Marketing Day: May 6, 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:

  • Celebrating A Decade’s Worth Of Professional Networking On Linkedin On the heels of announcing record level financial results and member engagement numbers for the first quarter of 2013, Linkedin is celebrating their 10th anniversary with more than 3,700 employees and 225 million members worldwide. Started in May of 2003 by Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue, Konstantin Guericke, Eric Ly and Jean-Luc Vaillant, the founders initially [...]
  • YouTube Paid Subscription Channels Set To Launch Soon YouTube could launch subscription-based channels as early as this week, according to The Financial Times. The subscription model will give Google’s video sharing site a new revenue stream and support premium video content production. The subscription-based channels, first reported on back in January, will compete with other online premium subscription services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu. [...]
  • Europe Finds That Google’s Motorola Unit “Abused Its Dominant Position” In Patent Fight With Apple The European Commission has made a preliminary determination that Google’s Motorola Mobility unit “abused its dominant position” under EU antitrust rules in seeking to obtain and enforce an injunction against Apple in Germany. At the center of the dispute is Motorola’s claimed misuse of ”standards essential patents” in mobile patent litigation against Apple. Google’s antitrust settlement with the [...]
  • How To Organize A Social Media Content Strategy Crafting a content strategy for social media is just as important as developing a strategy for what is published on the company blog and website. Social media is one of the main megaphones that a company uses to create its overall online presence, which in turn shapes brand recognition and sentiment. Social media has developed to [...]
  • Saturday Night Live Parodies The Gawkiness Of Google Glass While many are gushing over Google Glass, it has become the butt of many jokes including Tumblrs, cartoons and now Saturday Night Live. On “Weekend Update,” cast-member Fred Armisen joined Set Meyers as the tech-blogging character Randall Meeks to show how Google Glass worked — or failed to work. The skit played off of head [...]
  • Google, Facebook Have 7 Of Apple’s Top 25 All-Time iPhone Apps Google and Facebook combine to take up seven spots on Apple’s newly-released list of the Top 25 all-time free iPhone apps. Apple published that list — and three others — as part of its countdown to 50 billion App Store downloads, which the company expects to happen soon. (Apple is giving away a $10,000 App [...]
  • Facebook Settles Litigation Over “Timelines” Trademark Facebook has settled its trademark-infringement litigation over the term Timeline. This was first reported by InsideFacebook based on an SEC filing: We are also party to various legal proceedings and claims which arise in the ordinary course of business. Among these legal matters, in two cases, Summit 6 LLC v. Research in Motion Corporation et [...]

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About The Author: is Search Engine Land's News Editor and owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry's personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here. For more background information on Barry, see his full bio over here.

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  • Kristi Hines

    Thanks for sharing my post on KISSmetrics Barry! :)

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