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US spent $630,000 to 'buy' Facebook fans

The US State Department was Wednesday under fire for spending $630,000 over two years to win millions of "likes" on its Facebook pages at a time of severe government austerity measures.

dateJul 03, 2013 in Internet
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Twitter tunes ad targeting system

Twitter on Wednesday said it will begin letting businesses target marketing messages to people who have shown interests in what they have to offer.

dateJul 03, 2013 in Internet
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Facebook is pulling ads from racy, violent pages

Facebook is pulling ads from pages that contain violence or sexual content. The social network said that on Monday, it will expand its definition of pages and groups that are too controversial to carry advertisements.

dateJun 29, 2013 in Internet
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Predicting collective online behavior

A new study shows that small websites, in terms of daily user flux based on number of clicks, have a disproportionally high impact when it comes to traffic generation and influence compared to larger websites. These findings, ...

dateJun 14, 2013 in General Physics
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Can 30-second ads save newspapers?

(Phys.org) —A researcher from Murdoch University's Audience Labs suggests economically pinched news outlets should take advantage of positive attitudes to online TV ads as a better way to balance the books.

dateJun 10, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Washington Post unveils paywall plans

The Washington Post said Wednesday it would start a metered paywall beginning on June 12, offering digital subscription packages at between $9.99 and $14.99 per month.

dateJun 05, 2013 in Internet
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World newspapers mull paywalls for survival

Global newspaper chiefs have some rare good news to share after years of slumping print sales and advertising revenues—readers appear increasingly willing to pay for online news.

dateJun 03, 2013 in Business
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