Facebook’s News Feed will adapt to your connection speed

The News Feed comprises the bulk of what you do on Facebook, the company is always looking for ways to make it more relevant...

How to Protect Your Email Account from Hackers? 8 steps

Yahoo has discovered a 3-year-old security breach that enabled a hacker to compromise more than 1 billion user accounts, breaking the company's own humiliating...

Here’s how Pinterest is pitching advertisers

Pinterest’s pitch to brands is getting more sophisticated, with targeting tools, fancier ads, and more robust e-commerce tie-ins. A pitch deck obtained by Digiday...

Suitsupply is getting slammed on social media for sexist ads

Surprising as it may be, some brands still have not accepted that objectifying women’s bodies isn’t the way to sell a product. Amsterdam menswear brand Suitsupply...

For luxury brands, Facebook Messenger’s chatbot can solve digital customer service

High-end fashion brands are turning to Facebook Messenger as their modern concierges. At Facebook’s F8 developer conference on Tuesday, the company announced the launch of...

Post-mortem: Inside IBT Media’s meltdown

Two years ago, IBT Media co-founder Johnathan Davis addressed his ties to an unconventional pastor as well as his views that gay people could be...

13 first tweets from brands and publishers

Even in Twitter’s infancy, brands embarrassed itselves. Today, Twitter is celebrating its tenth birthday. Hard to believe it’s been a decade of #brandfails and social media managers making...

How one app is trying to turn the Apple Watch into...

At Tommy Hilfiger’s New York Fashion Week show on Feb. 8, a “fast lane” for check-in appeared next to the standard line to get...

‘A way to go deeper’: How Kohl’s and JCPenney view Periscope

For Kohl’s and JCPenney, Periscope is an ideal live streaming service to extend the reach of their social conversation. Both brands have built up hype...

Brands bring surprise back to Super Bowl advertising online

Pepsi is not waiting for halftime at the Super Bowl to put on a marketing show. The brand is building up to the moment when Coldplay will...

Download: The latest benchmark report for search, social and display on...

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How to launch a startup?

Yes, I founded SportsManias with my Mom, and it continues to surprise friends, investors and partners. People say, “Vicente, that’s really cool, but I...

It gets better: How digital media will improve in 2016

Colin Nagy is executive director of media and distribution, The Barbarian Group Small things have snowballed. The Web became a fairly ugly place in 2015: Incentives...

How the Guardian shines a light on dark traffic

To monetize traffic, publishers need to understand its audience’s route, profile, and then value. Dark traffic, where the source is unknown, throws this process...

The digital strategy driving Gucci’s growth

This is a story from Glossy, Digiday Media’s new site covering luxury and fashion and how they intersect with technology. During a moment of unprecedented...

Why YouTube is still ‘home base’ for The Young Turks

The Young Turks, the top news network on YouTube, has started to distribute content on other social platforms including Facebook, Twitter and live streaming...

Survey: Are out-of-the-box audiences reeling in the right eyeballs?

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Al Jazeera’s distributed content unit generated 2.2 billion Facebook video views...

Al Jazeera’s 15-month-old digital-only offshoot, AJ+, has made a big bet on distributed content, trading a website for an editorial strategy centered on building...

2016 Year in Preview: The cable bundle is dead. Long live...

This essay is just one in a series of 10 produced by Digiday’s staff of reporters and editors in which we look to the major trends...

Build, buy or rent: Snapchat’s biggest challenges building an ad platform

Ask any ad buyer about Snapchat, and they’ll point to two main drawbacks: It can’t easily target ads and then measure how they did. Snapchat ad campaigns are...

Seamless, Moe’s troll Chipotle over its lunchtime closure today

As Chipotle rehabilitates its image following an E. coli outbreak that left 500 people sick in the U.S., the company is being battered once...

After six months of pitching, The New York Times launches first...

After six months of pitching native advertising, The New York Times’ London-based team is starting to show the fruits of its labor. Its in-house unit...

Which browser uses less power, lasts longer? Chrome, Edge, Opera, Firefox

Chrome may have improved, but Edge still lasts longer according to Microsoft. Microsoft says its browser uses less power, lasts longer. Microsoft Trashes Google in New...

