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How to get more value out of Facebook promotions by integrating Open Graph

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Facebook Open Graph is often associated with frictionless sharing apps like Spotify or Washington Post Social Reader, but any application can use this protocol to amplify the reach of its user actions. So far, though, few in the marketing industry have taken full advantage of the new paid and earned...
How to get more value out of Facebook promotions by integrating Open Graph
The Amazon Appstore for Android turns one, offers 50% and up off select apps

Engadget's back to school guide 2012: gaming

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Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! The end of summer vacation isn't nearly as much fun as the weeks that come before, but a chance to update your tech tools likely helps to ease the pain. Today, we're getting our game on -- and you can head to...
Engadget's back to school guide 2012: gaming

Silp, Keek, Olympic Games City, Telly, MTV.com, more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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Careers app Silp led our list of emerging Facebook applications by monthly active users this week with 1,539 percent gain. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew between 100,000 and 385,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data...
Silp, Keek, Olympic Games City, Telly, MTV.com, more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

Video: Chip Foose gets agricultural, hot rods a John Deere 4020

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Chip Foose-customized John Deere 4020 tractor - Click above to watch "making of" videos after the jump While Chip Foose's bread and butter is rodding, building and customizing cars - often models that have distinct and fervent followings, like Camaros and Mustangs - it would appear that he's more...
Video: Chip Foose gets agricultural, hot rods a John Deere 4020

Google acquires Wildfire, the Facebook-focused marketing startup

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Wildfire, the social media marketing startup that’s making huge strides in online marketing — Facebook marketing in particular — has just been snapped up by Google. Nice work, Google! Picking up one of the main marketing channels to a major competitor right as that competitor’s marketing effectiveness is coming...
Google acquires Wildfire, the Facebook-focused marketing startup

Fan Appz launches Social Database

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Social media marketing platform Fan Appz announced a feature this week to help companies gather information about their fans that can then be applied to other marketing efforts. With the new Social Database, marketers can begin to create individual customer profiles as users interact with Fan Appz applications. For example,...
Fan Appz launches Social Database

Miso Gets Big Brand Love. Check-In To The Hot Tub Time Machine

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For the past few years, being the “Twitter for FILL-IN-THE-BLANK” has been a popular trend among startups. Now, we’re starting to see a shift. Several new startups are launching as the “Foursquare for FILL-IN-THE-BLANK.” And big brands are actually starting to take notice. Miso is an iPhone app that incorporates...
Miso Gets Big Brand Love. Check-In To The Hot Tub Time Machine

Moontoast Raises $5M For Premium Social Ads

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Social advertising startup Moontoast just announced that it has raised $5 million in Series B funding. CEO Blair Heavey told me that the company currently works with about 50 clients. It’s not an enormous list, but one that includes names like Universal, Lexus, Nike, Ford, Lady Antebellum, Time, and Simon...
Moontoast Raises $5M For Premium Social Ads

RockYou Acquires Social Game Company's Sweepstakes Platform

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Social game-maker RockYou has acquired Philadelphia-based Ryzing, creators of “Bingo by Ryzing” on Facebook. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. RockYou said it was interested in the company for its gaming platform, which allows players a chance to win prizes through sweepstakes drawings. Bingo by Ryzing draws more than 75,000...
RockYou Acquires Social Game Company's Sweepstakes Platform

Engadget Giveaway: Win an expenses paid trip to Expand!

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CES 2013 is already in full swing and Engadget Expand is celebrating with a huge giveaway: the Expand Celebrates CES Sweepstakes! We're giving out a handful of tickets to Expand as well as an expenses paid trip to the conference in San Francisco this March. Imagine: You could be...
Engadget Giveaway: Win an expenses paid trip to Expand!

Threads of Mystery, Amazon Sweepstakes, My Local Walmart, Fab and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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Playdom’s Threads of Mystery led our list of emerging Facebook applications by monthly active users this week with 31 percent gain. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew between 70,000 and 230,000 MAU, based on AppData, our...
Threads of Mystery, Amazon Sweepstakes, My Local Walmart, Fab and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

Tabs, Jewels of the Amazon, Walmart, Angry Birds, more on this week’s emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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Page tab and other page applications were popular on our list of emerging apps by monthly active users, there were a group of games led by Jewels of the Amazon, an app from Walmart and Angry Birds, too. The apps grew from between 130,000 and 310,000 MAU, based on...
Tabs, Jewels of the Amazon, Walmart, Angry Birds, more on this week’s emerging Facebook apps by MAU

Etsy, Kickstarter, pages, music, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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Topping our list of emerging applications by monthly active users this week was Etsy, the e-commerce site for vintage and handmade items. There was no common theme among the rest of the apps on our list this week, but a few marketing campaign apps grew enough to be featured...
Etsy, Kickstarter, pages, music, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

