Izzui has raised $1.4 million to build out its platform where individuals and brands can create, publish, share, and sell courses on Facebook.
Tibbr’s 6.5 million paid users will see some changes when they log into the enterprise social network today.
A study of more than 200 billion ads on Facebook says that mobile ads on iPhone generate 1,790 percent more return on investment than ads on Android. Even worse, advertising on Android actually costs more than it returns.
Performance marketing company Nanigans released a study today showcasing that Facebook advertising is alive and well, with retailers seeing a 375 percent explosion in click-through rates from Q3 2012 to Q3 2013 — and healthy 152 percent return on investment.
Twitter updated its S-1 prospectus today and told the world it will be listing on the New York Stock Exchange, not the NASDAQ. In addition, the company confirmed that it would list under the symbol TWTR.
But revenues in the quarter were flat for the sector leaders. Zynga weakened further.
Twitter gets all the glory, but movie and TV marketers should be aware that Facebook actually has a much larger share of the second-screen conversation than the soon-to-IPO social network of the now.
And, the buzz lasts much longer.
After three years, the Istanbul startup has more than 11.8 million daily active players.
Venerable photo-sharing site Flickr, which massively revamped its interface earlier this year, has gone one step further. Now, the pictures are even bigger, and the details are off to the side.
Sponsored Post The internet is harnessing crowds like never before. Nowhere is this more evident than in the recent crowdfunding movement. Sites like Lending Club, Indiegogo and Kickstarter show just how powerful crowds can be in turning ideas and dreams into reality — sometimes paying dividends at the same time.
With the number of smaller acquisitions Yahoo has made over the last year, I have to wonder whether it’s recent purchase of startup Bread was mistaken for an item of food you can always use more of. Then again, maybe not — as Bread’s social advertising tech could prove useful to Yahoo’s ongoing push to refresh its own ad products.
Big data researcher can draw conclusions about our personalities based on our social media opinions.
As registered press, professionals, and fans entered New York Comic-Con Thursday, many began to praise the pop culture convention on Twitter and Facebook.
The head of game partnerships at Facebook will describe where Facebook stands with games on its platform and with mobile.
Twitter’s finally built an app just for your Android tablet, as opposed to the one for your your Android smartphone.
But it’ll only work on Samsung tablets, at least for now.
A new Twitter experiment called “Event Parrot” will send you breaking news from around the world, via direct message.
Guest Post Twitter proved this week a point that I have long been making: that Silicon Valley is a boys club — a fraternity of the worst kind.
Flickr’s iOS app can finally auto-upload your photos directly to the photo-sharing service, Yahoo announced in a Tumblr post Wednesday.
Twitter has accidentally revealed its IPO date in revisions to its S-1 filing, private company financial data analysts at PrivCo say.
You can create your own fantasy sports-like team of celebrities. You win if they tweet the most in a day.
Comcast and Twitter announced a new partnership today that will drastically integrate tweeting into the cable TV watching experience.
The world’s biggest casino slot machine maker pulls down a big license for its social game.
Refresh, a mobile app for iOS that promises to create an “instant dossier” on anyone you meet, just secured a $10 million Series A round.
Software testing service uTest, which analyzes more than 80 million reviews with its mobile app analytics tool Applause, is revealing some attention-grabbing numbers that might make app developers think twice about delaying iOS 7 updates.
The new features are a coup for Microsoft, which is getting an app for its mobile platform that isn’t a rebrand of another platform’s app but a fully integrated, fully native, and fully optimized app just for Windows Phone.
It’s a marketing campaign –that has had the entire Bay Area technorati talking — for BitTorrent’s new store-in-the-file product for artists … a file format called BitTorrent Bundles where the art is the cash register, and sharing is a form of currency, not a form of theft.
Socratic is an online open community where teachers share educational video content. Anyone can add or suggest videos and the best videos for each topic rise to the top.
Editor’s Pick Michelle Zhou’s social analytics tool can figure out your deep personality profile based your public comments.
“Today’s announcement is just the beginning,” said Len Jordan, Managing Director at Madrona Venture Group. “Their platform enables an entire set of applications and measurements for driving new levels of analysis and optimization.”
About seven million social media managers, marketers, and ordinary average people share content from the web to their personal and corporate social media account with HootSuite’s tools.
In the city, getting somewhere is only half the battle — and sometimes much less than that. Finding a parking spot can be an even bigger time-waster.
With the Twitter IPO all lined up, the company updated its welcome page this weekend to better represent the company’s focus for the near future: the mobile space.
Your mobile phone carrier knows what you want before you do.
Nielsen will release its findings today about how many people are tweeting during live broadcasts of television shows.
HootSuite is putting some of its recently raised cash to work. The enterprise social media management company turned in a massive $165 million funding round for international expansion, and it’s wasting no time using that money.
Instagram turns 3 years old on Monday, and your dessert has never looked better.
“The benefit of being part of LinkedIn is very clear. The benefit of being part of Facebook is very, very clear. The benefit of being on Twitter is … not so obvious.”
Popular web ad-blocking service Adblock made an interesting offer to Twitter this morning: Only sell ads we like, and we won’t block them.
Update: This version of the story corrects an earlier reference to Peter Fenton’s holdings of Twitter shares.