Digital Marketing and Tech Trends

AM Affiliate: Microsoft Buys Skype for $8.5B, What You Need to Know About Facebook’s Ad Platform, + More

» At this point, if you’re already online, you’ve already heard Microsoft has bought Skype for $8.5 billion. [Wired]

» This is how you can stay up-to-date on the changes rolled out weekly on Facebook’s ad platform. [AdAge]

» The “Do Not Track Online” Act has finally been introduced in Senate. [MediaPost]

» And in the wake, one marketer thinks there’s a lesson we can learn from the ways banks share our financial history with their partners. [Adotas]

  • The problem with Microsoft buying Skype… is that Skype currently works on just about every platform available. I have a feeling that’s about to change.

    Especially with their seemingly desperate attempt at breaking back into the mobile market and the announced integration with Windows Phone… I just can’t see Microsoft continuing to support Skype on iOS or Android.