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Twitter Backlash Over CNN And MSNBC Talking Heads: STFU

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- Jon Graef, Twitter users tell CNN anchors to STFU during health care summit Here’s but a sampling of the discontent that as arisen on Twitter with CNN (note: if these are your handles, and you don’t want it to appear here, send us a DM @CNCollegenews): @thisisrobthomas: cnn...
Twitter Backlash Over CNN And MSNBC Talking Heads: STFU

Cablevision, in Ads, Pokes Fun at Itself

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Cablevision, after investing to improve service, is kicking off a marketing campaign to burnish its image with commercials that acknowledge customer frustration with technology....
Cablevision, in Ads, Pokes Fun at Itself

YouTube heralds arrival of in-stream ads, built-in annoyance for mobile devices

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If you've made it a habit of viewing YouTube videos on your mobile device in an effort to flout the site's pre-roll ads, your days of bliss are quickly drawing to a close. Today, the site implemented TrueView in-stream ads for the mobile platform, and like you've become accustomed...
YouTube heralds arrival of in-stream ads, built-in annoyance for mobile devices

The 404 1,125: Where we're not gonna fall for a banana in the tailpipe (podcast)

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Spike Jonze's new film is about a man that falls in love with his phone--the question remains about which phone he chooses, but it could be one of the new Nokia Lumias! Announced yesterday, the Lumia 820 and 920 both run Windows 8 and boast an impressive camera (not 41...
The 404 1,125: Where we're not gonna fall for a banana in the tailpipe (podcast)
Director responsible for Apple's awful 'Genius' ads quits agency

Marketing Day: February 4, 2013

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the Web. From Marketing Land: Commercials Of The 2013 Super Bowl: Over 80% Had An Online Call To Action Despite arguments that four million dollars are better spent online... Please...
Marketing Day: February 4, 2013

New Galaxy S III Commercials Show That The iPhone Can't Do Everything

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Samsung released a new batch of commercials this weekend for its Galaxy S III flagship Android phone. The ads don't waste time bashing the iPhone. Instead, they focus on what the Galaxy S III can do with some (funny) real-world examples. Samsung is playing up a feature called All Share...
New Galaxy S III Commercials Show That The iPhone Can't Do Everything

Dish Network sued by Fox, NBC, CBS over auto ad-skipper

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Fox, NBCUniversal, and CBS have all filed suit independently against Dish Network over the new AutoHop service, which with the right set-top box allows viewers to automatically skip commercials, assuming the recorded content isn't watched on the day of broadcast. The broadcast networks call the DVR technology a violation of...
Dish Network sued by Fox, NBC, CBS over auto ad-skipper

Apple quietly debuts App Store vanity URLs for developers with Star Trek Super Bowl ad

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Apple didn’t join BlackBerry, Samsung and others in producing a Super Bowl ad but the company did unveil something significant during the commercials, via a promo for Paramount’s upcoming ‘Star Trek: Into Darkness’ film. As CNET first noted, the end of the commercial includes a vanity link for the app...
Apple quietly debuts App Store vanity URLs for developers with Star Trek Super Bowl ad

Did Super Bowl Advertisers Take Advantage of Search Interest?

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Over the past couple of days, numerous stats and figures have been published about how Super Bowl advertisers took advantage (or not) of social media this year. But commercials also drive people to search engines, which in turn (when things go right) can lead potential customers to advertiser web... Please...
Did Super Bowl Advertisers Take Advantage of Search Interest?

Here's A Peek At The Upcoming iSteve Comedy Movie About Steve Jobs

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Comedy site Funny Or Die is working on a Steve Jobs biography movie called iSteve, starring Justin Long. It just released its first trailer for the movie. Long is well known for his role as the "Mac" in Apple's Mac vs. PC commercials. The movie is due out April 15,...
Here's A Peek At The Upcoming iSteve Comedy Movie About Steve Jobs

Read This Before You Run Out And Buy An HTC Phone

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HTC just announced its sales forecast for the first quarter this year. It doesn't look good. The company even admitted it's getting spanked by Apple and Samsung. It also blamed poor sales of its LTE phones, those super fast "4G" devices you keep hearing about in Verizon and AT&T...
Read This Before You Run Out And Buy An HTC Phone

Can Apple Keep its Cool?

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If you're reading this article on the go, pause for just a second and take a look around. What phones do you see people using? The iPhone? An array of Android devices? The business man's Blackberry? Chances are you're seeing quite a mix of all three and them some (and...
Can Apple Keep its Cool?

