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Google’s New Bookmarking Service, Previously Called Stars, Has Gone Live

Google Stars, the long-rumored bookmarking service from Google, has now publicly launched, but with little fanfare. That Google was working to update its bookmarking service has been known for some time. In May, a developer who had been digging into the service leaked a copy of the “Google Stars” extension, as it was called at [...]
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How To Create A YouTube Channel Icon With Pixlr – a Free Online Photo Editor

YouTube displays a channel icon to represent your channel. You may want to display a profile image of yourself or add a logo for channel branding. Here are 3 tips to keep in mind before creating your YouTube Channel icon: Make sure your image size is 800 x 800 pixels. YouTube reduces your image size [...]
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39 percent of Tweeters called Twitter their new holiday shopping list

If you’re a Scrooge about Christmas, stay away from Twitter because people who Tweet are the happiest (and spend-thriftiest) of holiday shoppers.
Back in August, DB5 surveyed 2,100 shoppers on behalf of Twitter and more than half were regular Twitter users. Taking into consideration the fact that Twitter published the results. . . .the outcome was quite interesting.
34% of those surveyed said they had already begun thinking about holiday shopping. A huge 81% of the Twitter regulars said they love holiday shopping. (To which the surveyor replied, ‘if you love it so much you should marry it’. ) Only 56% of the non-Twitter regulars said they were looking forward to holiday shopping which brings us to the first point:
Twitter users love shopping for gifts.
Tweeters are also a generous lot. A quarter of them plan to spend more than $1,000 on gifts. Only 10% of non-Twitters said they’d fork over a grand.
Top on the holiday gift list? Clothing and shoes (75%); gift certificates (71%); movies, mus…

SPONSOR MESSAGE: Guide to Social Advertising 2014

Social advertising challenges a brand to think differently about both social engagement and advertising. It requires marketers to appeal to the prospect in new ways. This Grande Guide from Oracle Eloqua is about advertising in the social media sphere- what it means, why it’s worth it, and how best to approach it.
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Instagram Is Introducing Video Ads Today With 5 Major Brands

Instagram’s slow-play entrance into the mobile video advertising market is picking up speed. Today, according to Ad Week, the Facebook-owned image and video sharing app is officially launching video ads with Disney, Activision, Lancome, Banana Republic and the CW network.
The move comes on the heels of recent activity on this front by Tumblr and Snapchat, and Instagram is pushing forward after about six months of testing. Instagram has been extremely cautious about how it serves all ads since it started selling them a year ago. CEO Kevin Systrom has said that he reviews every ad before it runs to make sure they don’t seem too much like advertising.
Such scrutiny is necessary because there were some negative reactions to early Instagram advertising and the company needs to make sure it doesn’t alienate a significant number of its 200 million active users. And Instagram has apparently convinced its some major early adopters that is has dialed in the advertising mix. Ad Week’s article says…