ConsumerAcquisition.com Launches Shutterstock Collection Within Custom Ad Creation Marketplace

ConsumerAcquisition.com, a Facebook Marketing Partner, announced a few days ago that Shutterstock’s library of over 180 million images and videos will now be available through its Creative Marketplace. Starting today, advertisers can access Shutterstock’s content through a unified marketplace and tap into professional video editors, designers and ad copywriters to generate custom ad creative for Facebook, Instagram and Google’s universal app campaigns.

Mobile Video Index: Facebook Video is Poised to Overtake YouTube

REDWOOD CITY, Calif – February 26 2018 – Openwave Mobility, the market leader in mobile video traffic management solutions today released the latest findings from its Mobile Video Index (MVI). This is the second edition of the MVI, a regular analysis of traffic data aggregated from live deployments in over 30 mobile operators. The study found that while YouTube remains the most popular for mobile video, Facebook is rapidly closing the gap in some markets – and has even overtaken YouTube in others.

Building A Successful B2B Social Media Marketing Campaign

If you are asked to think about a page/profile that is very successful on social media, you will hardly think of a Business to Business (B2B) company. This is because Business to Customer (B2C) companies have understood much more quickly the importance of this medium as a digital marketing strategy and dominated the market. But it is foolish to think that social networking is only about talking to end consumers.

As Facebook Fights Fake Accounts, Black Market Prices Go Up

NBC News recently posted an interesting article where the author notes that the spam industry follows the same Law of Supply and Demand as any capitalist-loving business does. As social networks crack down on fake accounts and fake news, the spam industry is able to charge their customers more to establish such inauthentic accounts.

Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots will top agenda at Apps World London 2016 as Facebook, Microsoft, Pinterest and Uber join line up

New conference format for 2016, featuring first-ever ‘Bot World’ and former Queen guitarist Brian May

London, 15 September 2016. Chatbots – the next big thing in the mobile phone apps space – will be discussed by some of the industry’s top players for the first-time at the upcoming Apps World London 2016, bringing together the world’s biggest brands, start-ups and developers to discuss the future of multi-platform applications.

Searchmetrics: US Consumers Turn To Amazon And Google For Holiday Gift Ideas

20% say their phone is the only device they’ll use for researching gifts online this holiday shopping season

San Mateo – December 15, 2015 - 62% of US consumers will have researched Christmas gifts online by looking on Amazon this holiday shopping season, with 44% performing searches on Google according to a new study. Mobile phones are expected to play a big role, with around 67% of people planning to use their smartphones for researching gifts and 20% saying their phone will be the only device they use for the task.

Bryan Ruby: Social Media Killed My Family Website

For the first time in 15 years, my family doesn't have a website to call their own. In January 2000, I registered the domain Bryansplace.com. This was the first website I ever built outside of work and it became a sandbox for me to express my interests as well as a way to seek personal growth. From handwritten HTML pages, a detour with Frontpage, and eventually to a number of CMSs, the software and content at Bryansplace evolved as my life evolved.

The How Many Active Users on Social Networks Infographic

Earlier this week, I questioned whether social media could replace my need to blog. In my article, I mentioned that Google+ and LinkedIn as social network platforms are able to provide near blog-like functions. Since that article posted, I've already heard comments from my Facebook and Twitter friends that no one uses Google+. I respectfully disagree with my friends. While people like to call Google+ a ghost town the numbers would indicate otherwise.