True North Communications, parent company of Foote, Cone & Belding, will license collaborative software from Emotion Inc., Palo Alto, Calif. True North will use the software to distribute TV commercials, print ads, audio and video throughout its agency network as well as enable creative teams to brainstorm while online.
Following the lead of competitor Prodigy, America Online subscribers now have the capability to construct their own Web pages. AOL will provide templates and basic HTML tools to allow members to create up to 40 Web pages. Separately, AOL introduced Road Trip, a new feature enabling members to take online friends on guided tours of AOL or the Web.