Marketing Day: July 8, 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:

  • Twitter Rolls Out Updates For 7 Different Apps & Syncs Direct Messages Across All Devices Today Twitter announced they are rolling out updates for their Android, iPhone, iPad, Mac,, and TweetDeck apps. Among the updates for all seven platforms, direct messages will soon be synched across all devices, so that messages marked as read from one device will show up as read on other devices as well. This [...]
  • Social Login Shares Saw Little Change In Q2, Janrain Says After a couple quarters of gains, Google’s share of social logins across the web flattened in the second quarter of 2013. Similarly, Facebook’s share of social logins also flattened during Q2. But that’s a better sign for Facebook, because it had seen its share of social logins drop for two quarters in a row. According [...]
  • Google, Amazon, Reddit & Others May Be Paying Adblock To Keep Showing Ads Update: Reddit says it does not pay to whitelist its ads and that Adblock added Reddit to the acceptable ads list on its own. Reddit Systems Administrator, Jason Harvey (aka alienth) posted in a related thread, “We have not paid Adblock, nor have they even asked us to. Even if they had such an offering, we wouldn’t pay [...]
  • Beware: As Mobile Grows, Desktop May Decline I’ve been in the digital advertising and technology business since the 1990s, and since day one, I’ve heard two refrains over and over again: Time spent on desktops is still much greater than the dollars spent reaching the audience using them. This is the year of mobile. My reaction to this has been: Nod sagely, [...]
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  • Facebook Prods Admins To Keep Tabs On The Competition With New “Pages To Watch” Module For all of those Facebook Page administrators who thrive on competition, this newest test seen in the wild is for you. Some Page admins are now seeing a new “Pages to Watch” module that shows competitive pages that they can watch. The functionality of this element looks to add pages to the specific watch section [...]

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