Amazon Q3 ad revenues surpass $1 billion, up roughly 2X from early 2016

Amazon’s CFO said that advertising revenue is growing “very quickly.” The post Amazon Q3 ad revenues surpass $ 1 billion, up roughly 2X from early 2016 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 & Search […]

Facebook and Google competed for anti-immigration ad dollars during the 2016 election

 In a textbook illustration of the conflict of interest between Facebook and Google’s ostensible dedication to free speech and their ostensible espousal of progressive values, the internet giants reportedly took millions in advertising money from a major anti-immigration group at the same time as both were engaged in pro-immigration advocacy. Read More Social – TechCrunch

U.S. Congress asks Facebook, Google, and Twitter to testify on Russian meddling in 2016 election

Executives from Facebook, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Twitter have been asked to testify to the U.S. Congress in coming weeks as lawmakers probe Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. election, committee sources said on Wednesday. A Senate aide said executives from the three firms had been asked by the Senate Intelligence Committee to appear […]

Government requests for Facebook user account data up 9% in second half of 2016, but content restrictions declined

 Facebook today released its latest report on global government requests for the second half of 2016, noting there has been a 9 percent increase in requests for user account data compared with the earlier part of that year, but a 28 percent decrease in content restrictions for violating local law. However, that latter decrease doesn’t necessarily […]

Three-year long study finds native ad spend jumped 600 percent between 2014 & 2016

Conducted by native ad platform Nativo, the study looked at native ad spends for 10 different verticals, including Food and Drink, Automotive and CPG. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Twitter nixed 635k+ terrorism accounts between mid-2015 and end of 2016

 Twitter has revealed it suspended a total of 376,890 accounts between July 1 through December 31 last year for violations related to promotion of terrorism. It says the majority of the suspensions (74 percent) were surfaced via its own “internal, proprietary spam-fighting tools.” Read More Social – TechCrunch

Social Media in the News 2016 – 2017 [Infographic]

This infographic highlights some of the main social media headlines throughout 2016 and early 2017. Social Media Today RSS

The Moz 2016 Annual Report

Posted by SarahBird I have a longstanding tradition of boring Moz readers with our exhaustive annual reports (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015). If you’re avoiding sorting the recycling, going to the gym, or cleaning out your closet, I have got a *really* interesting post that needs your attention *right now*. (Yeah. I know it’s March. But […]

Twitter claims 31 million unique viewers across 600 hours of live premium video in Q4 2016

Twitter may have missed estimates with its Q4 revenue targets and recorded a small, 4 percent year-on-year increase in its monthly active users (MAUs), but the social network’s recent push into live video streaming of big events is now a key focal point as it strives to increase its stickiness. In its letter to shareholders, […]

Twitter’s ad revenue declined in Q4 2016

Revenue, audience size, ad engagements versus prices: the numbers to know from Twitter’s latest earnings report. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips