Prague Diary: Spies, Skittles, and Joseph Beuys

Prague Diary: Spies, Skittles, and Joseph Beuys

DMN's editor-in-chief hunts the social through the streets of Prague and the "luxe bunker" offices of Socialbakers

Mother's Day Marketing

Mother's Day Marketing

Data from Crimson Hexagon shows some brands commanding dominant share of voice in social activity surrounding Mother's Day, and leveraging the conversations with impactful video content

6 Social Media Trends That Will Dominate Summer 2018 Marketing

6 Social Media Trends That Will Dominate Summer 2018 Marketing

Social media marketing constantly renews itself. Here are some trends you need to be keeping up with now, and in the months to come

Facebook Gets a Like From Investors

Facebook Gets a Like From Investors

Happy days are here again, as the news cycle turns and Facebook posts great Q1 figures

Q&A: How Storybooth Empowers Youth Through Community

Q&A: How Storybooth Empowers Youth Through Community

Storybooth uses animated video to give a voice to today's youth on social media

Tech Rehash: Mark Week, SpaceX, and Trump's Amazon-USPS Crusade

Tech Rehash: Mark Week, SpaceX, and Trump's Amazon-USPS Crusade

Another wild week for Silicon Valley

Key Takeaways from Zuckerberg's Appearance Before Congress

Key Takeaways from Zuckerberg's Appearance Before Congress

Between the two hearings, questions surfaced on Cambridge Analytica, how Facebook tracks people around the web, privacy protections for children, and GDPR

Zuckerberg Testimony: Facebook CEO Faces Congress, 2nd Day Live Coverage

Zuckerberg Testimony: Facebook CEO Faces Congress, 2nd Day Live Coverage

Complete live coverage and analysis of the Zuckerberg testimony

The Third Party Is Over At Facebook: Analytics Corner

The Third Party Is Over At Facebook: Analytics Corner

Facebook's decision to eliminate third-party targeting data leaves open lots of analytics questions, especially as data is essential to target marketing to specific consumers

How GDPR Could Have Prevented the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Data Breach

How GDPR Could Have Prevented the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica Data Breach

With GDPR hitting mainstream discussion, people are wondering if it would have stopped the FB data leak from happening

7 Things Facebook Needs to Do to Survive the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

7 Things Facebook Needs to Do to Survive the Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Another day, another data scandal with Facebook

Hypno's Journey In Social Marketing, And The Birth Of The 'Selfie Ball'

Hypno's Journey In Social Marketing, And The Birth Of The 'Selfie Ball'

'The Eye' puts live social media experiences in the hands of the consumer

On Politics and Branding: How Values-Based Decisions Affect Brands

On Politics and Branding: How Values-Based Decisions Affect Brands

When it comes to crafting a response to political debate and current events, Storyful has some insights into what does and doesn't yield social media success

With AM2DM, BuzzFeed Reinvents the Broadcast Journalism Wheel

With AM2DM, BuzzFeed Reinvents the Broadcast Journalism Wheel

You won't find AM2DM on channel 5 or 10 or whatever station the cable networks use -- you'll find it on your Twitter feed

Here's Why Facebook Banned Cryptocurrency Ads

Here's Why Facebook Banned Cryptocurrency Ads

Facebook recently banned ads linked to certain financial practices and services, such as initial coin offerings and cryptocurrencies

Want An Award-Winning Social Campaign? It's All About Timing

Want An Award-Winning Social Campaign? It's All About Timing

Facebook and Twitter are two totally different playing fields

Brand Marketers: Engage Brains Before Tweeting

Brand Marketers: Engage Brains Before Tweeting

FedEx: Today we're looking at you

Winter Olympics By The Numbers: Brands Win Big On Social Media

Winter Olympics By The Numbers: Brands Win Big On Social Media

Overall viewership was down, but social and mobile tell a different story

Facebook Streamlines Ad Metrics

Facebook Streamlines Ad Metrics

Facebook moves to educate clients in consistent use of ad metrics, and junks some old metrics along the way

