Imagine great Black Friday deals, without the midnight lines, the potential for trampling and zero chance of getting in fights with Walmart patrons and employees. It’s Cyber Monday, which is increasingly becoming a marketing tentpole, with deals galore on e-commerce sites, Twitter, Facebook and every other shopping platform on the Web. But Cyber Monday comes on the heels of Black Friday, which itself is starting to get a whole lot more cyber in nature, as more shoppers bring their smartphones and tablets along the way to the register. Here are trends, notable deals, ad blitzes and other oddities worth bookmarking this Cyber Monday.
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- Embattled P&G CEO Out, Replaced by Predecessor
- The Guardian to Consolidate Web Properties Under One Domain
- FTC May Not Be Done With Google Yet
- JCPenney One of 10 Brands Predicted to Die Next Year
- Are You Young and Male? Discovery Says This TestTube's for You
- NSA Media Creates Alliance With Wishabi
- Dwell Media Hires New Head of Digital From Yahoo
- Top Digital Publishers Praise Yahoo's Tumblr Deal
- Rapture-Palooza Star Anna Kendrick Is Addicted to Reddit
- Atlanta's Most Infamous Stripper Pimps Charity Advertising Contest
- What If Arrested Development Were Coming Back on YouTube?
- Having Shipped Its Pants, Kmart Now Offers You 'Big Gas Savings'
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- Jell-O Hijacks Twitter's Profane #FML Hashtag, Changes It to Mean 'Fun My Life'
- Tablets Overtake Smartphones as the Big Shopping Device
- Justin Bieber Is Sad About a Lot of Things, but Probably Not the Teen Employment Rate