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Facebook’s Updated Newsfeed in January Means New Challenges For Social Marketers

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December 4th 2014
Author
Adotas

On its blog, Facebook announced that beginning in January 2015, users will see less promoted page content in their News Feeds. The change comes from a survey Facebook conducted with its users “Why we often look to people on Facebook to tell us how we can improve,” the company said in ... more...

Facebook to Acquire Oculus

Written on
March 26th 2014
Author
Press Release

Menlo Park, Calif. – March 25, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Facebook today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Oculus VR, Inc., the leader in immersive virtual reality technology, for a total of approximately $2 billion. This includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook ... more...

BroadbandTV CEO is Named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum

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March 11th 2014
Author
Press Release

VANCOUVER, March 11, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Shahrzad Rafati, founder and CEO of BroadbandTV, has been named a Young Global Leader (YGL) by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Rafati (pictured), who was selected by the WEF and the broader Young Global Leaders community, joins a community whose members include top founders of ... more...

Facebook Acquires WhatsApp for $19 Billion in Cash, Stock

Written on
February 19th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Mark Zuckerberg announced on his Facebook page this afternoon that his company has acquired mobile messaging service WhatsApp. The price tag: approximately $19 billion, including $4 billion in cash, approximately $12 billion worth of Facebook shares, and $3 billion in restricted stock units to be granted to WhatsApp’s ... more...

Uber No. 1, Jobs Bests Living CEOs in Synthesio Social ‘BuzzMatch’

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February 17th 2014
Author
Press Release

NEW YORK, February 17, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Synthesio, the award-winning global social media monitoring firm delivering the highest quality data from 192 countries in 50 languages, kicks off “Social Startup & CEO BuzzMatch 2014” a monthly ranking of the most buzzed-about tech startups and celebrity tech CEOs. Startup BuzzMatch 2014 Inspired by ... more...

WATCH: Eyeview Takes a Wrecking Ball to Facebook’s ‘Look Back’ Movies in Personalized B2B Campaign

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February 12th 2014
Author
Press Release

NEW YORK, February 11, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Eyeview, the leading provider of personalized online video advertising solutions for brand marketers, has launched a first-of-its-kind direct marketing campaign, targeting more than 1,000 prominent C-suite and ad agency executives, including Marissa Mayer, Larry Page and Mark Zuckerberg. Each executive will receive a ... more...

Maybe THIS is Why Snapchat Turned Down Facebook’s $3 Billion Offer?

Written on
November 21st 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Videos of depositions obtained by Business Insider (BI) indicate that Snapchat’s co-founders believe their former frat brother may deserve “something” for his role in the company. According to BI, Reggie Brown filed suit against Snapchat co-founders Evan Spiegel (pictured above) and Bobby Murphy, claiming that he is also a ... more...

UPDATED: As Mobile Ads Drive Revenues and Teen Use Declines, What’s Next for Facebook?

Written on
October 31st 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – With revenue climbing to $2.02 billion from $1.26 billion just a year ago, Facebook is finally gaining a firm foothold, roughly six quarters after its IPO in May of last year. The social network’s Q3 2013 numbers surged past Wall Street’s projections, revealing a 60-percent increase in revenue ... more...

Zen & The Art Of Mobile Advertising (Part 2)

Written on
September 26th 2013
Author
Peter Relan

EDITOR’S NOTE: In Part 1 of this article, the author explored the many reasons why mobile advertising sucks. Here, he offers a three-part solution he calls “The Zen of Mobile Advertising.” ADOTAS – The Zen of mobile app advertising is to instantly achieve a quality experience by giving the user a beautiful interactive native app experience ... more...

Facebook Unveils #Hashtag Strategies for Advertisers

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June 17th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS — After months of speculation, Facebook has finally announced that it will be incorporating hashtags onto the world’s largest social network. Hashtags have become widely popular on other social sites like Twitter and Instagram, providing a way for people to categorize and search for their social shares across the ... more...