MarTech Today: 10,000-Character Tweets, Phablets & Snapchat API
Here’s our daily recap of what happened in marketing technology, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.
From Marketing Land:
- 10,000-Character Tweets May Arrive On Twitter Later This Month
Jan 5, 2016 by Greg Finn
Forget those 140-character limitations, buckle your seat and prepare for 10,000 characters of Twitter expression. A report from Re/code shows that 10,000-character tweets may be coming later this month.
- Twitter Launches Conversational Ads To Get People Tweeting About Brands
Jan 5, 2016 by Ginny Marvin
The ads are designed to prompt responses to questions and drive shares.
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- Flurry: Phablets Will Become Dominant Media Consumption Devices
Jan 5, 2016 by Greg Sterling
According to a year in review report from Flurry, “Phablets” are set to become dominant by the end of this year.
- Snapchat Is Reportedly Developing An API For Advertising
Jan 5, 2016 by Barry Levine
An API would allow the media sharing platform to grow a larger ad ecosystem, possibly similar to Instagram’s.
- 5 Predictions For 2016 After Reaching “Peak Martech”
Jan 5, 2016 by Erik Bratt
What’s ahead for marketing technology in the new year? Columnist Erik Bratt takes a look at some trends marketers should expect to see.
- Bing Now Powers AOL Search: What Advertisers Need To Know
Jan 5, 2016 by Ginny Marvin
Here’s what’s changing in Bing Ads with the addition of AOL to the network.
From Around The Web:
- How to Track Read Time: Content Marketing Analytics, www.searchenginejournal.com
- Yield Management Using Web Analytics in Publishing, www.webanalyticsworld.net
- Bloggers: Here are the 7 Tools You Didn’t Know You Needed, www.blogherald.com
- Twitter Invests in Muzik Connected Headphone Company, recode.net
- Amazon’s Email And Calendaring Service, Amazon WorkMail, Exits Preview, techcrunch.com
- Google paid $380M to buy Bebop, venturebeat.com
- New York’s Old Payphones Are About To Pump Out Free Public Wi-Fi, www.fastcoexist.com
- Oracle to acquire AddThis, Business Insider
- 5 Marketing Processes You Should Seriously Consider Automating, blog.kissmetrics.com
- Ad-Tech Consolidation And The Rule Of Three, adexchanger.com
- Seven Big Event Tech Predictions for 2016, www.martechadvisor.com
- Android Lollipop passes 30% adoption, Marshmallow still under 1%, venturebeat.com
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