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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

Lawmakers Call for Examination of Hate Speech in Media Bill introduced in wake of Kansas City shooting

Reacting to Sunday's hate crime at two Jewish centers in Kansas City, Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) introduced today a bill to update the government's 20-year-old…

April 16, 2014, 3:49 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

Octogenarian Salsa Dancer Slays YouTube TheFineBros 'React' videos also dominate the weekly chart

Despite being posted to YouTube on Friday, the salsa-dancing combination of Paddy Jones, who turns 80 this year, and the much-younger Nico Espinosa rapidly vaulted to the top of the…

April 16, 2014, 2:09 PM EDT

Amazing Data From Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart's Social Bromance Kicks the stuffing out of Oreo on Twitter, beats Coke on Facebook

If anyone has had more fun promoting a Broadway production than Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, it must have included a hearty diet of adult beverages and illegal drugs. The pair…

April 16, 2014, 1:42 PM EDT

US Airways Won't Fire Anyone for Porno Tweet 'It was an honest mistake'

Give US Airways credit for not doing the knee-jerk thing most any other corporation would have done, instead circling the wagons while trying to make sense out of its pornographic…

April 16, 2014, 11:22 AM EDT

4 Reactions to Twitter's Gnip Acquisition Ad players weigh in

Twitter's decision to purchase long-time data partner Gnip will have far-reaching implications for social media marketers, per a snap poll of industry players today. Boulder, Colo.-based Gnip is one of a…

April 15, 2014, 7:16 PM EDT

Dove's 'Beauty Patch' Already Has 13 Million Views Skincare brand does it again, sits atop Top 10 video rankings

Dove's Beauty Patch video has been viewed a whopping 13 million times in six days on YouTube, per the brand's account on the social vids site. Not surprisingly, that kind of…

April 15, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

Top 10 Reasons Not to Buy Google Glass Consumer Watchdog raises privacy, safety and vanity concerns

Google Glass goes on sale for one day today, stoking fears among privacy hawks that the wearable tech is a menace to consumer privacy. The one-day limited sale is part of…

April 15, 2014, 9:31 AM EDT

The Toast Is Generating Heat Online Site is profitable after just 9 months

The Toast is singular among the ladyblogs. It is primarily a humor site with a heavy focus on the literary, pop culture and general nerdy content targeting young women. It…

April 15, 2014, 9:13 AM EDT

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