Calculate Your 2013 Facebook Ad Spend With This Free Tool

Aiming to take some of the mystery out of calculating ad spending on Facebook, social media marketing firm Syncapse has introduced a free online tool that lets brand managers do the math. The tool, which went live Thursday morning, takes into account multiple variables that would affect such

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Amazon’s First Fire TV Ad Gets Weird With Gary Busey

Amazon announced it was entering our living rooms in a big way with the Fire TV gaming console hybrid. And then it introduced Gary Busey. Amazon released a commercial for the Amazon TV starring Busey, which was strange to say the very least. The new streaming media player uses voice search, and

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Rocket21 Is a New Kind of Social Site for Tweens

Rocket21 is a new social networking site that connects teens to older professionals in an open forum-type style. On this episode of Revolution, Rocket21 President Jodell Seagrave explains how her site, and social technology in general, are keeping different generations connected. ‘We’ve created

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Yahoo May Bring Ads to Tumblr Blogs – With Permission

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took a call with investors Monday morning to address Yahoo’s $1.1 billion cash acquisition of Tumblr, fielding questions about how Yahoo plans to monetize a company that is not yet profitable but has a large and growing userbase. Perhaps most interesting for existing

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Will Samsung Sue Apple Over iPhone 5 LTE?

Apple may be riding a buzz wave after its highly anticipated event today, but another patent battle may be just around the corner. This time it’s against the freshly announced LTE capability in the iPhone 5. After the devastating $1 billion verdict in Apple v. Samsung in August, Samsung promised

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Apple Is Considering Renaming Beats Music, Not Shutting It Down

Apple is considering making changes at Beats Music, not shutting down the service.Image: Lester Cohen/WireImage Apple is considering making a bunch of changes at Beats Music, but shutting down the subscription streaming service isn’t one of them. ‘It’s not true,’ Tom Neumayr, a spokesman for

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