AMC has taken a minority share in Funny or Die, the online comedy channel, in a deal that aims to leverage the strength that AMC-owned IFC has in the linear space and Funny or Die has online and in social media.
Competition in Ireland’s mobile phone market is heating up and operator Eir is looking at social media – which includes, of course, video – as a principle battleground.
The service provider is offering users unlimited use (to a point) of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram with no data charges up to 60GB a month. Users can add another 15 GB for 20 euros.
Twitter, which earlier this year struck a deal to stream NFL Thursday Night Football games, is continuing to refine its own video game, this week announcing it would allow users to tweet 140-second-long videos, up for the 30-second limit it started with.
Facebook is offering former clients of its now-closed LiveRail programmatic ad tech platform the option of riding on an abbreviated version of the platform, but that still means publishers will need to come up with their own alternative for most of their programmatic needs, according to a published report.
This interview originally appeared in eMarketer.
Facebook, looking to leverage its strong ties with Millennials using mobile devices, Sunday introduced a quad-play of new advertising products that it hopes will convince brands spending on TV ads to move some of that cash to the social media site.
More than half (57%) of Mexico’s 20-30 year olds are smartphone users, according to a new report, and nearly all of them (96%) use social networks and instant messaging apps (95%).
The Competitive Intelligence Unit, a Mexico City-based researcher, said 20% of the group also reports using mobile broadband.
Nearly half (49%) of U.S. Hispanic consumers use mobile devices for local shopping, compared to just 32% of non-Hispanics, a new study says.
As a newspaper executive in my earlier years, I remember circulation execs explaining away concerns about decaying young subscriber numbers with “when they grow up, get married, have kids and buy a home they’ll subscribe to the newspaper.”
We all know how that's worked out.
When social TV infographics get released after a major TV spectacle (award shows, sporting events, elections), the focus is often on the number of comments on Twitter, and to a lesser degree Facebook.