Friday, February 1, 2013
  • Twitter's Vine Wraps Around Half of Twitter's Video Sharing In First Week

    Only a week in the market, Twitter's video-sharing app is responsible for almost half of he videos posted to Twitter. ...Read the whole story

  • Tablet Market Rockets: 52 Million Sold In Q4

    Worldwide tablet shipments grew 75% in the fourth quarter to a record 52.5 million units as lower average selling prices, a wide range of choices and season spending drove up sales. Shipments were up nearly as much from the prior quarter as from a year ago, per IDC. ...Read the whole story

  • Facebook Debuts Reusable Gift Card

    Facebook introduced a reusable gift card that people can give to friends through the Gifts program for use at four partner companies: Target, Jamba Juice, Olive Garden and Sephora. After receiving a Facebook Card in the mail, subsequent card gifts will be automatically added to the balance for one or more of the participating stores. ...Read the whole story

  • BlackBerry Touts 10 With The NHL

    The deal makes BlackBerry presenting sponsor of the Trade Deadline show airing on NHL Network U.S. The big feature will be new handsets, which will be integrated into the broadcast. BlackBerry also will sponsor the editorial content for the Trade Deadline on NHL.com. ...Read the whole story

  • iPhone User Files New App-Privacy Complaint

    A federal judge dismissed New Jersey resident Maria Pirozzi's potential class-action privacy lawsuit against Apple. Now Pirozzi is trying again with a new complaint that offers more details about her allegations. ...Read the whole story

  • Google Emerges As Madison Avenue's Top Media Brand, A First For A Pure-Play Digital Supplier

    A digital media company -- Google -- ranks as the highest in terms of Madison Avenue's overall brand perception for the first time in an annual survey of advertisers and agency executives. The results, which are being released today as part of the "What Advertisers Think About The Industry's Highest Rated Media Brands," is based on the opinions of more than 2,000 advertisers and agency executives polled by Advertiser Perceptions Inc. ...Read the whole story

The Future Of Content Is Context

Flash facts can be just as nutritious as long-form media. Why? Because long-form media creates its own context. ...More

  • Talking The Customer's Mobile Language

    In a small but remarkable encounter with a brand's mobile sophistication, I got a glimpse of just how important it is for marketers to understand (no, really understand) the complex relationship we have with our pho ...More

  • U.K. Mobile Tel Booming

    According to global business consultancy Capgemini, and U.K. e-retail association Interactive Media in Retail Group, E-commerce in the United Kingdom will increase approximately 11.5% this year, to $138.0 billion (87 billion pounds) from $123.7 billion last ...More

  • Verizon Says New Decision Provides Ammo Against Neutrality Regs