• Tumblr and Yahoo want to pillage your selfies

    Tumblr and Yahoo want to pillage your selfies

    Tumblr receives about 130 million posts per day. The Yahoo-owned brand is one of the more popular social photo sharing sites on the Web and is now beginning to parse posts made by users to identify brand affiliations. After updating its privacy policies, Tumblr made a deal with Ditto Labs of MIT fame, which specializes
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  • Is Facebook selling our information?

    Is Facebook selling our information?

    Facebook has become the world’s most successful social media network with over 900 million users.

  • Intel’s Temptations

    Intel’s Temptations

    There is currently a very cool ad campaign through Kindling Media in which they’re “tempting” people to steal a laptop.  It’s a series of experiments to see how willing regular people off the street are to do something considered criminal, even if it’s not. The campaign is happening throughout the Asia Pacific right now and
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  • Internet Advertising Reaches $26 Billion in the US in 2010

    Internet Advertising Reaches $26 Billion in the US in 2010

    The Internet Advertising Bureau that handles statistics for Internet advertising has released its figures for last year. They show a significant level of growth for online advertising in the US, growing a total of 15% up to $26 billion. Search advertising is still the largest form of advertising online, making up a total of 46%
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  • Promoted Tweets after all

    Promoted Tweets after all

    Early on Tuesday, Twitter unveiled its long-expected paid advertising program, calling it “Promoted Tweets”. Messages from advertisers will be put into users’ twitter streams with initial advertisers including Bravo, Starbucks and Virgin America – all of which have already been using Twitter to promote their brands. Twitter has been edging closer to being a mainstream
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  • Adbrite Fourth-Largest Ad Network in USA for December

    Adbrite Fourth-Largest Ad Network in USA for December

    AdBrite is the fourth-largest ad network in the US, ranked by page-views, according to comScore’s December 2007 MediaMetrix report. This is a huge step for the new media ad startup which just served over 25 billion page-views for December. Only the big guns — Yahoo!, Google and AOL’s Advertising.com — served more page views, an
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