The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s chairman said on Tuesday that regulators plan to review allegations that Morgan Stanley shared negative news before Facebook’s initial public offering with institutional investors. In a separate case, Nasdaq OMX Group has been sued by an investor who claimed the exchange operator was negligent in handling orders for Facebook shares following its IPO, causing losses for investors. All this pales GM yanking its 10 million dollar campaign with Facebook. Oh what a week it has been for “poor” Mark. Read the complete story.
The mobile search is a market segment that is constantly growing. It has been found that 61% of mobile users will never return to a website that is not adapted to their mobile devices. This figure shows the importance to your business to optimize your online store for smart phones, tablets etc. However, the search on mobile devices has its own rules and is slightly different from the traditional rules. There are some of the rules that are considered during mobile search.
Here’s a great way to see how your current website looks on an Ipad, just go to IpadPeek.com
Timing is everything. It’s been a rough week for Facebook: a new report shows that Google leads Facebook in number of advertising-related areas and GM announced that it will be stopping its $10 million Facebook campaign, because it their opinion it doesn’t work. Read the complete article.
Friday will be the day that Facebook becomes a publicly traded company. I was surprised to learn that 83% of people say that they hardly or never click on ads. Click here to watch a good video overview from MSNBC and reactions from the average Facebook user.
So far this hasn’t crossed the Pond yet, but some bouncers in England have been demanding people hand over their smartphones so they can check Facebook accounts.
It’s claimed that it is to make sure the person is who they say they are and isn’t using fake identification. Read the complete story.
Benjamin Franklin was a man of action. Over his lifetime, his curiosity and passion fueled a diverse range of interests. He was a writer (often using a pseudonym), publisher, diplomat, inventor and one of the Founding Fathers. We know his classic quote “Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.”
This man of action and accomplishment has many more great quotes. My favorite is “Life’s tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.”