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ZUCKERBERG CONSIDERING MERGING MESSAGING SERVICES WHATSAPP, INSTAGRAM DIRECT AND FB MESSENGER- Really? You really believed that Instagram Direct and WhatsApp services would not be integrated with FB? The idea is that no matter which one is your favorite, you can still communicate with people in the other. No need to go to text or some other service. And of course the goal is to develop new ad opportunities or profit-generating services. Surprise, surprise. More


BEST OF THE BEST IN KEYWORD RESEARCH TOOLS- If you could only use 3 tools for keyword research, which 3 would you choose? You may not have an informed response but 133 experts were asked. This article lists not only the Top 10 choices but also the top 3 choices from each of the 133 experts. More


CREATING THE ENGAGED SUPERFAN- Building your client’s brand on social media has an endgame of generating more profit. One avenue is through the engaged “superfan.” Social Media Examiner provides insights and steps to convert every day fans into these “superfans” who will engage with your client in “deeper” ways. More


KLM OFFERS LIVE HOLOGRAM BAR- Yelp, look out. Realtime consumer passenger reviews are upon us. The idea is simple and could backfire on the airline if passengers are unhappy. Basically you can chat with people at your destination who are about to take off– or who recently landed. Praise, tips and complaints all in one spot. And this item has a video of the interactions! More


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