Forecast: Global Ad Spend Slows, Highest In Emerging Markets

Global advertising spending will slow up in 2015, to a 5.1% growth rate, but will accelerate next year. All media will see an increase in spending -- except newspapers and magazines -- in 2015. Twelve territories will see higher advertising levels in 2015, with India (11.6%) and China (10.3%) at the highest growth rates. ...


Bob Garfield: Garfield At Large
Top 7 Things Nobody Will Miss When The Internet Disappears

The Internet will fade into the background, says Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google. Yes, it will just vanish, like Amelia Earhart or state anti-gay marriage bans or NBC's "Bad Judge." Poof. Up in smoke. Now ...

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Online Spin
Why More Connectivity Is Not Just More, But Different

At the World Economic Forum, Google's Eric Schmidt is predicting that the Internet will disappear. I agree. I've always said that search will go under the hood, changing from a destination to a utility. Not that ...

The Social Graf
Brooklyn Teen Arrested For Emoji Threats

Emojis may just be content-free signs that allow users to inhabit discourse without actually saying anything, but they can still totally get you arrested. That's what happened to Osiris Aristy, a 17-year-old from Bushwick, Brooklyn, who ...

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