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BizReport : May 24, 2010 Archive

May 24, 2010 Archive

Social Marketing | May 24, 2010

Facebook users consider quitting, Zuckerberg responds

More reports and stories of Facebook desertion are circulating around the blogosphere, including the results of a survey by I.T. security company, Sophos, who found the vast majority have quitting Facebook on their minds. Privacy is the main driver behind thoughts of desertion and today Mark Zuckerberg says "I hear you" and promises to make the protection of privacy painless. >>

Mobile Marketing | May 24, 2010

Experts react to Google/AdMob deal

Late last week, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) closed its investigation of the pending deal between Google and AdMob. The deal would have Google acquire the mobile ad network; the FTC's decision basically states that Google owning the network won't harm mobile competition. >>

Ecommerce | May 24, 2010

comScore: Ecommerce up 10% in Q1

Here's one more sign that the economy, both in the US and around the world, is in recovery mode: comScore is reporting that, overall, ecommerce increased by about 10% for the quarter. According to comScore numbers the online retail spend hit $33.98 million. >>

Blogs & Content | May 24, 2010

Nielsen: Time spent with socnets, blogs surges in U.K.

British Internet users spend the equivalent of one day each month online, according to new data released by the U.K. Online Measurement Company (UKOM), a 65% rise on three years ago. Nowadays more are searching for news than porn while social networks and blogs are where the majority of online time is spent. >>



Advertising | May 24, 2010

Two Yahoo ad moves should help advertising engagement

Yahoo is using the new "Shrek Forever After" flick to promote its new mobile ad unit, a unit said to take over the mobile screen to create a full-screened marketing message. The second addition places Yahoo functionality on the Valassis online marketing hub to help marketers better interact with consumers. >>