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Another Social Media Marketer Goes Wild on Tinder Toronto woman also spams her way into 2,000 hearts

Tinder "hacker" marketers are popping up everywhere. Now, a Toronto woman said she matched 2,000 men in 24 hours on the hot dating app, all by following a social media…

April 18, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT

Coca-Cola Serves World Cup Trivia on QuizUp App now advertising with branded topics

Coca-Cola is now sponsoring World Cup trivia on QuizUp, the fast-growing mobile app out of Iceland. The app from Plain Vanilla Games has been testing branded quizzes as its advertising…

April 17, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

Google's Mobile 'Problem' Squeezes Pricing in First Quarter Costs Per Click down 9 percent

Google topped $15 billion in first quarter revenue but still reported lower costs per click while the industry shifts to less expensive mobile ads. Google’s quarterly results also fell short…

April 16, 2014, 7:08 PM EDT

How One Guy Wooed 2,000 Women on Tinder Is spam good for the heart?

Blake Jamieson is trying to digitally play his way into women’s hearts, and it might actually be working. The aspiring content marketer applied a little branding to his profile on…

April 16, 2014, 3:35 PM EDT

Facebook Just Downgraded 3 Types of Spammy Posts Continues purge of low-quality content

Facebook, in its constant News Feed vigilance, is now going after spam with its latest edict telling page administrators to end shady posting tactics just to expand their reach. This…

April 10, 2014, 5:18 PM EDT

Twitter's Secret to Growth Is 580 Million Users Waiting to Reengage Forecast shows 255 million on board, more on sidelines

Twitter is signing up 50 million new users a month, a rate at which would put the network at more than 1 billion users sometime next year, if not for…

April 10, 2014, 4:24 PM EDT

Facebook Goes Big With Right-Hand Rail Ad Redesign Now it looks more like News Feed posts

Facebook’s right-hand rail is getting a rare ad redesign with photos that are twice as large, the social network announced today. The right-hand rail on desktop has been mostly overlooked…

April 9, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT

Facebook Ad Prices Are Rising Amid Organic Reach Squeeze 10 percent higher pricing in first quarter

It turns out that, far from fleeing Facebook, brands are willing to pay more to advertise on the social network after their pages started reaching fewer fans with unpaid posts.…

April 8, 2014, 8:44 PM EDT

Fraud Alert: Millions of Video Views Faked in Sophisticated New Bot Scam TubeMogul outs dozens of suspect sites

A pernicious and sophisticated new form of online click fraud has been uncovered and it’s aimed at digital video advertisers, according to ad software firm TubeMogul. The ad tech agency…

April 8, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

Twitter's Redesign Speaks to Brands and Users With Emojis, Vine Messenger, Video, Ads 'Media forward' simplifies tweet culture

Twitter’s new look is rolling out more widely today, and it has some users saying it looks similar to Facebook. The messaging service is making changes to solve its most…

April 8, 2014, 2:02 PM EDT

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