Physical Tech Conferences Dead?

CEOs around the country and the world are debating whether they should abandon expensive physical conferences altogether once the pandemic restrictions are lifted.

Gary Vaynerchuk: I Don't Believe TikTok Is A National Security Threat
You Can’t Find A 24-Year-Old On Facebook Today

Personally‌, ‌I‌ ‌don’t‌ consider TikTok‌ a national security threat says Vayner Media CEO Gary Vaynerchuk. ‌But‌ ‌maybe‌ ‌I’m‌ ‌not‌ ‌sitting‌ ‌on‌ ‌information‌ ‌that‌ ‌others‌ ‌are.‌ ‌But‌ ‌no‌, ‌I‌ ‌do‌ ‌not.

How HubSpot is Using Surround Sound Marketing Strategy to Drive Sales

“There is a very smart individual at HubSpot named Alex Birkett based out of Austin, Texas,” says Scott Tousley of HubSpot. “He is working on this concept that is really starting to take off called Surround Sound Strategy. Essentially what that means is that it runs with the notion that marketers are selfish.”

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COVID-19 Continues to Reshape Advertising

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has released a report demonstrating how much COVID-19 has impacted advertising.

Stitch Fix CEO Says Localization and Brand Marketing are Key

Stitch Fix founder and CEO Katrina Lake says that “we are still early in the journey but have learned a lot in the last couple of years on the marketing front.”