Street Fight Daily: Facebook and Google Embrace ‘Buy’ Buttons

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Will Soon Add a ‘Buy’ Button So You Can Shop From Facebook (Business Insider)… Google Starts Testing Buy Button (Mashable)… 20 Years of Amazon: 20 Years of Major Disruptions (USA Today)…

Street Fight Daily: Google’s iBeacon Competitor, Wi-Fi Proximity Program Launches

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Launches Eddystone, Its Platform-Agnostic iBeacon Competitor (The Next Web)… This New Wi-Fi Tech Uses Proximity To End Waiting In Long Lines (ReadWrite)… Like Google, Yahoo Wants to Reinvent Search Without the Search Bar (Ad Age)…

Street Fight Daily: Google Tests Direct Hotel Booking, Yelp Sued By Delivery Drivers

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Tests Direct Hotel Booking (Search Engine Land)… Drivers Sue Yelp Over Unpaid Tips for Food Delivery Service Eat24 (Fortune)… Deep-Fried Crystal Ball: Seamless’s Recent Missteps Pave the Way for Competitors (Digiday)…

Street Fight Daily: Google’s Plan for Mobile Search, Uber’s “Lead Generation” Defense

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Reinventing Google for a Mobile World (New York Times)… Uber: We’re Not a Taxi Service,“We’re a Lead Generation” App (Business Insider)… Location Is Everything: Talking Mobile Programmatic With Avazu’s Yi Shi (AdMonsters)…

Street Fight Daily: BBC’s Hyperlocal News Push, HotelTonight App Introduces Local Concierge

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… BBC Seeks to Forge Working Links With Hyperlocal News Sites (The Guardian)… Mobile App Company HotelTonight Launching Personal Concierge Feature (Wall Street Journal)… Google Upgrades Mobile Browser Display to Allow Reviews (Blumenthals.com)…

Street Fight Daily: YP Transitions to Mobile and Display Ads, Alibaba’s Advantage

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Is YP’s Search Data Strong Enough to Win More Local Digital Ad Dollars? (Adweek)… Why Amazon Should Fear Alibaba (Forbes)… Uber Is Now Testing “Suggested Pickup Points” (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp’s Struggles Continue, New App Bizibid Wants to Boost Local Economies

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Traffic Could Decline for the First Time Ever After Google Changed its Search Algorithm (Business Insider)… What Would Happen If Uber, Priceline, and Craigslist Had a Baby? (New York Observer)… Microsoft’s Tossup App Makes it Easier to Meet Your Friends for Lunch (The Verge)…

Street Fight Daily: Buy Buttons’ Impact, 7-Eleven Launches One-Hour Delivery

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… New, Simple ‘Buy’ Buttons Aim to Entice Mobile Shoppers (New York Times)… Twitter Introduces New Audience Insights for Brands (Twitter)… 7-Eleven Launches One-Hour Delivery in US (RetailWeek)…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Sale Stalls, Twitter’s New Ads Button

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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Sale Process to Stall as Founder Decides to Wait (Bloomberg)… Twitter Pushes Ads With A New Button Atop Mobile Users’ Profiles (TechCrunch)… An Argument that Newspapers are Missing Out on Reaching Loyal, Local Digital Audiences (NiemanLab)…