Articles Tagged ‘Twitter’


Mobile Minutes: Mobile security; Amazon’s music streaming; Twitter sells movie tickets; Are apps required?

June 14, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – AT&T and Samsung detail security gaps; Exclusive: Amazon is preparing to launch streaming music service – sources; Twitter claims it’s helping to sell one in 10 movie tickets in North America; Does your business really need a mobile app?

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Wingstop soars with conversational commerce via chatbot initiative

June 9, 2016

Conversational commerce continues to grow with chicken wing restaurant chain Wingstop the latest to introduce an ordering option through Twitter and Facebook Messenger, bringing its products to where consumers are spending time.

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Mobile commerce in review: Buttoning up sales

June 6, 2016

Results are varied for digital buttons that streamline mobile shopping, with some winners and some losers. Watch this video for the full analysis.

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Mobile Minutes: Revenue sharing on Instagram; Twitter controls Eiffel Tower; Smartphone shipments weaken; Emmys

June 2, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Instagram is exploring revenue sharing models in content push; Twitter to take control of Eiffel Tower for soccer tournament; IDC cuts 2016 outlook for global smartphone shipments; Emmys embraces digital series with short-form category additions.

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Are social media buy buttons on the way out?

June 1, 2016

Twitter’s plans to scale back its buy button alludes to a stalemate for retail on social media as consumers fail to adopt native shopping experiences, although Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest could still prevail.

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Mobile Minutes: Social media news consumption; Tastemade rivals Buzzfeed; Twitter loses another media head; Google beats Oracle

May 31, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Majority of US adults get news from social media; Tastemade rivals BuzzFeed for mobile food video views; Twitter is losing its head of media, again; Google beats Oracle – Android makes fair use of Java APIs.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook dumps FBX; Twitter curtails buy buttons; Snapchat raises $1.8B; PayPal ditches apps

May 27, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook goes all-in on mobile with dumping of Web ad platform; Twitter shifts strategy on commerce ads; Snapchat raises $1.81 billion in new funding round; PayPal to Microsoft, BlackBerry, and Amazon Kindle: Buh-bye.

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Mobile Minutes: Facebook adjusts Trending Topics; EBay buys Ticketbis; Snapchat and startups; Twitter provides more space

May 25, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Facebook changes policies on Trending Topics after criticism; EBay expanding StubHub internationally with Ticketbis acquisition; These 5 startups used Snapchat to boost their brand (and so can you); Here’s how Twitter will give users just a bit more space.

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Mobile Minutes: Snapchat overtakes Twitter; Amazon takes on YouTube; Groupon sues IBM; Holographic flexible smartphone

May 11, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Snapchat Android app installs overtake Twitter in US; Amazon targets YouTube with new online video posting service; Groupon sues once-great IBM over patent; Scientists have unveiled the world’s first holographic flexible smartphone.

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Mobile Minutes: Apple revamps music streaming; YouTube bets on online TV; Twitter’s app; Google’s credit alternative

May 5, 2016

Today in mobile marketing – Apple to revamp streaming music service after mixed reviews, departures; YouTube aims to launch live TV service by 2017; Whom to Follow? Twitter’s connect makes better suggestions; Google challenges Apple in India with credit card alternative.

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