Else 6.16.14: Internet Ads Grow, Apple Ads Blow

Up and to the right, baby. Lots of advertising news in this issue of Signal, as the bi-annual IAB report shows strong gains (YAY, Internet!). To the links: Internet Ads Surge 19% in Just One Year – WSJ That’s strong growth for an industry working on its 21st year. (IAB report) The Three Phases Of Mobile Advertising – BubbaVC Sometimes the best posts are really simple.Read the full article


  • Internet Ads Surge 19% in Just One Year

    blogs.wsj.com - 9 readers, 56 Tweets - Internet advertising revenues in the U.S. jumped 19% from a year earlier to a new first-quarter high of $11.6 billion, according to the latest report from the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

  • For Apple, Marketing Is a Whole New Game

    adage.com - 8 readers, 510 Tweets - The ad maverick has lost its edge and is using bold tactics to get it back. Still, it won't be easy.

  • We Need to Regulate Technology That Can Detect Your Emotions

    slate.com - 7 readers, 43 Tweets - With the FBI’s Next Generation Identification (NGI) program currently holds biometric information on as much as one-third of the country. By next year, the FBI has announced, it could have 4.3 million images for facial recognition in its database, taken outside the realm of crime-related activity. Overall, the system will...

  • The Promise of a New Internet

    theatlantic.com - 10 readers, 267 Tweets - It's not too late to rebuild this thing for the people. 

  • Is Tony Fadell the next Steve Jobs or … the next Larry Page?

    fortune.com - 3 readers - At Apple he masterminded the iPod and was once seen as a potential CEO. Now the founder of Nest--which he recently sold to Google for $3.2 billion--is leading the search giant’s effort to disrupt your home.