Twitter's Sudden Profile Purge Is A Lesson For Brands

Twitter's Sudden Profile Purge Is A Lesson For Brands

Twitter suspended thousands of accounts overnight, sparking controversy over possibility of "unfair targeting"

One on One: Michael Philippe on Connecting Audiences with their Passions

One on One: Michael Philippe on Connecting Audiences with their Passions

Michael Philippe of Keli Network explains the social video space

Snapchat Redesign Under Fire After Strong Earnings Report

Snapchat Redesign Under Fire After Strong Earnings Report

Angry Snapchat users turn to Twitter to criticize the app's new look

Social Media: Welcome to the Wild, Wild West

Social Media: Welcome to the Wild, Wild West

Day by day, the social media terrain is getting tougher for brands to navigate safely

Facebook Gets Back to Engagement: Good News for Brands

Facebook Gets Back to Engagement: Good News for Brands

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook's news feed changes will be good for users' well-being. Maybe they're good for brands too?

Facebook Messenger Kids: An Issue Of Brand Trust

Facebook Messenger Kids: An Issue Of Brand Trust

Child experts lash out at new app, shining light on larger issues

Danger: Brand at Risk

Danger: Brand at Risk

Why we're talking more and more about brand safety

One on One: MLB All-Star Shawn Green on Telling Your Brand Story

One on One: MLB All-Star Shawn Green on Telling Your Brand Story

Greenfly's Shawn Green and Daniel Kirschner on how to connect with fans to tell authentic stories

How Social Media Forced Brands to Respond to the #MeToo Movement

How Social Media Forced Brands to Respond to the #MeToo Movement

We look at the key role social media has played in creating the conditions for exposing sexual misconduct and placing enormous pressure on brands to respond

Facebook Changes Approach to False News

Facebook Changes Approach to False News

Facebook will surround false news with context rather than dispute it

Twitter Promote Mode Shouldn't Be Your Only Paid Social Strategy

Twitter Promote Mode Shouldn't Be Your Only Paid Social Strategy

Twitter is expanding their paid social offerings...but is it worth it?

Facebook's Open AR Platform, World Effects Rivals Snapchat Experience

Facebook's Open AR Platform, World Effects Rivals Snapchat Experience

Facebook's AR studio enters open beta, allowing developers to create new user experiences through animation

With New Feature, Instagram Makes It Easier to Follow the Brands You Love

With New Feature, Instagram Makes It Easier to Follow the Brands You Love

For brands, creating a dedicated hashtag to follow is just another way to make sure audiences and consumers are staying engaged with what you're offering

What #MeToo Means for Brands: Weathering the Storm

What #MeToo Means for Brands: Weathering the Storm

In this first of two articles, we look at the Weinsteinification of corporate America, and how brands need to know how to negotiate a #MeToo scandal

Vine 2's Coming In 2018, But It's Got Competition

Vine 2's Coming In 2018, But It's Got Competition

After Vine's downfall in 2016, will they have what they need to keep up with today's competition?

Reddit Joins the Sprinklr Portfolio

Reddit Joins the Sprinklr Portfolio

A new partnership between Reddit and Sprinklr may mark Reddit's coming-of-age as a social channel

Will Tinder And AI Be A Match Made In Heaven?

Will Tinder And AI Be A Match Made In Heaven?

