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Yahoo officially completes $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition

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Tumblr is now officially part of Yahoo. The two companies announced on Thursday that the $1.1 billion acquisition was completed according to plan. As was previously announced, Tumblr is to remain a separate entity under the continued leadership of CEO David Karp, all as part of Yahoo CEO Marissa...
Yahoo officially completes $1.1 billion Tumblr acquisition

Guest Post: Advertisers Likely to Flock to Facebook's New Self-Serve Targeting Feature

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This is a guest post by Resolution Media Director of Client Strategy and Development George Manas. Marketers seeking better ways to reduce waste, influence buying behavior and strengthen brand equity are likely to embrace Facebook Partner Categories. Launched on April 10, this new self-service capability puts a rich array of data-driven targeting...
Guest Post: Advertisers Likely to Flock to Facebook's New Self-Serve Targeting Feature

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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It was a busy week at paidContent, as we wrapped up our paidContent Live conference in New York City and took time to speculate about how alternative journalism and social media outlets are affecting real-time news outlets. We’re also keeping tabs on the latest job openings at digital media and...
Top jobs of the week in digital media

Betabeat’s Spring 2012 Most Poachable Players in Tech

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Silicon Alley may not have its own Bravo reality show, but if Mayor Bloomberg’s constant pomp and circumstance about New York City’s innovative spirit is any indication, New York’s startup scene is on the verge of exploding. For the first time since 1999, the tech sector beat out financial services...
Betabeat’s Spring 2012 Most Poachable Players in Tech

Facebook platform industry news and hires: We Are Social

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We Are Social, a global social media agency, which previously focused on strategic research, planning and creative in the owned and earned categories of marketing, announced this week that it is expanding into paid media. To do so, it has hired David Gilbert, formerly of TBG Digital, to lead the...
Facebook platform industry news and hires: We Are Social

This Ad Exec Proposed To His Girlfriend Using A Banner Ad On The BBC's Web Site

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When colleagues of Erica Plotkin, a digital associate media director in the New York office of The Martin Agency, told her that her clients' banner ads weren't functioning properly on BBC.co.uk, she discovered these banner ads on the page in question: Martin ad salesman Scott Sklar persuaded account exec Kendra...
This Ad Exec Proposed To His Girlfriend Using A Banner Ad On The BBC's Web Site

Adobe Vs. Apple War Generates Rage, Facebook Group

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It was inevitable. Adobe has an unofficial Facebook fan club: “I’m With Adobe,” an allusion to the viral “I’m With Coco” campaign for jilted ex-Tonight Show host Conan O’Brien. As of Saturday afternoon, the group (started by John Addis, a Web & Media Director at Rizzi Designs) has attracted...
Adobe Vs. Apple War Generates Rage, Facebook Group
Bloomberg Hiring Social Media Director With Friendster Experience
Data Shows Online Buzz About Snapchat Is Skyrocketing After The Launch Of Facebook Poke

Perks Consulting Acquires Esultancy

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NY-based consulting firm Perks Consulting has announced the acquisition of social media consultancy Esultancy today. Esultancy is also based in New York City. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. From the announcement, “As of today, the companies will begin the execution of the acquisition in which Oz Sultan will...
Perks Consulting Acquires Esultancy

BBC’s Rivera wants to make 2012 digital’s Coronation

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On Thursday, the BBC’s Online team held its annual briefing, sharing some of its plans for the year ahead and review of recent developments. Here is BBC Future Media director Ralph Rivera’s keynote: “(The Olympics) will be the biggest 19 days in the 15 years of BBC Online. We’re going...
BBC’s Rivera wants to make 2012 digital’s Coronation

Another week, another record as Skype sees 34 million users online at the same time

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Last week Web-calling giant Skype announced a new record as it saw 32 million people using it at the same time. That record has already been surpassed after the Microsoft-owned service recorded 34 million users online concurrently at peak on Monday. Though the figure is some way short of the active user...
Another week, another record as Skype sees 34 million users online at the same time

Despite Hiring A Managing Editor From Bloomberg, Facebook Is Not Starting A News Operation

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After we reported that Dan Fletcher, former social media director at Bloomberg, would be taking over as managing editor at Facebook, Zuck's soon-to-be-$100-billion company followed up with us to elaborate on his position: "Dan will help manage Facebook's own corporate communications channels, such as our Pages and blogs, which...
Despite Hiring A Managing Editor From Bloomberg, Facebook Is Not Starting A News Operation

