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New Tools for Tracking Twitter Metrics

On social media, it’s far too easy to be long-winded. Facebook allows us to upload entire photo albums and filter them later. Pinterest encourages …

APIs

Google Knowledge Graph Carousel Sightings Becoming More Frequent Within A Wider Variety Of Searches

While the Google Knowledge Graph Carousel was launched nearly a year ago, more reports are confirming Carousel image displays appearing more often …

How KTLA.com used Facebook data to help its content go viral

Through Facebook’s social plugins, businesses are finding new and innovative ways to attract readers and customers.<p>At the recent AllFacebook …

Effective Facebook ad techniques for effective people

Quick, which website gets the most traffic? If you said Facebook, you’re caught up with the times! We spend about 6 hours per month on Facebook, and …

Facebook to announce new product June 20

Facebook went old school in announcing the launch event for its newest product, sending invitations out to the media through snail mail.<p>The company …

Crowdsourced Display Ad Design And Testing Platform Dispop Launches

A new display ad design and testing platform that taps into the scalability of crowdsourcing launched today. Dispop allows advertisers to source Web …

Marketing

Google's Panda Dance: Matt Cutts Confirms Panda Rolls Out Monthly Over 10 Of 30 Days

At SMX Advanced, Matt Cutts, Google's head of search spam, announced that the Panda algorithm is still being updated roughly every month, but that …

Now Live: Bing Ads Keyword Distribution Graph

After piloting the Keyword Distribution Graph in April, Bing has made its keyword performance visualization tool available to all Bing Ads users. The …

AdWords

The surprising reason why Coca-Cola is not the No. 1 brand on Facebook

Being Liberal has 600,000 fans on Facebook. Coca-Cola has 65 million fans — a following 100 times bigger.<p>Coke has an astronomical annual ad budget …

Ad Mockup Generator

Mockups

Facebook officially supports hashtags

Hashtags were rumored to be coming to Facebook earlier this year, but the site officially announced Wednesday that it has added support for the …

Top 10 banned apps on iOS and Android BYOD devices

One of the pitfalls of BYOD is not being able to freely install apps on your iOS smartphone or tablet. But what apps do companies regularly …

Apps

Who's ready? #E32013 #PS4

CSS-only: Load images on demand

The brain is a muscle, and as all muscles, it needs regular exercise to keep sharp.<p>Thats why I decided to take very old (but efficient) web …

Gone In 60 Frames Per Second: A Pinterest Paint Performance Case Study

Long image decoding, unnecessary image resizing, heavy animation and data processing can all lead to dropped frames, which reduces the frame rate, …

Space.com

Stranded Official Trailer #2 (2013) - Christian Slater Horror Sci-Fi Movie HD

Design Entrepreneurs: Brett Lovelady

<i>This is the second profile in our series on American design entrepreneurs, looking at how they got where they are, what they do all day, and what</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Google Tests Highlighting In-Depth Articles In Search Results

Google conducts tens of thousands of search experiments every year, and you never know which ones will actually become features of the greater Google …

Bing Desktop Adds Facebook Notifications, Inline Search & More

Bing announced today that it's rolling out some new features for Bing Desktop. These include inline search, new desktop apps, an updated news …

Facebook To Streamline Ad Units, Focus On Advertiser Objectives

Confused about whether to use a Page Post link ad or a Sponsored Story on Facebook? If so, you’re not alone. With nearly 30 types of different ads, …

Marketing

What Do Google+’s Revved Up Image Features Mean For Marketers?

Google+ hasn’t been a rousing success outside of the online marketing realm, but you could never accuse Google of not trying. The company is stepping …

Google Testing "In-Depth Articles" Search Results, A New Rich Snippet?

Dr. Peter Meyers, the Marketing Scientist at Moz (formerly SEOmoz), tipped us off to a new Google search interface test. It appears Google is testing …

Search Engine Land

Facebook asking users about Facebook Home campaign, educate on product

Some Facebook users are seeing sponsored research polls about the company’s most recent Facebook Home campaign.<p>The poll asks users which companies …

Facebook begins highlighting most engaging posts in page admin panel

Facebook has begun highlighting most engaging posts in the page admin panel. Last updated in March, the page admin panel now marks highly engaged …

Facebook reveals ad unit improvements, will phase out Questions and Offers products

Facebook has announced plans of streamlining its ad products by simplifying its offerings. From these changes, users will see a more standard set of …

Facebook's new advertising flow could help attract small businesses

Facebook wants to simplify advertising and place the focus on the objective, not the method. The company announced Thursday that it is turning its …