Twitter Asks You How You Use Twitter While You Watch TV, While You’re Watching TV and Using Twitter

So it’s asking its users about their TV + Twitter habits. Again.
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(Almost) No One Is Reading Your Tweets

Until Friday afternoon, Justine Sacco was just like you: A Twitter user whose tweets went unread by almost everyone.

Happy Holidays! Facebook Stuffs More Ads in Its Stockings.

’Tis the season to increase your News Feed ad load. Did you notice? Wall Street has.
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When Twitter Bought MoPub, It Bought Itself an Advertising Safety Net

Even if growth on Twitter’s own properties stalls out, it now has a fast-growing mobile business that works everywhere else
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Ads on Instagram Work Great, Says Instagram


Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Sell, and So Does Wall Street

Mark Zuckerberg is selling a bunch of shares — but he’s buying even more, and giving $1 billion to charity. Meanwhile, Facebook investors are using the news as a chance to profit from a big run.

Mirriad, the Company That Wants to Automate Product Placement, Gets Some High-Profile Help

Roger Faxon, the man last seen leading EMI Music, joins the digital ad startup as chairman.

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Hulu Says It Has 5 Million Paying Subscribers and a Billion-Dollar Year

Hulu has 5 million subscribers for its Hulu Plus video subscription service, the company announced today. That’s up from three million a year ago, and four million at the end of April. The company also said it generated $1 billion in revenue this year – a number that outgoing CEO Andy Forssell projected in October.

Here’s What a Facebook Video Ad Looks Like

Facebook is calling them a “test.” Whatever you want to call them, you’re going to be seeing these in your feed soon.
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Spotify’s Daniel Ek on Competition, Controversy and Crossing Over Into the Mainstream

“We’ve proved that you can actually make this a business,” says the streaming music service’s CEO. Next step: Making it a really big business, while fighting off new competition.
(Photo by Jason DeCrow/Spotify)

Simulmedia’s Investors Bet $25 Million More on Smart TV Ads (Video)

Google Makes Its Own Social Ads, With a Twist

Twitter’s TV Guide Experiment Gets a Little Closer to Prime Time

Even After a Small Swoon, Twitter Investors Are Incredibly Optimistic

Time Inc. Limps Toward a Spring Spinout

Is AOL Finally Making Money From Content? Maybe!

Is YouTube Too Big to Have a Really Big Show?

Today’s Giant Media Event, Brought to You — And Owned — By Google

Ads Appear on Instagram, Just Like Instagram Said They Would

Machinima, the YouTube Giant Looking for New Money, Is Also Looking for a New CEO