SEGA has announced the release of Sonic Runners on iOS and Android devices. The endless runner is the first free-to-play Sonic game created exclusively for mobile by Sonic Team, led by Takashi Iizuka. In Sonic Runners, players run through 2D side-scrolling environments inspired by classic Sonic games, as they work to save the world’s animals and defeat Dr. […]Read more "SEGA’s Sonic Runners Speeds Onto iOS, Android"
Following the rollout of Tumblr’s GIF search engine earlier this month, the blogging platform is today launching another new feature aimed at helping users discover and share GIFs: Tumblr TV. The addition is a combination of a search and viewing feature for GIFs, which helps you find the animated images housed on Tumblr and then view them […]Read more "Tumblr Launches “Tumblr TV,” A GIF Search Engine With A Full-Screen Viewing Mode"
More and more people are using Facebook to research businesses these days, and they’re doing more than just finding a business’s location and reading posts. People are using Facebook for social proof. They want to see how many people “Like” a business. Think about it. If you want to go to a new restaurant and […]Read more "Getting Your First 1,000 Facebook Fans (Infographic)"
Businesses desperately want your email address, but it’s annoying to enter it on mobile. Cue Facebook’s latest News Feed ads. A marketer can buy an ad asking for you to sign-up for a newsletter or request a sales call, and with two-taps you can auto-fill your email address, phone number, or other info you’ve registered […]Read more "Marketers Will Drool Over Facebook’s New Signup Ads That Auto-Fill Your Email Or Number"
Facebook finally named its replacement for former chief security officer Joe Sullivan, who left the social network in April to assume the same post at Uber. Yahoo chief information security officer Alex Stamos announced in a Facebook post that he will join the social network as chief security officer Monday. He wrote: The Internet has been an […]Read more "Facebook Taps Yahoo’s Alex Stamos as Chief Security Officer"
Analytics have become a key component for informing strategy and measuring the effectiveness of social marketing. Even networks like LinkedIn have begun offering analytics tools to members who use the platform for content marketing. But what about broader multi-network models? G2 Crowd, a business software review platform, analyzed the top performers in the social analytics […]Read more "Which Social Analytics Tools Ranked Highly in Customer Service and Market Share?"
This $4500 camera turns the real world into the virtual one. Today, Matterport’s hardware is a hit with real estate agents. But fueled by the $30 million Series C it just raised, Matterport’s software and partnership with Google’s Project Tango could let you wave your phone around to create VR tours of anywhere you want. […]Read more "Matterport Captures $30M To Scan Rooms Into Virtual Reality"