Street Fight Daily: Snap’s Secret User Data Paints a Dismal Picture, Mobile Shopping on the Rise

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap Employees Leak Data That Doesn’t Bode Well for the Secretive Company… Mobile Shopping Saw a Steep Jump Over the Holidays… Verizon’s Oath Explores the Drivers Behind ‘Brand Love’…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Dives Deep on Video Ad Data, Uber Gears Up for 2018

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Releases Research Examining Complexities of Video Ads… Uber Powered 4 Billion Rides in 2017. Its COO Explains How It Will Do More in 2018… Could Snap’s Unusual and Generative Structure Also Be Its Breaking Point?…

Street Fight Daily: Uber-SoftBank Deal Clears, Swarm Offers Businesses a Path to Social Prominence

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Sells Stake to SoftBank, Valuing Company at $48 Billion… Swarm Emerges as a Serious Social Tool, Capable of Boosting Reps of Brick-and-Mortars… In 2017, Amazon Will Turn to Private Label Goods…

Street Fight Daily: Snap Selling New Type of Ad, Net Neutrality Repeal Could Affect Marketers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Is Selling a New Type of Ad in Time for the Holidays: Promoted Stories… Marketers Fear the FCC’s Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Could Affect Advertising Prices… Advertisers Express Interest in Bringing Programmatic In-House..

Street Fight Daily: Whole Foods Prices Cut for Prime Members, How Patch Makes Local Profitable

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon and Whole Foods Reveal New Price Cuts for Prime Members… How Patch’s CEO Makes Hyperlocal Profitable… Google Maps Gets a Redesign…

Street Fight Daily: Inside Snap’s Messy IPO, SoftBank Deal Looms for Uber

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap’s Rise and Fall: How a Big, Splashy IPO Kept Doubters Mum… Uber CEO Says the SoftBank Deal Hasn’t Happened Yet But Will… The Bumpy Road Ahead for AI in Sales, Customer Service…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook to Launch Campaign Optimization Tool, Inside eBay’s Renaissance

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Is Introducing a Campaign Budget Optimization Tool for Advertisers… Inside eBay’s Repositioning as a Modern E-Commerce Platform… Twitter Helps Out Small Businesses with Promote Mode Service…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Fights Companies Soliciting Reviews, Snap Reckons with Post-IPO Disaster

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Increasingly Cracking Down on ‘Review Solicitation’… Snapchat Is Having a Crisis of Confidence. So Are Investors… Postmates Launches Grocery Service, Scheduled Deliveries, and Revamped App…

Street Fight Daily: DNAinfo & Gothamist Shut Down, CNN Wades Into Commerce

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… DNAinfo and Gothamist Shuttered Suddenly by Ricketts Following Vote to Unionize… CNN Dips Into Commerce with a Digital Product Guide… NYT Beats Profits Estimate as Digital Subscription Count Soars…

Street Fight Daily: Walmart Acts as Media Platform, Amazon Courts Grocers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Inside Walmart’s Advertising Blitz… Amazon Slashes Seller Fees to Improve Grocery Sales Online… Mobile, YouTube, and Programmatic Are Alphabet’s Workhorses…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Feed May Oust Pubs, Google Helps Marketers with Holidays

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Tests Removing Publishers from Newsfeed — Unless They Pay… Google Prepares Advertisers for Holiday Shoppers… How AI Helped Walmart Go from 700,000 to 60 Million Items Online…

Street Fight Daily: Google Takes Over Local Bookings, Snap Goes Programmatic

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Reserve with Google Booking Service to Open Beyond U.S. and Include Restaurants… Snap Turns to Programmatic Ads for Snapchat Shows… The Most Successful E-Commerce Brands Build for Mainstream America…

Street Fight Daily: The Importance of Attribution, Newspapers & Retailers Share Connected Fate

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Investing in the Right Measurement Tools Makes a Big Business Impact… Retail Blues Worsen, Hitting Newspapers Hard… Snapchat Ramps Up Content Deals…

Street Fight Daily: Snap Launches Context Cards, LinkedIn Updates Sales Navigator

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat’s New Context Cards Let Users Read Reviews, Book Reservations, and More… LinkedIn Updates Sales Navigator to Generate Leads… Could Amazon Win a Major Chunk of the Video Ad Market?…

Street Fight Daily: Brands Benefit from Voice Revolution, Placed Unveils New Attribution Tool

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… As Voice Has Its Moment, Tech Giants Give Brands a Way Into the Conversation (AdWeek) Voice is having its moment. People are talking, devices are listening and brands are attempting to insert themselves into the conversation, using Amazon Alexa voice skills and Google […]

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Tests New Delivery Service, Foursquare Revamps Developer Site

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon Tests Its Own Delivery Service to Rival UPS and FedEx… Foursquare Revamps Its Developer Site as API Usage Soars… Will Messenger Lose Out to Snapchat and Instagram Through 2021?…

Street Fight Daily: Snap Seeks Startups as Advertisers, How AI Could Improve Attribution

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Incentivizes Startups, Especially Mobile-First Companies, to Advertise On It… How AI Could Change Attribution Tools… How Ikea Deploys AR to Improve Its Customer Experience…

Street Fight Daily: Google Modifies Practices to Help Publishers, Brands Pursue Experiential Marketing

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Unveils Tools to Increase Subscriptions for Publishers… Agencies See Experiential Marketing as the Next Big Thing, and Brands Want In… eMarketer Lowers Snapchat’s Ad Revenue Forecast for 2017…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Faces a Slide in Young Users, Tech Giants Invest in TV Advertising

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… How Instagram and Snapchat Are Benefiting from Facebook’s Loss of Young Users… Why Tech Giants Are Spending Big on TV Ads.. Google as the New Home Page — A Tactical Guide…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Explores Offline-to-Online, Foursquare Partners with InfoScout

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Can Brands Create Facebook Custom Audiences Based On Brick-and-Mortar Visits?… Foursquare Partners with InfoScout to Offer Fuller Picture of Customer Journey… Postmates Relies on Streaming Data to Deliver Positive Experiences on Demand…