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Soapbox: We need to be more skeptical about the insights we’re getting

In today’s Soapbox, we must understand where our insights come from because we really don’t want to be making major decisions based on faulty data. Amos Budde on September 25, 2019  Think about the last statistic someone threw at you, whether that’s on the Captivate monitor in the elevator or the latest medical study you … Continue reading Soapbox: We need to be more skeptical about the insights we’re getting

Turns out some groups axed by Facebook for content violations were actually hacked

A spokesperson said Facebook is working to restore the Groups mistakenly taken down. Amy Gesenhues on May 17, 2019 A Reddit thread on Wednesday called attention to many Facebook Groups’ privacy settings being changed to “secret.” The post generated more than 450 comments, with rumors that many Groups had been attacked by a spammer posting … Continue reading Turns out some groups axed by Facebook for content violations were actually hacked

The Multi-Billion-Dollar Opportunity Behind the 80% of Employees We’re Neglecting

Joelle Kaufman — March 2, 2019 — March 2, 2019 The secret is out: The most successful companies in the world are the ones that understand their employees are their greatest competitive asset. What’s baffling, though, is that most enterprises today are fundamentally neglecting 80 percent of their workforce when it comes to communication and … Continue reading The Multi-Billion-Dollar Opportunity Behind the 80% of Employees We’re Neglecting

Digital marketing in 2019: Here’s where we’re headed this year

Brands that embrace emerging technologies and advertising formats – like connected TV, visual and voice search and AR advertising – will thrive in the new year. Chris Loretto on January 2, 2019   From the rise of voice advertising to the connected TV revolution, there were major strides in the digital marketing space this past year. … Continue reading Digital marketing in 2019: Here’s where we’re headed this year

Google Reports Less Than 1% Of Websites Visited In 2017 Were Filled With Spam

Google Reports Less Than 1% Of Websites Visited In 2017 Were Filled With Spam by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, June 28, 2018 Google’s 2017 webspam report released Thursday shows that less than 1% of those searching on its engine landed on a spam-filled website, and the number of hacked websites fell by 80% compared with the … Continue reading Google Reports Less Than 1% Of Websites Visited In 2017 Were Filled With Spam

We’re NOT Average

Bob Apollo — May 14, 2018 Follow @bobapollo — May 14, 2018 rawpixel / Pixabay Mark Twain is said to have popularised the phrase “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics”. In an amusing variation, an obviously learned British judge is said to have categorised witnesses into three classes: “simple liars, … Continue reading We’re NOT Average

Facebook now letting users appeal posts that were removed for violating content standards

For the first time ever, Facebook has published the guidelines its internal teams use to decide what content is allowed on the site. Amy Gesenhues on April 24, 2018   For the first time ever, Facebook has released the guidelines its internal content review teams use to determine whether or not to remove a post … Continue reading Facebook now letting users appeal posts that were removed for violating content standards

Winter is coming for retailers, so it’s a good thing we’re launching the Holiday Retailer

The e-commerce environment is more challenging — and rewarding — than ever. Stay on top of all the latest developments with Marketing Land’s annual coverage. Pamela Parker on July 18, 2017   You’d think online retailing would be all figured out by now, but it’s just getting more complex — and more promising — than … Continue reading Winter is coming for retailers, so it’s a good thing we’re launching the Holiday Retailer