Budweiser’s Social Affinity is Driven by Traditional Advertising

Increased TV ad spend moves the needle For Budweiser on ESPN One of the biggest misconceptions about using social affinity targeting is that it’s only effective on social. There is indeed value in having tools that provide efficiency and insight in the social sphere, but mutual social affinities are so much more. Social affinities represent…

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Why Affinities Matter at the Box Office

This summer’s box office story has a plot twist of its own – a decline in ticket sales. According to a report from TheWrap, citing numbers from comScore, the summer blockbuster season’s earnings are down five percent from last year. While there may be help on the way from established franchises’ latest titles, such as…

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Late-Night Changes Represent Brand Opportunities

If you stopped paying attention to late-night television in December 2012, then you might be surprised when you turn on your TV or stream video. Nearly every face fronting late night’s institutions is new, and what’s even more surprising is how much attention the new faces are getting despite TV’s overall ratings declines. As Los…

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3 Audience Insights from the 2014-15 TV Season

As summer is now in full swing, the 2014-15 broadcast television season is officially history. Just before the start of the season, in September, we examined how the previous year’s renewals often times had greater success in social engagement. For example, The Blacklist was not only last year’s breakout hit, but also had the most…

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