Reddit Reports 30% Increase in Monthly Active Users, Now More Than Twitter and Pinterest

Earlier this month, Reddit released their 2019 Year in Review, which reported a 30% increase in monthly active users (MAU) from 2018. Reddit now claims 430 million MAU, which surpasses Twitter (321 million) and Pinterest (322 million). Reddit consistently ranks in the top 10 most visited websites in the U.S., and their MAU continues to … Continue reading Reddit Reports 30% Increase in Monthly Active Users, Now More Than Twitter and Pinterest

Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Shift in Ad Development /Ad Buying

It’s eight months until the Summer Olympics debut in Tokyo. For advertising executives, eight months isn’t much time to develop and approve creative. Enter NBCUniversal’s new research tool called the Olympic Advertising Engine. Its purpose is to help advertisers develop their TV spots. NBCU has used AI before for their big events. For example, they’ve … Continue reading Tokyo Summer Olympics and the Shift in Ad Development /Ad Buying

The Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, 5G Networks, and What 5G Means for Marketing and Advertising

The Merger On October 16th, the FCC announced it will allow the $26.5 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint. This merger has been in the works for the past five years, as the FCC opposed the deal in 2014. The decision was made upon the trust that T-Mobile will deliver on their promise to deliver … Continue reading The Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, 5G Networks, and What 5G Means for Marketing and Advertising

Meet BERT – Google’s Largest Update to Date

From Search Engine Journal Google recently announced what they are considering the most important algorithm update in five years. Meet BERT, an update that is said to affect complicated search queries that depend on context. Google mentions that this improvement to the algorithm is centered around language understanding. The goal is to have more accuracy … Continue reading Meet BERT – Google’s Largest Update to Date

Uber Eats Advertising

Most consumers view Uber as a platform used to catch a ride when driving isn’t an option. However, the company has grown beyond ride-sharing and has since expanded its business with Uber Eats to take on big names, including Grubhub and DoorDash, in the food delivery market. According to recent reports, Uber is now making … Continue reading Uber Eats Advertising

Facebook: Special Ads Categories – Another Problematic Rollout

If you are working with a brand that promotes credit, housing or employment offers (HEC), you have likely been affected by Facebook’s new Special Ads Category rollout as of August 26, 2019. The aim of opting into a Special Ads Category is to eliminate and protect against discrimination in housing, employment and credit advertising. By … Continue reading Facebook: Special Ads Categories – Another Problematic Rollout