Tinder's new "Super Likeable" feature is turning to AI to spice up the popular dating app

Facebook Releases Messenger Kids App For Children 13 And Under

Facebook Releases Messenger Kids App For Children 13 And Under

Building apps for children means building with care

Focus on Key Moments for Social Advertising Success

Focus on Key Moments for Social Advertising Success

Using trigger events and targeting to make social ads more effective

One on One: Jane Quigley — Cutting Through Data to Find the Customer's Voice

One on One: Jane Quigley — Cutting Through Data to Find the Customer's Voice

Jane Quigley of Converseon talks about finding the right data in the big data maze

Branding, Social Media, and Politics in Donald Trump's America

Branding, Social Media, and Politics in Donald Trump's America

Earlier this week, advertisers and brands found themselves in a Tweet storm after receiving backlash against calls to boycott Sean Hannity

One on One: Social is Ripe for Innovation says Rod Favaron

One on One: Social is Ripe for Innovation says Rod Favaron

Spredfast Chairman and CEO Rod Favaron says Spredfast is still "going deep" on social

Post Original Content on Social Media

Post Original Content on Social Media

Original outstrips curated content for social media marketing

With Q3 Snap Shares Down, Now Could Be the Time to Buy Ad Space

With Q3 Snap Shares Down, Now Could Be the Time to Buy Ad Space

Marketers shouldn't invest too much activity into Snapchat, but the platform is still a hotspot for advertisers

Marketing App IndaHash Set to Release New Cryptocurrency for Social Influencers

Marketing App IndaHash Set to Release New Cryptocurrency for Social Influencers

IndaHash, the social influencer marketing app that launched in 2016, is set to release a new cryptocurrency.

Facebook, Twitter Step Up Ad Transparency

Facebook, Twitter Step Up Ad Transparency

Congressional inquiries concentrate corporate minds wonderfully

Twitter Doubles Up: How Will 280-Character Tweets Impact Brands?

Twitter Doubles Up: How Will 280-Character Tweets Impact Brands?

On September 26, Twitter announced that it was doubling the maximum length of tweets from 140 characters to 280-character tweets

Giving More Control to Advertisers on Facebook

Giving More Control to Advertisers on Facebook

Facebook is working to improve brand safety

Toyota Turns to Twitter for Mood Marketing

Toyota Turns to Twitter for Mood Marketing

How tweeting with emojis generates personalized "mood" video experiences

Facebook: Smart About Ads, Dumb About Fake News

Facebook: Smart About Ads, Dumb About Fake News

Facebook is an AI-driven adtech powerhouse. So why can't it get to grips with troll ad purchasers and fake news?

LinkedIn Extends Ad Reach

LinkedIn Extends Ad Reach

Introducing Audience Network, LinkedIn enables greater reach for advertisers

Facebook Gives Advertisers More Choice for Buying In-Stream Video Ads

Facebook Gives Advertisers More Choice for Buying In-Stream Video Ads

The social network also shares plans for cracking down on spammers featuring fake video play buttons

Facebook's Steps to Combat Cloaking

Facebook's Steps to Combat Cloaking

How the social network plans to address deceitful ads or content

Instagram Announces Co-Broadcasting Capability

Instagram Announces Co-Broadcasting Capability

According to a company blog post, the photo- and video-sharing app is testing a new feature that allows users to invite people viewing their live video to co-broadcast with them

Salesforce Turns On Einstein Vision

Salesforce Turns On Einstein Vision

Einstein Vision helps marketers read and react to the visual social web

5 Online Review Factors that Can Influence Conversion

5 Online Review Factors that Can Influence Conversion

A recent study analyzes how things like price and review source influence likelihood to purchase

Facebook Builds a Wall

Facebook Builds a Wall

Facebook moves to calm publishers nerves by allowing them paywall rights to Instant Articles

Amazon Spark: What It Is, Why It Makes Sense, and What It Means for Marketers

Amazon Spark: What It Is, Why It Makes Sense, and What It Means for Marketers

A breakdown of Amazon's new discovery and social-selling feature

Comparing Data Usage Habits on Instagram and Snapchat

Comparing Data Usage Habits on Instagram and Snapchat

Wandera analyzed 100,000 corporate mobile devices within its network of global, enterprise customers for its new study. Here's what the company found

Bad News Can Move at the Speed of Light

Bad News Can Move at the Speed of Light

Protecting the brand by owning a social communication strategy

Cambria Relies on Social Communities to Build Engagement

Cambria Relies on Social Communities to Build Engagement

The quartz countertops producer created a social video series in which it enlisted the help of its social communities to design and build a kitchen

These 10 Brands Saw Most Improvement in Social Conversation Over Last Year

These 10 Brands Saw Most Improvement in Social Conversation Over Last Year

Engagement Labs ranked the top 10 brands by year-over-year improvement in online and offline social conversation.

