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Street Fight Daily: Target Acquires Shipt, Facebook to Stop Paying Publishers for Video

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Target Acquires Shipt, Facebook to Stop Paying Publishers for Video

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Target Acquires Instacart Competitor Shipt to Compete with Amazon… Facebook Plans to Stop Paying Publishers to Make Videos for News Feed… Uber Under Criminal Investigation, Justice Department Confirms…

Street Fight Daily: Verizon Offers Rewards for User Data, LinkedIn Sharpens AdTech Strategy

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Verizon Offers Rewards for User Data, LinkedIn Sharpens AdTech Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Verizon Wants to Build an Advertising Juggernaut. It Needs Consumer Data First… LinkedIn Bolsters AdTech Game, Launches Audience Network… WhatsApp Tools and Features for Businesses Are Coming…

Street Fight Daily: Instagram Growing Rapidly, Gannett Earnings Suggest Bleak Outlook for Newspapers

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Instagram Growing Rapidly, Gannett Earnings Suggest Bleak Outlook for Newspapers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Gannett Earnings Forecast a Bleak 2017 for Newspaper Companies… Instagram is Growing Faster Than Ever and Now Has 700 Million Users… Waymo Is Hitting Uber Where It Hurts…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Tackles Brick-and-Mortar, WhatsApp Tests Chat Tools for Businesses

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Tackles Brick-and-Mortar, WhatsApp Tests Chat Tools for Businesses

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Confirms Plans for a 10th Book Store, Demonstrating Commitment to Brick-and-Mortar… WhatsApp Tests Business Chat Tools in Search for Revenue… Joe Ricketts, Local News Publisher and Trump Backer, Acquires Gothamist Websites…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook-WhatsApp Data Sharing Blocked Abroad, OpenTable Scales Back

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Facebook-WhatsApp Data Sharing Blocked Abroad, OpenTable Scales Back

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Runs Into Roadblock Abroad Taking User Data from WhatsApp for Targeted Ads… As OpenTable Struggles to Take Hold Abroad, Priceline Scales It Back… Uber Rival Karhoo Shuts Down After Blowing Reported $250M in Funding…

Street Fight Daily: Marketing Tech Brings in Big Bucks, Consumers Still Unsure About Mobile Wallets

Joseph Zappa

Street Fight Daily: Marketing Tech Brings in Big Bucks, Consumers Still Unsure About Mobile Wallets

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Why Venture Capitalists Are Betting on Marketing Tech Over Ad Tech… How Connected Cars Are Turning Into Revenue-Generating Machines… Brands Debate Pros and Cons of Reaching Consumers via WhatsApp…

Street Fight Daily: Alphabet Earnings Show Google Search Still On Top, Local Advertising’s ‘Context’

The Editors

Street Fight Daily: Alphabet Earnings Show Google Search Still On Top, Local Advertising’s ‘Context’

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Search Leads the Way as Alphabet Beats Earnings Expectations (Adweek)… Placed’s Shim: Location-Based Optimization Is the ‘SEO of 2016’ (GeoMarketing)… Yahoo Takes Declining Share of Worldwide Ad Revenues (eMarketer)…

LBMA Podcast: Apple’s Big Event, TalkLocal Rebrands

Asif Khan

LBMA Podcast: Apple’s Big Event, TalkLocal Rebrands

On the show: Into the Storm’s augmented reality street sign; Unicef’s Digital Drum Project; Budweiser brings beer to your Facebook friends; WhatsApp and Skype add location sharing; Twitter brings buying to your stream; iScent thinks we want to smell our emails; T-Mobile becomes the UnCarrier….