As part of broader privacy push, Google gives users more control over location data

A new ‘while in use’ location setting comes to Android, which will have ripple effects on advertising. The post As part of broader privacy push, Google gives users more control over location data appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. Marketing Land – Internet Marketing News, Strategies & Tips

Facebook updates video ranking algorithm to surface content that users routinely seek out

The company says it is also giving more weight to videos that keep users engaged for a longer time period, especially those that run three minutes long. The post Facebook updates video ranking algorithm to surface content that users routinely seek out appeared first on Marketing Land. Please visit Marketing Land for the full article. […]

Nearly 5 billion Facebook users will be deceased by the century’s end

According to a study by Oxford University, there could be more dead Facebook accounts than live ones by 2100. Read more… More about Facebook, Internet, Mashable Video, Social Media, and Social Media Companies Social Media

FanDuel is now charging inactive users $3 per month for not playing

You expect to lose money gambling, but you don’t really expect to lose it abstaining from gambling. But if you’re a FanDuel user who hasn’t made any bets or deposits for two years, the site will now deduct $ 3 per month until you put some money on the table. You have to play to […]

Brands can better understand users on third-party sites by using a keyword overlap analysis

These scripts can help analyze cross-site branded traffic with overlapping keywords to capture untapped audiences. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. Search Engine Land: News & Info About SEO, PPC, SEM, Search Engines & Search Marketing

Developers can now verify mobile app users over WhatsApp instead of SMS

Facebook today released a new SDK that allows mobile app developers to integrate WhatsApp verification into Account Kit for iOS and Android. This will allow developers to build apps where users can opt to receive their verification codes through the WhatsApp app installed on their phone instead of through SMS. Today, many apps give users […]

Pew: US adult Twitter users tend to be younger, more Democratic; 10% create 80% of tweets

A new report out this morning from Pew Research Center offers insight into the U.S. adult Twitter population. The firm’s research indicates the Twitterverse tends to skew younger and more Democratic than the general public. It also notes that the activity on Twitter is dominated by a small percentage — most users rarely tweet, while […]

Facebook reserves $3B for FTC fine, but keeps growing with 2.38B users in Q1

A massive penalty hangs over Facebook’s head, but it otherwise had a very strong Q1 earnings report. Facebook reached 2.38 billion monthly users, up 2.5 percent from 2.32 billion in Q4 2018 when it grew 2.2 percent, and it now has 1.56 billion daily active users, up 2.63 percent from 1.52 billion last quarter when […]

Twitter beats expectations with revenue of $787 million as monthly users rise to 330 million

Twitter has announced Q1 2019 revenues of $ 787 million — a year-on-year (YoY) increase of 18%. However, this represents a quarterly decrease of around 14%.Read More Social – VentureBeat

Spanish WhatsApp users reportedly flooded with ‘disinformation and hate’ ahead of elections

Spanish WhatsApp users are being subjected to disinformation and hateful memes at a rate that outpaces malicious content on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram.Read More Social – VentureBeat