Marketing Day: January 4, 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:

  • #FindTodd Social Media Effort Attempts To Locate Missing Marketer Todd Tweedy

    Last night internet marketer Todd Tweedy posted an eerie public Facebook wall post and hasn’t been seen since. The message references depression and he says goodbye before wishing everyone a happy new year. Since the disaperance, a #FindTodd campaign has started up on Twitter to locate Todd. In addition to the Tweets and coverage, an outpouring of support has shown [...]

  • The Rise Of Social Spam: 1.5% Of Tweets & < 4% Of Facebook Posts Are Spam

    The rise of social media has inevitably led to the growth of social spam. The Wall Street Journal reported that social spam is on the rise and that the social networks are staffing up to combat this issue. Spam effects over 4 million users every day on Facebook alone. It’s not stopping either; the volume of spam on [...]

  • Project Cascade: Does The New York Times Have The Best Tool For Explaining How Content Spreads Online?

    There are innumerable companies (and individuals) in the business of trying to measure things like how content spreads on the web, why some content goes viral, and which social media users are most influential in making it happen. (Here at Marketing Land and Search Engine Land, we seem to get a new PR pitch on [...]

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