Marketing Day: Twitter Earnings, Desktop Vs. Mobile Sharing & NewFronts Coverage

by Matt Mcgee
Here's our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Twitter's Earnings & Users Keep Growing, But Wall Street Is Not Impressed Twitter beat earning expectations today, announcing a more than doubling of first quarter revenue to $250 million, but the social network fell shor ...Read the full article

  • Ad Industry Will Soon Unveil a Do Not Track Browser Solution - 4 readers - After dissing the likes of Microsoft and Mozilla for their default Do Not Track browsers and after walking out of the World Wide Web Consortium's tracking protection working group, the advertising industry (through the Digital Advertising Alliance) plans to unveil its own one-click browser solution that will allow consumers to opt out of web si

  • Twitter Hopes a Smarter Signup Process Will Keep You From Fleeing | Gadget Lab | WIRED - 7 readers - Twitter is overhauling its onboarding (or sign up) process in an effort to make the social network more relevant to new users.

  • eBay Beats, Q1 Non-GAAP Earnings Up 11 Percent to $899M, Revenue Up 14 Percent To $4.3B | - 5 readers - eBay just reported first quarter earnings this afternoon, beating expectations. Non-GAAP earnings increased 11%, to $899 million or $0.70 per diluted share,..

  • Google’s 8 biggest flops - 3 readers - The tech giant’s love for experimentation has yielded curious, sometimes kooky, failures over the last 15 years.

  • Motorola Mobility, Samsung Escape EU Fines in Apple Clash - 7 readers - Motorola Mobility and Samsung Electronics Co. avoided fines as European Union antitrust regulators said “patent wars” with Apple Inc. shouldn’t allow consumers to get caught in the crossfire.

  • Pinterest Hires Twitter Sales Leader to Forge Partner, Agency Ties - 3 readers - Pinterest has filled a top-level sales position, tapping a Twitter veteran to round out its partnerships team as it builds its ad business. Lisa Manowitz started today as the head of partnerships on the East coast, and is based in the New York office, Pinterest told Adweek.

  • How to Choose an Ecommerce Shipping Provider - 4 readers - Many merchants struggle with the challenge of shipping goods in the fastest and cheapest manner. There are several variables that determine the best shipping provider ...

  • 7 Crucial KPIs for Email Marketing - 9 readers - Online retailers use email marketing messages to engage customers and boost sales, but not every email message is equally effective. Fortunately, there are at least seven ...

  • Firefox 29 Gets a Makeover, Updated Sync Tool - 4 readers - Users will find that Firefox has a new look, as well as several improvements under the hood.

  • Instagram Video Ads Are Coming Soon - 6 readers - Instagram is a bit of a control freak when it comes to advertising. Every sponsored image is preapproved and every brand thoroughly vetted. Now, video ads are quietly being tested, as the company takes a slow approach to building what could be Facebook’s next billion-dollar business.