NYPD Twitter Campaign Backfires
Mobile Ad Platform From Facebook?
Facebook Rolls Out Friend Tracker
Michaels: Nearly 3M Cards Breached
Google Earnings, Sales Disappoint
Social media can be a great marketing tool, but as the New York Police Department learned Tuesday, a well-intended PR campaign can go awry if a business or organization has a large number of critics.
Facebook has seen rapid growth in mobile advertising. So rapid, that the social media giant is reportedly ready to launch its own mobile ad platform to go head-to-head with Google’s AdMob.
Social media giant Facebook is rolling out its new “Nearby Friends” feature to tell users how close they are to people on their friends list. This feature, which raises privacy concerns, is entirely optional.
Arts and crafts retail giant Michaels Stores has confirmed that a data breach at its POS terminals from May 2013 to Jan. 2014 may have exposed nearly 3 million customer credit and debit cards.
First-quarter earnings growth for Google faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with a persistent downturn in ad prices while spending more money to hire and invest.