Friday, May 30, 2014
by Laurie Sullivan
Google has launched an online forum allowing European residents to request link removals from search results that contain their name and when content is considered outdated, inappropriate or irrelevant. The move was made after a recent Court of Justice of the European Union ruling that found certain users can ask search engines to remove results for queries under certain conditions. More

by Tyler Loechner
Over half (57%) of advertisers are buying mobile ads via programmatic, with the majority of those mobile buys (35%) coming from agencies. Demand-side platforms (DSPs) account for 26% of all mobile programmatic ad buys. Trading desks accounted for 19%. That's according to an infographic released by Millennial Media earlier this week. More
by Gavin O'Malley
Rather than resign themselves to a few social networks, consumers continue to branch out and divide their social time and energy in more nuanced ways. At present, 52% of the U.S. adult online population report using more than one social network. Among those 107 million U.S. adults, more than half say they use four or more social networks. Read the whole story »
Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto has lost control of his email account. A new user has been sending out emails from the account demanding payments or else. The hackers have been using the account to connect with Nakamoto's contacts, as well as to daisy chain into his contacts' accounts. Users on Bitcoin forums have been discussion the issue and debating whether or not hackers are to blame or if the email provider GMX gave the account to a new user due to lack of use. Read the whole story »

It's not surprise that people are checking their email first thing in the morning or right before they go to bed, which research recently revealed. However, what may come as a surprise to marketers is that 8 percent of consumers are checking their email right after they have sex, a fact that the study also exposed. Read the whole story »

Boston-based Twitter unit Crashlytics has launched a new mobile app development tool, BetaBoston reports. Read the whole story »

Mobile app firm Localytics has moved its headquarters to Boston's Financial District, where it expects to hire an additional 40 workers by year's end, the Boston Business Journal reports. Read the whole story »