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  • Yelp gets an earful from L.A. business owners

    Yelp gets an earful from L.A. business owners
    Yelp Inc. was hoping to debunk misconceptions and ease business owners' concerns about the popular review website. Instead, many small-business owners at the company's town hall meeting in Hollywood on Tuesday slammed the site, venting their frustration...
  • Angry Birds players scammed by fake 'virus detected' ads, FTC says

    A Los Angeles digital marketing company scammed "a substantial number" of Angry Birds players through deceptive banner ads, according to a Federal Trade Commission complaint. Jesta Digital agreed to a $1.2-million settlement with the FTC. On top of...
  • Pandora reports 2nd-quarter sales growth, will end listening cap

    Pandora reports 2nd-quarter sales growth, will end listening cap
    Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported second-quarter sales growth that topped analysts’ expectations as mobile advertising revenue surged year over year. The Oakland company generated $157.4 million in revenue in the quarter ended July...
  • Ex-Ticketmaster CEO: Twitter to get users to shop 'in the moment'

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is making a big push into e-commerce as speculation heats up that it’s preparing for a widely anticipated initial public offering. The San Francisco company has hired Nathan Hubbard, former chief executive officer of...
  • Marketing CEO for Columbia-based firm driven to race Porsches

    Marketing CEO for Columbia-based firm driven to race Porsches
    David Williams' Columbia-based marketing company makes heavy use of data to help business clients reach customers and maintain their loyalty. As a racecar driver, the CEO of Merkle Inc. also sifts through data to improve his performance on the track....
  • Food makers' health claims are hard to swallow

    Food makers' health claims are hard to swallow
    A few years ago, Kellogg Co. embarked on an ad campaign to convince parents that eating Frosted Mini-Wheats cereal would make star students of their children, with higher levels of attention and memory. "Clinical studies" — a revered term —...
  • Dunkin' Donuts Thailand under fire for 'racist' ad campaign

    Dunkin' Donuts Thailand under fire for 'racist' ad campaign
    A human rights group on Friday criticized a Dunkin' Donuts advertising campaign running in Thailand that features a model whose face is painted black to sell a chocolate doughnut. Dunkin' Donuts Thailand recently started running ads for its "Charcoal...
  • Dunkin' Donuts apologizes for blackface ad campaign in Thailand

    Dunkin' Donuts apologizes for blackface ad campaign in Thailand
    Dunkin' Donuts on Friday apologized and will pull an advertising campaign running in Thailand that features a model in blackface makeup offering a chocolate doughnut.  Dunkin' Donuts in Thailand had come under fire Friday for an ad that the Human Rights...
  • Vote lights the way for digital signs in Glendale

    Vote lights the way for digital signs in Glendale
    Digital advertising signs will light up downtown Glendale for the first time now that the City Council has approved a zoning amendment to let the Americana at Brand and Glendale Galleria use the high-tech displays. The council voted 5-0 last week to...
  • NBC's 'Hillary' project lacks script, but not critics

    NBC's 'Hillary' project lacks script, but not critics
    There isn't even a finished script yet, but NBC has already run into trouble with its planned biopic about Hillary Rodham Clinton. Executives in July announced plans for a miniseries starring Diane Lane that would look at the life and career of the...
  • A non-SOPA broadside aimed at online piracy hotbeds

    A non-SOPA broadside aimed at online piracy hotbeds
    After months of talks with rights-holders, operators of some of the largest online advertising networks announced the steps they'll take to try to cut off online piracy hotbeds from the flow of marketing dollars. Their voluntary best practices drew praise...