You’ve read all of your free items this month. To register, get added benefits and unlimited access to articles, Become a Member. Already a Member? Sign in. Advertising Age Article Abstract Why the Lowly Banner Will Go Down as Hero of Post-Search World The Tech That Allows a Pair of Shoes to Chase You Across the Web Will Be Repurposed Across Society By John Battelle, Published on January 02, 2014 1 Want more Access, Content & Connections? Upgrade to Membership. We are glad you are enjoying Advertising Age. To get uninterrupted access and additional benefits, become a member today. Become a Member Already a member? Log in.