The executives behind “Mob City,” a series on TNT about Los Angeles mobsters in the 1940s, are taking a new approach to promotion by tweeting the first episode’s script.
In a multi-screen world, there are countless places advertisers can are able to target and reach prospective customers. They can promote a tweet while you're scrolling for news on your phone after you first wake up, or blast you with a pre-roll video ad when you've sat down to surf the web after work. Show More Summary
Researchers point to signs that some Twitter accounts are not real. The profiles may have oddly worded biographical information. Their tweets often come in rapid succession, are repetitive, promotional, and contain many retweets of other accounts they are programmed to support.
New York Jets safety Ed Reed and corner Antonio Cromartie are trying to promote turnovers for the defense by wearing "Wanted" shirts, but they claim there is no bounty program involved. ESPNNewYork.com's Jane McManus tweeted a picture of Cromartie wearing the shirt: The shirts feature a football and the words "WANTED: In the air or on the ground. Show More Summary
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Twitter launched TV conversation targeting on Thursday, a feature that lets brands and networks promote tweets to users who engage in specific shows, even if the brand isn't running a TV ad during the program. As the company wrote in...Show More Summary
On Sunday, MSNBC's verified Twitter account promoted a video clip of host Martin Bashir's suggestion on air last Friday that someone should urinate and defecate in former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's mouth. The network's verified Twitter account encouraged its 527,747 followers to "WATCH" Bashir's misogyny. Show More Summary
Twitter made a successful debut on NYSE a few days ago and as a listed company there will surely be an increased attention to revenues in the months ahead. Revenues that will come from for example promoted accounts, trends and tweets. So prepare to see more sponsored tweets in your Twitter feed from now on. read more
If you were hoping for a Khloe Kardashian and Lamar Odom reconciliation, don’t hold your breath! While KoKo was over in London promoting their Kardashian Kollection, L.O. was in America hanging out at a BAR with some GIRLS! Apparently when his wife is away, this husband will play! Word about this must have made it’s way to the [...]
Twitter is what you make of it, so give a follow to the newest accounts that are making the land of Promoted Tweets and #hashtag games interesting.
It looks like exclusive Metal Gear Solid 5 content will be coming to Sony's platforms, assuming a side-long glance at a promotional poster tweeted by series creator Hideo Kojima is anything to go on. The image in question focuses on a new Metal Gear Solid 5 promotional poster. Show More Summary
Zlatan Ibrahimovic doesn't lack for confidence, this we knew. So we shouldn't really be surprised he's been pictured on a throne to advertise the Xbox One. Check out this tweet. There really is only one Zlatan. Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
Building the hype for her upcoming shows, Miley Cyrus just released a pair of promotional videos for all to enjoy. The 20-year-old “Can’t Be Tamed” dame tweeted, “#bangerztour check out mileycyrus.com for datttttezzzzz," along with a...Show More Summary
As Twitter seeks out new revenue streams over the next year, the company should consider adding these hot new features: embedded Slideshares; click to buy; retargeting for promoted tweets; feed control; and basic analytics for basic users.
The Obamacare exchange for Washington, D.C. has been using its official Twitter account to tweet out support for Organizing for Action (OFA) materials. “Our friends @OFA_DC are looking to hear your experience with #Obamacare. Share your...Show More Summary
Managers get confused about the trend content marketing. What exactly is, and where does it start? A promoted tweet? Promoted or sponsored content? A commercial that does story-telling? I have decided to discuss this a bit when I came across a great commercial yesterday as Pepsi turns the tables again. read more
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Light Heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida has earned himself a new fight contract with the Zuffa-owned mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion. Ed Soares, Machida's manager, Tweeted the picture below...Show More Summary
NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — It's not coincidental that the stars of "Scandal" live tweet during episodes. They're encouraged to do so. When several of the show's actors recently visited New York to promote the premiere of season three, ABC made sure to book Kerry Washington on a return flight to Los Angeles that offered Wi-Fi. Show More Summary
Twitter will debut its Promoted Products in South Korea this Friday, the social networking service announced on its Korean blog. Twitter’s suite for marketers include Promoted Tweets, Promoted Accounts, and Promoted... Keep reading ...
(Fake) tweets inspired by Mark Driscoll's behavior at the Strange Fire conference. No one knows exactly what happened when Mark Driscoll arrived on John MacArthur's California church campus last Friday for the much-discussed Strange Fire conference. Show More Summary