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The Social Bowl That Wasn't

Super Bowl XLVI may be over, but as long as there are still drunk fans screaming at the bar Tonic in Manhattan's Murray Hill, the analysis will go on. It's not just the Patriots that should be hitting their heads over all the dropped balls. I'm wondering why so many marketers dropped the ball with social media this year. ...More

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    The big question that Facebook itself raised about its prospects in the recent IPO filing may get partially answered in short order. Whither mobile? According to an FT report on Monday, the social network is already speaking with agencies about including "featured stories" by brands in users' news feeds, accessible on devices. FT says to expect the new model in early March. ...More

  • Mobile & Social Media Revenue Accelerating At 30%

    According to new data from PQ Media, total U.S. mobile & social media revenue, including consumer and business access, content, advertising and marketing, increased 30.2% to $45.38 billion in 2011. Mobile & social media revenue rose at a compound annual growth rate of 28.7% from 2006-2011, and is expected to grow at an accelerating 30.8% annual rate in 2012. ...More