Marketing Day: July 12, 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:

  • You Can Now Transfer Your Google+ Circles & Connections

    Ronald Ho, Product Manager for Google+, announced on his Google+ page that you can now transfer your Google+ circles and connections to another account. Yes, there is now a Google migration tool for Google+ connections. I personally went through this process a few days ago, as an early beta user. My

  • Facebook’s Time-On-Site Back Above 400 Minutes Per User In June, comScore Says

    After a couple months of stagnant activity, Facebook usage rebounded in June according to new data from comScore. The company says that Facebook users averaged just above 400 minutes on the site in June, which is about a five percent gain from the 381 average minutes they spent in May. But it’s not the first [...]

  • Marin: Search Spend And Click Volume On Tablet Ads Rising

    In just the last few months, the percentage of search ads being clicked on tablets, and the percentage of spend dedicated to the devices, has grown by several points. That’s according to the latest report by Marin Software, which regularly examines trends among all the ads placed by its 1,500 clients. When it comes to [...]

  • Marketing Mobile Apps

    In my last column, we discussed the dilemma of when to build a mobile web site vs. when to build a native mobile app. I find this question comes up almost daily now in conversation with colleagues — especially with the many talented engineers with whom I’m lucky to work. Their point of view is [...]

  • OldTweets Lets Users Search The First Year Of Tweets

    Based on the format that the Twitter API uses, Kellan Elliott-McCrea created a search engine for the first year of Tweets. The first year consists of 20,000,000 Tweets and can be searched by username and query. If a user hadn’t joined Twitter prior to March of 2008, they won’t show in OldTweets. A query on a [...]

  • NBC & Facebook Go For Gold With Olympic Partnership

    The London 2012 Olympic games are upon us. Today, Facebook and NBC announced a partnership to help bolster interest in both the games and the social network. The deal will help NBC spread the message about the Olympics though Facebook placements and, in turn, NBC will encourage users to follow along and participate on Facebook. [...]

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