tent channels, could be accessed through and experienced across all Internet-enabled devices. AOL On includes original programming and video content from various syndication partners. Through Be On, advertisers are able to create, syndicate, and measure branded video content at scale across all Internet-enabled devices. Distribution: AOL On distributes ad-supported video content across a network of Third Party Properties and AOL Properties via all Internet enabled devices. Technology: The company’s video technology platform is designed to meet various video-related needs of its customers, including those related to content distribution, monetization and measurement across all Internet-enabled devices and video formats. Seasonality In the fourth quarter, the company has historically seen a sequential increase in advertising revenues across its segments associated with holiday advertising. Competition The Brand Group and the Membership Group compete with a range of companies, including Google; Twitter, Inc.; Facebook; Microsoft Corporation’s MSN; Yahoo; IAC/Interactive Corp. (IAC); CBS Interactive, Inc.; Comcast Corporation; Gannett Company, Inc.; and Mode Media Corporation. AOL Platforms competes with other companies with advertising and publisher platform offerings, including Google, including its YouTube subsidiary; Facebook; Yahoo; Media Math, Inc.; Rocket Fuel, Inc.; Pubmatic, Inc.; Videology, Inc.; TubeMogul Inc.; Turn Inc.; Millennial Media, Inc.; Criteo S.A; Rubicon Project; The Walt Disney Company’s Maker Studios; Hulu, LLC; Media Mind; and Undertone. Internationally, the company’s primary competitors are global enterprises, such as Yahoo; Google; MSN; IAC; Facebook; and other social networking sites. Regulations The company’s marketing and billing activities are subject to regulation by the Federal Trade Commission and each of the states and the District of Columbia under both general consumer protection laws and regulations prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices, as well as various laws and regulations mandating disclosures, authorizations, opt-out procedures and record-keeping for particular sorts of marketing and billing transactions. These laws and regulations include the Telemarketing Sales Rule, federal and state Do Not Call statutes, the Electronic Funds Transfer Act and Regulation E. Moreover, its ability to bill under certain payment methods is subject to commercial agreements, including the Credit Card Association rules and agreements between its payment aggregator and telephone carriers. The company receives and resolves inquiries relating to marketing and billing issues from state Attorney Generals, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission. History AOL Inc. was founded in 1985.
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