THX manages AV settings for pros and consumers with Cinespace HD and Media Director

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The Star Wars Blu-ray boxed set was the first movie to ship with THX's Media Director technology built-in, which works with compatible hardware to automatically configure AV settings for optimal quality on that title, so it's no surprise the Lucasfilm produced Red Tails is next up for the treatment....
THX manages AV settings for pros and consumers with Cinespace HD and Media Director

Vine Will Now Host Brand New 'Peanuts' Stop Motion Comics [THE BRIEF]

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Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today: Pretty soon, Vine will be used as a platform for 12 "Peanuts" stop motion, 6-second comics. Khoa Phan's Vine animations got the attention of Peanuts Worldwide, and the company reached out to him for a deal. "The Khoa Phan-Vine deal is part of...
Vine Will Now Host Brand New 'Peanuts' Stop Motion Comics [THE BRIEF]

Pro athletes on Twitter: execs say marketing outweighs gaffes

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A series of blown calls in Sunday’s NFL matches led players to take to Twitter with some very off-message comments about the league’s officials. The episode, and a series of high profile gaffes by athletes on Twitter, raise the question of whether teams should encourage players to use a platform...
Pro athletes on Twitter: execs say marketing outweighs gaffes
Estimize Takes Stock Gamification One Step Further With Challenges
Facebook privacy settings trip up even the Zuckerbergs
Facebook Is In Danger Of Becoming Yahoo! Because Advertisers Don't Understand 'Social' (FB)

Report: Facebook to match user profiles with offline purchases for ad targeting

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Facebook is reportedly partnering with data vendors like Acxiom, Datalogix and Epsilon to allow advertisers to match data from consumer loyalty programs with user profiles in order to target ads by offline purchase habits, according to Ad Age. The social network did not confirm the report or offer any comment, but...
Report: Facebook to match user profiles with offline purchases for ad targeting

Second Screen Must Find Its Own Voice To Redefine TV

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For all the talk about TV’s “second screen” device experiences, so far they are mostly being used for social interaction around shows. But some people say a lot more is possible than just tweeting about telly. “How’s that different from when people were talking on the telephone whilst watching...
Second Screen Must Find Its Own Voice To Redefine TV

Fire The Head of Social Media And Make These 10 Wishes Come True

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A joyous moment has come — the idea that you need a director of social media is beginning to lose its myth status.  For me, it says that maybe in 2013 some businesses may stop obsessing about how to centralize “social,” and instead just get the work done. Companies with...
Fire The Head of Social Media And Make These 10 Wishes Come True

Wood Camera: yet another iPhone camera app, but with some unique twists

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Entering the saturated iOS camera app space is not something for the faint of heart. But brand new iPhone camera application Wood Camera may just have a couple of unique selling points working in its favour. Priced at $1.99, the app was cooked up by former TwitPic Media Director John...
Wood Camera: yet another iPhone camera app, but with some unique twists
The Modern Tool In Terror Investigations: Your Phone

US cable giant Liberty Global sets its sights on Europe with $23.3 billion acquisition of Virgin Media

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Marking its entry into the UK market, US cable company Liberty Global today announced that it has agreed a $23.3 million deal to acquire Virgin Media in a stock and cash merger that will see it pick up over 25 million customers in 14 countries. Virgin Media confirmed that it was in...
US cable giant Liberty Global sets its sights on Europe with $23.3 billion acquisition of Virgin Media

Mashable’s Weekly Guide to Social Media Jobs

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If you’re seeking a job in social media, we’d like to help out. For starters, Mashable’s Job Lists section gathers together all our resource lists, how-tos and expert guides to help you get hired. In particular, you might want to see our articles on How to Leverage Social Media...
Mashable’s Weekly Guide to Social Media Jobs

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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While we recover from the five-day marathon that is SXSW Interactive (click here to catch up on our coverage of the conference), here are our picks for the week’s most interesting jobs in digital media: Viacom: Director, UI/UX, Music Products (New York) Warner Bros. Entertainment: Director, Marketing TCAT (Burbank, Calif.) The Washington...
Top jobs of the week in digital media
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