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YouTube Growing Fast in the Living Room

YouTube is fast becoming the second, and perhaps soon to be, the first TV screen of choice. Ad Age Magazine spills the details here. […]

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Hashtags Are Leaving Spot TV

Brands are more concerned than ever about better control over the dialogue of their brands. This is why the hashtag is fading fast from commercials. Details here from AdAge Magazine. […]

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Twitter Jumps In and Offers Advertiser Guarantees on Delivery

More and more, advertisers want proof that they money that they spend is actually being delivered and viewed. Twitter now offers advertiser guarantees like television, a good move for buyers of media. Twitter has been working closely with Dentsu Aegis Network to develop its first guaranteed ad product, which lets brands order a set amount […]

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Total Content Ratings (TCR) Begin to Release

Total Content Ratings (TCR) from Nielsen have the power to let us take a deep dive into all of the platforms where someone watches content. CBS Television is the first to release numbers that show a dramatic increase in viewership. Click here for the good news. […]

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Facebook Now Giving Guarantees for Advertisers

This is good news for the advertising industry using Media Ratings Counsel (MRC) criteria. Details here. […]

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Snapchat Goes Big League with the Ability to Offer TV Ratings

Advertisers demand third-party verification metrics for the advertising dollars spent, and now Snapchat is offering ratings data from Nielsen as proof of audience delivery. But as one advertiser stated in this Ad Age article, a Snapchat impression is not the same as a 30-second TV impression. Read details here. […]

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Advertisers Can Now Target YouTube Ads Based on People’s Google Search Histories

Ways to reach potential customers continues to evolve. Google is going to let advertisers target YouTube ads based on people’s search histories, giving brands a whole new perspective into the consumer mindset. Details here. […]

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Snapchat Changes the Way They Do Business with New Searchbar

Snapchat’s changes will make it easier for brands and publishers to promote themselves. Details here. […]

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Facebook now reaching 1 Billion (not a typo) for Advertising

Audience reach for advertisers continues to build for Facebook. In many respects, Facebook is becoming the new broadcast TV. Details here. […]

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Facebook and Google Dominate ‘Top Smartphone Apps of 2016’ List, While Apple Music Ranks 9th

Smartphone Apps – The Most Popular List A new trend study published by Nielsen this week looks into the top smartphone apps of 2016, as well as the operating systems that the apps were downloaded on. MacRumors reports details here. […]

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