Koprol Launches Location-based Marketing Features

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Yahoo’s Koprol, an Indonesian location-based social network has launched a series of new features which allows businesses to reach out to more consumers through its service. Businesses can now sign up for its […] Related posts: HOW TO: Create a Location-based Marketing Campaign Location-based marketing is one of the major trends in the… Is Location-Based Advertising Effective? The mobile phone …

Vimeo Releases New Features for Video Producers

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Vimeo, long playing second fiddle to YouTube, has released some new features that should be very attractive to video producers. First, Plus members ($59.95 per year or $9.95 per month) can now upload files as large as 5 GB – meaning full-feature HD film uploads, or up to 2.5 hours of HD per week. With a Plus membership, Vimeo users …

MySpace Issues User Data Protection Update

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New features, celebrity endorsements, and a redesign can only get a site so far.  More than ever, users want to know their private information is safe.  So this week, MySpace issued a clear statement to the effect that the social network is protecting users’ data. Remember the big third-party-apps-are-leaking-data-to-advertisers scare in October?  MySpace responded to it by making some promises, …

Optify Enhances International SEO, Real-time Lead Scoring

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Optify, a leading provider of hosted, enterprise search engine optimization (SEO) and social media software, has introduced some upgrades to its real-time marketing solution. New features include the extension of Optify’s international SEO capabilities, the addition of marketing ROI dashboards for Salesforce.com, and improvements to… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, …

Search Queries Update in GWT

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Google has made a noteworthy improvement to the "Search queries" and "Links to your site" features available in Webmaster tools. Once the domain of hard core SEO’s alone, anyone responsible for improving search marketing campaigns will be able to benefit from the new features and will need to get familiar as the data is… [[ This is a content summary …

Google Maps For Android Gets New Features

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Google announced the launch of a new version of Google Maps for Android that has a new design for Place page reviews, more options to filter search results, and an option for Google Latitude real-time updating. Place Pages On Android will look pretty much like they do on the desktop. Users can see reviews from around the web and from …

LinkedIn Launched Seven Years Ago Today

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It took a tweet from LinkedIn Senior Director of Corporate Communications Kay Luo for us to find out, but it’s true: LinkedIn turns seven years old today. While LinkedIn was founded in December of 2002, the actual website didn’t launch until May 5, 2003. That makes it older than Facebook (2004), Twitter (2006), YouTube (2005), and even MySpace (August 2003). …

Digg’s URL Shortener Now Works Only For Digg

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Since Kevin Rose took the helm of Digg, the service hasn’t been introducing new features but killing old ones. First, Digg got rid of the DiggBar, and now a related feature has been (almost) shut down: the Digg URL shortener. Although Digg calls this move an “update,” the feature has been killed for all URLs except the URLs of Digg …

HOW TO: Disable Facebook’s “Instant Personalization” [PRIVACY]

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Last week, Facebook added a suite of new features that let websites like Pandora and Docs.com access some of your personal information and use it to instantly personalize your experience. Pandora, for example, will recommend streaming music stations built around artists you’ve Liked on Facebook in the past. Most of the time this information is harmless and you shouldn’t worry …

Tumblr Raises Another $5 Million in Funding

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Tumblr has just announced another healthy influx of cash — $5 million from Spark and Union Square Ventures — nearly doubling the $5.2 million raised in A and B rounds of financing. The popular mini-blog company has been testing and optimizing various paid features for a while and hopes 2010 will bring it further down the road to profitability. Tumblr …