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Did The Social Media Giants Fall Asleep at The Wheel?

With Amazon launching a social media feature in its app called Spark, they are in the process of changing shopping behavior similar to social shopping in China. We wonder if Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram, Google+,...
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Amazon Launches Spark – Social Shopping Coming to America!

Over the last few weeks, we have detailed how shopping in China is a social experience. Alibaba's Taobao marketplace is specifically aimed to take advantage of this Chinese way of eCommerce engagement and shopping. Just...

Amazon Rumored to Develop WhatsApp Messaging Competitor

AFTVnews.com, an Amazon focused blog, reports that Amazon is surveying users about a new app called Anytime that rivals WhatsApp. Reportedly, the survey suggests this app has additional features such as the ability to order...
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Alibaba Taobao Maker Festival Showing The Future of eCommerce?

Alibaba is concluding today their second annual Taobao Maker Festival. This five-day event spotlights young entrepreneurs that have become a prominent and ever-growing presence on China’s largest eCommerce platform. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kNcFRy_Rm8 What makes this festival so unique...
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GE Healthcare’s Novel Approach to Social Media

GE Healthcare divided a 30-minute documentary into 60-second clips for Social Media. This innovative approach to tell a story about three women who are bringing healthcare to their countries is a novel approach to...
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Solution Spotlight – Meet eReprice – The Marketplace Repricer

In this blog series we are putting the spotlight on solution providers that eCommerce sellers will find useful.   In our first blog we shine the spotlight on eReprice a marketplace repricer aimed at winning...
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Bing Ads Expands Device Targeting Options

This week Bing Ads expanded device targeting on their ad platform. On Bing, you are now able to fully control bids on Bing Ads in three major device categories, desktop, tablet, and smartphone. Microsoft decided to...
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Skype Receives a Facelift to Match Rivals

Microsoft released a new version of Skype that includes a major facelift and some new features. The basic Skype app has been a bit stagnant, so a major redesign was necessary to keep up...
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Is Snapchat Adding eCommerce with Paypal?

MightySignal, a blog about mobile eCommerce, posted they found the PayPal SDK in the latest version of Snapchat's Android and iOS apps. IS SNAPCHAT FINALLY GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT MONETIZATION? The new social media darling is overhyped and...
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Facebook Launches Instagram Placement for Click to Messenger Ads

Today, Instagram, a Facebook company, is launching Click to Messenger ads. Nearly 20 million Facebook pages already use this technology, so the expansion to Instagram is a natural progression. At Facebook F8, the company stated...