Facebook confirms significant advertising upcoming announcement

Representatives from Facebook confirmed to CNET News.com on Wednesday morning that the company will be making a significant advertising-related announcement in two weeks. This coincides with the AdTech new-media marketing conference."Facebook has invited some of its closest advertisers to an event on November 6 in New York," a statement from the company read. "As part […]

Representatives from Facebook confirmed to CNET News.com on Wednesday morning that the company will be making a significant advertising-related announcement in two weeks. This coincides with the AdTech new-media marketing conference.

"Facebook has invited some of its closest advertisers to an event on November 6 in New York," a statement from the company read. "As part of it, Facebook executives will discuss new approaches for advertising online. We are not sharing any further details."

Invitees to the event were asked to be discreet about details, but at least one person leaked the information to AllFacebook.com blogger Nick O'Neill, who promptly posted it with the observation that November 6 is one day after the rumored date of the much-discussed "Google platform" launch. Additionally, O'Neill wrote, Facebook trademarked the word "SocialAds" in September.

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