Marketing Day: October 10, 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:

  • Pinterest May Have More Visitors Than Tumblr; If Not, It Will Soon

    The folks at Compete made a splash today with a blog post that shows how Pinterest recently surpassed Tumblr in terms of unique visitors. Compete called it “monumental” and the news spread pretty quickly on Twitter and other tech/social circles. Compete’s chart shows Pinterest on a more rapid rise toward 25 million uniques, while Tumblr [...]

  • TweetDeck Gets A Light, Bright New Design

    If you’ve been one of the many users turned off by the dark, drab TweetDeck look, you’re in luck. Twitter has released a new version of TweetDeck that mimics the web version of Twitter with a lighter, cleaner look. If you’ve been one of the avid users who’ve loved the dark look, no worries. A [...]

  • Grids Are Great, But What Of The Subtle Undertones Of Creative Testing?

    Within all marketing and media, and certainly digital, where there are intricate moving but measurable parts, testing has become a mainstay. Because we all aspire to better testing, it’s a study in progress. Depending on your partners, vendors, systems or tools, much of your testing may be left to your team’s raw imagination, discipline and [...]

  • Tensions Rise Over “Do Not Track” Rules

    ZDNet offers a rundown on the current, increasingly tense state of “do not track” (DNT) negotiations. The W3C standards body is trying to develop a DNT standard and ad-industry trade groups are essentially trying to derail it. Simply put, DNT is part of a larger set of consumer privacy protections first proposed by the US [...]

  • Prominent WNBA Team Has Google+ Page Removed, Told To “Start Over”

    Last year the Minnesota Lynx won the WNBA championship and won the hearts of an avid social media user base. A social media user base that the Minnesota Lynx cultivated on Google+ thanks to early adoption and a strong focus on the new social network. On Sunday the Lynx advanced to yet another WNBA finals appearance, [...]

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