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An Introduction to Social Media Optimization SMO

Social media, specifically focusing on the social networking sites, is rapidly becoming the staple form of content online – user generated content is also via An Introduction to Social Media Optimization SMO.

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2 Billion Apps Downloaded From the Apple App Store. Take that BLACKBERRY

iphone_3gsWhen it comes to big numbers, Apple is never shy. And they’ve got every reason to be proud about their App Store figures; before the iPhone, smartphone manufacturers cared little about third party applications; now, they’re a huge market.

Of course, those 2 billion apps don’t directly translate into revenue, as many of them are free, but the ratio of free to paid apps is now looking pretty good; for example, AdMob’s estimate is that 1 in every 4 downloaded apps on the iPhone has been paid for. Now take into account those blooming iPhone sales, and you’ll find that Apple, indeed, has a lot to be happy about.

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DDB Brazil’s 9/11 Ad: A World of Trouble – let me know what you think

05_Flatbed_1 - AUGUSTPhoto of lower Manhattan that was photoshopped to show many planes attacking the twin towers of the World Trade Center. The poster says The Tsunami Killed 100 Times More People Than 9/11.

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US consumer groups urge government to curb behavioural targeting

Consumers’ rights advocates are to recommend how the US government can better regulate behavioural targeting online as part of an attempt to curb the amount of information gathered about web users.

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Facebook rolls out more ad targeting tools as it reaches 250m users

Facebook has introduced additional targeting features allowing advertisers to increase engagement with users they have a relationship with and more easily branch out campaigns in multiple countries. 

Dont you love Facebook. They are taking over, they know to much about us!

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Twitter targets $140m revenues by end of 2010

A financial forecast document dated February shows Twitter expected to make its first revenues in the third quarter of this year.

It put that quarter’s figure at just $400,000, but expected subsequent strong growth to have recorded cumulative revenues of $140m by the end of 2010
TechCrunch said its next post would cover how Twitter was planning to make its first revenues.

The document also predicted that Twitter’s user base would grow to 25m by the end of 2009, a figure which it has already exceeded.

By 2013 Twitter is projecting 1bn users and $1.1bn in profit, figures which TechCrunch comments are “too pie-in-the-sky to be useful”.

Having received 310 confidential corporate and personal documents of Twitter and Twitter employees, TechCrunch has already published a pitch document for a Twitter-based TV show. 

TV SHOW INTERESTING !!!! Could it be read more here

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