Marketing Day: September 25, 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:

  • Study: Android Owners “More Complacent” Than iOS Users When It Comes To Browser Choice

    Most iPhone and Android owners overwhelmingly tend to use the default browser on their devices, though some have downloaded and use alternatives according to a new analysis from Chitika. The company looked a week’s worth of traffic from US and Canadian sites, amounting to “hundreds of millions of online impressions from [the Chitika] ad network [...]

  • StumbleUpon Gets “Pinterest-y” New Redesign & Enhanced Functionality

    Last week StumbleUpon launched a new-look iOS app with a slew of new features. Today, the revamped StumbleUpon rolls out for web users. The layout looks quite similar to Pinterest, and even includes new “Pinterest-esque” lists. The new design also features the slick StumbleDNA that uses color to categorize content by topic: Each user has [...]

  • MySpace Is Back. Again. This Time With A Super Sleek Music-Oriented Look

    It’s been four years since MySpace has been relevant as a social network. Despite the mass community exodus to other social networks, the new Justin Timberlake-led ownership team is still attempting to revive it. A new teaser video was released yesterday that gave users a sneak peak at an upcoming redesign: While the design is [...]

  • Google Survey Reveals What Users Want From Mobile Sites

    With its latest survey Google has affirmed that smartphone owners want sites to be optimized for their smaller screens and are inclined to abandon those that aren’t. There’s nothing especially revealing or controversial in these findings. What’s more interesting about the data Google is releasing this morning has to do with the features and capabilities [...]

  • Photo Tour: Google’s Surprise-Filled New York City Office, Including Digital Bookshelf

    Google’s headquarters in Mountain View, California, is well known. The Googleplex, as it’s commonly called, sports everything from a T-Rex to a replica of SpaceShipOne. But Google’s second largest office in New York City has plenty of sights to see of its own. I’ve been to Google’s New York office several times since it officially [...]

  • 12 Content Research Tools You Should Be Using

    When it comes to content marketing research, there are a lot of tools at your disposal — so many that it can be overwhelming. From keyword tools and question-and-answer sites to open discussion forums and backlink analyzers, there are tools designed to help you with every step of your content marketing research. But don’t let [...]

  • California Governor Brown To Sign Autonomous Vehicle Law At Google Today

    California is about to become the third state in the US with legislation designed to explicitly allow autonomous vehicles to be tested. California Governor Jerry Brown will sign the new law today at Google’s headquarters in Mountain View. Yesterday afternoon, on Google’s video channel, I noticed a new live stream page that went up saying [...]

  • Five Days Later, Feedburner Restores Feed Counts

    They’re back. It took almost five days, but feed counts are now showing again in Feedburner’s dashboard. While the feed counts are back, I’m missing five days worth of stats. Feedburner is reporting zero subscribers for September 18-22 in my account, and presumably in all accounts. On Thursday night, I first noticed that the counts [...]

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