Marketing Day: October 10, 2013

mday240pxHere’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:

  • Facebook To Retire Who Can Look Me Up” Search Setting, Finalizing Changes Announced Last Year

    Facebook announced today it would be completing the removal of its “Who can look up my timeline by name?” search setting. Last December, the company announced the search setting would be automatically retired for users no longer taking advantage of it, with a “small percentage of people” still using the search setting able to access […]

  • Microsoft Joins the Anti-Cookie Movement, Working On Its Own Replacement

    Following news that Google is likely working to replace the much-maligned cookie for tracking and ad targeting on the web, Ad Age is reporting Microsoft is working on its own cookie-replacement technology. Microsoft is apparently developing technology that would run on its own devices and platforms including Windows desktops, tablets and smartphones, Xbox, Bing and […]

  • Twitter Now Works On Android Tablets – Well, One Tablet

    Twitter announced they now have a mobile app specifically designed for tablets. Truth is, they just launched a mobile app for one tablet, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1-2014 Edition. Twitter promises to support more than just one tablet, stating soon this app will be available on “other Samsung tablets.” The tablet Twitter app adds: Multi-screen […]

  • LiquidM Launches First White-Labeled Mobile Ad Management Platform

    LiquidM emerged from stealth mode today to announce the public availability of its new white-labeled mobile advertising management platform. The cloud-based SaaS product is designed to simplify mobile ad management processes for mobile media buyers. “As the mobile advertising industry is moving through the trough of disillusionment, more and more mobile advertising companies are looking […]

  • New @EventParrot Twitter Experiment Delivers Breaking News Via Direct Message

    Twitter isn’t saying anything officially, but by all appearances the company has launched a new experiment that could increase user engagement and retention. The experiment is simple: Anyone that follows the @EventParrot account will start to get breaking news delivered via direct messages. It functions much the same as the @MagicRecs experiment that Twitter launched […]

  • Just 2 More Days to Save $300 on SMX Social Media Marketing – Register Now

    SMX Social Media Marketing Super Early Bird rates – the lowest offered – expire tomorrow, Friday, October 11. Register now. Attend for: Exceptional content: 2 days featuring tactic-packed sessions 100% focused on paid, earned and owned social media Invaluable connections: Meet others like you and the expert speakers pre-show and in-person while you’re enjoying the […]

  • Major Facebook Insights Upgrade Gives All Page Owners More A Powerful Feature Set

    A powerful new Facebook Insights upgrade has arrived in an Admin Panel near you. The new Insights has a 6 tabbed approach that breaks up statistics into specific categories and uses simpler metrics. The updated Insights is available to all users and can be found under the Insights section of the admin panel. Here’s a […]

  • Study: Number Of People Who Share Or Post Videos Online Has Doubled Since 2009

    A study from Pew Research Center evaluating the online video activity of American adult Internet users found the number of people who share or post videos online has doubled in the last four years, growing from 14 percent in 2009 to 31 percent today. The Pew Research Center surveyed 1,003 adults via telephone interviews, with […]

  • Lies, Damned Lies & Email Best Practices

    It isn’t often that one challenges best practices. They are called best practices because they are apparently the best. In 2008, Return Path conducted a subscriber experience study to see which businesses were following the best practices at the time, like personalizing messages and honoring unsubscribe requests within a reasonable timeframe. Flash forward five years, […]

  • Most Of Fortune 100 Don’t Live Up To Google’s Mobile Best Practices — Even Google

    Which of the top Fortune 100 brands do the best job living up to Google’s mobile best practices? The answer is: Coke, FedEx, TIAA-CREF, Walgreens and insurance company Liberty Mutual. Some of the names on the list, created and complied by The Search Agency, are not surprising while others are. One of the surprises is that mobile commerce […]

  • Microsoft Wins 13 Bing-Related Domains From Squatter

    In a decision announced last week, Microsoft won 13 domains from a cybersquatter based in Taiwan. It was a quick case. Microsoft submitted its complaint on September 24th, asking the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) to transfer ownership of the domains from the registrant, Chiou Ji-an. The domains listed in the complaint all include the name […]

  • Miss The SMX East Conference Last Week? Check Out The 10 Most Popular Presentations Now

    By all accounts, last week’s SMX East Conference in New York City was a huge hit, with rave reviews from attendees and presenters alike. With a keynote session that included Twitter’s Richard Alfonsi sitting down for a one-on-one with Marketing Land’s Danny Sullivan, this year’s SMX East Conference saw more than 100 presentations spread out […]

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