Marketing Day: July 16, 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:

  • Simpler LinkedIn Homepage Rolling Out To The Masses

    The world’s most popular professional social network is getting a fresh new look. Say goodbye to the abundance of white-space, large profile pictures and small post graphics. The new LinkedIn helps to make the content shared the focal point with a much cleaner, modern look. The design will utilize more greys and blacks (similar to the [...]

  • Senate Hearing To Examine Facebook’s Facial Recognition

    Facebook’s use of facial recognition technology will be discussed during a Senate hearing on Wednesday. According to The Hill, Facebook will send Rob Sherman, its Washington DC-based Manager of Privacy and Public Policy to meet with a sub-panel of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senator Al Franken called for the hearing. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), chairman [...]

  • The Google Nexus 7 Tablet: Perfect For When The iPad Is Too Much

    Finally, there’s an Android tablet I like: the Nexus 7. More important, Google’s produced a device that’s a solid alternative to the iPad. If you can’t afford an iPad, don’t like the size of an iPad or for some reason just don’t want an iPad, the Nexus 7 may be the tablet — or should [...]

  • What We Can All Learn From The Slow Demise Of Flickr And

    Picture the scene: a two-person team of entrepreneurs, made up of a business head and a developer, had pivoted their original business into the hottest photo sharing platform in the world. With growth of over 400% in its first twelve months it was snapped up by one of the giants of the web for a [...]

  • Leveraging Programmatic Media Buying To Expand Reach And ROI Of Retargeting Campaigns

    Over the last 24 months the display ad space has continued to see rapid acceleration of budgets moving through programmatic media buying platforms such as Demand Side Platforms (DSP). The forces behind this growth are well documented: Impression level price transparency Ability to “cherry pick” desired impressions with granular focus Hands-on control of campaign data [...]

Recent Headlines From Search Engine Land, Our Sister Site Dedicated To Search News & Information:

Online Marketing News From Around The Web:

Affiliate Marketing


Blogs & Blogging

Business Issues

Content Marketing

Copywriting, Design & Usability

Display & Contextual Advertising


Email Marketing

General Internet Marketing

Internet Marketing Industry

Local Marketing

Mobile Marketing

Other Items

Reputation Management

Search Marketing

Social Media

Related Topics: Channel: Marketing Day | Marketing Day


About The Author: is Editor-In-Chief of Marketing Land. His news career includes time spent in TV, radio, and print journalism. His web career continues to include a small number of SEO and social media consulting clients, as well as regular speaking engagements at marketing events around the U.S. He recently launched a site dedicated to Google Glass called Glass Almanac and also blogs at Small Business Search Marketing. Matt can be found on Twitter at @MattMcGee and/or on Google Plus. You can read Matt's disclosures on his personal blog.

Connect with the author via: Email | Twitter | Google+ | LinkedIn

Marketing Day:

Get the top marketing stories daily!  


Other ways to share:

Read before commenting! We welcome constructive comments and allow any that meet our common sense criteria. This means being respectful and polite to others. It means providing helpful information that contributes to a story or discussion. It means leaving links only that substantially add further to a discussion. Comments using foul language, being disrespectful to others or otherwise violating what we believe are common sense standards of discussion will be deleted. You can read more about our comments policy here.

Comments are closed.

Get Our News, Everywhere!

Daily Email:

Follow Marketing Land on Twitter @marketingland Like Marketing Land on Facebook Follow Marketing Land on Google+ Subscribe to Our Feed! Join our LinkedIn Group Check out our Tumblr! See us on Pinterest


Click to watch SMX conference video

Join us at one of our SMX or MarTech events:

United States


Australia & China

Learn more about: SMX | MarTech

Free Daily Marketing News!

Marketing Day is a once-per-day newsletter update - sign up below and get the news delivered to you!