When Anil Chawla built a start-up that uses software to archive social media posts, he never imagined that his biggest clients would be government agencies. Chawla, a former IBM engineer, founded ArchiveSocial in 2011 to design an efficient way to store and search social media content. Show More Summary
Spredfast, the software platform company that allows large businesses to manage their social media efforts, recently announced its new status as a Tumblr Preferred Data Partner. This partnership will allow Spredfast to access Tumblr's 'firehose,' the real-time feed of all public activity on the Tumblr platform.
The CEO of Vancouver-based Hootsuite, which sells software to manage social media to companies and organizations, said the investor enthusiasm for Shopify's launch bolsters their own plans.
This week I moderated another Social Media Today webinar as part of their Best Thinker webinar series, this time on the topic of Best Practices in Video Marketing. This webinar was sponsored by Act-On Software and Vidyard, featuring Adam Naide, Peter Fasano and Jon Spenceley. We discussed the very latest developments and techniques in video marketing.
Facebook introduced App Invites at its F8 global developers conference in San Francisco in March, and software engineer Ben Padget detailed some best practices for using the feature in a post on the social network’s developer blog. Product...Show More Summary
It’s perplexing how often real estate industry questions are referred to social media for answers. Some of the most basic questions of brokerage model, pay structure, technology tools, and marketing systems lack a unified research database where brokers and agents can begin their searches on an objective playing field. Show More Summary
Nokia's "Here" mapping division is up for sale, and Facebook is just one of many potential buyers. But the social networking company has already signed a deal to use Here maps for its mobile apps, and is also testing whether Nokia Here maps could be used to power location services in native apps such as Instagram and Messenger on Android. Show More Summary
Shares of social networking property and enterprise software maker LinkedIn (LNKD) are down $47.40, or almost 19%, at $204.67, in early trading, recovering from a 27% slide last night, after the company slightly beat Q1 expectations, but forecast this quarter’s, and the full year’s, results below consensus. There were multiple sources for the outlook’s shortfall, including some [...]
Today in the spotlight: Russ Fradin, Co-Founder and CEO of Dynamic Signal, a Silicon Valley software company that provides VoiceStorm, a marketing platform that helps top brands partner with and leverage the social reach and influence of their employees, fans and customers to achieve their branding, marketing and commerce goals.
Shares of social networking and enterprise software purveyor LinkedIn (LNKD) are down $46.48, or almost 18%, at $205.65, after the company announced Q1 results just slightly ahead of analysts’ expectations, and missed with its Q2 and year views. Revenue in the three months ended in March rose 35%, year over year, to $638 million, yielding EPS [...]
“Children may soon be taught “happiness” in schools. Being miserable is no longer socially acceptable. There are now computer programmes designed to influence the way we feel. Face-reading software will soon be able to identify moods. Global firms have “chief happiness” officers.”
Rachel Bryk, a developer of the Dolphin emulator, reportedly killed herself by jumping off the George Washington Bridge into the Hudson River on April 23. She was 23-years-old. Bryk was a well-known figure in many social media and gaming circles due to her work, and these same communities mourned her death. Show More Summary
Pinterest is making advertising more accessible with new software for ad-tech companies and their brands. Today, the social bulletin-board site revealed that it built its first ads API for tech partners. It's also launching a marketing program to help brands increase the amount of unpaid posts. Show More Summary
As social media matures, marketers increasingly want tools to automate their processes. 51 percent of top marketers want customer management software, and 45 percent want a website content management platform. A new report from VentureBeat...Show More Summary
Jeff Kaufman and Julia Wise are a young couple living in Boston. Jeff is a software engineer at Google and Julia is a social worker. For the past few years they've been giving away nearly 60% of their after-tax income to charities working to reduce poverty and save lives in developing countries. Show More Summary
Checking work email after hours may do some real harm to your social life. A survey of 1,000 workers by mobile software firm Good Technology reports that 68 percent of people checked work email before 8 am and 50 percent … More » Checking...Show More Summary
Marketing automation software can be a powerful tool, but too much automation can lead to disastrous results. While only the top 15 percent of top marketers are currently using automation software, but some believe marketing automation will be big this year. Show More Summary
Mediaocean – a leading advertising software company – recently announced partnerships with iSpot.tv and never.no to provide customers with more real-time digital and social TV insights. iSpot.tv’s and never.no’s offerings will be integrated into Mediaocean’s Optica platform. Show More Summary
There are few things more frustrating than the speed with which the Internet posts spoilers. The second a character dies on TV, there are hundreds of online articles about it, and thousands of tweets. If there’s a surprise in a movie? Good luck holding that for the opening. Show More Summary
Exclusive: Emma, a provider of email marketing software and services, today announced its acquisition of digital marketing solution provider Boomerang. The move was part of a record growth year for Emma — which has been expanding rapidly. Show More Summary