Companies and organizations are starting to mimic consumers in leveraging the power of the pocketbook; many are placing ethics at the forefront of their financial decision making. Recently, the NAACP, the Anti-Defamation League, Color of Change, and Free Press launched a campaign titled #StopHateforProfit. The campaign centers around the spread of misinformation and hate speech on social media platforms – primarily on Facebook – and encourages companies to boycott the site.
Earlier this month, Facebook held its annual Global Partner Summit in New York City. The theme of the Summit was “co-creation,” with many sessions focused on ways media buyers, creatives, developers, and advertisers can work […]
Facebook and Google make advertising rule changes to combat fake news.
The majority of consumers depend on their social networking accounts to not only send but also receive information. Marketers and advertisers realize that social media marketing is essential to gain competitive advantage.
Fewer dollars are being spent on cable and broadcast networks because viewers have turned to streaming instead. Now, marketers are altering how they are reaching target customer segments.
(getlevelten.com, 2013) Another crazy week in the business world has come and gone. We saw Facebook open up its checkbook again, this time to the tune of nearly $2 billion to acquire VR-headset maker Occulus Rift. […]
(geekyrant.com, 2013) Let us explain. Or rather, let us share our thoughts on an idea floated in a really interesting piece from this past Sunday’s New York Times Magazine. What Ms. Havrilesky is referring to […]
$19 Billion. It is not a bad day to be a stakeholder in the mobile messaging company started by Jan Koum and Brian Acton in 2009. Facebook’s purchase of the CA-based start-up is a clear […]