Marketing Day: February 23, 2012

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:

  • Apple’s Tim Cook: Facebook Is Our Friend, We Could Do More Together

    It looks like Apple doesn’t only have eyes for Twitter. During today’s shareholders meeting, Apple CEO Tim Cook called Facebook a “friend” and suggested that the two companies could partner more in the future. CNBC

  • Facebook Tops US Display Advertising Now, But Google Is Poised To Take Over In 2013

    Facebook remains the U.S. display advertising revenue leader, but Google could take over the top spot as early as next year. That’s according to new eMarketer projections out today — projections that suggest Google’s effort to expand its revenue base beyond search ads is working. According to eMarketer, Facebook made $1.73 billion in display revenue [...]

  • Bing & Facebook See Deeper Search Integration With “Linked Pages”

    Yesterday a new feature was announced by Microsoft that allows logged-in Facebook users to link related pages to themselves. The new product, ‘linked pages,’ not only allows users to link pages to themselves, but also to friends. To see all linked pages simply click on the tab underneath the search box. Those Facebook friends with a linked [...]

  • White House Launches “Consumer Bill Of Rights” Effort, Companies Commit To “Do Not Track” Buttons

    Do Not Track is back. This morning the Obama Administration introduced a “Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights” that will be voluntarily supported by Google, Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft. The companies have also reportedly agreed to work with so-called “do not track” buttons or technology in web browsers to disable tracking and behavioral ad targeting for [...]

  • 36 State Attorneys General Call For Privacy Meeting With Google

    It’s not just the U.S. federal government that has concerns with Google’s new privacy policy. Three dozen state attorneys general want to meet with Google “as soon as possible” to discuss the company’s privacy changes — changes that are due to take effect on March 1st. In a letter to Google CEO Larry Page, the [...]

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