Here’s how e-commerce stores can sell smarter on YouTube, Facebook and Amazon

SMX Advanced speakers Joe Martinez of Clix, Susan Wenograd of AimClear and Danielle Waller of Merkle offer helpful tips for anyone selling products across these three networks. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Daily Crunch: Facebook and Libra go to Washington

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Highlights from Facebook’s Libra Senate hearing David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s blockchain subsidiary Calibra, testified before the Senate Banking Committee […]

U.S. senators: Facebook should not be trusted with ‘crazy’ cryptocurrency plan

Democratic and Republican lawmakers said Facebook’s track record of as untrustworthiness should stand in the way of it launching a digital currency.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook snags former Vine GM to run product for its new experimental app division, NPE Team

Is Facebook preparing to launch a serious competitor to TikTok? If so, the company just picked up some key talent to make that happen. Last week, Facebook announced plans for a new division, called the NPE Team, which will build experimental consumer-focused apps where it will try different ideas and features, then see how people […]

How retailers can avoid the 9 biggest pitfalls of Facebook advertising

Facebook advertising success boils down to the three areas of study: pixel and campaign strategy, audience targeting and measurement. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook reportedly gets a $5 billion slap on the wrist from the FTC

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has reportedly agreed to end its latest probe into Facebook‘s privacy problems with a $ 5 billion payout. According to The Wall Street Journal, the 3-2, party-line vote by FTC commissioners was carried by the Republican majority and will be moved to the Justice Department’s civil division to be finalized. A […]

U.S. regulators approve $5 billion Facebook settlement over privacy issues

(Reuters) — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $ 5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company’s handling of user data, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday. The FTC has been investigating allegations Facebook inappropriately shared information belonging to 87…Read More Social – […]

FTC slaps Facebook with long-awaited $5 billion fine for privacy violations

The fine is more than 200x the next largest monetary penalty imposed by the FTC. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook VP: AI has a compute dependency problem

At Transform 2019, Facebook VP Jérôme Pesenti said more software optimization will be required for artificial intelligence to keep growing.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Facebook tries to make ad targeting explanations more useful

Facebook has been adding new tools to provide more transparency about why users are seeing certain ads and content (and what they can do about it), but in a blog post today, Product Manager Sreethu Thulasi wrote, “We heard feedback from people that they can still be hard to understand and difficult to navigate.” To […]