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AOL plugs Goowy widget ads into ad network

Widget ads get a big boost: AOL will distribute them free on its Platform-A ad network.

By July 23, 2008


AOL gets widgety with Goowy acquisition

Acquisition is next step in a nearly yearlong partnership. The Time Warner unit plans to use Goowy's technology for interactive widget ads.

By February 4, 2008


Threadsy's gone, but I'm still searching for a universal in-box

Melding multiple e-mail and social network accounts into one interface makes a lot of sense. Why can't anyone make a business out of it?

By January 7, 2012


AOL works affiliate marketing into widgets

Members of Buy.at, an affiliate service that's now part of the Time Warner unit's Platform-A, can now use Groowy widgets to spread their ads across the Web.

By August 12, 2008


Confirmed: AOL will acquire Socialthing

Start-up social aggregator, which competes with the more-buzzed-about FriendFeed, will become part of AOL's People Networks division.

By August 14, 2008


Microsoft recasts legal team for Yahoo bid

Microsoft switches legal counsel for its Yahoo megamerger after the firm it hired, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, announced a conflict with another client. Other clients include AOL and DoubleClick, for starters.

By February 26, 2008


AOL closes Bebo deal

Time Warner plans to create a new AOL People Networks business unit including AIM, ICQ, and other community platforms, led by the social network's CEO, Joanna Shields.

By May 19, 2008


AOL upgrades Bebo with Lifestream and more

Bebo gets better integration with other social services, though not all of the announced enhancements will be available to users immediately.

By February 23, 2009


MySpace launches IM client

MySpace launches IM client

By May 9, 2006


SEC charges Mark Cuban with insider trading

Digital media maverick could face up to $3 million in penalties and fines related to questionable 2004 trades of search engine company Mamma.com.

By November 17, 2008