Friday, March 25, 2011
  • Yahoo Loses Market Share, Will New Search Feature Help?

    eMarketer on Wednesday released search forecasts suggesting it could take more than innovation at Yahoo to gain back any market share lost to Microsoft Bing and Google in the past few years. Some believe Yahoo's newly announced feature, Search Direct, could drive up bid prices for keywords on the site. ...Read the whole story

  • Facebook Relaunches Q&A Service

    With competition heating up in the Q&A space from Quora and LinkedIn Answers, Facebook has revamped its Questions service to make it faster and easier to use. The changes are better integrated into Questions into the Facebook network. ...Read the whole story

  • Huge Forges Global Partnership With Lowe

    Six months after expanding overseas, Interpublic's Huge has scored its biggest international business to date -- being named by sister creative agency Lowe & Partners as "preferred global digital partner" for the latter's roster of Unilever brands. ...Read the whole story

  • R.R. Donnelley Acquires Journalism Online, Press+

    R. R. Donnelley & Sons Co. announced the acquisition of Journalism Online and its Press+ paid content management system. Journalism Online co-founder Steve Brill says a paid model is better achieved via Donnelley. ...Read the whole story

  • Gerber, Marchese Signal Mini Exodus From Digital To Traditional Media

    Two digital media industry pioneers - Adam Gerber and Joe Marchese - officially jumped to senior marketing roles at traditional media companies Thursday, marking a bit of a mini exodus. Gerber, who most recently was CMO of Web site analytics firm Quantcast, and was a veteran Madison Avenue digital media buyer before that, landed as vice president-sales development and marketing for Walt Disney Co.'s ABC Television Network (see related story in MediaDailyNews). Marchese, founder and president of online social media marketing platform and SVnetwork, was named senior vice president-digital and marketing strategy at Madison Square Garden's FUSE music TV ... ...Read the whole story

  • Yahoo, Microsoft Win Spam-Filtering Lawsuits

    A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits against Yahoo and Microsoft by the email mass marketer Holomaxx, which alleged that its messages were wrongly filtered as spam. None of those allegations were sufficient to show that Microsoft and Yahoo acted in bad faith. ...Read the whole story

Discounted To Death

Among all of the breathless coverage of Groupon's success, Business Insider stands out as the most skeptical on the sustainability of the Groupon business model. ...More

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