Recent Digital Marketing News

These are the digital marketing news highlights for the week ended 3/3/2017 found on various publications. For a link to each article, please look in the description below.

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AdWords Expanded Text Ads could get even longer with second description line test

RIP DMOZ: The Open Directory Project is closing

Snap surges in its stock market debut
http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/snap-snapchat-ipo-2017-3-1001799588

Facebook is looking for TV Originals
http://www.businessinsider.com/facebook-buying-tv-shows-2017-3

The CEO of the world’s biggest ad company says Amazon — not his 3-month-old daughter — is what keeps him up worrying at night
http://www.businessinsider.com/wpp-ceo-sir-martin-sorrell-amazon-keeps-me-up-worrying-at-night-2017-3

Google’s YouTube to Launch $35-a-Month Web-TV Service
https://www.wsj.com/articles/googles-youtube-to-launch-35-a-month-web-tv-service-1488317090

Amazon Finds the Cause of Its AWS Outage: A Typo
https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-finds-the-cause-of-its-aws-outage-a-typo-1488490506

PebblePost raises $15M to combine online data and old-school mail
PebblePost raises $15M to combine online data and old-school mail

Musk says Tesla to run contest for homemade commercials
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-tesla-advertising-idUSKBN1690DL