Tag Archives: AOL

Facebook dishes out for AOL patents

(image) Facebook has purchased $550 million worth of AOL patents from Microsoft, the two companies have announced.

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Yahoo! hustles display ad deal to fend off Facebook

(image) Yahoo!'s top brass are hustling to secure a mutual ad-selling arrangement with Microsoft and AOL in a bid to stop Facebook from sky-rocketing to the top of the US display advertising market.

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Michael Arrington gets crunched by AOL

(image) TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington to leave the technology blog site following dispute over editorial independence.

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Bebo – redefined and refreshed?

(image) Just like Myspace before it, Bebo is revamping itself after period of decline, adopting a more niche stance in social network world.

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Huffington Post set for UK launch

(image) Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington has announced a UK version of her popular news website, due to be launched this summer.

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AOL ditches 30 sites as reshuffling continues

(image) As part of its merger with the Huffington Post, AOL is culling its portfolio of websites, following the laying off of more than 200 members of staff two weeks ago.

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Google’s mad men say 2011 will be mobile advertising’s year

(image) As billboards get a mobile payment tech makeover as out-of-home advertising looks back to the future, Google's mad men have tipped 2011 to be the year of mobile and in-app ads.

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Weekly Social Media Update

This week: AOL Buys HuffPost, Kenneth Cole's Hash-Spam, Social Media Week and Tweet of the Week!


AOL continues rebranding efforts by scooping up Huffington Post

(image) One-time dial-up kings put down the right numbers to nab popular news site The Huffington Post, with the site's mistress of ceremonies Arianna Huffington assuming editorial control at AOL.

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AOL: revenue slide of a quarter, but bright end to 2010

(image) Web pioneers AOL may have seen revenue on a downward slope for much of 2010, but a resurgence in the last quarter will give fans of the web portal hope for the future.

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