The Rise of Facebook Commerce

Facebook is looking to turn its army of business pages into e-commerce sites (F-commerce to be more exact). David Fisch, who runs a newly formed commerce partnerships group at Facebook told Businessweek that the group aims to help retailers set up shop on its pages that allows users to interact while they shop. To kick-start […]

Video Ads Gaining Acceptance and Revenue

Hulu.com recently announced that the website will earn $240 million in 2010, up drastically from $108 million in 2009. And a large part of that can be attributed to a sharp increase in video ad spending. That market is expected to grow an astounding 48 percent between 2009 and 2010, according to eMarketer. Of course, […]

Now You Can Update Your Facebook Status via Yahoo Mail

Yahoo’s social media strategy of lots and lots of Facebook is coming to fruition in a big way today, with the web portal rolling out deeper integration of Facebook within Yahoo Mail. Last month, Yahoo started with its first Yahoo Mail/Facebook integration: importing Facebook friends’ e-mail addresses into their Yahoo contacts. Today’s two new features […]

Gowalla Launches on webOS and Vies for Your Checkins with Free Stuff

Foursquare is battling for your SXSW check-ins with a musical scavenger hunt. Rival Gowalla is going to go after them with free gadgets – specifically free Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus devices as part of a promotion the location-based social networking service is unveiling in conjunction with their just-launched app for webOS. The […]