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Posts tagged “Facebook”

October 30, 2013

Premium Lock Mobile ads drive Facebook earnings

Facebook  Facebook's stock is soaring after the company reported a 60 percent revenue increase in the third quarter thanks to mobile advertising growth. The numbers beat Wall Street's expectations for the second quarter in a row.

October 30, 2013

Premium Lock Google Plus adds more tools to edit photos, video

Google+ Most of the 18 new features unveiled Tuesday rely on technology designed to identify the photos and videos that are likely to be the most important to the individual users of Plus. Google Inc. launched the service two years ago as an alternative to Facebook's pace-setting social network.

October 29, 2013

Premium Lock High-tech lobbying leads to bills for NSA spying changes

A lobbying push by Apple, Facebook and other companies has won bipartisan support for legislation to let them say how they handle sensitive requests for surveillance data from the National Security Agency.

NSA leaker Edward Snowden           NSA leaker Edward Snowden

October 28, 2013

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October 23, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook tightens rules on violent content, offers media companies new tools

Facebook  Facebook is tightening restrictions on graphic content, altering its rules after a recent video on the site of a beheading incited an uproar. In other news, Facebook also is wooing media companies to post more stories.

October 21, 2013

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October 17, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook loosens rules to let teens share their content publicly

While users aged 13 to 17 previously could only share posts as widely as "friends of friends," they now can make a message or photo available to anyone on the service or across the web, the company said in a post yesterday. At the same time, Facebook will make "friends" the first option for teens sharing items when they join the site, more restrictive than the previous "friends of friends" preset alternative.

Facebook warns about "Public" posts Facebook warns about "Public" posts

October 14, 2013

Premium Lock Google changes terms of service for use pf your name, photo and product reviews

Google+ Google is expanding its use of profile names and photos in advertisements, stepping up competition with Facebook in social marketing. But in order to do so, the Internet giant is changing its terms of service.

October 14, 2013

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October 7, 2013

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Updated October 4, 2013

Premium Lock Cisco, Facebook target Wi-Fi in malls - but I want my phone back!

This mobile location-based marketing tsunami is getting out of hand. As Facebook and Cisco partner to target shoppers in malls through Wi-Fi, be forewarned: Some people like me don't like losing control of their phones!

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October 4, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook's Instagram to launch advertising in push for revenue

Instagram Facebook, operator of the world's most popular social network, will sell advertising on its Instagram photo service, the first effort to make money from the company's largest acquisition on record.

October 4, 2013

Premium Lock Twitter tweets much different IPO message than did Facebook

Twitter The San Francisco-based company on Thursday made its prospectus public, in a document that contrasted with Facebook's S-1 last year. In its filing, Twitter showed more risk factors than its rival, published a much shorter letter to prospective shareholders, and dodged some of the issues that hampered Facebook - such as a lack of mobile advertising - when it went public.

September 30, 2013

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September 23, 2013

Premium Lock Vivek Wadhwa: In my opinion, Facebook is doomed

Facebook When India's Economic Times asked me to compare Google with Facebook, the comparison struck me as odd. Google is exploring uncharted territory and staking its claims to the next trillion-dollar market opportunities. Facebook is mired in the past and squeezing every penny it can out of its customers to justify its inflated stock price. Unless it happens to luck out by buying the right company, it seems to me, Facebook is doomed.

September 23, 2013

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Updated September 18, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook's 'Like' feature is protected speech, appeals court rules

Facebook The appeals court reversed a lower-court judge who said that simply clicking the "Like" button on a Facebook page didn't amount to "a substantive statement" that warrants constitutional protection.

September 16, 2013

Premium Lock Headed for IPO, Twitter already outpacing Google, Facebook in mobile ads

Ads on smartphones and tablets will make up more than half of Twitter's ad revenue this year, according to EMarketer Inc. That puts it ahead of Facebook, which generated 41 percent of its ad revenue from mobile promotions in the latest quarter. Google, the largest search engine, is estimated to get slightly less than one quarter of its revenue this year from mobile ads, EMarketer said.

Twitter soaring in mobile ads. Twitter soaring in mobile ads.

September 16, 2013

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Updated September 12, 2013

Premium Lock Speaker challenges Facebook at social media firm Expion's summit in Raleigh

Expion At the third "Mission Possible" marketing summit put on by Expion, the president of Ignite Social Media offers insight on Facebook that runs counter to Facebook's recent surge on Wall Street.

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