AT&T Says It Will Stop Selling Location Data as Practice Comes Under Greater Scrutiny

AT&T announced late last week that it will stop selling location data, following an investigation from multimedia publication Motherboard indicating that a bounty hunter (yes, bounty hunter) equipped with a few hundred bucks and a phone number can track down the phone’s owner within a couple blocks’ radius. Verizon and T-Mobile joined AT&T in saying they would soon wind down any remaining location-data sharing deals.

Street Fight Daily: Square Buys Weebly, Shift to Mobile Fuels Search Spend

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Square Buying Spree Continues With Weebly Acquisition… Shift to Mobile and Eurozone Growth Fuel Search Spend on Global Scale… Google Sharply Limits DoubleClick ID Use, Citing GDPR…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Revs Up Local Marketing, Pinterest Aggressively Adds Ad-Tech Partners

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft Revs Up Its Local Marketing Efforts… Pinterest Adds 15 Ad Tech Companies to Beef Up Its Data and Measurement Game… T-Mobile Launching Device to Make Most Any Car ‘Connected’…

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….