They're not exactly BFFs, but the two longtime rivals may be looking to get friendlier when it comes to serving up ads.
According to AdAge, Twitter is trying to take on Facebook with a system meant to allow advertisers to target users who visit their sites with ads on Twitter
The social network, currently under pressure to grow revenue, is now letting advertisers run a more familiar, albeit less holistic, ad type in the News Feed.
The social network's latest attempt to goose revenue exposes an elephant in News Feed: advertisers are always watching.
The information network is letting advertisers use browser cookie data and customer databases to retarget prospects with promoted tweets.
If you start to notice a little blue icon near ads on your Facebook page -- it means that an advertiser is tracking your every click.
With 500 unique categories, such as cereal buyers and frozen food buyers, the social network creates more ways for advertisers and agencies to specifically target users' online buying habits.
commentary You won't be able to ignore ads on Facebook any longer, and that's going to thrill advertisers and Wall Street -- unless users are like me and hate it.
Research In Motion kicks off its BlackBerry World 2011 conference with a pair of smartphones that feature touch screens and NFC capabilities.
CNET UK in my pocket, as cute as can be! We've created Mii avatars of the CNET UK team, along with unique barcodes for each, so Nintendo 3DS owners can scan and download our likenesses.