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Verizon Buys Yahoo

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Verizon has completed a deal to buy Yahoo for $4.83 billion dollars, putting an end to Yahoo’s 22 years of independence. This acquisition gives Verizon ownership of the third-largest US Internet property- and the third largest mobile ad company in the world, trailing behind Google and Facebook. Combined with the buyout of AOL last year, Verizon…

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Social Media Newsroom: July 2015

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Summer is here, and social media channels are undergoing frequent updates. Whether your company runs social internally or outsources its management to an agency like ours, it’s important to keep up to date on all the new developments on the major platforms we use every day. To help with that, here’s the latest news from…

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Overdrive Interactive’s “Digital Advertising Guide” for Sale on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble!

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Overdrive Interactive is proud to announce that our Digital Advertising Guide has been published and is now on sale on both Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble’s online store! Previously available only as a PDF, this paperback version makes a perfect end-of-summer reading book for the beach, the pool, or wherever else you may be relaxing this…

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Upcoming ‘Second Screen’ Ad Formats to Target Based on Keywords Spoken on TV

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The new ad platform pioneered by Innovid and Cisco will take a unique approach – targeting ads to users on the second screen based on keywords being mentioned on the first screen. By tapping into microphones on mobile devices, the platform can listen to the TV broadcast (first screen) and serve up mobile ads (second screen) related to the keywords mentioned in the broadcast.

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The Digital Advertising Guide is Released by Overdrive Interactive

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Overdrive Interactive has released the eBook version of the agency’s Digital Advertising Guide on the Overdrive website. This free guide includes over 85 pages of descriptions, explanations, examples and images from the world of digital and online advertising. The guide covers ad formats including banners, rich media, video, mobile, search and social, as well as targeting…

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Mobile Ecommerce vs. Brick and Mortar Retailers

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Brick and mortar stores have been seeing a decline for years, and with the growth of mobile ecommerce the decline is only speeding up. Consumers are attracted to the convenience of a few clicks, the lure of free shipping, and the guarantee of the lowest price. How will brick and mortar retailers adapt to this new marketplace?