Analysis & Opinion, Events

Understanding Facebook’s Advertising Exchange

On June 12, Rocket Fuel held a breakfast seminar in New York on how to drive success with Facebook’s Advertising Exchange (FBX). Samantha Paul, Digital Media Supervisor, represented the agency side, while other panelists were product experts from Rocket Fuel and Facebook. Facebook launched its RTB-enabled advertising exchange in 2012, but many advertisers still need clarification… Read More
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Mediahub and Millennial Media Partner for Mobile Innovation

Mediahub/Mullen and Millennial Media today announced a mobile advertising partnership to bring new creative opportunities to Mediahub/Mullen’s client base. As part of the deal, Mediahub/Mullen will gain early access to new creative units and other mobile advertising products from Millennial Media, with the option to serve as a beta partner and use the new technology… Read More
Analysis & Opinion

The New Face of Reality TV?

The New Face of Reality TV? Could the hottest new reality show among teens this summer not even air on television? The Chernin Group is betting on it. Summer Break follows nine hip, LA-based teens in their final months before heading off to college. It debuted this week exclusively on social media sites like Twitter… Read More
Analysis & Opinion

Twitter Targets the Couch Potato

Last week, Twitter announced TV Ad Targeting for promoted tweets. Through its recently acquired Bluefin Labs, Twitter can infer what audiences are watching and subsequently target them with a promoted tweet after they view a television commercial. To date, we’ve been able to capitalize on co-viewing behavior by leveraging daypart targeting on mobile and social… Read More
Analysis & Opinion

Why fewer Facebook ads matters way more than you think

Today, Facebook released news that it will be simplifying its advertising offering. Out of the current 27 ad units, only about half will survive past this fall. Facebook hasn’t released much info on the specifics of these changes, but the hints they’ve made give us an idea of the significance of this decision for the… Read More
Analysis & Opinion

Xbox One, Microsoft’s New Big Bet

Microsoft has two missions with the release of Xbox One: Establish themselves as the de facto tactile eye-popping gaming experience like no other. Make Xbox the all-purpose device for streaming online video. They have also jumped into the original content game, hiring little old Steven Spielberg to develop a series called Halo, exclusive to Xbox.… Read More
Events

The Changing Face of TV

Steve Kalb, our head of National Television, was a panelist at the On Demand Summit held in New York on May 8. The On Demand business has changed significantly as technology has introduced new options for viewers to better access content. As a result, consumers are watching more programs On Demand (viewership is up 19%… Read More
Work

Like, Explore the 80’s

Let’s play a game. I am going to list some things, and you are going to feel old. The Sony Walkman Teddy Ruxpin Z Cavaricci Karate Kid Shoulder pads INXS Intellivision Waterbeds Well, when you check out our new “Explore the 80’s” site for National Geographic Channel, everyone wins. Conceived as a companion to their six-part… Read More