The social network for places is getting serious about making money by letting any of its locations pay to promote their businesses.
Social.com can manage social ad campaigns on Facebook and Twitter using real-time customer and social conversation data.
If it works as planned, the new program will let Twitter tap into a huge roster of new advertisers.
Twitter is testing a streamlined way for small and medium-sized firms to place ads on the microblogging service.
Tech saw a very competitive atmosphere that was reflected in much of the advertising. Some companies clearly put thought into their work. Others occasionally panicked.
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.
Why waste your drive time doing the actual driving, when technology can be your chauffeur? The century-old auto culture is on the verge of radical change, and you can thank Google for where it's headed.
The check-in social network launches self-serve ads, which let small businesses around the world pay to rank their profiles higher in user search results.
How far-fetched is it, really, to go from today's Google Glass to nanobots communicating between your brain and a Google cloud that is indistinguishable from a human?
From will templates to postmortem e-mails, free and low-cost Web services help you put your affairs in order, send messages from the afterlife (sort of), and ensure your online accounts are properly laid to rest.