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Potluck, a social network with Twitter DNA, hopes to start conversations with links

Branch, the New York-based startup backed by Twitter co-founders Ev Williams and Biz Stone, launched a link-sharing site today called Potluck. Both sites are aimed at getting the silent 86 percent — the majority of internet users who never tweet, blog, or publish videos — to speak. But while Branch …

Pinterest begins categorizing pins based on content, introduces a share button for mobile apps

Pinterest has announced an interesting piece of news that sees its popular social sharing site begin to categorize pins based on different types of content, while a share button for third-party mobile apps has also been launched.<p>“From your feed, you can tell when a pin has more information by the …

6 Clever Tricks for Social Media Managers

Even if you're the ultimate hybrid project manager/content creator and community-engager, reality is, you'll probably develop Community Manager …

Microsoft reverses Xbox One DRM policy, kills required online check-in and used game complications (updated)

Microsoft's next game console, the Xbox One, is perhaps best known for its complex used game system and once-per-24-hour online check-in requirement. Today, Microsoft is rolling back those policies, and the company took to its Xbox blog to explain. "I am announcing the following changes to Xbox One …

Facebook rolling out hashtag support starting today

Facebook is taking a move out of Twitter's playbook and officially adding support for the hashtag. Starting today, Facebook users will be able to search for and click on hashtags — as represented by the traditional # symbol — to see a stream of images, posts, and links all tagged with a given …

13 Clichéd Photo Poses You're Totally Guilty of Doing

Looking cute in a photo can be tough.<p>Sometimes, the waiter taking a picture of your birthday dinner is standing so close that you know you're about …

1 in 3 Americans Now Own Tablets, Study Says

More than one in three adult Americans now owns a tablet, more than double the number who owned one just a year ago, according to a study released by …

How to Start Freelancing With No Experience

The freelancing industry enjoyed impressive growth in the past several years.<p>In 2011, the <i>Financial Times</i> (UK) reported a 12% growth in the number of …

We Need Quality Time From Viewers, Not Just a Quick 'Share'

In the last two years, the forward thinkers in Internet marketing have gently (and thankfully) shrugged off SEO as the primary audience-building …

Marketing

Facebook App 'Pipe' Bets Big on File Sharing

After more than a year of beta testing, a Berlin startup's sophisticated new Facebook app will launch today. The app, Pipe, melds peer-to-peer …

Digital-First Millennials Put a Premium on Value, Engagement

Millennials—defined for eMarketer purposes as those ranging from 18 to their early 30s in the US—are individuals who are generally not yet settled …

Demographics

The Four Top Myths About Online Ad Viewability

More and more attention to digital ad viewability -- including efforts to determine exactly where ads appear on the screen and whether anyone ever …

Advertising Industry

Facebook Drops 'Sponsored Stories' As It Pares Down Ad Formats

Facebook announced today that it's reducing the number of available ad products from 27 to less than half that amount over the next six months.<p>While …

Advertising Industry

Watch Google's ThinkDoubleClick Event Live

Google is introducing a set of new ad-sales features and discussing digital marketing at its ThinkDoubleClick event in Dana Point, Calif. on …

Advertising

How to Break Vine and Other News You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.<p>Today, we're …

Vine for Android Finally Arrives

Android smartphone owners can finally stop trading dirty looks with their iPhone-carrying friends: Twitter's increasingly popular Vine six-second …

I'm Biracial, and That Cheerios Ad Is a Big Fucking Deal. Trust Me.

By now you know some racist dicks have whipped themselves up in a frenzy of racist dickery over the portrayal of an interracial family in a Cheerios …

Kidnapping

Importance of Content Marketing Grows for Ad Execs

Content marketing is only getting bigger, especially as publishers and advertisers push the style and distribution of the format in new directions. …

Marketing

Half of US Mobile Users to Play Games in 2013

More than half of all US mobile phone users—about 125.9 million people or 39.8% of the total US population—will play games on their phones this year, …

Mobile

Facebook Launches Verified Accounts

Did the real Justin Bieber just send you a friend request? Now you can know for sure, thanks to a new Facebook feature: Verified Pages.<p>Much like …

Group of Senior Execs Depart Huge to Form New Digital Shop

Brooklyn-based Huge just got a bit smaller.<p>A group of senior executives from the Interpublic Group of Cos.' digital shop are decamping to start a new …

Behind Coke's Attempt to Unite Indians and Pakistanis with Vending Machines

Coca-Cola's long experimented with its vending machines, trying to make them more technologically advanced than the average soda-spitter-outer.<p>In the …

Advertising Industry

Marketing

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The Truth About Kids And Social Media

According to a recent study, 78% of parents helped create their children’s Facebook pages, and 7.5 million users are under the age of 13. The way your kids use social today will shape their future. It’s time for everyone to get educated on how–and how not–to live online.<p>Kids and social media.<p>Most …

Social Media

Google Looking to Buy Waze and Other News You Need to Know

Welcome to this morning's edition of "First To Know," a series in which we keep you in the know on what's happening in the digital world.<p>Today, we're …