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Liverpool player ratings v Tottenham, with Emre Can in 'Rolls Royce' mood again

<b>MR) Jordon Ibe – 8</b><p>19-years-old, making his second Premier League start of the season, and it looked like Ibe’d been playing at right wing-back for …

Raheem Sterling could be Europe's highest-paid youngster with his new deal

Raheem Sterling could be Europe's highest-paid youngster with his new deal... but Liverpool will have a problem if they become a hostage to</b> …

Liverpool 3 Tottenham 2: Mario Balotelli roars back to form with vital winner

Liverpool 3 Tottenham 2, Premier League: Anfield's forgotten man serves reminder of his class to seal Anfield thriller<p>“Seeing is Believing” was the sponsor’s logo on <b>Liverpool</b>’s jersey.<p>It was a noble gesture for one night only against Spurs – raising awareness for a charity assisting the blind – but …

Balotelli's 1st league goal since April lifts Liverpool

Mario Balotelli scored the tiebreaking goal in the 83rd minute, nine minutes after entering the match, giving Liverpool a 3-2 win over Tottenham on …

Facebook goes all-in on advertising after years of laying groundwork

MENLO PARK, Calif. — For Facebook’s many advertisers and its 1.3 billion users, there’s a common goal: Delivering relevant marketing in the most efficient manner.<p>Every month, a billion people use Facebook on mobile devices, 700 million of whom use the social network every day, and many of whom stay …

Rodgers: Influential SG was outstanding

The 34-year-old netted the Reds' crucial second goal at the King Power Stadium, coolly slotting home a loose ball inside the box just after the …

Leicester City 1 Liverpool 3, match report: Steven Gerrard proves his value to manager Brendan Rodgers

Leicester City vs Liverpool, Premier League – Steven Gerrard enhances bargaining position with a strong display spiced with a fine goal<p><b>Steven Gerrard</b> is in decline but there will still be some uplifting moments on the road downhill towards retirement. He still possesses the intelligence of …

Soccer

Talk of Liverpool sacking Brendan Rodgers now is utter rubbish - but there's no doubt he must improve

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is on the verge of the sack with his future ‘hanging in the balance’, if reports coming from Italy are to be …

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge's chronic injury record to be subject of special investigation by Anfield doctors

Daniel Sturridge, whose latest problem followed an 'innocuous flick' of the ball in training, has had nine separate injuries in his left thigh alone<p>Liverpool are compiling a dossier on Daniel Sturridge’s medical history in an effort to find the cause of the chronic thigh injuries that have wrecked …

Soccer

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool in Talks With Steven Gerrard Over Handing New Deal

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed the Reds are keen on handing a new deal to midfielder Steven Gerrard.<p>The 34-year-old's contract runs …

In pictures: Liverpool players in good spirits ahead of Saturday's game against Newcastle

There were plenty of smiling faces as Liverpool returned to training ahead of their game against Newcastle United.<p>After a tricky few weeks, the Reds …

Liverpool injury list: Daniel Sturridge remains sidelined ahead of Newcastle trip

Liverpool travel to Newcastle this weekend to invoke memories of those classic meetings in the mid-90s.<p>Those that remember the couple of fixtures …

Luis Suarez's Ballon d’Or snub was political, says former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard

Anfield captain is angry that his former team-mate is not competing with Cristiano Ronaldo for the Fifa Player of the Year award after his goalscoring feats last season<p><b>Liverpool</b> captain <b>Steven Gerrard</b> says this year’s Ballon d’Or has been undermined by the "political" decision to snub his former …

Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rodgers says outstanding Borini has staked a claim for Newcastle clash

Brendan Rodgers admits Fabio Borini has staked a strong claim for more regular action with his contribution to Liverpool FC’s midweek Capital One Cup …

Steven Gerrard: it’s up to Liverpool whether I’m at Anfield next season

Liverpool’s captain Steven Gerrard has cast doubt on his future at Anfield, with the 34-year-old still yet to agree terms on a new contract and his deal due to expire at the end of the season.<p>Gerrard has spent his entire career with Liverpool and announced his retirement from international football …

Steven Gerrard interview: Mario Balotelli can still turn it around at Liverpool following stuttering start

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard discusses life at Anfield, moving on after Luis Suarez and whether his future lies away from the club after this season<p>Ten years ago, <b>Steven Gerrard</b> gave one of his most candid interviews admitting he may have no choice but to leave <b>Liverpool</b>.<p>The following May he …

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Snapchat messaging app gets its first ad... and it's very creepy

Snapchat reportedly has more than 100 million active users of its free photo and video messaging app, but it has never made any money from them. Now it’s hoping to change that by running adverts within the app.<p>The first one appeared inside the app’s Recent Updates screen for American users over the …

Sources: Yahoo In Talks To Buy Video Ad Platform BrightRoll For Around $700M

Yahoo has been building up its video and video advertising content, and we have heard that it may make another key acquisition in the area to further raise its game. The company is in talks to acquire BrightRoll, the cross-platform digital video advertising service.<p>TechCrunch has heard that term …

The Adweek 50: Meet the Real Movers and Shakers Behind the World’s Top Brands

We all hear the rumblings of the beginning of the decline of Facebook: It's getting too old, people aren't using it as much. But one look at the …

Advertising

BBC Radio 2 - Jo Whiley, U2

Jo Whiley hosts a very special evening in at Maida Vale with U2. They will be playing live tracks from the new album plus spinning some of their favourite tunes.

Are Interest-Based Networks the Way of the Future?

In his book <i>Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us,</i> <i></i>Seth Godin tells us “For millions of years, human beings have been part of one tribe or another. A group needs only two things to be a tribe: a shared interest and a way to communicate.”<p>Today, our tribes are often found online. These are the sites where we …

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Facebook will beat Google in a year in mobile ads, says Opera Mediaworks chief

Opera Mediaworks chief executive Mahi de Silva is on a roll.<p>Silva heads up one of the biggest mobile ad platforms in the country. Opera Mediaworks bought AdColony in June for a sum that hasn’t been publicly disclosed. Owned by a Norwegian firm called Opera Software ASA, Opera Mediaworks did $120 …

Bono Apologizes For Putting Free Music On Your iPhone

Were you one of those people who was super angry that U2 would ever dare give you free stuff that you didn’t ask for?<p>Bono is sorry.<p>Blaming it all on a “drop of megalomania, a touch of generosity, and a dash of self-promotion,” Bono admitted in a Facebook fan interview today that they probably …

Flipboard Advertising: Full Page Ads, Frequency Caps and Video Ads

Back in 2011, Fllipboard launched its first advertising program in partnership with Condé Nast. Display ads would be shown alongside content from …

With Atlas, Facebook advertisers can follow you around the Web

Facebook is pushing its advertising technology beyond its website and apps to the rest of the Internet -- and into more direct competition with Google.<p>The world's largest social network said Sunday it will relaunch Atlas, an advertising technology it bought from Microsoft last year. The new Atlas …

Digital Advertising

THE FUTURE OF SOCIAL-MEDIA ADVERTISING: Programmatic, Mobile, And Improved Analytics Fuel Aggressive Spending

New data from BI Intelligence finds that US social-media ad spend will top $8.5 billion this year and reach nearly $14 billion in 2018, up from just $6.1 billion in 2013. Social will grow faster than all other offline ad mediums, <i>and</i> faster than traditional digital formats, like desktop display ads …

Social Media