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YouTube viewership takes its place in Billboard charts

YouTube viewership now sits alongside digital downloads, physical sales, and streaming, among other metrics, to determine the top songs in the land.

By Feb. 21, 2013


Woman uses digital billboard to dump lover on Valentine's

What sort of woman would hire a digital billboard specifically timed to inform her lover on Valentine's that she had found someone else?

By Feb. 14, 2013


LG spoofs Galaxy S4 ad with Times Square billboard

A billboard touting LG's Optimus G phone mimics Samsung's Galaxy S4 billboard and appears just above it in New York's Times Square.

By Mar. 14, 2013


Samsung Galaxy S4 pranked by LG in brazen billboard banter

LG has erected its own ad atop Samsung's teaser for the Galaxy S4. Lawks, what a wizard wheeze!

By Mar. 14, 2013


Behold your phone lock screen as branded billboard

One company wants to turn the lock screen into a showcase for brands that specialize in weather, news, and other updated info.

By Mar. 27, 2012


Husband buys electronic billboard to get his wife a job

An Ohio man is so moved by his wife's fruitless job quest that he buys a huge electronic billboard and posts her brief resume for all to see.

By Aug. 31, 2012


San Francisco to lose beloved Yahoo billboard

According to a report, the famous billboard, which boasted neon lights and oft-changing funny messages, will be taken down after a decade. It may be one of the most loved advertisements in the country.

By Nov. 17, 2011


An ingenious way to control a billboard with your iPhone

McDonald's launches a campaign in Sweden whereby, without downloading an app, you can play pong through your iPhone on a huge billboard and win free food.

By Jun. 5, 2011


A slightly unfortunate Twitter billboard

A Twitter billboard for a TV station in Mobile, Ala., manages to marry an image of its three news anchors with the tweet: "3 accused of gang rape in Monroeville."

By Nov. 29, 2009


Billboard tracks artists' social-media popularity

Billboard has added a new chart to track an artist's popularity by examining their fans and followers on several different social networks.

By Dec. 2, 2010