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Results from Advertising for: November 2013

Age-screening improvement for alcohol brands

One of the biggest challenges for alcohol brands is how they connect with an age-appropriate audience. To address this on Twitter, we’re rolling out an improvement to the age-screening experience on Twitter.com, iOS, and Android devices. Starting today, alcohol brands can safely grow their of-age network of Twitter followers in a way that’s simpler than before.

Here’s how it works:

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TV conversation targeting launches in the UK and US: Coming soon to Brazil, Canada, France, and Spain

Earlier this year we launched TV ad targeting for US advertisers, which broadens the reach and power of a brand’s television advertising by extending the brand message to Twitter users who we believe have been exposed to the same TV ads.

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Study: #BlackFriday and #CyberMonday shoppers on Twitter

Holiday shopping has become a competitive sport for many Americans. Last month, a new study detailed the increasing influence Twitter has on these shoppers. With two of the season’s biggest shopping days just weeks away, we partnered with DB5 to give marketers more specific insights into the minds of Black Friday and Cyber Monday shoppers.

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Twitter Advertising now available for SMBs in UK, Ireland, Canada

Agency influencer Q&A with Suzy Deering, CEO at Moxie

Suzy Deering (@SMD4Dogs) is a marketing communications pro with 21 years of expertise across television, newspapers, magazines, billboards and digital media. As CEO of Moxie, she combines the power of television and Twitter to score for long-time clients like Verizon. We talked with her about recent wins and her big “aha” moment about Twitter.

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Enhanced mobile targeting by device, OS version, wifi

Twitter was born mobile: People reach for Twitter on the couch, on the move, and in the moment. There are 230 million users globally, and 76% access Twitter on a mobile device.

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How SMBs can drive business results with Twitter: Insights from our direct response specialist

Twitter connects businesses with customers to drive meaningful conversations. But how does a business or brand then turn those conversations into site visits, leads and, ultimately, revenue?

I work with advertisers who want to drive these kinds of results with their Twitter advertising campaigns. To help them frame their efforts, I like to offer a familiar context for marketers: the demand generation funnel. For each stage of the funnel, you can apply a corresponding Twitter action, from awareness to conversion.

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