Make a font that’s tailored to your voice

The way designers see it, fonts already have personalities. Now they’ll also come with their own voice. The Webby Awards is working with agency Ogilvy New...

Get the look: Rimmel London releases a Shazam for makeup

This story first appeared on Glossy, Digiday’s sister site about how tech is transforming fashion and luxury.  Bloggers now feature as frequently as big-name celebrities in brands’ marketing...

Header bidding, just the beginning. Where are we going in 2016?

by Chris Karl, CSO Sonobi @chrisjkarl Digital marketing is no place for those who are change averse. Over the last decade the demand and supply sides...

Scotchy, scotch, scotch: How Macallan uses Instagram to court millennial drinkers

Scotch is all about its taste, its age, its smoothness and its scent. And none of that translates very well in a photograph. But for...

How publishers are adapting their video strategies in the age of...

Many publishers have embraced Facebook, Snapchat and other social platforms as important distribution channels. But while these platforms certainly promise large and potentially new...

We check our phones 150 times a day. 5 reasons to...

by Amber Tiffany, Sr. Content Marketing Manager, Invoca Mobile is a lifestyle. We track our fitness, read emails, Google everything, and update our social profiles....

How do you really feel about your trading desk?

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Pinterest Video: It will have its own native video tool

Pinterest Product Manager Steve Davis announced that the platform will soon be rolling out its own native video player. Video has been a growing medium...

Android password manager 1Password review: Now available for individuals also

Android password manager 1Password review: Now available for individuals also. Password manager 1Password has a new subscription plan for individual customers. Following the success...

Infographic: Industry pros take on content marketing in 6 charts

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The ‘What time does the Super Bowl start?’ SEO trick loses...

Surely you did not land on this article by searching for the kickoff time for Sunday’s Super Bowl. This isn’t 2012, after all. No,...

Twitter’s content head tells brands how to win the Super Bowl

You could call Super Bowl 50 Twitter’s Super Bowl. The game is the messaging service’s opportunity to prove its ultimate value as the second screen for...

TBS wades into binge-watching

Binge-watching has become the new normal. TBS is the latest linear broadcaster to try its hand at the model. The Turber network is airing the entire season...

Surfacing information is the future of mobile personalization, says Google

The face of personalization on mobile is changing. Surfacing information to the user, rather than having the user search for it, is the next step in...

Turn off notifications: How to manage it in Chrome, Firefox and...

Sometimes web notifications can be really disturbing. So how can you turn off web notifications. Web notifications are great, except when they aren't. Here's how...

New categories added to the Digiday Content Marketing Awards

The third annual Digiday Content Marketing Awards are open and accepting entries. This year, we have added nine new categories, bringing the total to...

What’s next for Coke’s branded content site, ‘Journey’

Coke has for years tried to establish itself as a brand publisher. And just like publishers before it, it is feeling the pressure from...

How to Prevent Hacking: 7 Steps

Hackers can attack you in so many different ways. There are seven steps can protect your computers from hackers.  Keep a passcode enabled on your...

No athleisure allowed: Tracksmith targets old-school runners

This story was first published on Glossy, Digiday Media’s new publication devoted to how technology is changing the fashion and luxury industries. The U.S. is...

Snapchat is looking at ad tech partners to prove its ads...

Part of Snapchat’s appeal to users is that it allows their content to vanish — but that’s a liability as it seeks to build out...

What’s behind Chinese companies buying into ad tech

For Chinese technology companies that want to get more involved with programmatic advertising, the overseas market is much less competitive than the local market....

Pokemon GO Testing New Nearby Feature

Pokémon Go players get first glimpse of new tracking feature. This is the new Nearby tracker in Pokemon Go. Of all the issues that have plagued...

You should never use nine taboo emojis during online dating

Emoji have become an important part of online dating, whether you're a sweetheart who sends the little heart-eyes 😍 or a frat bro who...

Percolate’s Noah Brier on marketing as a systems problem

Subscribe: iTunes | Stitcher | RSS In 2010, Noah Brier was director of strategy at digital agency The Barbarian Group. He noticed something fundamental happening:...

Picking the right DMP: What marketers really want (and need)

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