Facebook’s first experimental apps from its ‘NPE Team’ division focus on students, chat & music

This July, Facebook announced a new division called NPE Team which would build experimental consumer-facing apps, allowing the company to try out new ideas and features to see how people…

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I ran digital ads for a presidential campaign, and Twitter is right to ban them

Aaron Bartnick (@AaronBartnick) served as Digital Director for Congressman Seth Moulton’s presidential campaign. He is currently completing graduate studies at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. As the digital director…

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Banning digital political ads gives extremists a distinct advantage

Jessica Alter is co-founder and chairman of Tech for Campaigns, an organization building the lasting tech and digital arm for Democrats and has helped over 200 campaigns on this front…

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Social Shorts: Another Facebook data breach, LinkedIn translation settings and 2020 digital ad spend forecasts

This collection of social media marketing and new hire announcements is a compilation of the past week’s briefs from our daily Marketing Land newsletter. Click here to subscribe and get…

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Every startup is a bank — or wants to be

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we did something just a little bit new. Kate was in…

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How to avoid the creep-factor when building digital experiences powered by machine learning

When building a fashion site designed to recommend personalized styles for customers, Armoire knew it had to deliver a customized digital experience, but with a human touch. With the wide…

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Get Negative – How to Overcome Objections on Your Landing Page

You have carefully selected your keywords and crafted ad copy in a way that would make Don Draper proud. Users type in your search queries, click your ads and are…

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Email marketing: Infrastructure intelligence

We’ve been exploring the Periodic Table of Email Optimization and Deliverability over the past few weeks, and today we’ll delve into the not-so-sexy, but still vitally important, area of infrastructure….

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Google’s John Mueller On Blocking Robots.txt Files From Being Indexed

Google’s John Mueller recently provided some advice on how to block robots.txt and sitemap files from being indexed in search results. This advice was prompted by a tweet from Google’s…

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YouTube Launches a Redesign of its Desktop Homepage

YouTube has updated the design of its desktop homepage and the homepage of its apps on iPads and Android tablets. The company says it has been experimenting with this updated…

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