Google beats Facebook as top referral source for publishers

Google beats Facebook as top referral source for publishers

Google has surpassed Facebook as the primary source of referral traffic for web publishers in a reversal of fortunes for the tech titans since the beginning of the year. Data provided by digital analytics specialists Parse.ly highlights the diverging fortunes of both tech giants with Facebook’s share of external traffic referral slumping from 40 to […]

LiveRamp now available to Publishers

LiveRamp now available to Publishers

​LiveRamp​​, an Acxiom​​ company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, announced the availability of LiveRamp’s platform to publishers. This solution allows publishers to better monetise their audiences by supporting brands’ people-based marketing initiatives. In turn, marketers benefit from the ability to expand people-based targeting beyond Google and Facebook and provide consumers with a more consistent […]

Flipboard enters new publishers partnerships to fuel people’s passions

Flipboard enters new publishers partnerships to fuel people’s passions

Flipboard announced 65 new publications available on its platform through partnerships with publishers Bonnier, Rodale and The Enthusiast Network (TEN). The new titles, such as Motor Trend, Working Mother and Runners World, add breadth and depth to the topics people follow on Flipboard. In the months ahead Flipboard will add more sources and important voices […]

Kargo Partners with Adelphic to Bring Together Brands & Publishers to Improve Mobile Advertising ROI

Kargo Partners with Adelphic to Bring Together Brands & Publishers to Improve Mobile Advertising ROI

Kargo today announced a new strategic global partnership with Adelphic, the leading mobile and cross-channel demand side platform (DSP). The partnership enables Adelphic’s clients to purchase premium ad space through Kargo’s alliance of top publishers – including The New York Times, Hearst, and CBS Interactive – and reach more than 186 million consumers in the […]

Facebook Integrates Instant Articles With Messenger

Facebook Integrates Instant Articles With Messenger

Facebook has merged two of its most treasured efforts: Instant Articles and Messenger. Soon, Messenger users will begin to see a lightning bolt on the top right corner of select links shared in the popular app. These indicate that the link is an Instant Article. “Currently, links shared via Messenger load in a mobile browser, […]

eBay dives into Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages

eBay dives into Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages

Online marketplace eBay is one of the first retailers to try Google’s AMP, which allows mobile sites to load as fast as possible on smartphones. eBay Inc. is making sure its mobile site not only loads fast, but loads instantly. The online marketplace recently updated some of its mobile pages with Google Inc.’s Accelerated Mobile […]

Intelligent Sharing Firm Echobox Raises $3.4m in Funding

Intelligent Sharing Firm Echobox Raises $3.4m in Funding

AI-powered sharing firm Echobox has raised $3.4m (£2.55m) in a new round of funding aimed at powering its online publishing service that enables users to share content on social networks including Facebook and Twitter in a more intelligent way. This round of funding was led by Mangrove Capital Partners and LocalGlobe, and the investment will […]