Wednesday, January 16, 2013
  • Facebook Takes Wraps Off 'Graph Search'

    Facebook on Tuesday unveiled a revamped internal search system that makes it easier for users to get information among the vast array of status updates, pictures, "Likes" and other content posted to the social network. ...Read the whole story

  • Nissan Brings Global Context To U.S. Marketing

    Nissan has a lot of changes in strategy, on mobile vehicle marketing communications, and in the air. Literally. The air in Nissan's exhibition space at the North American International Auto Show was suffused with the scent of green tea. ...Read the whole story

  • Facebook: It's A Start, But Search Marketers Expect More

    Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg made it clear Tuesday that search would become a proprietary tool on the social site, excluding companies like Google, Amazon and LinkedIn from accessing the data, but welcoming Microsoft, which holds a minority stake. ...Read the whole story

  • Moontoast Secures $5M Based On Facebook Transitional Social Ads

    Turning Facebook into a cash register hasn't been easy, but a handful of investors who recognize the challenge have awarded Nashville-based Moontoast, which specializes in social media advertising, $5 million in Series B funding to build out its services. The investment -- led by the Martin Companies, with participation from previous investors -- supports interactive and transaction-based rich media ads on Facebook, and other social sites. ...Read the whole story

Around The Net

Pinterest - Pinning Down Its Value For Retail

Pinterest is one of the fastest-growing social networks, but can it deliver customers for retailers? There's value in brand awareness, but retailers are more interested in the influence that drives consumers into stores. ...More