Facebook has auto-enrolled users into a facial recognition test in Europe

Facebook users in Europe are reporting the company has begun testing its controversial facial recognition technology in the region. Jimmy Nsubuga, a journalist at Metro, is among several European Facebook users who have said they’ve been notified by the company they are in its test bucket. The company has previously said an opt-in option for facial […]

How to Turn Leads into Clients with Modern Email Marketing

When it comes to building an audience that builds your freelance or consulting business, email remains the undisputed heavyweight champion. Email was the original “killer app” — everyone uses it, and that’s why it’s been the absolute best channel for digital marketing and audience building. And yes, that’s still true in 2018. The stats don’t […]

7 ways to turn a webinar into a stream of link-attracting content

Contributor Jordan Kasteler explains how to use webinars you’ve created to develop new content and become a marketing and link-building machine your competitors can’t keep up with. The post 7 ways to turn a webinar into a stream of link-attracting content appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full […]

Apple pours millions into ad buy featuring band best known for tweaking Spotify

Variety reports today that Apple selected Vulfpeck, a band “best-known in industry circles for gaming Spotify to raise money for a tour,” to provide the music for a recent Apple Pay commercial — a feat that gave its song .5 million in paid TV exposure. The selection is said to be part of an Apple […]

Australia latest to open probe into Facebook data scandal

Australia’s privacy watchdog has opened an investigation into Facebook in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data misuse scandal. Yesterday Facebook revealed that more users than previously thought could have had their personal information passed to the company back in 2014 — saying as many as 87 million Facebook users could have had their data “improperly […]

How Raya’s $8/month dating app turned exclusivity into trust

The swipe is where the similarity ends. Raya is less like Tinder and more like a secret society. You need a member’s recommendations or a lot of friends inside to join, and you have to apply with an essay question. It costs a flat .99 for everyone, women and celebrities included. You show yourself off […]

Snapchat’s new feature is aiming to turn Snap Map into a next-gen newsfeed

Snapchat may still be getting a lot of heat for their redesign, but the company is continuing to devote resources to build out Snap Map, the map-based feature it introduced last year. A new feature called Map Explore will let you thumb through Snap Map updates in a more methodical way, so that you can see […]

GV leads $14.5 million investment into U.K. augmented reality startup Blue Vision Labs

A fledgling augmented reality (AR) startup launched out of stealth today backed by million in funding from some big names in the venture capital (VC) world. London-based Blue Vision Labs has today announced a fresh .5 million series A investment round led by Alphabet’s VC arm GV (formerly Google Ventures), with participation from exist…Read More Social – […]

Google working to integrate AMP benefits into future open web standards

Standardization will allow sites to implement, and benefit from, AMP features without adopting the framework. The post Google working to integrate AMP benefits into future open web standards appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines […]

SourceMedia moves into dynamic native ads

The publisher is launching three types of native ads designed to move a B2B buyer along in the buying funnel. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips