Marketing Day: December 15, 2011

Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.

From Marketing Land:

  • Microsoft Launches – A Social Experience For Students

    Today Microsoft has announced (pronounced Social,) an “experimental research project” geared towards students. This project is currently active for a group of selected schools, users outside of these schools join a waiting list. The active schools are University of Washington, Syracuse University, and New York University. offers a few different benefits for students [...]

  • Assessing The Opportunity In Mobile Marketing

    Mobile Internet usage is growing rapidly. How can we take advantage of this trend and make what we call Pocket Marketing even more interesting and easier to measure? Why do we call it Pocket Marketing? Well, because advertisers nowadays have the opportunity to reach their future clients literally through their pockets. We all carry our [...]

  • Facebook Timeline Officially Released To The Public

    Today, Facebook is launching its new “Timeline” functionality out across the globe. Announced at f8, Timeline allows users to display information in a much more visual format, one that reads like a newspaper. The top banner on Timeline is expandable, providing a very visual queue for users: Before you sign-up for Timeline, there are a few items [...]

  • UK On Cookie Compliance: Website Owners “Must Try Harder”

    This week, the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), published the Guidance on the rules on use of cookies and similar technologies (link to pdf). The ICO is the UK’s authority “set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.” According to the document: The [...]

  • Review: Real Life With The Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0 Smartphone

    The third generation of Google’s “pure” Nexus-series phone goes on sale tomorrow, the Galaxy Nexus. Sporting the latest version of Android, is this the phone you’ve been waiting for? As always, maybe. There are nice things, there are bad things. Here’s my past month living with the phone. First Impressions I’ve had a Galaxy Nexus [...]

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