Niraj Jain

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Brands Are Wasting Time And Money On Facebook And Twitter, Report Says

“Stop making Facebook the center of your relationship marketing efforts,” says Nate Elliott, VP and principal analyst at Forrester.<p>Today market research firm Forrester published a report for brands titled “Social Relationship Strategies That Work.”<p>So: What works?<p>Not Facebook or Twitter.<p>The crux of …

An average Tinder user spends 90 minutes swiping each day

The swipe left or right method of match making has helped Tinder rise in popularity since its debut two years ago. In a report from <i>The New York Times,</i> we get a glimpse at just how folks are using the app. In the aforementioned time frame, the mobile software is said to be approaching 50 million …

Showing More Timely Stories from Friends and Pages

<i>By Erich Owens, Software Engineer and David Vickrey, Engineering Manager</i><p>Our goal with News Feed is to show everyone the right content at the right …

Snapchat Launches Collaborative Timelines Based On Events

Last year, Snapchat took its first big iterative step with the launch of Stories, which let users string together all of their snaps from the latest 24 hours into a single, fluid narrative. The company has since gone on to add text and video chat, transforming it from a simple photo-sharing app …

Is Facebook Slingshot Third Time’s A Charm Or Strike Three?

Facebook has today launched strike three against Camp Snapchat with Slingshot. As with many of Facebook’s recent products (like Paper), Slingshot is an already-proven idea dressed up in an expensive UI with an established distribution network of <i>billions</i>. Despite the fact that most social apps fail, …

Creating A New Twitter Account Shows Why Twitter's Struggling

<i>This post was originally published on my personal blog</i><p>I’ve been using Twitter for a number of years now – since late 2008 – so I’m well entrenched in using the network as part of my daily life. I love Twitter. It’s a great way to meet people, discuss common interests and things as they happen. It’s …

Italy provisional World Cup squad announced, heavy on Juventus players

Cesare Prandelli's roster features plenty of experience, and some young stars as well.<p>Italy began their World Cup preparations by announcing a provisional 30-man roster on Tuesday. Head coach Cesare Prandelli has selected a squad full of experienced players, as two have over 100 international caps, …

Facebook Messenger for iOS Gets Video Sharing, Faster Photo Sharing

Facebook today updated its Messenger app for iOS with a slew of new features. You can download the new version now directly from Apple’s App Store.<p><b>Update on April 30</b>: The Android version has received the same update. You can download it now from Google Play.<p>Here’s the Facebook Messenger 5.0 for iOS …

'Mad Men' Is Celebrating Its Final Season With This Giant Glass Of Scotch In NYC

Television fans and advertising industry insiders alike are rapt with anticipation of Mad Men's seventh and final season.<p>To celebrate, AMC and Attack! Marketing teamed up to install a 200-gallon Scotch glass outside Madison Square Garden. As the season premiere approaches, liquid will drain out of …

Breaking Up with Facebook: Where Are Brands and Young Users Going?

“We’d love to say ‘It’s not you, it’s us’ but it’s totally you. Not to be rude, but you aren’t the smart, funny social network we fell in love with several years back. You’ve changed. A lot,” wrote delivery service Eat24 in its breakup letter with Facebook.<p>Eat24 is one of the many brands …

Facebook's Not Messing Around: Messenger Will Be the Only Way to Chat on Mobile

When Facebook acquired standalone messaging app WhatsApp in February for $16 billion, the future of its own messaging app, Messenger, suddenly became …

Twitter Test Swaps Retweet Button For Share Button

Twitter has been busy making Facebook-like changes today — adding multiple photo upload and tagging, and experimenting with a profile change on iOS — but it isn’t stopping there. Some users are reporting that the retweet button inside their iOS app has become a ‘share’ button — yes, the sacred …

How To Download All Your Personal Data From Facebook

Storing information in the cloud is great, but sometimes it's nice to have your personal data right on your hard drive. There's a way to export your personal information from your various Google accounts, and now you can on Facebook, too.<p>If you'd like to download a copy of your Facebook data, …

Mourinho swipe at 'kings of penalties'

Jose Mourinho has taken a swipe at Chelsea's Premier League rivals by insisting one of them has become "the king of penalties."<p>Liverpool's Luis …

Mourinho: Fans can play a huge part

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes Chelsea's fans can play a huge role in pushing his team through to the Champions League quarterfinals, after …

How to Deal with Cheating on Facebook - Jeffbullas's Blog

Cheating is as old as humanity. It happens in all walks of life including school, business and sport. In fact it happens all the time.<p>It even occurs …

Didier Drogba faces test of emotions in special reunion when he takes on Chelsea and Jose Mourinho

Striker will feel odd facing his beloved old club but will still celebrate if he scores for Galatasaray in Champions League tie<p>Didier Drogba has thought about the possibility. It would be odd if he had not. You do not sustain yourself as great goalscorer over a decade and a half in the game’s top …

Ibrahimovic denies Mirror interview

Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Sunday denied taking part in an interview published a day earlier by The Mirror in which he was quoted as saying he would have …

Daft Punk contribute to upcoming Pharrell album, credited as vocalists on 'Gust of Wind'

Daft Punk contribute to upcoming Pharrell album, credited as vocalists on ‘Gust of Wind’<p>Serving as the vocalist for smash hit and lead single “Get …

Arjen Robben denies spitting on Sagna

Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has insisted he did not spit on Bacary Sagna after inconclusive television footage led to accusations he had done …

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Chelsea could sign 40-year-old 'Tractor' as Jose Mourinho eyes move for Inter Milan veteran Javier Zanetti

Sources in Italy claim Chelsea manager is willing to offer Argentine a one-year playing contract for next season with promise of a coaching position from 2015<p>Javier Zanetti, the Inter Milan captain, could be offered the chance to finish his playing career and move into coaching by <b>Chelsea</b> manager …

Apple’s former ad guru explains why the iPhone 5c flopped

Consumer reception to the iPhone 5c has been on the whole underwhelming to say the least. Now former Apple advertising executive Ken Segall has …

Mourinho casts doubt on Cole's hopes

Jose Mourinho has cast doubt over Ashley Cole's hopes of breaking back into the Chelsea team for the title run-in, but believes the left-back will …

Mourinho advised Mata to join United

Juan Mata has revealed that Jose Mourinho told him a move to Manchester United would be a "good option" and it was in his best interests to sign for …

This app will put your Facebook and Twitter relationships to work — for your company, that is (exclusive)

Percolate knows your online friends are marketing gold.<p>Three years ago, Percolate launched to help brands create better content. The startup’s first app set out to solve an efficiency problem by enabling brands to source photography across departments. Percolate’s new iOS app, however —Percolate …

We Tried The New Facebook App That Everyone's Hyperventilating About — It's Fantastic

After years of the same-old Facebook mobile experience, the company has taken a bold step into the future.<p>A couple weeks ago they released their new app for iPhone called "Paper." They're touting it as a news reader product similar to an experience like Flipboard or Feedly, but it actually does a …

North Korea has committed crimes against humanity: UN report

Investigation cites cases of extermination, torture, and abductions, as commission calls for international justice<p>A United Nations panel today announced that North Korea has committed crimes against humanity, calling for the reclusive state to be referred to the International Criminal Court (ICC). …

What happens at Netflix when House of Cards goes live

February 27, 2015 | 2:06 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2015/02/27/business/what-happens-netflix-when-house-cards-goes-live/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

'Qatar could lose 2022 World Cup'

A high-ranking FIFA employee has been quoted as telling the Welt am Sonntag newspaper that taking the 2022 World Cup away from Qatar is a “serious …

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