When it comes to Twitter handles, @JohnSmith and @JaneSmith are obviously taken. So if you’re a brand new parent-to-be and you’re stuck with the common surname “Smith”, you’ve got to get pretty creative with your baby’s first name if you want him or her to grow up with a unique social footprint. But is that [...]
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Twitter has acquired Whisper Systems, a company that builds enterprise-level security software on Android. The acquisition will likely be used to improve Twitter’s own security, and assuage worries that the network is vulnerable to hackers and other nefarious types. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. Tweet
Facebook continues to tweak its sponsored story ad format, testing out units that included an adjacent related post, along with the inclusion of comments and questions. All comments, likes, and answers to questions are contained within the ad units, and not connected to the Facebook news feed. A Walmart ad running today had collected 852 [...]
Today is expected to set a Cyber Monday record in terms of sales, but how big a role will Facebook play? Cyber Monday followed Black Friday, and marketing software vendor Kenshoo found that: Online search advertising spending increased 48 percent year-over-year on Black Friday; Online retail revenue driven from search advertising increased 29 percent on [...]
Official Obama Twitter Account Embraces Black Friday, Tweets About Campaign T-Shirts And 10%-Off Coupons
It appears the feverish need to sell, sell, sell on Black Friday has reached even the President of the United States: Barack Obama’s official Twitter account took to hawking official election 2012 wares on the biggest shopping day of the year. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. Tweet
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