Marty Swant

Marty Swant

Marty Swant is a staff writer for Adweek.
Marty Swant is a technology staff writer for Adweek, where he specializes in digital marketing trends, social platforms, mobile, ad tech and more.

Ebay Survey Results Point to More People Buying and Researching Cars Online

According to a survey of 2,000 car buyers, a majority of consumers said they're likely to consider buying a car online in the future.

Snapchat Is Creating Original and Exclusive Content With Discovery Communications

The two companies will collaborate on a brand new series as well as scenes from Shark Week and MythBusters, and they'll work together with advertisers on sponsorships.

SoundCloud Is Expanding Programmatic Advertising on a Global Level

SoundCloud will now let brands buy programmatic video and audio ads to reach the service's 175 million monthly listeners.

Facebook Wants to Compete With LinkedIn by Adding a Job Application Feature

Facebook is starting to let users apply for jobs directly through the platform, using business pages to connect employers with companies that have job openings.

What’s the Value of a Vine Camera Loop to Marketers?

Experts weigh in on Vine Camera's future value for marketers.

These 8 Stats Show How Twitter Is Staking Its Future on Video

Twitter continues to make big bets toward live video, livestreaming 400 events last quarter, but can all that live content create enough cash?

This Startup Is Helping Speed Up How Publishers and Advertisers Create Social Videos

TMZ, iHeartRadio, McCann and others are using Wibbitz's Snippet tool to more quickly make social-friendly vertical videos.

Twitter’s Advertising Revenue Declines Despite Heavy Emphasis on Video

Twitter said it will continue betting on live video and data to grow revenue.

Flipboard Redesigned Its App as a ‘Smart Magazine’ for Personalized and Socialized Reading

Flipboard's updated app uses machine learning to customize reading experiences for users from across platforms and types of content.

Twitter Is Cracking Down on Trolls and Offensive Tweets With These New Tools

The company is debuting ways to permanently ban repeatedly abusive users as well as downplay sensitive tweets in search and news feeds.