The world is looking a little less crazy today with the news that Blippy, a social network which allowed you to share your credit card purchases with your friends and made no sense, has closed. Social media is full of all kinds of weird startups, but Blippy, which launched in December 2009, always struck me as a particular affront to reason. True, it wasn't supposed to share your credit card numbers, and you could choose which purchases to publicize, but why in God's name would you want to broadcast this information anyway? ...
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Kenshoo has taken its social media ad management tool out of beta. The test yielded 24 billion Facebook impressions for agencies and brands, such ... Read the whole story
Tracx's soft launch is over -- and its initial client roster includes Microsoft, major ad agencies and the Financial Times. Business is so good, ... Read the whole story
How much social media buzz can you build in seven days? Cause-marketing platform BroadCause will begin promoting an upcoming Black Eyed Peas event to ... Read the whole story
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Way back in 1988 a little book by Robert Fulghum captivated America for the better part of two years. Called "All I Really Needed ... Read the whole story
It's not enough anymore to present a giant check in front of the local children's hospital with your CEO for a photo op. There ... Read the whole story