Over the past year, Nordstrom, Gap, Gamestop, and JC Penny, just to name a few, have made a strategic decision to back out of the storefronts they had implemented on Facebook.
For you social web fans, Bottlenose has given us some interesting news: it has officially hit version 2.0. For those that may be unfamiliar, Bottlenose is an intelligent social dashboard.
Tabfusion is another company jumping on the Pinterest bandwagon, releasing a Facebook tab app to allow users to display their Pins from the interest network on their Facebook pages.
Finally, after a long wait, Twitter advertising will finally become available to small businesses in March. Partnering with American Express, the program will be limited to small businesses that use and accept American Express cards.
Social Media Week is back again! And speaking of the industry, ever wonder just how successful those folks in social media are? Or maybe you’re an employee about to demand a raise. Just show them this.
When it comes to content marketing and SMM, what factors determine whether an article gets re-tweeted or not? According to HP Labs, we are now able to predict article popularity on Twitter through a variety of factors.
With Facebook’s IPO buzzing about lately, Facebook value is not only rising in the eyes of investors, but for marketers, as well. From an Internet marketing perspective we could see some real added value with the forthcoming IPO, as it will increase pressure on Facebook to monetize traffic more efficiently.
SocialFlow, a service presently being used for social media campaign management by Human Rights Watch, the New York Public Library, the Economist, and Pepsi, became open to the public Tuesday.
StumbleUpon has made a lot of changes lately, many of which have changed the core functionality of the site. They redesigned the site last year, re-focusing the site based on topic features.
Third party analytics tools have played a big role in measuring and analyzing various types of activity across Twitter’s massive network. Now, Twitter may be on their way to taking the crown when it comes to the analytics of its own content, pushing away rivals such as bit.ly, HootSuite and Klout.