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    • Facebook Extends Dynamic Ads Targeting to Users’ Web Activity

      Facebook extended the targeting capabilities of its dynamic ads to users’ web activity. Director of product marketing Maz Sharafi spoke with Lauren Johnson of SocialTimes parent Adweek about the new targeting option, saying that advertisers previously were only able to target users who specifically viewed products on their websites or mobile applications.

      David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
    • Snapchat Offers Advertisers ‘Sequenced Messaging’ of Multiple Video Ads

      Snapchat is encouraging its advertisers to bundle their video ads. Sources told Lauren Johnson of SocialTimes parent Adweek that the messaging application is pitching the new ad packages as “sequenced messaging,” allowing advertisers to run consecutive video ads with different creative within its Discover section, in order to tell one story.

      David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 13 readers -
    • Snapchat Testing Deep Linking, Web Auto-Fill for Ads

      Snapchat is testing two new features for advertisers: deep linking and web auto-fill. A Snap Inc. spokesperson described the new features to Christopher Heine of SocialTimes parent Adweek, saying that they are currently being tested by brands but not revealing the specific brands involved. Deep linking enables Snapchat users to swipe up and tap a link, which will bring the ...

      David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 17 readers -
  • Snapchat Inks Mitú for Discover Channel

    … Snapchat is following up last week’s partnership expansion with Turner with an announcement this week of a Discover channel for Mitú. Christopher Heine of SocialTimes parent Adweek reported on the addition of Mitú, which focuses on Hispanic-American youths with English-language content. Heine reported that Mitú averages 160 million viewers per…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Facebook Testing New Multiproduct News Feed Ads

    … Facebook is testing a new type of multiproduct News Feed ad with advertisers including Michael Kors and Lowe’s. Marty Swant of SocialTimes parent Adweek reported that the new ad units work as follows: A main image or video is featured, with related product images underneath, and when users click on the ad, they are directed to a second page…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 9 readers -
  • Where are Retailers Spending Their Advertising Dollars?

    … It appears that some dramatic shifts are taking place on the retail front as it pertains to advertising. Digital technologies are offering measurable opportunities that are driving greater results – and retailers are taking note. I would not misinterpret these results as thinking it’s traditional versus digital marketing. It’s a matter…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin EMail- 14 readers -
  • Snapchat Ads API Goes Live (Report)

    … for comment at the time of this post. Christopher Heine of SocialTimes parent Adweek reported in June that inventory will be sold via an automated, auction-based system, whereby Snapchat Ads Partners will sell video inventory, which will be automatically invoiced to Snapchat, with the vendors collecting their fees afterward. He added that ads created…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 12 readers -
  • LinkedIn Adds Conversion Tracking

    … LinkedIn Thursday introduced conversion tracking for advertisers, eliminating the need for them to turn to third-party services in order to monitor their campaigns on the professional network. LinkedIn Marketing Solutions head of product Russell Glass spoke with Lauren Johnson of SocialTimes parent Adweek, saying that brands on LinkedIn can…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 15 readers -
  • How to Boost Your Brand With Instagram for Business

    …. As Jim Squires, director of marketing operations at Instagram, told Marty Swant of SocialTimes parent Adweek: The way I envision this is that there are a lot of businesses on the platform that may be new to advertising, or not advertising yet, and this is a straightforward, easy way to start advertising on the platform. Whether you’re a novice…

    AllFacebookin Social Facebook How To's- 14 readers -
  • Facebook Exchange Shutting Down

    … retargeting in general. As mobile has become a larger part of our business, desktop has become a smaller and smaller part of our business. Former FBX product director Antonio Garcia-Martinez told the Journal that when FBX was created, the company was “desperate to boost revenue,” adding: People interpreted this as a massive move…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Facebook- 13 readers -
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