Marketing Day: January 18, 2013

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:

  • Marketing Biz: Identity Capture, Link Rot & Graph Search Facebook’s new Graph Search was the attention getting headline this week and for good reason. But there were also a number of reorganizations (perhaps the first of many New Year’s resolutions) including StumbleUpon layoffs, Patch’s community pivot, Advance Publications’ purchase of Pop and a new advertising hire for Bazaarvoice. New funding for Janrain and Curalate [...]
  • Chrome To Gain Search Encryption, Following Similar Moves By Firefox & Mobile Safari The wave of browsers using Google SSL Search — and thus blocking publishers from receiving search term data — continues. Google’s own Chrome browser is next up, with the latest Chrome 25 beta using encryption. Google shared the news on its Chromium blog today. Chrome follows in the footsteps of Firefox and mobile Safari, which [...]
  • Google Plans To Build $1.6 Billion Headquarters In London According to the Guardian UK, Google has purchased a 2.4 acre property in the King’s Cross and St Pancras stations area of London. The company plans to build two buildings to consolidate its London operations into a single complex. Google currently has two London offices. The deal is reportedly worth £1 billion or roughly $1.6 [...]
  • LinkedIn Answers To Close On January 31 LinkedIn spent most of 2012 introducing new products and features, but 2013 is starting with news that one of them is going away. In an email to members, the company says it’s going to close down LinkedIn Answers as of January 31st. The Q&A section of the site apparently wasn’t driving user engagement, and the [...]

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