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1 in 4 desktop owners use ad blockers

More than a quarter of all desktop computer users and 15 percent of mobile devices owners use ad blocking software, according to a new study, and 17 percent of people who don't block ads are likely to do so soon.

Written by Matt Kapko29 July 16 00:01

Marketing pros discuss what they want from IT

IT leaders don't always have great working relationships with their colleagues in marketing, but the technology decisions they make can have significant impact on marketers. A group of digital marketing pros explains just what they expect from IT.

Written by Matt Kapko28 July 16 22:00

Twitter scores live-stream deals with MLB, NBA, NHL and NFL

Twitter's steamy summer of sport got even hotter today as the company inked deals to live-stream MLB and NHL games. Each of the 'Big Four' major U.S. sports leagues is now on board to stream games or related content via Twitter.

Written by Matt Kapko26 July 16 06:06

How and why to verify your Twitter account

You can finally request that coveted blue verified Twitter badge that has eluded you for seven years. Here’s why and how you should get verified and let you followers know you are the real deal.

Written by Matt Kapko23 July 16 00:31

Should Apple worry about Microsoft-IBM deal?

IBM’s new partnership with Microsoft nearly mirrors a deal the enterprise giant struck with Apple in 2014. But that’s where the similarities end.

Written by Matt Kapko22 July 16 01:27

Land O’Lakes spreads to the cloud with Microsoft (and Google)

Land O’Lakes CIO says no single cloud provider can meet all of the company’s requirements. Google and Microsoft are both in the mix, but the agricultural cooperative still isn’t ready for a full migration.

Written by Matt Kapko20 July 16 06:59

Publishers rely on Facebook at their own peril

A new report spotlights the challenges publishing companies grapple with on Facebook as the social giant continues to gain power over publishers even as it regularly changes policies and causes confusion.

Written by Matt Kapko15 July 16 22:00

Taking a closer look at bots from Apple, Facebook and Google

'Bots' are hot today, and popular tech companies including Apple, Facebook and Google all take dramatically different approaches to bot technology. Here's what bots from these consumer giants could mean to enterprises.

Written by Matt Kapko13 July 16 22:00

Why Snapchat's Memories broadens snap appeal

A new feature from Snapchat, called Memories, should broaden its appeal by making it easier for you to preserve and curate the content you share, but the company's go-to disappearing 'snaps' live on.

Written by Matt Kapko08 July 16 23:27

YouTube rules at VidCon, but still empty-handed on live mobile video

YouTube's CEO led the opening keynote at VidCon for the third year in a row, and though the online video giant had its 'best year ever,' its still lags behind competitors on key features such as live streaming on mobile devices.

Written by Matt Kapko28 June 16 23:46

Facebook, Google dominate list of top 15 mobile apps

Tech behemoths Facebook and Google own more than half of the 15 most popular mobile applications used by U.S. adults -- the reach of other well-liked apps such as Snapchat and Apple Maps doesn't even compare.

Written by Matt Kapko25 June 16 05:38

How CIOs can improve B2B social marketing

The recent rise of B2B social selling puts CIOs in a powerful position to help integrate critical digital marketing processes with key business systems such CRM and ERP.

Written by Matt Kapko23 June 16 23:25
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