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.
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  • Street Fight Daily: Facebook Expands Ad Suite for Businesses, Google Shopping’s Role in Retail

    … aggressive carmakers building their own “mobility services” to prevent Silicon Valley’s upstarts from keeping all the spoils themselves. Pokémon Go Will Host Real-Life Events to Celebrate Its Anniversary (Verge) It’s a little hard to believe, but Pokémon Go has been out for almost a full year. To celebrate, Niantic Labs announced that it’s planning a number of in-game and in-person events. Get Street Fight Daily in your inbox! Subscribe to our newsletter. …

    Street Fightin Social Google Facebook- 14 readers -
  • 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

    … Welcome to our weekly round-up of all the latest news and research from the world of search marketing and beyond. This week, Larry Kim peers into his crystal ball to make some outlandish predictions for SEO in 2017; Facebook is preparing to flip the switch on a mid-roll video ad offering that will share revenue with users; and – here’s a name…

    Search Engine Watchin Social Paid Search- 43 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

    …. One of those companies was Qsent (more on them later). Mobile Web 1.0 In Mobile Web 1.0, flip phones were the primary vessel. Consider it: People were still getting accustomed to holding voice conversations on these devices when we started asking them to type into the screen rather than simply talk. Not the smallest hurdle to leap. In many ways…

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  • 8 Reasons Why Consumers Will Watch and Engage With Your Video

    … In June 2015, Verizon Communications Inc. completed its acquisition of AOL for $4.4 billion in cash. And in July 2016, Verizon Communications Inc. announced its plans to acquire Yahoo! Inc. for approximately $4.8 billion in cash. In Q1 2017, Yahoo! will be integrated with AOL, creating one of the largest portfolios of owned and partnered global…

    Greg Jarboe/ ReelSEOin Facebook- 31 readers -
  • The Pre-Roll Dilemma: Make Better Ads or Be Eaten By the Ad Blockers

    …. These are video ads that engage content-hungry consumers, as branded content offers an alternative measure to engage with consumers, mixing elements of entertainment and product messaging. Some great examples of branded content that users want to watch include Quiznos’ Burning Man and AOL’s Savings Experiment Sponsored By Bank of America…

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