Completely Insane Windows 8 Ads From Microsoft Leak (MSFT)

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Microsoft made the following commercials for its Asian markets. They were put on its general YouTube page before being pulled. They are so completely insane that it's we won't do them justice by describing them, but we'll try. The first one illustrates the "power of touch" with three guys slicing...
Completely Insane Windows 8 Ads From Microsoft Leak (MSFT)

How To Watch The Super Bowl On Your Android or iPhone

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The big game is Sunday and people all across the land are planning big Super Bowl parties… except those of you who can’t get to a TV for whatever reason. Fear not, we live in the future. And that means watching the Super Bowl on your phone. A few weeks...
How To Watch The Super Bowl On Your Android or iPhone

Samuel L. Jackson, Zooey Deschanel promote Apple’s iPhone 4S

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Apple has never been big on adding star power to its ad campaigns, but a new series of spots has put its iPhone 4S in conversations with actor Samuel L. Jackson and “New Girl” star Zooey Deschanel. The spots are a departure for Apple, which tends to concentrate on how...
Samuel L. Jackson, Zooey Deschanel promote Apple’s iPhone 4S

Hulu Plus hack makes Android app Samsung Epic Touch 4G-compatible

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Hacker “ReActiveDisorder” posted, well, a hack on the XDADevelopers forum recently that allows the Hulu Plus app to work with the Samsung Epic Touch 4G without a root. “I have a Hulu membership and was angry cause our device wasnt “Compatible”. Talk about a total rip off. So I...
Hulu Plus hack makes Android app Samsung Epic Touch 4G-compatible

The latest Google+ TV Ad is based on a Googler’s real-life experience

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If you watched The Grammys last night, you might have seen a new commercial for Google+ called “New Dad”. I was doing dishes at the time and wasn’t watching the TV, but listened. The commercial starts out with a male voice describing how he took a bazillion pictures of his...
The latest Google+ TV Ad is based on a Googler’s real-life experience
'iSteve,' an 80-minute Steve Jobs mockumentary starring Justin Long, now free to watch online

Facebook ads could become videos soon, with 15 second commercials invading your News Feed

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Facebook could be adding a new advertising format to its arsenal soon, according to AdAge. Based on what the publication has heard from “several industry executives”, the social network could be bringing video ads to its 1 billion users within the “first half of next year” to generate more revenue....
Facebook ads could become videos soon, with 15 second commercials invading your News Feed

Samsung's Galaxy S III Ads Show Phone's Strengths (And the Weakness of Those Strengths)

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Samsung has released a bunch of new ads for its flagship Galaxy S III smartphones. Understandably, the commercials play up one of the phone’s strong areas — its sharing abilities. Indeed, the Galaxy S III has a host of features designed to seamlessly share photos and other content. One of...
Samsung's Galaxy S III Ads Show Phone's Strengths (And the Weakness of Those Strengths)
Siri ads “false and misleading,” according to class action lawsuit

Pandora cranked out over 13 billion hours of music in 2012

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Springing into the new year, internet radio heavyweight Pandora has released some of its major statistics from 2012. The company states that 1.6 billion personalized radio stations were created and that it played over 13 billion hours of music. These hefty stats translate to the service's users listening to...
Pandora cranked out over 13 billion hours of music in 2012

Google's New Nexus 10 Tablet Commercial Focuses On Its Multiple Account Feature, And That's An Advantage

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Google has been on a bit of a roll with its commercials lately, especially for its gadgets. Today, the company unleashed its latest commercial for the Nexus 10, its iPad killer competitor. The video tells the story of a couple who has just found out that they’re having a baby...
Google's New Nexus 10 Tablet Commercial Focuses On Its Multiple Account Feature, And That's An Advantage
With HitBliss, viewers earn credit for 'free' movies and TV by watching personalized ads
If not for Apple, Siri would have been preinstalled on every Droid
True to form, Samsung mocks iPhone 5 buyers in latest commercial

Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

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The latest Siri commercial just hit, and like recent ad spots, Apple turned to a celebrity to endorse the lackluster iOS feature. And, also like the other commercials, the dialog between Siri and the user seems a bit more simple, almost mundane, in comparisons to the early Siri commercials....
Apple Taps Martin Scorsese And His Eyebrows For The Latest Siri Commercial

The 404 1,062: Where we actually like hotspacho (podcast)

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Leaked from today's 404 episode: Devils Devils Devils, Jeff reviews "The Avengers," Facebook phones, and commercials coming to video games! [Read more]...
The 404 1,062: Where we actually like hotspacho (podcast)
UNICEF says Facebook 'likes' won't save children's lives
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