Aol

AOL Inc. (previously known as America Online, written as AOL and styled as "Aol." but commonly pronounced as an initialism) is an American multinational mass media corporation based in New York City which develops, grows, and invests in brands and web sites. The company's business spans digital distribution of content, products, and services, which it offers to consumers, publishers, and advertisers.AOL was founded in 1985 as Quantum Computer Services, an online services company by Jim Kimsey from the remnants of Control Video Corporation.Since then, AOL has franchised its services to companies in several nations around the world or to set up international versions of its services.
Posts about Aol
  • The History of Email and Email Design

    … 44 years ago, Raymond Tomlinson was working on ARPANET (the U.S. Government’s precursor to the publicly available Internet), and invented email. It was a pretty big deal because up until that point, messages could only be sent and read on the same computer. This allowed a user and a destination separated by the & symbol. When he showed…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blogin EMail- 25 readers -
  • Five most interesting search marketing news stories of the week

    … you probably weren’t expecting to see crop up in the news – AOL is offering up free wireless data as a reward for engaging with ads. Nine crazy predictions for SEO in 2017 It’s January, and as we all know, the arrival of January and the new year heralds the arrival of any number of predictions posts across every website you visit. (I myself am guilty…

    Search Engine Watchin Social Paid Search- 45 readers -
  • 3 Mobile Changes That Will Affect Marketers in 2017

    … picture of mobile performance. There are many new opportunities for marketers to utilize what mobile has to offer. So as mobile continues to grow, expect these data trends – programmatic, geo-spatial and in-app attribution – to be top-of-mind for marketing strategies in 2017. As Chief Mobile Officer for AOL Platforms and Advertising, Mark Connon leads the company’s progressive mobile strategy to ignite innovation and grow revenue for the company’s global mobile offerings. …

    Street Fightin Mobile- 27 readers -
  • Mobile 1.0 Had Its Own Uber: Recalling the Birth of the Future

    … When mobile devices first arrived, they promised to unlock entirely new consumer behaviors around products and services — with the most successful experiences still rooted in core human desires to connect and interact, as on the desktop. And it was all going to happen soon (at least that was my premise in 2000 as head of the spanking new AOL…

    Street Fight- 16 readers -
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