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Yahoo Acquires Associated Content

Yahoo! announced the acquisition of Associated Content (a blogging network of roughly 300K+ contributors) earlier this month.  You can read more from the official release below.

SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO – News) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Associated Content Inc. This strategic move extends Yahoo’s ability to provide high quality, personally relevant content for […]

May 25th, 2010Comments Off on Yahoo Acquires Associated Content

B2B Missing Out on Social Media Benefits

According to new research from eMarketer, companies may be missing out on lead generation opportunities and improvements in product development.  According to the study, social networks can “improve communication between customers, prospects and suppliers; aid collaboration between business partners; help with product development; and identify leads.”

Research performed earlier this year by Genius.com and BtoB Magazine found that nearly three-fifths of B2B marketers use Facebook, but only half had engaged in blogging and Twitter.  In short, B2B marketers are playing catchup […]

May 25th, 2010Comments Off on B2B Missing Out on Social Media Benefits
Twitter Launches Official Android App

Twitter Launches Official Android App

Twitter launched their official app for Android last week, and initial feedback is very positive.  It fully supports widgets, uploading images / videos,  and many other great features.  Users must be running 2.1 or above to use the application.  At this time, the app does not support multipe accounts, but there’s promise that this app is “just the beginning.”   (via Twitter)

May 5th, 2010Comments Off on Twitter Launches Official Android App
Facebook Community Pages with Bing Maps

Facebook Community Pages with Bing Maps

Facebook recently launched their Community pages which “are a new type of Facebook Page dedicated to a topic or experience that is owned collectively by the community connected to it. Just like official Pages for businesses, organizations and public figures, Community Pages let you connect with others who share similar interests and experiences.”

The Bing Maps Platform has been integrated into the Community Pages, offering users a fully navigable map from within Facebook.  Alex Li, a Facebook software engineer, stated “you’ll […]

Apr 23rd, 2010Comments Off on Facebook Community Pages with Bing Maps
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