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  • Guide: How to ‘Level Up’ your career in an AI-powered industry

    … Thanks to a combination of improved computing power, cheap data storage and an unprecedented availability of data from all corners, AI is poised to reshape our working world. Tasks like booking flights, answering frequently asked questions, monitoring social media feeds and tagging creative assets are likely to be turned over to AI, allowing…

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  • Augmented advertising: The new concept you need to know now

    … by Ken Weiner, chief technology officer, GumGum The most powerful new trend in advertising needs a name. You’ve doubtless seen it in action. The AI-driven special effects that are being used to embellish digital photos and videos, especially on social media platforms. The technology isn’t brand new, but it’s mostly been used by consumers…

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  • How AI will transform every job in media, not just the ones you expect

    … Artificial intelligence has been part of the zeitgeist for decades. But now that the technology is moving into the media and marketing mainstream, industry professionals may wonder if they’re about to be phased out by an army of machines. At least that’s been the fait accompli. An upcoming study on how the industry is incorporating artificial…

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  • Podcast: Billboard’s Shira Brown on premium video and Snapchat for grown-ups

    … On this episode of the Visionaries Podcast, we sat down with Shira Brown, head of video partnerships for Billboard and the Hollywood Reporter. We talked about how publishers are handling the Facebook/Google duopoly, how established brands can navigate Snapchat, the power of premium video to drive engagement for two iconic trades. The post…

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  • Podcast: Bonnier’s Semande Agosa on the duopoly, ad blocking, fake news

    … The Digiday Publishing Summit in Vail, Colorado brought together some of the sharpest minds in media to discuss the issue affecting the digital content ecosystem today. Everything from fake news and ad blocking to the massive power of the Google/Facebook duopoly was on the table. On this episode of the Visionaries Podcast we caught up…

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  • How brands are using fictional tales to foster real-world engagement

    … a great way to connect what we do with an incredible new form of storytelling,” says David Christopher, CMO of AT&T Mobility. “This digital generation’s creativity, empowered by wireless networks and smartphones, is changing the way we create and consume entertainment for the better.” GumGum’s Internal Error and The Data Knight GumGum…

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  • The express guide to in-image ads: Publisher edition

    … Consumers may have tuned out banner ads and 300×250 sidebar units, but they’re laser-focused on carefully curated image embeds from their favorite publishers. Editorial teams are working overtime to create and curate quality images to accompany their text posts. The problem for advertisers and editors alike? How to capture the eyes that have…

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  • Millennials Aren’t Shopping on Social Media (Infographic)

    … Marketers and retailers have been trying to push social commerce on social media users. Many see it as the next wave for social marketing, as it allows connection with customers, increased opportunities for conversion and instant purchases. However, millennials–whose buying power is expected to reach $200 billion by 2017–aren’t biting…

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  • How Product Packaging Helps Market Your Brand on Social Media

    …-of-the-art equipment deployed by pros? Does your product still pop? Does it stand out? Does it still seem special? As visually driven social platforms such as Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr continue to grow, one thing is certain: Consumers, rather than marketers, are increasingly at the forefront of the visual presentation and dissemination…

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  • The do’s and don’ts of in-image ads

    … We live in a visual culture. From the rise of Snapchat to the ubiquity of emojis, it’s clear that words are out and images are in. With images taking center stage, publishers are turning to in-image advertising to build revenue by putting marketing messages in the places where eyes are truly focused. There’s just one problem. Like all the good…

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  • The Secret Life of Brands: What Image-Recognition Technology Reveals

    …/md2GbgV2PG — Trip Manfro (@pfac51) May 19, 2016 The bottom line is that none of these insights into real consumer use cases and attitudes toward brands is visible with traditional text-centric social listening tools. More and more consumers are talking about products, via images, without actually mentioning them. What are they saying? Image-recognition tech lets you tune in. Ben Plomion is the senior vice president of marketing for in-image advertising platform GumGum. Image courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Are We Really Headed Toward a World Without Ads?

    … The future of media, if you believe Shane Smith, is destined to be increasingly free of traditional advertising—and, therefore, much more about branded content. “Young people have grown up with ad-free content,” the Vice Media co-founder and CEO said in a recent conversation with Unilever marketing and communications chief Keith Weed, “and so…

    AllTwitterin Social YouTube- 17 readers -
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