In order to preserve its air of thoughtful, progressive youth, the rent-someone's-place-and-don't-trash-it brand asks users to make Vines stimulated by cryptic tweets. It's art.
Web giant expected to sell more mobile ads than all of its competitors put together for the second year in a row.
eMarketer estimates Twitter will earn $582.8 million in global ad revenue this year, $950 million next year, and $1.33 billion in 2015. And a big chunk of that will come from mobile ads.
The social network, currently under pressure to grow revenue, is now letting advertisers run a more familiar, albeit less holistic, ad type in the News Feed.
Facebook's efforts to make money from mobile are young -- but the payoff already looks big.
Solve Media says 10 percent of all online traffic is generated by bots, which hurt publishers and advertisers by generating fake ad clicks and false user accounts.
Internet advertising, mostly from text-based ads, reaches an all-time high for the first quarter.
Online ad spending is expected to increase in 2008, but not as much. Display ads are hit harder than search ads.
Another open-source startup gets money. Lots of money.
commentary You won't be able to ignore ads on Facebook any longer, and that's going to thrill advertisers and Wall Street -- unless users are like me and hate it.