Walmart removes pro-gun T-shirts and Verizon sells Tumblr: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here.   Walmart removes pro-gun T-shirt listings Walmart has removed T-shirts with pro-gun slogans from its website in the wake of the recent mass shootings, including at one of its stores in El Paso. The move comes after the listings, from third-party vendors on the Walmart website, provoked outrage on social media with some calling them “disgusting” and “horrifying”. As Bloomberg reports, one shirt, for sale by a vendor called Tee’s Plus, suggested buyers can either be gun owners or victims. Another, offered by third-party seller Old Glory, says “gun control is being able to hit your target.” As news reports started to emerge about the row, some of the original listings were removed, including the Tee's Plus shirt. But not everyone was negative about the products: one commenter said: “most people in the country completely agree with the sentiment of this shirt.”  This is only the latest consequence of the shootings for Walmart: last week, it removed signage around violent video games. Verizon offloads Tumblr It was once seen as the social media jewel in Yahoo’s crown, but now Verizon has sold blog hosting site Tumblr to the owner of WordPress, the website publishing company, reports Ad Age’s Garett Sloane. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but according to Axios, once source said it... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-13 10:25:56 UTC ]
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Verizon to Sell Tumblr to WordPress Parent Company

Verizon started looking to offload Tumblr since at least May. Now it's found a taker. Automattic Inc., the software company behind the online publishing platform WordPress, has agreed to scoop up the blogging platform both companies said Monday afternoon. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-08-12 21:22:39 UTC ]
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Another Blue Bell ice cream licker: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today This summer’s gross-out viral video—which showed a Texas teenager opening a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-09 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Age Women to Watch, a new Gillette ad and a deal for Sports Illustrated: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today For over two decades, Ad Age has named Women to Watch in the marketing,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-28 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Justin Bieber’s deodorant deal, and Apple’s Cannes Lions honor: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Justin Bieber already launched a perfume and a fashion label. What’s left?... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-05-21 10:01:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Netflix's 'Black Mirror' storytelling experiment, and Google's new ad chief

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. Get all the news on Advertising Week each evening this week in our pop-up email newsletter. Sign up right here What people are talking about today: Remember the "Choose Your Own Adventure"... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: BuzzFeed News asks for donations, and the NFL hires a new chief marketer

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: BuzzFeed, the for-profit, venture... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thursday Wake-Up Call: A brouhaha about the Oscars. Plus, will Tronc sell its newspapers?

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: The Chicago Tribune has a scoop... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Monday Wake-Up Call: Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO, WPP in talks to sell China stake

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app.What people are talking about today: On Saturday, Fiat Chrysler... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: AT&T's ad-tech ambitions. Plus, CBD brands explode

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: AT&T quickly followed up its... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Tronc might drop its totally awkward name. Plus, a Cannes Lions update

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: The name Tronc one of the weirdest... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Vogue insists Anna Wintour isn't on her way out. Plus, Grindr's under fire

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. What people are talking about today: Cond Nast and Vogue are denying a report that uber-tastemaker Anna Wintour might leave this summer. Page Six says it talked to multiple sources who say the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Your Tuesday Wake-Up Call: Amazon Feels the Love. And Facebook Just Gave Publishers the Jitters

$10 millionCalifornia billionaire Tom Steyer is waging a $10 million campaign to convince lawmakers to impeach President Trump. His video ad is to-the-point: He calls Trump "a clear and present danger who is mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons." Money says his commercials have run... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Verizon unloads Tumblr in deal with WordPress owner

Verizon has announced the sale of Tumblr, the fallen online community left over from the Yahoo acquisition, to the owner of WordPress, the website publishing company. On Monday, Verizon Media said it was unloading Tumblr, but did not disclose the terms of the deal. Axios reported the sale was... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-12 22:12:36 UTC ]
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Snapchat infiltrates Instagram. And Edelman drops a controversial client: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. Snapchat infiltrates Instagram Snapchat is running its first global paid-media campaign, and it’s using the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-31 10:11:28 UTC ]
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Procter & Gamble, a U.S. soccer sponsor, backs the women’s team's fight for equal pay: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Procter & Gamble’s Secret deodorant brand, an official sponsor of U.S.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-15 10:00:00 UTC ]
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A delightfully absurd ad goes viral. Plus, the latest Kim Kardashian West branding controversy: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today A 3-year-old ad went viral yesterday; it’s a lovely tale with a surprise... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-28 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Final takeaways and confessions from Cannes. Plus, America's Hottest Brands: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here.   What people are talking about today: Cannes Lions is finished for another year and most of the industry is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-24 10:25:28 UTC ]
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Cannes Lions’ last day (phew). Plus, Facebook’s familiar-looking new logo: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today US Weekly magazine’s website is running an article on “the Best Dressed... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-21 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Cannes #WednesdayWisdom. Plus, a lawsuit over sex toy ads: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here.   What people are talking about today It’s Day 3 of Cannes Lions, the halfway point. For those missing out on... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-19 10:00:00 UTC ]
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