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It's 2012, and Web Video Still Hasn't Made a Dent in TV

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Everyone watches a lot of Web video. So, obviously, the people who spend a lot of money advertising on TV are going to start spending that money on the Web. “Go where your customers have gone,” Google chairman Eric Schmidt told advertisers at a YouTube pitch event this spring. Except that...
It's 2012, and Web Video Still Hasn't Made a Dent in TV
The genesis of Facebook's Graph Search

Apple adds Red Cross donation link to its insanely popular homepage in the wake of Superstorm Sandy

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Apple has added a link on its homepage that sends users to the Red Cross iTunes donation page for Superstorm Sandy relief. The iTunes section went up last night, but the link on the homepage was added just this morning. How big of a deal is that? Well, it’s nice,...
Apple adds Red Cross donation link to its insanely popular homepage in the wake of Superstorm Sandy

Old News Can Be Good News For Media Sites

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One strategy we've seen some media sites use over the years for their web properties is to lock up the "archives" and charge for access to it, on the assumption that if people want to see old stories, there must be some reason, for which they'd be willing to spend....
Old News Can Be Good News For Media Sites

Idealab Spin-off Perfect Market Raises $6 Million From Tribune Company, Others

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Perfect Market, which markets solutions aimed to assist publishers in growing revenue from their online content, has secured $6 million in a Series C funding round led by Tribune Company. Just to be clear, that’s the media giant that owns newspapers such as the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago...
Idealab Spin-off Perfect Market Raises $6 Million From Tribune Company, Others

Viral channels for Android apps on Facebook are coming in a few weeks

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One of the bits of news hidden in this week’s flood of Facebook marketing and HTML5 announcements is that viral channels for native Android apps are coming to the platform in a few weeks. That will finally bring the mobile platform to parity between Android and iOS. Developers for both...
Viral channels for Android apps on Facebook are coming in a few weeks

Yahoo signs exclusive agreement with Saturday Night Live for access to 38-year archive

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has announced that the company has signed an exclusive deal with Broadway Video that will bring Saturday Night Live’s 38-year archive and clips from the current season to its Web properties. The content isn’t available for viewing yet, and Yahoo promised to announce when it’s ready....
Yahoo signs exclusive agreement with Saturday Night Live for access to 38-year archive

Yahoo Announces Advertising Partnership With Google

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The deal will put Google's AdSense for Content and AdMob on Yahoo's network of sites, meaning better targeted, more relevant ads for its users. Yahoo, that great Internet firm that looked in danger of going the way of the dinosaurs until recently, has announced a new partnership with Google....
Yahoo Announces Advertising Partnership With Google

Yahoo picks up Google as an ad provider, calling the partnership a move to expand its network

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Today Yahoo announced a non-exclusive deal with Google that will see advertisements from the search giant appear on its new partner’s web properties for users around the world. Specifically discussing contextual advertising, and in this case display contextual advertising, Yahoo welcomed Google’s Adsense and AdMob networks to both its own properties,...
Yahoo picks up Google as an ad provider, calling the partnership a move to expand its network

Marketing Day: October 24, 2012

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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 Debuts In comScore’s Top 50 Web Properties You could see this one coming a mile away: Social image-sharing site Pinterest has... Please visit Marketing...
Marketing Day: October 24, 2012
Hello Social Launches Platform And API For Building And Monitoring Every Aspect Of Social Marketing Campaigns

Zillow’s mobile and Web traffic grows by 53% in May

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Zillow’s audience continues to grow at double-digit rates, but visitors to the online real estate company’s mobile and Web properties continue to slow. Zillow’s unique visitor count for the month of May was 33.7 million, up 53 percent from the 22 million visitors it recorded for the same month last...
Zillow’s mobile and Web traffic grows by 53% in May

Gigya Says Its Social Tools Reach 1.5B Users Each Month, Making 'Tens Of Millions' In Annual Sales

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“Social infrastructure” provider Gigya released some data this morning that highlights its growth over the past year. The biggest number? The 1.5 billion unique users reached by Gigya’s tools each month, up from 1 billion a year ago. To have that kind of reach, Gigya presumably needs big clients, and...
Gigya Says Its Social Tools Reach 1.5B Users Each Month, Making 'Tens Of Millions' In Annual Sales

AOL acquires gdgt: get those engdgt puns out of your system today

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Yes, the rumors are true! The gadget database and website launched by Engadget founder Peter Rojas and founding editor Ryan Block, gdgt, has been purchased by our parent company, AOL. On gdgt's blog, Ryan Block explains that the site will bring its product database, community and core technologies to...
AOL acquires gdgt: get those engdgt puns out of your system today

