Friday, May 22, 2015

Around The Net

  • Questions Surround Twitter's HealthBloomberg

    Despite its attention to advertiser needs, Twitter’s business model just isn’t cutting it, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. “Revenue missed estimates in the first quarter, and the company scaled back expectations for the current period and this year,” it writes. Meanwhile, “Twitter executives … can’t deny some hard facts: The company’s user base is still small, and its technology for tracking and measuring ads is still relatively primitive.”  ...Read the whole story

  • Twitter CFO Takes Over Marketing To Make It A 'Key Component Of Everything We Do'Marketing Week

    Speaking at the J.P. Morgan global technology, media and telecom conference on Wednesday, Twitter CFO Anthony Noto confirmed he is now in charge of marketing. He said the decision was made to "elevate the importance of marketing" at board level and make it a "key component of everything we do" and that "marketing really needs to permeate product, it needs to permeate content and it needs to permeate media." ...Read the whole story

Is Facebook Actually Winning The World Right Now?

Well of course they're "winning," if you call Q1 revenue of over $3.5 billion and nearly a billion daily active users "winning." But I'm talking about winning, about sitting at the poker table with a huge ...More