Marketing Day: November 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:

  • After Five Years, Dominant Android OS Increasingly Identified With Samsung

    Last week the Android operating system celebrated its fifth birthday. CNET offered a breakdown of the current and very impressive Android penetration numbers: Roughly 1.3 million activations per day globally More than 500 million phones sold/shipped (CNET estimates 570 million to date) Nearly 600,000 smartphone apps Nearly 600 unique Anroid devices in the market IDC [...]

  • The Battle For Data From Social TV

    As you undoubtedly know by now, the 7th of November was an historic day. It was the day that saw an event which highlighted the changing world we live in, and the way that power is now channeled. I’m talking, of course, about the fact that within a few hours, a photo posted on Twitter [...]

  • The Importance Of Setting Up Google+ Authorship

    As is much discussed at SMX events and on SearchEngineLand, Google is moving toward acknowledging ownership of content in alignment with the Google Panda update. Google Authorship allows the search engine to match up content with its author via his or her Google+ profile, which then appears in search results, like this: The person icon [...]

  • Windows Phone, Microsoft Surface And The “Battle Of The Ecosystems”

    A couple of weeks ago Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer stood on stage at the San Francisco Civic Auditorium and ticked off the ways that Windows Phone 8 and Surface machines would make Microsoft competitive again against its main rivals Google and Apple. Before that we’d just been given an hour-long feature tour of Windows Phones [...]

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