Marketing Day: Bieber Endorses Amazon, Retailers Prep For The Holidays & Twitter World Cup Numbers

by Amy Gesenhues
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: Survey: Best Way To Reach Millennials Is On Social Media SDL a "customer experience" software and services provider has released results of multi-country survey of roughly 1,800 millennials (18 - 36).Read the full article

  • Facebook to track users' TV habits - 11 readers, 256 Tweets - Beginning this fall, when Facebook users watch a TV show on a cellphone or tablet, Facebook will probably know about it. The social network will scan its databases and send the age and gender of the viewer to Nielsen, the TV ratings measurement company, to help advertisers learn more about the audience watching shows online.

  • Facebook Announces Free Wi-Fi Program for Students in Forest City, NC - 14 readers - Facebook today announced a pilot initiative to support free internet via Wi-Fi to students, launching first in Forest City, North Carolina, in partnership with Pangaea, a nonprofit provider of high speed internet.... Keep reading →

  • Novartis and to work on smart contact lenses - 9 readers, 5 Tweets - The lenses will monitor blood sugar levels for diabetes as well as correct vision, the latest in a series of products designed to monitor body functions.

  • Yelp Liberates Its API To Box Out Foursquare And Google | - 12 readers - Yelp wants as many inroads and reminders for its service around the web as possible, so today it upped the limit on its API for pulling nearby places,..

  • Snapchat Adds Geofilters For Quick Image Location Tags, And A New Revenue Possibility | - 11 readers - Snapchat has added a new feature to its app starting today that will offer special image filters depending on your location. All you need to do to activate..

  • Why Does Your Brand Wait Until :29 to Show Up in Your :30? - 12 readers, 1 Tweets - A majority of Americans admit they forget people's names. You hear a great joke, a moving story or a bit of wisdom. Yet you haven't a clue about the name of the person who shared it with you. The same thing happens every day in advertising.