Microsoft, Nokia and others voice complaints about Google's top-level domain requests

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The battle against closed-registry generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) is just getting started, and Google and Amazon are right in the middle of it. Amazon is under fire for trying to secure the rights to the .book and .read domains, while Google has received flack for trying to secure the...
Microsoft, Nokia and others voice complaints about Google's top-level domain requests

Political & Weather Sites See Big Traffic In October [comScore]

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With Hurricane Sandy ravaging the East Coast, and the Obama-Romney election dominating national news attention, weather- and political-related websites saw big gains in traffic during October. That’s according to comScore’s Top 50 U.S. web properties list for the month. Websites in... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Political & Weather Sites See Big Traffic In October [comScore]

How and Why We Track: Confessions of an Ad "Tracking" Company

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In tech, everything moves quickly. So quickly, that there are times when a topic gains so much steam that the nomenclature and hyperbole used to discuss the topic are effectively separated from the technology that enabled it (see, “Cloud Computing,” “Big Data” and “SoLoMo”). The latest, persistent example in the...
How and Why We Track: Confessions of an Ad "Tracking" Company

Pinterest Debuts In comScore's Top 50 Web Properties

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You could see this one coming a mile away: Social image-sharing site Pinterest has finally cracked comScore’s monthly list of the top 50 web properties in the U.S. The September Top 50 is just out, and Pinterest squeaked in at No. 50 with an estimated 25.3 million visitors. That puts...
Pinterest Debuts In comScore's Top 50 Web Properties

Scalability means flexibility

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From the beginning we've worked hard to ensure that building and maintaining applications on Google App Engine is as easy as possible and that those applications can be made to scale very well. Scalability can mean different things to different people though. For us, platform scalability (today) means efficiently serving...
Scalability means flexibility

Facebook ranks top as India's Internet users spend 1 in every 4 minutes online on social networks

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The Indian Internet space is in a time of flux right, but the appeal of social networking services continues to rise in the country. New data from comScore reveals that its citizens spend one in four minutes online using social networking sites, more than any other Internet activity. According to comScore, social...
Facebook ranks top as India's Internet users spend 1 in every 4 minutes online on social networks
Seattle startup BigDoor scores NFL.com gamification deal

Axis Ain't No Browser - It's Yahoo's Latest Shopfront

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shopfront: the front side of a store facing the street; usually contains display windows (Dictionary.com) Yahoo's search app Axis, launched earlier today, is being marketed as "a new kind of browser." It's not a browser though, it's an app that is available on PC, iPhone and iPad. On the PC,...
Axis Ain't No Browser - It's Yahoo's Latest Shopfront

YouTube to kill IE6 support on March 13

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Over six months ago, Google announced it would start phasing out support for Internet Explorer 6 on Orkut and YouTube, and started pushing its users to modern browsers. The search giant has now given a specific kill date for old browser support on the video website via a page...
YouTube to kill IE6 support on March 13

Evolve Media sells women's media property SheKnows.com to PE firm, plans website acquisitions

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About seven years after acquiring SheKnows.com, a popular website targeting women, digital media publisher Evolve Media today announced that it has sold the business in an undisclosed deal. SheKnows is said to attract more than 41mm unique visitors each month, with over 100 people working for the women’s media business...
Evolve Media sells women's media property SheKnows.com to PE firm, plans website acquisitions
YouTube-funded original show will begin airing on ABC in October
VC Firm E.ventures Makes Its Internal Tracking Tool, The Daily Gieselmann, Available To All

AFTER FACEBOOK: 11 More Tech IPOs We're Looking Forward To

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Facebook finally filed to go public last week. It took the company 8 years, 850 million users, and $1 billion in annual profits before it was finally ready to pull the trigger. With such a long buildup, there was bound to be a bit of a letdown when it...
AFTER FACEBOOK: 11 More Tech IPOs We're Looking Forward To
High Gear Media answers surging mobile audience with free automotive content app

Apple and Yahoo in active discussions regarding increased partnership for Siri, search

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Apple and Yahoo are in active discussions regarding increasing their partnership, according to The Wall Street Journal. While the report does not provide any true specifics regarding what an increased partnership could entail, the report notes that discussions have surrounded increased Yahoo integration into Siri. Additionally, Yahoo is reportedly exploring...
Apple and Yahoo in active discussions regarding increased partnership for Siri, search
A look behind the technical curtain of Obama's fundraising platform
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