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Twitter, NBA Team up for In-Stream Video Replays

If there was ever any question that sports are one of Twitter‘s hottest, most passion-inducing topics, this week should have put those doubts to rest. The microblogging network on Friday announced a deal with the NBA to stream replay highlights directly to users through in-app Read More …

16 People Who Clearly Don’t Understand How Uber Surge Pricing Works

Over the past few years, Uber has revolutionized the world of avoiding public transportation by making it easier (and cheaper) than ever to get where you need to go without having to deal with terrible inconveniences like “crowded subways,” “slightly more expensive cabs” or “other Read More …

We Can All Relate To This Baby Flamingo Trying To Adult And Lying Down Instead

Flamingos are what I like to call a glam bird. And even glam birds are in a hurry to grow up, one baby flamingo showed. Flamingos area gorgeous shade of pink and love posing on one leg,which makes them models in the bird world where Read More …

U.S. Mobile Ad Spending to Reach $4 Billion by End of Year, Study Says

Facebook and Twitter spent a good part of 2012 talking up their “native” mobile ad products — and marketers, it appears, have been paying attention. On Monday, eMarketer adjusted its end-of-year mobile advertising forecast upward, citing Facebook’s mobile newsfeeds and Twitter’s Promoted Products suite as Read More …

This Is The Worst Time Of The Year To Be Called John Lewis

You’ve all seen it by now. The annual John Lewis Christmas advert thatconsistently seems to replace festive cheer with sickly sentiment and more tears than you can shake a stick at. But some people will be crying for the wrong reasons. Namely, their name. As Read More …

Twitter Hires Google Maps Director to Serve as Product VP

Image: Mashable Can Google Maps help Twitter find its way to designing a more mainstream product? Twitter confirmed Tuesday that it has hired Daniel Graf to serve as its new VP of consumer product. Graf had previously worked at Google since 2011, initially overseeing the Read More …

More Americans Getting News From Mobile and Social as Print, TV Decline

  The amount of time Americans spend on mobile devices and social networking sites is accelerating rapidly — and their news consumption habits are shifting accordingly. In a Pew Research Center survey of 3,003 U.S. adults, 17% said they accessed news on cell phone or Read More …

Puma’s Twitter Hashtag Campaign Just Went Very Wrong

If you allow people to make up their own funny names, you’re asking for trouble. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1408442262); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3421845”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1408442262); }); 1. Here’s a great digital marketing wheeze. Puma asked fans to Read More …