Nearly one-in-ten U.S. adults (8%) get news through Twitter, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center, in collaboration with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Compared with the 30% of Americans who get news on Facebook, Twitter news consumers stand out as younger, more mobile and more educated.

Big Data holds many promises for companies—some of which it is already delivering on, and some of which have yet to be realized.

RELUCIR, a new unisex hair and skincare product line, has been launched by the Wayland Soap Company.

Underwhelming fall sales and continued economic and Federal budgetary concerns have U.S. retailers in a “wait and see” mode this holiday season.

Programmatically-bought campaigns are seeing widespread adoption across all marketing and media segments, but the practice still faces some hurdles, according to a whitepaper released today by the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and Winterberry Group, entitled “Programmatic Everywhere? Data, Technology and the Future of Audience Engagement.”

The alliance marks the initial step in a joint plan to set up a fully operational news bureau at UC Berkeley, a pioneering initiative that could lead to the creation of similar bureaus in other universities across the nation.

Mattel, Inc. is gearing up for the holidays with the launch of its first Spanish-language multi-brand marketing campaign. Launched on November 1st in Los Angeles, Houston and Miami, ‘toy feliz is a 100% Hispanic-oriented effort, which spans brands and multi-media marketing platforms.

Welcome to the 2013 ANA Multicultural Marketing & Diversity Conference entitled “Marketing to a Multicultural Nation” - a very appropriate title considering the latest reports on the continuing growth of multicultural groups in our country today.   By Gilbert Davila / CEO of Davila Multicultural Insights & Chairman of ANA Multicultural Board
 

At its quarterly board meeting in New York City, AHAA: The Voice of Hispanic Marketing announced its new executive committee, with Aldo Quevedo, principal and creative director of Richards/Lerma, assuming the chair position. Quevedo will work closely with the board of directors, AHAA’s advisory board and Executive Director Horacio Gavilan to continue implementing advocacy and thought leadership strategies designed to increase corporate investment in Hispanic and multicultural marketing.

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals is internationally renowned to be a stage for innovation in the areas of film, music, interactive technology and more. SXSW is excited to announce its newest initiative, SXAméricas. SXAméricas is a programming track within SXSW that will bring together leaders and innovators from the U.S. and Latin America.

Even in a multi-channel environment, TV advertising typically makes up the largest portion of a company's marketing budget. Nielsen's TV Brand Effect with Segmentation Report , defines how your advertising dollars can truly make an impact.

This report is based on the results of a large-scale, nationally representative survey, the second in Common Sense Media's series on children’s media use; the first was conducted in 2011 (Zero to Eight: Children’s Media Use in America). By replicating the methods used two years ago, we document how children’s media environments and behaviors have changed.

With modest gains predicted for the 2013 holiday shopping season, retailers are expecting an “up” year. However, the season will be shorter this year, as Black Friday falls later in November than usual, so marketers are scrambling to take advantage of the time they have to convince shoppers to spend.

Social paid advertising and real-time marketing are changing the way retailers strategize their campaigns. Jennifer Kasper, group vice president of digital, new media and multicultural marketing at Macy’s, spoke with eMarketer’s Rimma Kats about how the retailer is approaching social media, as well as the key role Pinterest will play in its 2014 efforts.

Lino Garcia, ESPN Deportes' general manager, sat down with HispanicAd recently to talk about all things ESPN Deportes, the current state of Spanish-language cable and sports media.

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