Oct 14th 2014
Leveraging Media Thirst technology, AOL can now analyze the entire consumer ad interaction and identify potential issues related to ad placement, rendering, content, and to landing pages. By monitoring ads running on its sites, AOL can further enhance the advertising experience and optimize ad revenue.
While accelerating its growth in the digital advertising space, AOL has also been on the frontlines of improving quality and transparency within the advertising industry as a whole, including working with TrustInAds.org to protect people from malicious and deceptive online ads.
With world-class properties and a leading ad network to its name, AOL provides premium advertising experiences to advertisers, publishers, and consumers. In working with Media Thirst to capture ads exactly as consumers interact with them, AOL brings new levels of transparency to the advertising process, ensuring ads uphold quality standards and create positive consumer experiences.
Oct 8th 2014
Audiences hear from actress-producer-activist Jane Fonda; television powerhouse Shonda Rhimes, who created Grey's Anatomy and Scandal; screenwriter Linda Woolverton, who re-imagined the traditional Disney princess by making Belle (Beauty and the Beast) a self-possessed, strong-willed young woman; writer-director-actress Lena Dunham, who mines comedy and drama gold by exploring what it's really like to be a young woman today; and six-time Academy Award nominee Glenn Close. The film is narrated by Julia Roberts.
The film will be available for streaming anytime after 8:00pm ET on MAKERS.com on Wednesday, October 8. The remaining films in the series will air on PBS at 9pm ET/PT as follows:
- October 14 | MAKERS: Women in Space
- October 21 | MAKERS: Women in War
- October 28 | MAKERS: Women in Business
- November 4 | MAKERS: Women in Politics
Oct 1st 2014
Crain's New York has recognized AOL as one of the best places to work in New York City - and we could not agree more! AOL is proud to be headquartered in New York City - the heart of where "culture meets code" - and to be leading the charge in establishing New York City as a worldwide technology hub, attracting the world's best talent.
AOL holds a special place in the history of the internet and, in New York City, AOL has been restructured, revitalized, repositioned and is a thriving company - simplifying the internet for consumers and creators and redefining for decades to come how content is produced, distributed, consumed and monetized. A core value of the company is that "we hire and empower smart people who love what they do" and being named by Crain's as a best place to work in New York City is a great indicator that we are doing just that!
Headquartered in New York, AOL is a global company with offices in 47 cities and 19 countries, and the passion and talent of our employees extends worldwide. As such we share this honor with AOLers across the globe. We are proud that AOL was also recently named a "Top Company for Working Moms" and a "Healthiest Employer" in 2014.
We would like to thank Crain's New York for this honor and most importantly our employees, customers and partners for their tireless work and support. New York City does not sleep and nor will AOL.
Share your reasons why AOL is one of the best places to work with #BESTPLACES2014 and #IHEARTAOL
Sep 30th 2014
The first film in the new MAKERS series, MAKERS: Women in Comedy, premieres on Tuesday, September 30 at 9pm ET/PT on PBS. This film tracks the rise of women in the world of comedy, from the "dangerous" comedy of '70s sitcoms like Maude to the groundbreaking women of the 1980s American comedy club boom and building to today's multifaceted landscape.
Contemporary comics, including Chelsea Handler, Mo'Nique, Sarah Silverman, Ellen DeGeneres, Jane Lynch, Kathy Griffin, and the incomparable Joan Rivers (in one of her last interviews) talk about where women started in this competitive, male-dominated profession and where they are determined to go.
Kathy Griffin will host a virtual screening on the film on Wednesday, October 1 at 8pm ET on MAKERS.com. The film will then live and be available for streaming anytime on MAKERS.com.
Building on the 2013 film MAKERS: Women Who Make America, which told the story of the modern American women's movement, the series will introduce a new collection of MAKERS.
Join the conversation on Twitter with @MAKERSwomen, @PBS and #MAKERSfilm. Visit MAKERS.com/documentary/womenincomedy for more information.
Aug 7th 2014
In support of this campaign – with the goal of helping the ASPCA reach its goal of 3 million rescuers, one for every homeless animal euthanized each year – AOL is providing pro bono media support across channels:
- Desktop and mobile PSA banners on our owned and operated channels and with third party publisher inventory
- Providing video PSA support across AOL's network, spotlighting Colbie Caillat sparking directly to the viewer
- AOL owned and operated brands Cambio and StyleList shared editorial coverage following interviews with Colbie
- On August 15, we're providing an AOL.com "Make a Difference" module – making ASPCA the featured charity for one full day
- Social media support for the campaign from AOL channels
For almost 150 years, the ASPCA has worked tirelessly to end animal cruelty.
Visit http://www.aspca.org/rescue to support the campaign.