Birthday Reminder, SimCity promotion, Songza, Pot Farm, Opera Mini, more on our top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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Birthday Reminder took the top spot in our top emerging Facebook applications this week with a 165 percent gain in monthly active users. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew from between 130,000 and 560,000...
Birthday Reminder, SimCity promotion, Songza, Pot Farm, Opera Mini, more on our top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

New Shazam-enabled shows to air on Syfy, E!, and USA Network

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We’ve already talked about Shazam-enabled shows, which allow TV addicts to not only recognize what they’re watching but also to interact with the show. The “world’s leading media discovery company” is now announcing that the entire second season of Being Human on Syfy will renew the integration of Shazam for...
New Shazam-enabled shows to air on Syfy, E!, and USA Network
Appealing To Our Egos Worked - Over 80,000 People Bragged On Twitter About Having One Of Most-Viewed Profiles On LinkedIn

iPhone 5 Reviews Hit--And They Say It's Really Nice

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The first in-depth reviews of the iPhone 5 have hit the media. If you can't be bothered to trawl through all of them individually, The Wirecutter has a helpful round-up of all the interesting stuff in each of them. Please find a few links below for your delectation. Enjoy! Walter...
iPhone 5 Reviews Hit--And They Say It's Really Nice

Win a free Nintendo 3DS XL in our sweepstakes

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When Nintendo decided to increase the size of the 3DS, it meant business. If you read the Ars Technica review, you’ll know that the 3DS XL’s new larger screen and ergonomic feel makes it the preferred way to experience 3DS games and apps. And if you’re coveting one of these new handhelds,...
Win a free Nintendo 3DS XL in our sweepstakes

Study: Those Social Media Logos On TV Actually Work

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There is hardly a program or ad on TV these days that doesn’t ask its viewers to like its Facebook page or tweet about it. According to a new survey by global consulting firm Accenture, there’s a simple reason for this: those social media symbols actually work and drive people...
Study: Those Social Media Logos On TV Actually Work

How to get a (good) job developing apps

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One startup has made the shift from offering in-app sweepstakes to connecting talented developers with businesses. [Read more]...
How to get a (good) job developing apps
OnLive celebrates 200th PlayPack game with special $2 / £2 offer

Take the 2010 SEO Industry Survey; Your Peers Need You!

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Posted by randfishI'm very excited to announce that we have just put the finishing touches on our second, biennial SEO Industry Survey!  We ran our first industry survey in 2008, and learned and shared a lot about the SEO community. This survey follows up on a lot of questions we...
Take the 2010 SEO Industry Survey; Your Peers Need You!

Friends, Solitaire Blitz, calendars, Amazon, greetings, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAUf

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A trio of applications highlighting friend interactions, as well as a few games, calendars and greeting apps made up our list of emerging Facebook apps by monthly active users this week. The apps grew from between 180,000 and 530,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service covering traffic growth for...
Friends, Solitaire Blitz, calendars, Amazon, greetings, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAUf

Megapolis, Fox News, Any.Do, Glimpse, Wrapp and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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City-building game Megapolis led our list of emerging Facebook applications by monthly active users this week reaching 770,000 total MAU. We define emerging applications as those that ended with between 100,000 and 1 million MAU in the past week. This week’s top apps grew between 90,000 and 480,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking...
Megapolis, Fox News, Any.Do, Glimpse, Wrapp and more on this week's emerging Facebook apps by MAU

SnapApp maker Pangea Media sells legacy quiz and sweepstakes business to Adknowledge

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Pangea Media, the company behind social media marketing platform SnapApp, this morning announced that it has sold off its legacy website quiz and sweepstakes business to digital advertising firm Adknowledge. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Pangea Media says it wants to focus on its SnapApp platform, which...
SnapApp maker Pangea Media sells legacy quiz and sweepstakes business to Adknowledge

Google Wallet presents FUN with a chance to win concert and VIP after-party ticets

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Google Wallet is sponsoring a concert at Irving Plaza for American indie rock band FUN, while offering potential concert goers a chance to win tickets to the show with VIP after-party access. The sweepstakes will give three grand prize winners two VIP tickets for Oct. 30. The experience includes a private area...
Google Wallet presents FUN with a chance to win concert and VIP after-party ticets

Tabs, Heineken, Yahoo, games, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU

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A number of Tab Builder page applications saw tremendous growth this week and dominated our list of emerging Facebook apps by monthly active users. Heineken, Yahoo, a sweepstakes app and games also made the list. The apps grew from between 240,000 and 880,000 MAU, based on AppData, our data tracking service...
Tabs, Heineken, Yahoo, games, more on this week’s top 20 emerging Facebook apps by MAU
RockYou acquires social bingo game maker Ryzing

Google acquires Wildfire, maker of social marketing software

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Google today announced that it agreed to acquire Wildfire Interactive, a social media marketing software company that is a popular solution for managing pages and apps across platforms. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed, but AllThingsD reports that it could be around $250 million, plus earnouts and employment...
Google acquires Wildfire, maker of social marketing software
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