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Facebook’s new keyword ad system

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Share this post Facebook has quietly launched a keyword advertising system to rival Google’s AdSense. Disguised as a simple upgrade to Flyers, its system for selling cheap ads on a self-service basis, the new system charges per click and lets … Continue reading

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Facebook still running ads on racist groups

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Share this post Adverts continue to appear beside far-right and racist groups on Facebook despite major advertisers pulling their campaigns following revelations that their brands were appearing alongside such groups. First Direct, Vodafone, Virgin Media, Halifax, AA, and Prudential have … Continue reading

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Facebook on track to overtake MySpace

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Share this post A Comscore survey of global visitors age 15 and older highlights how Facebook has grown by 270% in the last year, which would put it on track to being larger than MySpace by the end of this … Continue reading

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Facebook doubles ad rates inside four months

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Share this post Since February, Facebook has doubled its ad rates for sponsored groups from $150,000 to $300,000 in the US, reports ValleyWag which has obtained Facebook’s PowerPoint rate-card deck. Facebook now says it’s the top photo site. The minimum … Continue reading

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Facebook doubles ad rates inside four months

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Share this post Since February, Facebook has doubled its ad rates for sponsored groups from $150,000 to $300,000 in the US, reports ValleyWag which has obtained Facebook's PowerPoint rate-card deck. Facebook now says it's the top photo site. The minimum … Continue reading

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King of Shave preps Facebook app

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Share this post King of Shaves, the shaving brand and e-commerce site, is planning to release a Facebook application in what could be the first ever brand marketing use of the social networking site in this manner. Word leaked out … Continue reading

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Match.com launches mobile service

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Share this post Dating site Match.com is to launch a mobile web and text service for mobile phones in the UK, US and Canada, expanding out to a further nine countries by the end of the year. Subscribers will be … Continue reading

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Facebook is the new AOL

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Share this post ValleyWag today runs an interesting insider piece from a startup developing Facebook applications. Until recently FB members could invite all their friends to an app. creating massive viral adoption. Hence why some apps like Top Friends by … Continue reading

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NewsFlash: Social network users are unfaithful

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Share this post It’s all very well for Facebook to be smug about it’s new found success but a new report suggests that the latest vogue for social networking is built on the same shaky ground as any other site … Continue reading

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CBS buys Last.fm for $280m, plans more ads

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Share this post As hinted at back in February, Last.fm has been trawling around looking for a buyer and today it found its harbour in the form of a US media giant. The ‘social music’ site has been bought by … Continue reading

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