Street Fight Daily: Snap Launches Location-Sharing Feature, Walmart Goes After AWS

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Launches Location-Sharing Feature Snap Map… Walmart to Vendors: Get Off Amazon’s Cloud… Inside Travis Kalanick’s Resignation as Uber’s CEO…

Street Fight Daily: Verizon’s Path to Disrupting the Duopoly, Twitter Data’s Potential

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Verizon to Face Challenges Integrating Yahoo and AOL Before It Challenges Google and Facebook… MoPub Is Testing Ways to Do More with Twitter Data… Modern Marketing Means Mobile Messaging…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Boosts Brands, Facebook Equips Publishers with Data-Based Ad Tools

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Created an Ad Format to Help Brands Directly Message Users… New Facebook Tool Handles Media Companies’ Video Ad Sales… Uber to Repay Millions to Drivers, Who Could Be Owed More…

Street Fight Daily: Google Adds Attribution Tools for Marketers, Gen Z Loves Brands and Influencers

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Wants to Measure the Entire Path to Purchase… Gen Z Enjoys Branded Content More Than Millenials… Marketers Press Claims Against Facebook Over Inflated Metrics…

Street Fight Daily: Instagram Beats Facebook for Brands, Twitter Aims to Jumpstart Ad Strategy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Instagram Gives Brands and Celebrities Up to 400% More Engagement than Facebook… Twitter Hires AdTech Veteran Bruce Falck to Rejuvenate Advertising Tools… Identifying Mobile Shoppers is a Top Priority for 70% of Retailers…

Street Fight Daily: Updates from Google I/O, Walmart’s Online Sales Jump Sharply

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… I/O 2017: Everything Coming to Google Assistant… Following Jet Acquisition, Walmart’s Online Sales Soar as It Pursues Amazon… Twitter’s New Privacy Tools Let Users Control How Advertisers Target Them…

Street Fight Daily: Angie’s List Acquired by HomeAdvisor, News Orgs Experiment with Amazon Echo

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Angie’s List Acquired by IAC’s HomeAdvisor in Deal Valued at More than $500 Million… NPR, the AP, and Local Newspapers Are Experimenting with Amazon Echo… Google is Testing a Job-Search Feature that Could Rival LinkedIn — And Facebook…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Launches 24/7 News Service with Bloomberg, Uber Boosts Data Privacy

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter to Launch 24/7 News Streaming Service with Bloomberg… Uber Beefs Up Privacy Controls Amid Data Use Controversy… Now That It Knows Who’s Talking, Google Home Might Reach Its Potential…

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’s Shipping Ambitions, Search Engines Remain Crucial to Local Discovery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon’s Plan to Dominate the Shipping Industry Is Taking Shape… Most Internet Users Prefer Search Engines to Find Local Products… Publishers Say Facebook Can Save Instant Articles with Better Data, Subscription Tools…

Street Fight Daily: Google Boosts Ads with Machine Learning, Gannett Acquires SweetIQ

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Google Leans on Machine Learning and Scale for Smarter Display Ads… Amazon’s Alexa Voice Tech is Now Available to Build Chatbots… Twitter is Testing a New Way to Show You News Articles…

Street Fight Daily: Weather Channel Partners with Lyft, Alphabet Seeks Public Legal Fight with Uber

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… The Weather Channel Lets You Request a Lyft When Bad Weather Strikes… Alphabet Wants Its Lawsuit Against Uber to Play Out Publicly… Twitter is Expanding Its Video Measurement Partnerships to Help Marketers Gauge Ad Performance

How Retailers Can Use Social Media for Better Customer Support

A new survey by the marketing agency Rational Interaction found that 92.5% of brands are failing to meet their customers’ social customer care expectations. Here are seven strategies for how brands and retailers can offer better customer support across all the social channels that their customers use.

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Adds Location Sharing Tools for Businesses, AOL and Yahoo Become Oath

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Adds Location Sharing for Businesses Offering Customer Support via DMs… AOL and Yahoo Will Become Oath Following Verizon Deal… Consumer Adoption of Voice Assistants Doubled in Q1: Here’s Why…

Street Fight Daily: Pinterest Targets SMB Advertisers, Retale Offers Attribution Guarantee

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Pinterest Targets Small Business Advertisers in Push to Diversify Revenue… Retale Offers In-Store Foot Traffic Guarantee On In-App Inventory… Snapchat’s Pitch to Small Brands and Businesses: Self-Serve Sponsored Geofilters …

Street Fight Daily: Amazon Expands Into Grocery, Waze and Dunkin’ Donuts Partner on Order-Ahead

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Amazon to Launch Grocery Pickup Stores in Seattle… Dunkin’ Donuts Links Order-Ahead, Loyalty to Waze App… There’s a Disconnect in Connecting Marketing Tech Tools…

Street Fight Daily: Uber’s Secret Tools Undercut Competitors, Marketers Take on Google

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… ShopTalk ’17: Retail Brands Focus on Amazon ‘Work-Arounds’… Uber Employees Still Use Secret Tools to Target Drivers and Undercut Competition… Opportunity Knocks: Marketers and Media Take On Google…

Street Fight Daily: How Brands Fare on Snapchat, Facebook Reaches Out to Local Newsrooms

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… New Report from Snaplytics Breaks Down How Brands Fare on Snapchat… Facebook is Beginning to Reach Out to Local Newsrooms… Google Maps Adds Feature Allowing Users to Plan and Share Itineraries…

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Sees Growth in Local Ad Accounts, Facebook Agrees to Audit

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Stock Plunges After Sales Outlook Misses Mark, But Local Ad Accounts Grow… Facebook Agrees to Audit of Its Metrics Following Data Controversy… Lyft Has Hired the Head of Google Street View to Lead Its Mapping Team…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Drops Buy Button, Google Privileges Its Own Products in Ads

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Twitter Unclicks Buy Button, Signaling Unclear Future for Social Commerce… Google Uses Its Search Engine to Hawk Its Products… Snapchat is Now Pitching Brands on Sequential Video Ads…