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Tweets of the Week: Visual Splendor as Twitter Celebrates #WorldPhotographyDay

Aug 21, 2015 - Thailand's bombing tragedy led the week on Twitter, divorce lawyers were a central theme of the Ashley Madison leaks, and #WorldPhotographyDay gave the Twitter community much to celebrate in beautiful pictures. Comments

Amazon to Abandon Adobe Flash Next Month

amazon-image-laptop Aug 20, 2015 - Amazon is going to ditch Adobe Flash, a move driven by recent browser-setting updates from Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari. Comments

VIDEO: NASA Unveils the Social Media Mystery Behind #PlutoFlyby

nasa-space Aug 12, 2015 - How does NASA make space exploration a personal journey for everyone? John Yembrick, social media manager for the space agency, answered this question at ClickZ Live San Francisco. Comments

Auto-Play Ads Coming to Facebook Audience Network

facebook-brand Aug 11, 2015 - Facebook has just made app advertising a little bit easier by offering new features to its Audience Network including carousel ads and desktop video app ads. Comments

Facebook Unveils Dynamic Retargeting Tools at #CZLSF

clickz-live-sf-facebook Aug 11, 2015 - During his keynote presentation at ClickZ Live San Francisco, Facebook's Matt Idema announced two Dynamic Product Ads updates to help marketers retarget shoppers within and beyond the Facebook ecosystem. Comments

Does Instagram Outshine Pinterest?

instagram-mobile-pictures Aug 7, 2015 - With many brands bumbling Pinterest, will Instagram become a better platform for monetization? Comments

Google May Not Give a F*** About Twitter, But Experts Say It Should

google-twitter Aug 6, 2015 - Twitter's falling share prices have, once again, sparked speculation that the time is right for Google to buy Twitter, but what benefits would the buyout really have? Comments

Facebook Lets Users Send Businesses Private Messages

facebook-brand Aug 5, 2015 - Facebook is going to give businesses some social customer support power that is usually provided by external management tools. Comments

KIND Uses Stop Motion Video to Make Instagram Magic for Millennial Moms

instagram-rachel-ryle-kind-bar Aug 5, 2015 - Snack bar brand KIND has tapped Instagram star and artist Rachel Ryle to encourage moms to share their best summer photos for a chance to win a custom-made lunch box. Comments

Hootsuite Adds Instagram to Social Media Management Platform

HootSuite logo Aug 5, 2015 - The move should help over-worked social media managers track all information from one place. Comments

Instagram In and Twitter Out? Not So Fast, Say Experts

shutterstock-189356840 Jul 31, 2015 - After an eMarketer forecast predicted Instagram's revenue soon outpacing Twitter, and Twitter's disappointing Q2 reports, many marketers may shy away, which could be a big mistake. Comments

What Produced Such Huge Gains for Facebook's Mobile Growth?

infographic-q2-2015 Jul 30, 2015 - In Q2, Facebook’s mobile ad revenue increased 74 percent from last year, driven by Autoplay Video Ads and Carousel Ads, according to industry experts. Comments

Digital Makes Brands Think About Back-to-School Shopping Sooner

shutterstock-201634802-china-shopping Jul 30, 2015 - As the Internet has people starting back-to-school shopping earlier than ever, Nordstrom and Forever 21 are two retailers whose clever campaigns stand out this summer. Comments

Domino's Urges Competitors to Make Basic Pizza with Online Classes

domino-s-pizza Jul 30, 2015 - Domino’s has built a virtual campus to teach its competitors how to make gimmick-free pizza. Will this campaign take off? Comments

The Social Commerce Fantasy

social-commerce-image Jul 30, 2015 - Using organic posts to get people to click, explore and then buy is difficult to optimize and scale. The Holy Grail is to build full buying experiences within the post itself. Comments

Are Playbuzz Flip Cards a Listicle Killer?

share Jul 24, 2015 - "Flipping" could be the new scrolling as quiz giant Playbuzz seeks to move beyond traditional content marketing to a new format optimized for mobile and social media. Comments

Will Twitter's Backgrounds Contain Ads?

Twitter Money Jul 23, 2015 - On Monday, Twitter removed all custom background images from user profiles. Marketers are divided on whether or not this move means that the white space will eventually be ad space. Comments

TAG, Google Program to Block Invalid Data-Center Traffic

ad-fruad-image Jul 21, 2015 - Data center traffic is one of many types of nonhuman or illegitimate ad traffic. TAG’s new program will tap into Google’s internal data-center blacklist to filter bots that are ran in data centers. Comments

8 Good Reasons to Join Us at ClickZ Live San Francisco #CZLSF

A view of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco Jul 21, 2015 - With brands like Facebook, NASA, Dunkin' Brands, IKEA and Google speaking about such a broad range of topics, our San Francisco event promises to be a great one. Did you register yet? Comments

And the Winner of Social Media Is... Victoria's Secret [Study]

Social Media Sharing Jul 20, 2015 - Looking at 50 major brands in various industries, Victoria's Secret was the only one to score top marks across all eight social media platforms analyzed by Spredfast. Comments

Will Facebook Pose a Threat to Amazon and Google with Shoppable Pages?

shopping-images Jul 17, 2015 - Facebook is going to add a shop section to pages, so consumers can shop without leaving its app or site. Will the social network turn into an online marketplace like Amazon? Comments

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