Groupon meet Yelp

Posted on 27 July 2010

It appears that the Daily Deal space is getting a bit more crowded as crowdsourced directory service Yelp recently confirmed that they have been testing Groupon-style deals in Sacramento. http://techcrunch.com/2010/07/26/yelp-gears-up-to-take-on-groupon-starts-testing-local-deals/ Switched.com later reported that the above mentioned TechCrunch Groupon story was blown out of proportion. http://www.switched.com/2010/07/27/yelp-is-not-competing-with-groupon/ Time will tell.

Telecoms open shop on Madison Avenue, but will brands buy?

Posted on 25 June 2016

Governments must embrace the Information Age or risk becoming obsolete

Posted on 25 June 2016

Novelist John Sundman talks CRISPR, genetics, and logic bombs

Posted on 25 June 2016

Seoul’s new traffic signs warn of the dangers of texting while walking

Posted on 25 June 2016

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Facebook

Former Google Fiber GM Kevin Lo Joins Facebook

Posted on 24 June 2016

Former Google Fiber  general manager Kevin Lo joined Facebook as director of infrastructure connectivity and investments. Kurt Wagner  and Mark Bergen of Re/code  reported that Lo ran Google Fiber for five years, leading its operations in its initial three cities, adding that he will not work on Internet.org Free Basics .

Mobile

You can help stop human trafficking with the TraffickCam app

Posted on 25 June 2016

News

The hungry consumer and the software pivot

Posted on 26 June 2016

Social Media

Storyboard Lets You Document Special Occasions in Digital Stories

Posted on 24 June 2016

Twigtale announced the launch of its Storyboard application, which allows users to create digital stories by uploading their photos to customizable templates. The app was designed to help busy families document special occasions. At launch, the app features templates for seven topics: Family Trip, Graduation, Baby’s First Day, Baby’s First Year, Birthday Party, A Day at and Celebration

Trends

New LinkedIn Top Attractors List: Google Is Most Desirable Workplace

Posted on 20 June 2016

Google , Salesforce , Facebook, Apple  and Amazon  are the companies where everyone wants to work, according to the new LinkedIn Top Attractors  list.

Uncategorized

Facebook Now Tracks Call-to-Action Clicks via ‘Actions on Page’ Insights Tab

Posted on 22 January 2016

Facebook has been pretty forward about suggesting that page owners add some kind of call-to-action on their page. These call-to-action buttons are not just for advertisers and can be used to drive traffic back to your company’s website, call attention a whitepaper or have people sign up for your email list. But now, Facebook is giving page owners a deeper understanding into how active those call-to-action buttons are

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