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Facebook Surpasses Google as top Referrer for Digital Publishers

August 20th, 2015 Comments off
Facebook has now surpassed Google when it comes to referrer traffic, a recent report from Parse.ly revealed data showing that Facebook has become number one when it comes to referring traffic to websites. I can say that does not hold true for TheDomains.com, this relates more to the largest online publishers. SocialMediaTimes.com reports: Until recently […]

Twitter and Facebook Gaining in Popularity when it comes to News

July 15th, 2015 Comments off
Twitter and Facebook are becoming go to sources for news An article published today on Marketing Land looked at a recent survey that showed Facebook and Twitter gaining credibility when it comes to getting news. I would say the one cautionary note about all this is the millions of spoof accounts out there, or sites […]

Facebook is Opposed to Designbook getting trademark

May 29th, 2015 Comments off
Facebook opposes trademark of start up Designbook WPTZ is reporting that Facebook wants to block the trademark of Vermont based Designbook, Facebook seems to think they are the only one’s entitled to use the word book. From the article: Designbook is a nearly year-old online community that connects startup businesses with investors and collaborators. In […]

Facebook Acquires Single Letter i.org Domain Name

April 9th, 2015 Comments off
Facebook Inc. has acquired the single letter domain name i.org for an undisclosed amount. It is unknown at this time if this domain name will be used with the Internet.org domain also owned by Facebook.

Facebook Warns Page Owners Their Number of Likes May Drop on March 12

March 5th, 2015 Comments off
Venture Beat post an article that Facebook will be removing inactive accounts from a Facebook pages’ like stats and that page owners will see a dip in the number of likes on their page. From the article: In a blog post this morning, Facebook said, “To make audience data even more meaningful for businesses, we’re […]
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Facebook Reveals Relevance Scores To Improve Ad Quality

February 15th, 2015 Comments off
Facebook is now going to reveal relevance scores to marketers in the hopes it will improve ad quality. Google has been using a quality score for years. They explain it like this: The 1-10 Quality Score reported for each keyword in your account is an estimate of the quality of your ads and landing pages […]

Indian Banks Offering A Service to Transfer Money Through Facebook

February 10th, 2015 Comments off
Rediff.com published an article on using Facebook as a way to transfer money, kind of the way we currently use Paypal. The service is currently being provided by two Indian banks, Kotak Mahindra and ICICI. The article makes clear this is for tech savvy participants and is secure as using an ATM. Transfer is instant […]
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Facebook Is Becoming A Bigger Rival To Google In The Mobile Ad Space

November 3rd, 2014 Comments off
Jennifer Booton of MarketWatch reported that when it comes to mobile advertising Facebook is unrivaled according to Morgan Stanley analyst Ben Swinburne. Google and Facebook are duking it out in the mobile advertising space and mobile has been an area that has been challenging for Google. Morgan Stanley analyst Ben Swinburne predicted Monday, after initiating […]

As Many As 5K .Com’s Taken Away By Sealed Court Order By Verisign Including Some Of Mine

October 2nd, 2014 Comments off
Overnight I received a notice that several domain names I owned were transferred by a sealed court from Verisign without notice and of course without the court order. The domain names just were transferred by Verisign to another domain and are now listed for sale at another marketplace. Another domainer sent me an identical notice […]

Captain Kirk is not high on the new Celebrity only Facebook App

July 28th, 2014 Comments off
William Shatner of Star Trek and Priceline fame, is a big social media user, Shatner runs a popular blog on Tumblr and is active in a lot of places. He recently put together a review of the new Facebook Mentions app, our readers probably have not been able to use this app because it is […]
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