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…

Street Fight Daily: Marketers Take Note as Snap’s Q2 Disappoints, Uber Infighting Escalates

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snap Falls 17% as Revenue and Daily User Growth Disappoint… Benchmark Is Suing Kalanick and Uber Over Board Control… Facebook Courts Video Makers for ‘Watch’ Tab with Financial Incentives…

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Joins Video-Ad Craze, Uber Co-Founder Quashes Kalanick Return Rumors

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pinterest Unleashes Video Ads for All Advertisers with Third-Party Measurement Partners… Uber Co-Founder Garrett Camp Says Kalanick Will Not Return as CEO… How Quartz Achieved a 90% Renewal Rate for Branded Content…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Helps Brands on Mobile Video, Snap Gets a Boost from Big Ad Buyer

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Wants to Help Brands Tailor Their TV Ads for Mobile (AdWeek) After quietly piloting a video program with brands called PockeTVC (short for pocket television commercials) for more than a year that takes existing TV assets and fits them for mobile, Facebook […]

Street Fight Daily: Advertisers Return to YouTube, Shopify Launches Square Rival

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Months Removed from Brand Safety Boycott, YouTube Wins Over Advertisers Again… Shopify Launches New Card Reader to Compete with Square… Facebook Changes the News Feed to Reward Fast-Loading Sites…

Street Fight Daily: Businesses and Users Love Instagram Stories, Snap Rolls Out Measurement Program

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Half of Businesses on Instagram Use Stories As It Turns 1… Snap Rolls Out New Measurement Program… 10 Ways Brands Could Use Apple’s Augmented-Reality Platform…

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Creeps Up on Ad Duopoly, Facebook Invests in Conversational AI

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Advertisers Warm to Amazon’s Increasing Ad Pitch… Facebook Buys an AI Startup to Turn Its Middling Assistant into a Siri Killer… Autonomous Vehicles Projected to Drive In-Car Advertising…

Street Fight Daily: Inside Uber’s Messy CEO Search, Why Brick-and-Mortars Are Closing Down

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber’s Search for New CEO Hampered by Deep Split on Board… Amazon Is One Part of a Much Larger Picture of the Retail Apocalypse… Focus on Mobile and Product Drives Q2 Digital Ads…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Thrives While Twitter Dives, Snap Monetizes Placed Acquisition

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Defies Expectations, Posting Big Growth Despite Warnings That Revenue Will Slow… Twitter User Growth Stalls, and Investors Respond in Kind… Here’s How Snap’s Placed-Assisted Attribution Abilities Will Garner Revenue…

Street Fight Daily: Social Shapes Young People’s Shopping Decisions, LinkedIn Adds Brand Insights

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… 80% of Gen-Zers, 74% of Millenials Say Social Influences Their Shopping Choices… LinkedIn Allows Brands to Track Who Is Visiting Their Sites… How Uber Is Trying to Fix Itself…

Snap Debuts Self-Serve Platform for Brand Ad Campaigns

Brands now can take graphics assets they use elsewhere and put them into a template to create new ads. Instead of developing content just to appear on Snap, the new tools let marketers leverage video and images they have at hand.

Street Fight Daily: Snap’s Location Partnerships Yield Fruit, Paid Search Outperforms Social

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat’s Foursquare and Factual Partnerships Double Geofilter Usage… Paid Search Advertising Still Outranks Social in Performance… Amazon Might Launch Its Own Messaging App That Would Allow Users to Order Food…

LBMA Podcast: Patron + Foursquare, Snap’s Map, Verve Acquires Matchinguu

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: FlyBuy app, Nomadic VR, IKEA teams with Apple. And Special Guest: Rob Woodbridge.

Street Fight Daily: Uber Grows Despite Scandals, Facebook Expands Messenger Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Uber Sees Financial Growth and Possible Waymo Settlement… Facebook Globally Tests Injecting Display Ads into Messenger Inboxes… Ikea’s Back-to-School Campaign Uses Influencers on Snapchat to Target Millenials…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Boosts Brands’ Targeting Power, Microsoft Launches SMB Marketing Tools

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Is Testing Custom Audiences Based on Engagement with Instagram Business Profiles… Microsoft Launches New Email Marketing and Invoicing Tools for Small Businesses… Uber Might Have to Radically Alter How It Pays Workers Following a UK Government Report…

Snapchat Expands Its Foray Into Local with Snap Map

Pinterest and Snapchat both are turning digital space into a closer analogue to physical space, where we look for visual cues to understand the world. In different ways, both apps are collapsing the distance between virtual and real.

Street Fight Daily: Snap Throws Publishers and Brands a Bone, Lyft Exceeds 1M Rides Per Day

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Adds Linking Feature, a Boost for Publishers and Brands… Lyft is Doing Over 1 Million Rides Per Day.. Apple News May Let Publishers Sell Ads Their Own Way…

Street Fight Daily: Email Finds Success with Millenials, Snap Stock Dips to IPO Price

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… New Research Shows Email is Solid Bet for Millenial Engagement… Snap Stock Falls Back to Its $17 IPO Price… Podcast: Can B2B Marketers Shift to a Mobile-First Mentality?…

#SFSNYC: Strategizing for the Coming Local Consolidation

In the six years since Street Fight was founded, companies in the local sector have popped up at a breakneck pace and are now being snatched up just as fast by their competitors. To break down this issue, Street Fight CEO and founder Laura Rich sat down with four experts in tech, SMBs, and mergers and acquisitions at Street Fight Summit Tuesday.

Street Fight Daily: Snap’s Growth Slows, Marketers Capitalize on AI

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat’s Growth Dips as Competitive Pressure Mounts… AI Is Leaping from Hype to Reality, and Marketers Are Reaping the Benefits… Uber Board Adopts All Recommendations from Eric Holder Report…