Over a year after the shuttering of the original Silk Road website and over a month after the seizure of Silk Road 2 and other similar sites, the sketchiest of Dark Web sites still persist. According to a new report published Thursday from the Digital Citizens Alliance (DCA), an advocacy group, Evolution Marketplace has long […]
In a Save the Date note it sent out today, Facebook announced that its 2015 F8 Developer Conference will be held on March 25 and March 26, 2015 – the first time the company has expanded the event to two days. The company said the expansion comes because the “developer community is bigger today than it ever […]
In our Apps of the Year series, The Next Web team shares personal recommendations for our favorite apps of 2014. Remember when I said I do a lot of interviews? Maybe you don’t, but I do talk to people all the time. That means setting up a ton of meetings and for that I use […]
Once upon a time the second-screen experience was expected to rule the living room. That actually didn’t come to pass and today we’re seeing a casualty of that bright future that never was. TVtag has informed its users via email and on its site that it will be shutting down on January 1, 2015 and that […]
By now, the ugly sweater has become ubiquitous — with even staid office parties now hosting ugly sweater contests. That means it’s time to move on to something more edgy. And, at least in London, that would be — no you did not guess this — the Christmas Beard. First conceived by London artist Katya […]
Facebook announced that it is extending support for app events to games using the Unity software-development kit. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
Digital marketing agency im.mk, a Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer, released an updated version of its iOS application aimed at allowing page administrators to quickly and easily create Facebook ads on their iPhones, and Take an Ad now supports the social network’s recently introduced local awareness ads. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
How effective is Facebook’s Audience Network? A new study by Fiksu looked at the Audience Network performance of eight of its clients, finding that Audience Network ads outperformed News Feed and display in key areas such as average revenue per user and conversion rate. While News Feed ads brought the highest percentage of returning users […]
This week, YP is hiring editorial contributors and bloggers in Atlanta, San Francisco, Nashville, Los Angeles and New York. If you think you have what it takes, take a look at the full listings below, and find additional social media jobs on Mediabistro. Editorial Contributors and Bloggers YP (Atlanta, GA) Editorial Contributors and Bloggers YP (San […]
It’s no secret that Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was no fan of the 2010 film depicting the first few years of the company, The Social Network. But the leaked emails of Sony executives show that Zuckerberg may have gone as far as to try to have the movie stopped. (more…) New Career Opportunities […]
T-Mobile will expand its LTE network with the same 5GHz spectrum used by Wi-Fi starting next year. The deployment would help the company boost data throughput but work only over short distances, similar to Wi-Fi hotspots. LTE over Wi-Fi airwaves is unusual in a couple of ways: T-Mobile will share unlicensed airwaves with other networks, rather […]