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Microsoft is still relatively fresh off the launch of Windows 10, which — as presenter and Windows team head Terry Myerson pointed out — happened less than three months ago. Now, the company is getting ready to release its smartphone variant, Windows 10 Mobile. And while the operating system isn’t …Microsoft Windows
Reddit now has its very own content site—but the so-called front page of the Internet is leaving its community behind.The post No Comments Allowed on …Reddit
We’ve been talking about Windows 10 for over a year now and today we started our next chapter, with new devices designed for Windows 10.Today I stood …Microsoft Windows
Turns out Jack Dorsey isn’t the only Twitter executive that’ll be holding down two jobs.
Vijaya Gadde, Twitter’s General Counsel for the past two years, has taken the company’s Director of Communications role as well. Gadde has been leading comms at the company since mid-July when Gabriel Stricker …Twitter
First it was Lubriderm, what my father rubbed briskly between his palms and extended in glistening offering. “How about a bit of the Lube?“ he’d say when I walked into his bathroom. I was, like, 8 years old, or something, so I had no choice but to put my face in his shiny hands. Then, for a long …Dean Martin
Jack Dorsey, cofounder of Twitter and Square, has been named Twitter's permanent CEO.
Dorsey stepped in as interim CEO of Twitter in place of Dick Costolo in July.
Dorsey is also CEO of Square, which will be going public. He plans to do both jobs at once.
News of Dorsey's hire broke on Wednesday …Twitter
One day I went in to my boss with a breakthrough idea.
“Boss! I found a way to make money off of other people’s websites, the best content …Marketing
As the digital publishing industry wrestles with the rise of ad blocking, one popular notion is that native ads will be the answer to the industry’s ills. Even Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer has championed native ads as having the potential to make the Web more inviting for consumers.
But the …Advertising
Trends come and go. These cuts last forever.
What do the mullet, the ponytail, and the bowl cut have in common? For a while, some men decided they looked good. And they were wrong even then.
What do the following five men's haircuts have in common? They have always looked good, and they always …Hairstyling
Live video preview of The Week in Digital newsletter for October 5, 2015.
Each Sunday evening, I do a live-to-tape preview of 2-3 issues that I'll be …
Everyone you know will be able to rate you on the terrifying ‘Yelp for people’ — whether you want them to or not
Posted by Peeple on Friday, September 18, 2015
You can already rate restaurants, hotels, movies, college classes, government agencies and bowel movements online.
So the most surprising thing about Peeple — basically Yelp, but for humans — may be the fact that no one has yet had the gall to launch …Yelp
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Advertising is broken and we in journalism and media must take responsibility for reinventing it — because advertisers and …Advertising
For investors in advertising technology companies, it has been an uneasy ride -- and things keeping getting worse.
Share prices of publicly-traded ad tech firms are down significantly compared with six months ago, despite the fact that many companies showed strong growth between April and August.
By most accounts, more and more people are automatically blocking the ads in their browser.Of course, people have been blocking ads forever. By …Advertising
AdExchanger |If ad blocking is war, long-tail publishers will likely be its earliest casualties. “Ad blocking is a threat to the whole industry, but …Advertising
When Advertising Week kicks off Monday in New York, ad-industry executives will convene to discuss all the hot new marketing trends, from the branded emoji craze to location-based targeting to artificial-intelligence-driven marketing.
But beyond the excitement over newfangled approaches, there also …Marketing
You could be forgiven for reacting to the Volkswagen scandal by yearning for the halcyon era of dumb cars. Remember when our rides weren’t controlled by secret, corrupt software — when your father’s Oldsmobile was solidly mechanical and so simple in its operation that even a government regulator …Car Tech
The company known for using reminder emails to get you to use its professional networking service will now have to pay a hefty sum for taking the tactic a bit too far.
In an email sent by LinkedIn on Friday, users were notified that they were eligible for a class action settlement related to email …LinkedIn
Enlarge (credit: @amlolzz)Hackers have published almost 15 gigabytes' worth of password data, donation records, and source code taken during the …Security
Meanwhile, a thousand people at Fort Meade just opened Twitter.
.@neiltyson, @DanielEllsberg told me #labels never stopped progress. Neither in 1776 …
Posted by: Digital Marketer's ToolBox on 10/01/2015
Great digital marketing experts are online educating and entertaining us. Their simple, yet …Marketing
Jeff Bezos lays down the law.Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images Once upon a time, people were worried about Amazon and censorship. As part of its …Amazon
Compelling content – everyone talks about it, yet it is as difficult to articulate as it is to create. Seminar after seminar, blog post after blog …Marketing
Traffic is nice and all, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to measuring your content marketing success.Metrics are what businesses …Marketing
Data-driven storytelling is poised to be the next big trend in content marketing. Indeed, companies are already harnessing its power at every stage in the customer relationship lifecycle—from building up-front brand awareness to reminding customers of their success. Here’s how to use data at each …Infographics