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Twitter Now Lets Its Self-Service Advertisers Access Advanced Campaign Tools, Target Based On Interests, Device Or Sex

Twitter Now Lets Its Self-Service Advertisers Access Advanced Campaign Tools, Target Based On Interests, Device Or Sex

Twitter wants brands to be able to target their ads effectively, otherwise why would you spend money to spray and pray your message to every single person on the network? Since the micro networking site can trap a lot of information about you based on who you follow and what types of posts you interact … Continued

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Analytics In Hand, Pinterest Takes Its Discovery-Friendly Desktop Redesign Global; iOS And Android Updates Coming Soon

Analytics In Hand, Pinterest Takes Its Discovery-Friendly Desktop Redesign Global; iOS And Android Updates Coming Soon

On the back of a <a target="_blank" href="http://techcrunch.com/2013/03/12/pinterest-web-analytics-puts-third-party-developers-and-apis-into-focus/”>new analytics product designed to help brands and others better track how well their pinned content is progressing through Pinterest’s millions of pinboards, today the image-based social network is <a target="_blank" target="_blank" href="http://blog.pinterest.com/post/45669182372/our-new-look-more-ways-to-discover-what-you-love”>rolling out a new redesign. This is the new look with bigger pictures and more discovery … Continued

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Facebook could soon add hashtag support, one of rival Twitter’s most iconic features

Facebook could soon add hashtag support, one of rival Twitter’s most iconic features

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Facebook is looking to integrate the hashtag into its service. Although Twitter does not own the concept of the hashtag, the company has popularized it to the point most people associate the phrase with the social network. The WSJ cited “people familiar with the matter” in its coverage, … Continued

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Whyd Wants To Connect Music Lovers To Help Them Discover More Tracks They’ll Love

Whyd Wants To Connect Music Lovers To Help Them Discover More Tracks They’ll Love

When Whyd opened to the public in November it offered music bookmarking functionality along the lines of recently launched Songdrop, which we described as a “Delicious for music“. However, the Paris-based startup’s broader plan is to become a music-based social network, and today it’s flipping the switch on its recommendation engine to match users with … Continued

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Facebook Isn’t Holding Back Their Growth: MessageMe Raises $1.9M And Grabs 1M Users

Facebook Isn’t Holding Back Their Growth: MessageMe Raises $1.9M And Grabs 1M Users

MessageMe, <a target="_blank" href="http://techcrunch.com/2013/03/15/facebook-messageme/”>the multimedia messaging app that got smacked by Facebook last week, isn’t letting that hurdle set back their growth. The company said today that it has more than 1 million users, is sending 500 notifications now per second and recently picked up $ 1.9 million in funding from a large syndicate of … Continued

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Facebook Hires Co-Founders Of Trustworthiness Verification Startup Legit

Facebook Hires Co-Founders Of Trustworthiness Verification Startup Legit

Legit, a startup working on a universal reputation system that could help sharing economy services verify whether users are trustworthy, has announced its team will join Facebook. Specifically, co-founders Jeremy Barton and Rob Boyle will now work for the world’s top social network. Legit’s exit blog post from a few days ago offers little details on … Continued

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You know who else is throwing Google Reader users a lifeline? Yahoo Japan

You know who else is throwing Google Reader users a lifeline? Yahoo Japan

Ever since Google announced that it will open the gates of hell terminate its free Google Reader service in a few months, many alternative RSS subscription service providers have stepped up to let the people of the world know that they can swiftly escape Satan’s wrath switch to them instead (or in some cases, switch … Continued

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Pew Breaks Down Social Media Demographics by Age, Gender, and Race

Social media usage has grown rapidly, becoming an essential part of every business. According to the Pew Research Center, 67 of Internet users are on social networks. And with so many options — Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, and so on — it can be difficult determining where to spend your time and money. In … Continued

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Social media engagement for US and UK TV watchers falls to 23-24%: Report

Social media engagement for US and UK TV watchers falls to 23-24%: Report

<img width="520" height="245" src="http://www.ad-via.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/d7ebf__television-tablet-520×245.jpg" alt="television tablet 520×245 Social media engagement for US and UK TV watchers falls to 23 24%: Report” title=”television tablet 520×245 photo” /> Social media may be on the rise as millions of users flock to Facebook and Twitter, but in the US and UK, active use of social services to discuss … Continued

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Pinterest rolls out its site redesign with easier access to boards and related content from a pin page

Pinterest rolls out its site redesign with easier access to boards and related content from a pin page

<img width="520" height="245" src="http://www.ad-via.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/823cf__Pinterest-520×245.jpg" alt="Pinterest 520×245 Pinterest rolls out its site redesign with easier access to boards and related content from a pin page” title=”Pinterest 520×245 photo” /> Following a trial <a target="_blank" href="http://blog.pinterest.com/post/41728994538/were-testing-out-a-new-look”>in January, Pinterest has launched a new look for its content-sharing social network today, which it says should start rolling out to … Continued