Melissa Shoes Ties Social and In-Store Together

Melissa Shoes Ties Social and In-Store Together

How the footwear brand leveraged Instagram and interactive store displays to drive engagement and conversion

Can Sentiment and Emotional Analysis Help Uber Steer Its Brand Around?

Can Sentiment and Emotional Analysis Help Uber Steer Its Brand Around?

A digital media insights lead for the brand provided examples of how the ridesharing company leverages social listening at the recent Sentiment Analysis Symposium in New York

Marketers Need to Create More Video for Facebook. Right Now

Marketers Need to Create More Video for Facebook. Right Now

Mari Smith dishes on how Facebook has changed, and why it's a great time to grow a video channel on the network.

Whatever Became of the Social Business?

Whatever Became of the Social Business?

Successful social marketing and support don't necessarily imply internal social transformation

Snapchat's Value Lies in its Discover Platform, Not Ads

Snapchat's Value Lies in its Discover Platform, Not Ads

Discover is exactly what publishers have asked for for years. Snap shouldn't neglect it.

3 Surprising Social Media Stats

3 Surprising Social Media Stats

Here are just a few social facts which made us think twice

Why Social Media Succeeds by Streaming Sports

Why Social Media Succeeds by Streaming Sports

There have been a slew of partnerships between social media platforms and sports' organizations this year

Cards, Buttons, and Bots (Tweet, Tweet!)

Cards, Buttons, and Bots (Tweet, Tweet!)

A look at some Twitter tools for marketers

Instagram Versus Snapchat: a Side-by-Side Comparison

Instagram Versus Snapchat: a Side-by-Side Comparison

The two apps seem to have a lot in common, but it's possible to differentiate their appeal to marketers

How Content Mapping Is Key to Effective Social Media Strategies

How Content Mapping Is Key to Effective Social Media Strategies

With new solutions for display marketing, and marketer concerns on how ads and content align, better content mapping is becoming an essential step to message management

One on One: Lux Narayan Talks AI-Powered Insights for Social

One on One: Lux Narayan Talks AI-Powered Insights for Social

Lux Narayan of Unmetric discusses the use of AI and machine learning to discover and leverage social content

Marketing: From Macro to Microtransactions

Marketing: From Macro to Microtransactions

Mitch Joel waxed philosophical about permanence and ephemerality, ownership, and access at CTA 17

Why You Shouldn't Refer to Pinterest as a Social Network

Why You Shouldn't Refer to Pinterest as a Social Network

The platform's head of agency partnerships discusses how marketers and agencies should think about Pinterest.

Different Approaches to Social Media Management

Different Approaches to Social Media Management

Radar works better than a crystal ball when it comes to boiling the social ocean

Location-Based Social Marketing

Location-Based Social Marketing

A location awareness social platform will bridge the virtual and physical words

3 Tips for Cost-Effectively Managing LinkedIn Ads

3 Tips for Cost-Effectively Managing LinkedIn Ads

LinkedIn has great B2B targeting capabilities. Here are some tips on getting the best out of the platform as a marketing tool

Welcome to Social Media Week

Welcome to Social Media Week

DMN turns its focus to the present and future of social media, social platforms, social management and social marketing

Facebook Finally Turns AI on Terrorist Propaganda

Facebook Finally Turns AI on Terrorist Propaganda

The social media giant launches AI efforts to stop the spread of terrorist propaganda

One on One: Tony Chen on the YouTube Exodus

One on One: Tony Chen on the YouTube Exodus

Channel Factory's Tony Chen dishes on YouTube's mass exodus of advertisers earlier this year.

