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Be Mine: A Brief History of Valentine’s Day Marketing [Video]

When I was in grade school, Valentine's Day was one of my favorite holidays. There were cards. There was the possibility that your crush actually liked you back. And, there was the chocolate — so much chocolate.

Little did I know that the roots of this holiday bore little-to-no resemblance to my childhood experience of it. We were never taught that Valentine's Day actually originated with an arguably gruesome ancient festival, where there was no chocolate or exchange of cute, red-and-pink cards.

But love it or hate it, those are the types of things we associate with the holiday today. After all, there's a reason roughly 114 million Valentine's Day cards are exchanged each year — it's what's become expected of us.

So how the heck did we get from an ancient Roman festival to a holiday that compels many of us to spend no less than $147 on celebrating it? That story, it turns out, is thousands of years old — but we'll try to …

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How are Rich Media Ads Different from Other Ad Formats? [Video]

If you're looking into different ad formats to kick your advertising initiatives into high-gears, then you want to take a look at rich media ads. They are a type of digital advertisement that includes engaging features that encourage users to interact with the content. Check out this article to learn more about them!If you're looking into different ad formats to kick your advertising initiatives into high-gears, then you want to take a look at rich media ads. They are a type of digital advertisement that includes engaging features that encourage users to interact with the content. Check out this article to learn more about them!

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