Microsoft Considered Selling Bing to Facebook

Posted on April 26, 2012

A report recently published in the New York times has confirmed prior rumors and speculation that Microsoft had attempted to sell its search engine service, Bing, to social media giant Facebook. According to the report, Microsoft executives approached Facebook with the proposal last year, without the support of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Facebook reportedly declined […]

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Google Adwords Now Targets Zip Codes, Other Enhancements

Posted on April 12, 2012

In an effort to help advertisers create and manage ad campaigns more relevant to local customers, Google has recently introduced a number of new features designed to help advertisers create and manage local ads more effectively, starting with the ability to target ads by zip code. This is great news for local businesses who want […]

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Facebook Purchases Instagram

Posted on April 9, 2012

In a stunning event, social media giant Facebook has announced that it has agreed to purchase the popular San Francisco-based photo-sharing service Instagram. Originally launched in 2010, Instgram quickly became popular with social media fans by providing an easier way to share photos taken with their mobile phone. The acquisition was announced on April 9th, […]

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Amazon Pulling the Plug on California Affiliates

Posted on June 29, 2011

It’s official… Jerry Brown has officially signed the so-called “Amazon Tax” into law affecting associates/affiliates producing online sales for Amazon while residing in California. This new law will begin on July 1, 2011. Not only does the new tax law affect Amazon, it applies to all out-of-state retailers to pay taxes on sales within the state […]

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