Crimson Hexagon regains Facebook data access

Analytics company Crimson Hexagon says Facebook has reinstated its data access to Facebook and Instagram. That access was suspended last month, with Facebook saying it was investigating whether the company had violated any of its data use policies. (The social network, of course, has been dealing with the fallout from a separate controversy over user […]

Report: Amazon internal data suggest ‘voice-commerce’ virtually nonexistent

Contradicting consumer surveys, article claims only 2% of device owners have made purchases through smart speakers this year. The post Report: Amazon internal data suggest ‘voice-commerce’ virtually nonexistent appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook taps banks, but for chatbots not purchase data like Google

Backlash swelled this morning after Facebook’s aspirations in financial services were blown out of proportion by a Wall Street Journal report that neglected how the social network already works with banks. Facebook spokesperson Elisabeth Diana tells TechCrunch it’s not asking for credit card transaction data from banks and it’s not interested in building a dedicated […]

Calculated Fields in Google Data Studio – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by DiTomaso Google Data Studio is a powerful tool to have in your SEO kit. Knowing how to get the most out of its power begins with understanding how to use calculated fields to apply good old-fashioned math to your data. In this week’s Whiteboard Friday, we’re delighted to welcome guest host Dana DiTomaso […]

Reddit reveals hackers stole code, email addresses, and account data

Popular news aggregation and discussion site Reddit was hacked in mid-June, the company disclosed today, exposing some users’ current email addresses and a database containing older accounts. The site is blaming intercepted SMS authentication messages for making the main attack possible, and encouraging “everyone” to move to token…Read More Social – VentureBeat

The Practical Steps that Help More Marketers Use Data

Everyone knows that if you want to be a savvy modern marketer, you need data. Agencies tout their expertise in data-driven marketing, big brands herald a new age driven by big data trends, and it’s standard practice to have Google Analytics set up on your website. But let’s get real. You might have Google Analytics […]

Facebook to double London offices amid Brexit and ongoing U.K. data investigations

While the U.K.’s imminent withdrawal from the European Union seems to grow messier by the day, tech giant Facebook is giving the region a vote of confidence by deciding to massively expand its footprint there. A company spokesperson confirmed to Reuters today that Facebook has acquired new office space in London, effectively doubling its size…Read […]

Facebook reports lower-than-expected growth after a quarter of data scandals

After a quarter filled with negative headlines, Facebook reported lower-than-expected growth in revenue and daily active users in its second quarter earnings release. Facebook reported $ 13.23 billion in revenue between April and June 2018. A Thompson Reuters consensus estimate predicted the company would generate $ 13.36 billion in revenue. Facebook…Read More Social – VentureBeat

U.S. consumers are less satisfied with social media after year of data scandals

The social media industry is less likable than airlines and health insurance. That’s according to a survey from the American Customer Satisfaction Index, out today. Each year, the ACSI surveys consumers on their attitudes toward a handful of social media sites. The ACSI uses seven main benchmarks to determine a site’s favorability: ease…Read More Social – […]

Facebook suspends analytics firm Crimson Hexagon over data use concerns

As part of its ongoing mission to close the barn doors after the cows have got out, Facebook has suspended the accounts of British data analytics firm Crimson Hexagon over concerns that it may be improperly handling user data. The ominously named company has for years used official APIs to siphon public posts from Facebook, […]