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Google Images Was Evidently Attacked by Hackers Car accident photo appeared in searches for hours

Google is the latest Internet giant to apparently be hacked. Numerous reports stated that that searches on its images feature today resulted in repeated pictures of a fatal car crash possibly in…

August 26, 2014, 7:14 PM EDT

Burger King's Canada Move Really Ticks Off Twitter Users Tax debate sinks brand favorability

So Burger King might be heading to Canada to catch a tax break, eh? That's not sitting well with Twitter users, per new data from SponsorHub. The fast-food brand—fresh off a…

August 26, 2014, 6:13 PM EDT

Ashley Madison Draws Complaints Over Profile Deletion Fee Hookup site says it covers administrative costs

Ashley Madison has aroused yet another controversy. The online hookup site, which enables married and partnered men and women to connect on the sly for illicit rendezvous, has apparently made it…

August 26, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT

Instagrammers, Including Jimmy Fallon, Are Rushing to Try Out Hyperlapse Hot app speeds up videos, offering new creative possibilities

Call it fast-food porn. Now that hyperlapsing is a thing, courtesy of Instagram, everyone’s videos can be seen at 12 times the normal speed. The Hyperlapse app is the latest…

August 26, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT

U.S. Open Goes High Tech for Social Shopping Tennis tournament taps into UGC to push sales

Getting fans to stock up on merchandise while at games has long been a huge aim for marketers of short-lived sports tournaments. And this year, the United States Tennis Association…

August 26, 2014, 11:28 AM EDT

Pinterest Pitches Analytics to Brands Social player takes its site metrics directly to marketers

Pinterest has unveiled a stats dashboard designed to help brands understand what kind of consumer reach and interactions they're achieving on the social-pinning platform.  The free tools can show such players…

August 26, 2014, 10:48 AM EDT

How Do You Brand Big Data? Brokers need to distinguish themselves in a crowded market

Branding data is tough—and not just because many eyes glaze over when you start to talk about it. But in today’s media marketplace, it wouldn’t be wrong to think of…

August 26, 2014, 6:01 AM EDT

Why Amazon's Deal With Twitch Makes Sense Mobile and streaming video are priorities for both

While it may have come out of left field, analysts believe that the Amazon-Twitch acquisition deal—worth a princely sum of $970 million—sounds like a perfect match. There's no denying that Google would…

August 25, 2014, 7:21 PM EDT

Samsung Will Go Door to Door to Generate Emmys Buzz Epic celeb selfie is 'so last spring,' vp says

While Samsung turned to Ellen DeGeneres to facilitate an epic selfie moment during the 2014 Oscars, the brand for tonight's Emmys broadcast on NBC is going door to door to…

August 25, 2014, 5:58 PM EDT

Bomb Threat, Hack Attack Disrupt Sony PlayStation Traffic spike caused outage

Sony's PlayStation Network is back up and running today after a cyber attack caused a weekend-long outage. No user information was breached, according to a Reuters report. In a denial-of-service (DoS)…

August 25, 2014, 5:32 PM EDT

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