Posts tagged “Social Media”

October 7, 2013

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October 4, 2013

Premium Lock How digital marketing is like 3rd grade science class

Three Ships Media Analysis: People come into contact with thousands of brand messages a day through hundreds of channels and technologies. It's easier and easier to measure everything, and clients want us to use their marketing budgets to make the biggest impact as efficiently as possible. How do we do it? Simple. We follow the same principles we learned in 3rd grade science class: The Scientific Method.

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.

October 3, 2013

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e-mail    Google, Microsoft, Facebook, LinkedIn and Yahoo! Inc. shouldn't be allowed to publish how much data they turn over to intelligence agencies, the U.S. tells a secret national security court.

October 2, 2013

Premium Lock Twitter IPO watch: Investors waiting to analyze revenue per-user data

Twitter soaring in mobile ads. Twitter, which said last month that it confidentially filed for an initial share sale, will publicly disclose its prospectus this week, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Money managers such as Manulife Asset Management LLC and Thornburg Investment Management Inc. want to know how good a job Twitter is doing wringing revenue from each user -- and how it stacks up against competitors.

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.

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September 16, 2013

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Updated September 12, 2013

Premium Lock Twitter files for #IPO; confidential filing made with securities regulators

Twitter is going public, telling the world about its IPO plans via a Tweet in what could be the most anticipated IPO since Facebook.

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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.

September 12, 2013

Premium Lock Mobile ad potential lifts Facebook shares to all-time high

Facebook, which has a market capitalization of more than $100 billion, has surged more than 60 percent since announcing in July that sales of promotions on wireless devices are on track to surpass revenue from desktop computers.

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September 10, 2013

Premium Lock Twitter buys mobile ads startup MoPub

Twitter Ads Twitter Inc. agreed to acquire mobile-advertising exchange startup MoPub Inc., in a deal that adds real-time bidding to the microblogging service's ad platform.

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September 9, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook, Yahoo add more video capabilities

Facebook Facebook is rolling out new tools that integrate posts from the world's most popular social network with television broadcasts, stepping up competition with rival web companies. Also, Yahoo! announced a new video-based mobile application that will make it simpler for consumers to find content from the Web portal.

September 9, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook, Yahoo want to disclose national security orders

Internet       The firms asked the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for permission to publish more details about the types of national security- related orders they receive from the U.S. government, following a similar petition by Google and Microsoft.

September 9, 2013

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