House rep suggests converting Google, Facebook, Twitter into public utilities

Amidst questions about how conspiracy theorists’ accounts are treated during today’s House Judiciary hearing with Facebook, Google and Twitter on social media filtering practices, Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) dropped a bombshell. “What about converting the large behemoth organizations that we’re talking about here into public utilities?” King’s suggestion followed his inquiries about right-wing outlet Gateway […]

Vivoom turns user-generated content into user-created ads

The Boston-based firm offers a platform that takes the next step for UGC, embedding selected user video inside the brand’s video. The post Vivoom turns user-generated content into user-created ads appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Google brings Hotel Ads into the Google Ads platform, updates feed management hub

A new Hotel Ads campaign type is currently in beta. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Weekend activity inspo: Shooting arrows into Silly String

Are you a person with a backyard who is looking for something to do this weekend? Here’s an idea: shoot some arrows into cans of Silly String and see what happens. Okay, maybe not. But you could watch Alee Vestal-Laborde, a nationally-ranked recurve archer and biochemist, do it. Using a competition bow, she manages to […]

U.S. agencies widen investigation into what Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica

Nearly four months after the revelation that Facebook failed to stop data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica from utilizing improperly obtained data of up to 87 million Facebook users, U.S. agencies have remained quiet as to what punishment the company will face, if any. Now, a new report from the Washington Post gives more detail into what […]

The FBI, FTC and SEC are joining the Justice Department’s inquiries into Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica disclosures

An alphabet soup of federal agencies are now poring over Facebook’s disclosures and the company’s statements about its response to the improper use of its user information by the political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Federal Trade Commission and the Securities and Exchange Commission have joined the Justice Department in examining […]

Join the Copyblogger Book Club and Dive into a ‘Killer’ Resource for Content Writers

Did you know that Copyblogger has a book club? It’s very new, so it would be understandable if you didn’t! We’re just in our second month, and this month we’re going to tackle an ultra helpful resource for anyone who wants to sharpen up their “killer” skill set — Ryan Levesque’s Ask. Ryan is a […]

LinkedIn now lets you translate posts in your feed into more than 60 languages

LinkedIn will finally allow you to translate other users’ posts into your own language, the company announced today. LinkedIn will display a “See Translation” option after taking into account various signals, such as your own default language setting and current country. If it detects another language in a post in your feed, it wi…Read More […]

Death’s Door: Aftermath turns the Twitch Plays Pokémon model into a streaming game

Twitch Plays Pokémon broadens how we think about what is and how to play a video game. We’re now seeing other developers build on this, mixing streams, games, and community in a way to create new experiences. Outpost Games does this with battle royale in SOS, where viewers can vote on what players get boosts […]

Martech + Ad tech, Part 1: The tools to transform insight into action

Navigating the convergence of martech and ad tech isn’t for the faint-hearted, but contributor Jose Cebrian describes the possibilities now arising. The post Martech + Ad tech, Part 1: The tools to transform insight into action appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, […]