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Retailers Waste More Than Half Of Digital Budgets On Bot Traffic

Suspicious Web traffic in the U.S. rose 36% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014, and bot traffic grew by 35%. Data released Friday identifies 55% of the traffic on retail sites as suspicious, with 34% of traffic confirmed as bot. The data defines "suspicious" as non-human behavior. ...

Opinion

Barbara Lippert: Madblog
Sony's Surrender: The Sound And The Fuhrer

It's hard to believe that the backstory surrounding "The Interview," the dimwitted bro-mance road movie that Sony Pictures ended up pulling from theaters Wednesday, could have achieved such levels of worldwide crisis and stupidity. Yet it ...

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More Of The Unvarnished Truth About Social Media Insider's 2014 Predictions

Prediction! There will be no sequel to "The Interview," that little Sony movie about assassinating Kim Jong-Un! I'll save my thoughts on why that whole affair is Dennis Rodman's fault for another time, but now, as ...

Online Spin
Shifting Media Business From Outputs To Outcomes Will Break A Lot Of Eggs

I've written before about why I believe the media industry's future with most brand advertisers will be all about delivering specific business outcomes (leads, sales, etc.), in a predictable, provable and scalable way, not just about ...

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