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9 Ways to Beat Instagram’s Algorithm For Better Reach and More Likes

Social media platforms change with alarming frequency these days.<p>For years, Instagram was a haven of chronological posts that almost guaranteed …

Marketing

How to Create a Marketing Funnel With Facebook Retargeting

Have you ever visited a website then been followed by the same ad for the next year? Silly question—of course you have. Me too.As Facebook has grown …

Marketing

Truecaller now has over 100 million daily active users who don’t care about privacy

Truecaller, the popular caller ID app, now has more than 100 million daily active users as announced by the company in a blog post. It is a major milestone for a mobile-only product that was first launched in 2009 for BlackBerry devices of the time.<p>While Truecaller started as a caller ID and …

Impact of chickenpox shots revealed by Google search

A sharp drop in Google searches on chickenpox has revealed that immunisation efforts to get rid of the common childhood disease have worked well in …

Public Health

25 years, 36,000 postcards: How one doctor’s gesture helped India’s rural poor stay healthy

While in his teenage years, a poor village boy in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh wanted to join the postal service. With no money for higher education, a job with the government agency could have made his life secure.<p>But a relative supported him financially and sent him to medical school. …

India

5 Things All Great Marketers Learn to Do | Inc.com

There's something a little absurd about a 567-pound guy riding a bike across the United States and blogging about his slow... slow... slow progress. Some people say that's the point.<p>Meet Eric Hites. Six months ago, he would have described himself as an overweight, unemployed, 40-something ex-pizza …

Google News

Expandable Native Gmail Ads Now Available To All In AdWords

Google has announced the roll out of native Gmail ads to all AdWords advertisers. The ads, which appear at the top of the Promotions tab in personal …

AdWords

Google To Let Advertisers Upload And Target Email Lists In AdWords With Customer Match

Advertisers will be able to upload email lists to target customers and similar audiences with ads on search, Gmail and YouTube.<br>Please visit Marketing …

Customers

Why Facebook is investing so much money in Indian startups

In the last year and a half, one region has emerged as a bright spot: India.<p>Of the $50 million in benefits the company distributed to to Asia Pacific startups, $20 million went to mobile apps in India.<p>"It's been really exciting to seen how [the program] has grown since we launched it" Deb Liu, …

Apps

For a More Creative Brain, Travel

How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking<p>There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories.<p>But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more …

Lexus goads competitors in hi-tech outdoor campaign

Car manufacturer Lexus has kicked off an outdoor campaign that tracks the brand of cars driving past, triggering a personalised message encouraging …

Novalia PrintedMIDI for DJ QBert's Album cover

Twitter Video will be a lot more like YouTube than Vine

Twitter's plans for a built-in video player have been public for a while, but now we're finding out more details. <i>TechCrunch</i> points to Daniel Raffel's tweets, where he's cracked open the JS file on a placeholder page to uncover a "full blown YouTube" competitor. Its features are more like Google's …

Google - Year In Search 2014

Uber Continues To Bleed Cash In India To Pick Up Market Share

Uber raised $1.2 billion in funding in June, so you might justifiably ask why it is reportedly closing in on $1 billion more less than six months later. The answer may just be an aggressive international expansion in Asia, with a particular focus on India.<p>The U.S. company was a relatively late …

Van Heusen Taps Into Your LinkedIn Connections To Search For The Most Fashionable Professionals

Van Heusen, the premium lifestyle brand for men, women and youth, has teamed up with the world’s largest professional networking site, LinkedIn to …

A Price Tracker Made for Online Shopping in India

The festival season has kicked off in India and it is probably the best time to indulge yourself in online shopping. The biggest online retailers in …

The Best Websites to Learn Coding Online

The <i>Learn to Code</i> movement has picked up momentum worldwide and that is actually a good thing as even basic programming skills can have a major …

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Google Automotive Think Insights - Digital Drives Car Researches and Auto Purchases. Nov 2013

Auto shoppers are open to influences. Today’s auto intenders are open-minded with 72% of search sessions involving cross-shopping. In-market shoppers are researching more than ever. While time in-market is roughly the same, these shoppers are turning to 24 research touch points on average. …

Cross-Channel Marketing Drives Land Rover's Digital Sales

Knowing that the majority of today's auto shoppers start their car search online, Land Rover wanted to reach these shoppers on all their devices at …

BMW rolls out risky new ad

It could be a promotion for the latest installment of the <i>Fast and Furious</i> franchise.<p>BMW’s screeching, smoking new ad sees an M4 Coupé race around a …

Watch this: BMW controls a GoPro right from the dash

If you’ve got a car that can hustle, chances are you’ve at least thought about taking it for a spin and filming it. BMW owners will want to check out …

Filmmaking

Japan's Selfie Stands Take Tourist Photos To A Whole New Level

What are selfie-obsessed travelers to do when there's a beautiful backdrop to capture and a big group of friends to include?<p>Enter, the selfie stand. This one is located on Enoshima Island in Fujisawa, Japan.<p>The selfie stand is more or less a 21st-century tripod. The camera platform, designed by the …

Apple Poached Its Most Controversial Executive From Adobe, But Adobe Threw Him A Party Anyway

Apple wouldn't budge, saying Flash wasn't a good experience on mobile touchscreen devices and caused a huge drain on battery. Steve Jobs famously wrote a public statement on the issue called "Thoughts On Flash" to explain Apple's rationale.<p>On the other side of the battle, there was Adobe's CTO …

How To Optimize Your Images (So They Fly) On Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC]

To maximize engagement on Twitter it’s essential that you do two things.<p>One, always share an image with every tweet. And two, always share that image …

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