Instagram is Adding Transparency to Influencer Marketing

Instagram is Adding Transparency to Influencer Marketing

A tool will tag sponsored posts, and provide brands and influencers with access to analytics.

E3 is Christmas for YouTube Advertisers

E3 is Christmas for YouTube Advertisers

Trying to reach gamers on mobile might not be the best idea. During the run-up to E3, anyway.

Twitter's AI Play is Good for Marketers, and for AI

Twitter's AI Play is Good for Marketers, and for AI

AI will personalize Twitter newsfeeds, and could bring the social media giant out of the slumps.

One on One: Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes on Why CEOs should Get Savvy with Social

One on One: Hootsuite's Ryan Holmes on Why CEOs should Get Savvy with Social

Hootsuite founder and CEO, Ryan Holmes, dishes on why social media is not just important for brands, but for the heads of the brands as well.

Snapchat First-Quarter Report Shows Evidence of Facebook Threats

Snapchat First-Quarter Report Shows Evidence of Facebook Threats

The social media clones growing popularity are effecting the brand

The University of Chicago Re-Engages Alumni Through Online Learning

The University of Chicago Re-Engages Alumni Through Online Learning

The school launched AlumniU to engage former students and build relationships that will drive donations

Snap, Like Predecessors, Arrives at Self-Service Ads

Snap, Like Predecessors, Arrives at Self-Service Ads

How Truth Initiative Grew an Online Community

How Truth Initiative Grew an Online Community

The community manager of the smoking-prevention nonprofit reveals the key ways he drives engagement among online community members

Banza Cooks Up Engagement on Social Media

Banza Cooks Up Engagement on Social Media

Healthy pasta company expands marketing on social media with predictive branding

A Checklist for Proving Your Value as a Community Manager

A Checklist for Proving Your Value as a Community Manager

How the enterprise community manager for Akamai goes about proving her worth.

Brussels Airlines Taps Unique Ads to Promote New Route

Brussels Airlines Taps Unique Ads to Promote New Route

How the airline company engaged consumers with social media

AR Takes Off on Facebook

AR Takes Off on Facebook

It's early days for AR on social media, but its marketing potential is clear

One on One: Why Interactive Storytelling is Key for Gen Z

One on One: Why Interactive Storytelling is Key for Gen Z

Episode's Michael Dawson reveals the best tactics to reach today's teenage female consumers.

Online Video is Evolving into Shared Viewing

Online Video is Evolving into Shared Viewing

Tumblr joins a growing list of developers exploring shared video viewing sessions.

LIDS Tips its Hat to Social Media

LIDS Tips its Hat to Social Media

The popular headwear brand wanted to update its social marketing strategy, and found success doing so through Salesforce Marketing Cloud.

The Portland Trail Blazers Score ROI with Facebook Advertising

The Portland Trail Blazers Score ROI with Facebook Advertising

How the professional basketball team uses data and segmentation to target the right fans

Snapchat Aims to be the Online-to-Offline Conversions Social Network

Snapchat Aims to be the Online-to-Offline Conversions Social Network

A new ad product brings measurability to advertisers on how their Snapchat ads are driving foot traffic

YouTube is Getting Safer for Brands

YouTube is Getting Safer for Brands

Changes to YouTube's partner program will make it harder for new channels to make money, but safer for successful creators.

Sports on Social Media Makes Sense (And Dollars)

Sports on Social Media Makes Sense (And Dollars)

Why social media platforms are partnering with sports' organizations now

David's Bridal and Pinterest Want You To Be Your Own Bride

David's Bridal and Pinterest Want You To Be Your Own Bride

The popular wedding brand teams with one of the most popular visual platforms to drive organic engagement.

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