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Stories Are Coming To LinkedIn

LinkedIn is testing LinkedIn Stories internally, and has confirmed that ti'll be rolling out the beta feature to users in the coming months. “We’ve learned so much already about the unique possibilities of Stories in a professional context. For example, the sequencing of the Stories format is great for sharing key moments from work events, [...]

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LinkedIn User Rate To Grow Faster Than Expected Through 2023

According to a report from research firm eMarketer, LinkedIn is growing faster than expected. The number of monthly US adult users in 2019 increased by 8.8% year over year, which is up from eMarketer’s previous estimate of just over 7%. These numbers are from an updated membership data from parent-company Microsoft and other sources. Although there was a [...]

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News Corp To Sell Unruly To Tremor For A Song And A Board Seat

On January 6, Termor International Ltd, an Israeli video ad tech firm, has agreed to buy Unruly from Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. The video advertising platform came at a deep discount from what was paid by New Corp back in 2015. This highlights several different trends in ad tech, one of which is ad tech consolidation. [...]

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Pinterest Launches Pinterest Shop For Small Businesses That Make And Sell Products

In advance of Small Business Saturday, which takes place on November 30, and the holiday shopping season, Pinterest has launched Pinterest Shop, which is a new dashboard curated by Pinterest that showcases the profiles and products of small businesses in an Etsy-style fashion. Currently, the Pinterest Shop has 17 different small businesses that make and sell unique [...]

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McDonald’s Latest Tech Move Aims To Bring Voice-Based, Conversational Ordering To The Dining Experience

In an announcement by McDonald's Corporation, it has entered an agreement to acquire voice-based technology provider, Apprente. This will make the second tech acquisition the company made this year. McDonald's bough personalization and decision logic technology Dynamic Yield back in April, hoping that to have it working in all US and Australian drive-thrus by the [...]

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Yelp Purchases Turnstyle To Expand Targeting And Offline Attribution Capabilities

Recently, Yelp bought up a company called Turnstyle for a reported $20 million.  Turnstyle calls itself a WiFi-based marketing and loyalty platform. Not only that, it can even be called a "marketing automation" platform, as well as a "marketing personalization platform." With Turnstyle, business can offer guest WiFi in exchange for customer email addresses (opt-in).  The company [...]

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BuzzFeed Strikes First Global Agency Deal With WPP’s GroupM

BuzzFeed has done their first major agency coup by striking up a deal with WPP's global media buying arm, GroupM, which is worth millions of dollars. In an announcement made on Thursday by Buzzfeed, the benefits of this deal will give both WPP and GroupM agencies an “unprecedented access to BuzzFeed’s creative and data assets.” As part [...]

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LinkedIn To Buy Professional Education Platform For $1.5 Billion

On Thursday, LinkedIn announced that they were going to acquire, an online professional development company, for approximately $1.5 billion in stock and cash. “The mission of LinkedIn and the mission of are highly aligned. Both companies seek to help professionals be better at what they do,” said Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, in the announcement. [...]

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