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Facebook To Unveil New Ad Tool Next Week

Facebook plans to unveil a new advertising tool to help advertisers track users across all devices according to the Wall Street Journal. The move comes as brand advertisers move resources away from their Facebook pages in favor of micro sites . The new tool is expected to be released next Monday at Advertising Week in New […]

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Companies Are Loosing Faith In Social Media Marketing

According to a recent survey by Next Stage, 21% say they are dissatisfied with the impact of social media marketing in general. And about only 8% say they’re satisfied with the impact they’re having. Next Stage surveyed about 1700 companies ranging from mom and pop shops to F100 companies: 6 percent of marketers said they’re new to […]

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Spill Launches iOS and Android Apps

Spill is bringing its “empathy” social service to a mobile device near you. Spill is an “empathy engine” where students can anonymously share their problems with others and receive advice. The website is still in beta and released its first mobile iOS and Android application yesterday.  They are also expanding their “empathy” service beyond college […]

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Pinterest Acquires a Two Man Team Behind Visual Graph

Pinterest is ready to take its image search engine to the next step. Today, they went after two ex-Googlers who created Google’s reverse image search and created their own startup, Visual Graph. Pinterest knows that its users are curating and sharing billions of images everyday. Regular search engines were created to search text based keywords. Pinterest […]

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Sharks Use Twitter Too

Turned out, not only human use Twitter. Now sharks in Western Australia will tweet their location. Government researchers have tagged 338 sharks with acoustic transmitters that monitor where the animals are. When a tagged shark is about half a mile away from a beach, it triggers a computer alert, which tweets out a message on […]

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