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Posts tagged “Social Media”

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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September 6, 2013

Premium Lock Privacy wars: Google defends Gmail harvesting; privacy groups assail Facebook changes

Internet and privacy don't mix The increasingly fierce battle over Internet privacy continues with Google in a court case defending its practice of mining Gmail for information and privacy groups challenging proposed policy changes by Facebook.

September 2, 2013

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August 30, 2013

Premium Lock From DejaMi to WedPics: focus, focus, focus

WedPics A photo sharing application has grown into a startup company focused on wedding pictures. Read more about WedPics, a company that will be presenting at CED's Tech Venture Conference

August 30, 2013

Premium Lock Microsoft, American Express vie for an equity stake in Foursquare

A Foursquare sample  Microsoft and American Express are competing for piece of Foursquare, a mobile app that lets users check in to show they're visiting places like restaurants and shops.

Updated August 30, 2013

Premium Lock Social media spending is up but showing results proves to be a tough cookie

Corporations wants to jump onto the social media bandwagon. But companies so far have yet to see much bang for their buck, according to a survey of marketing executives conducted by Duke University.

How companies view the impact of social media How companies view the impact of social media

August 29, 2013

Premium Lock How to measure success on Facebook: a primer from Three Ships Media

Social media explained - using donuts Opinion: Three Ships Media's Evan Levy explains how companies can get the most out of Facebook marketing campaigns.

August 28, 2013

Premium Lock Twitter names first commerce chief to boost 'tweet' shooping

ecommerce          Twitter has hired Nathan Hubbard, the former president of Ticketmaster, as its first head of commerce, part of a push to enable shopping via short postings on its social website.

August 28, 2013

Premium Lock Pro-Syrian hackers hit Twitter, New York Times

Twitter      The Syrian Electronic Army, which backs the country's president, Bashar al-Assad, has also claimed responsibility for hacking the Washington Post earlier this month and the Financial Times in early May, redirecting readers to its own websites and videos.

Updated August 28, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook shareholders like this: Company's value soaring

Facebook The burgeoning market value based on a rising stock price ($41.34 on Monday) is a turnabout for Facebook, which slumped as low as $17.73 in September. Concern about Facebook's ability to sell more ads for wireless devices weighed on the shares after its $16 billion IPO, the largest technology offering on record. Hpwever, the stock fell back below $40 on Tuesday.

August 26, 2013

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August 21, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook, other tech firms link up to drive global Internet access

"Everything Facebook has done has been about giving all people around the world the power to connect," Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg says. "There are huge barriers in developing countries to connecting and joining the knowledge economy. Internet.org brings together a global partnership that will work to overcome these challenges."

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August 19, 2013

Premium Lock LinkedIn plans to open service to high school students

LinkedIn Effective Sept. 12, the new minimum age to create a LinkedIn account will range from 13 years old to 16 years old in most countries where LinkedIn operates. The company will limit what information can be seen on juvenile accounts and will set up a special customer support system to help members under 18.

August 19, 2013

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August 16, 2013

Premium Lock Facebook testing simplified mobile e-payments

Facebook The program allows users to place payment data on file with Facebook into a checkout form on partner mobile apps, the company said in an e-mailed statement. The system enables the application's own payment processor to complete the transaction, not Facebook.

August 5, 2013

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