Affiliate Bites: Twitter and TV Buddy Up, Super Affiliates’ Super-Fine Tastes, + More

» Brian Stelter examines how old and new media technologies are embracing one another as Twitter and television get more cozy. [New York Times] » Are you a super affiliate with super-fine tastes? Pace Lattin has a few suggestions as to how you can indulge in your taste for the… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Twitter and TV Buddy Up, Super Affiliates’ Super-Fine Tastes, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Facebook Faces Euro Penalty, Gmail’s Massive Reinvention, + More

» Facebook could have to pay a €100K penality for holding onto data that its users have deleted. [The Guardian] » According to this accidentally-leaked video clip, a new Gmail is headed our way. [Mashable] » We’d be lying if we said we weren’t curious about reading this fancy new… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Facebook Faces Euro Penalty, Gmail’s Massive Reinvention, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Google’s Handy New My IP Feature, Twitter Fails in China, + More

» A handy way to find out your IP address? Look for “my ip” in Google’s search prompt. [Google System] » Facebook makes it so that a bunch of people in an overcrowded airport care about a missing cat. [BetaBeat] » The founder of Twitter concedes: The microblogging juggernaut just… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Google’s Handy New My IP Feature, Twitter Fails in China, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Facebook’s Frictionless Sharing Causes Friction, Affiliate Networks Are Evolving, + More

» Facebook’s new “frictionless sharing” timeline feature is causing…well…a lot of friction. [Poynter] » …meanwhile, Simon Dumenco contends it’s becoming a black-hole of all content, devaluing all web-based media. [AdAge] » Google has big, display-powered dreams for its +1 button. [Performance Marketing Insider] » How a tech campus could change… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Facebook’s Frictionless Sharing Causes Friction, Affiliate Networks Are Evolving, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Apple to Kill iPod Classic?, Mark Zuckerberg Kills a Bison, + More

» Kashmir Hill has done a great write-up of some of the more obscure information about you that Facebook records for posterity, including a history of everyone who has ever poked you or who you have ever poked. [Forbes] » Apple is planning to kill the iPod classic. [Ars Technica]… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Apple to Kill iPod Classic?, Mark Zuckerberg Kills a Bison, + More”

Affiliate Bites: Google+ Traffic Surges, Facebook WANTs You, + More

» Google+ traffic was up a modest 1269% last week. [RWW] » Quite possibly creating the easiest inroads for marketers on the social platform, Facebook plans a WANT button. [Performance Marketing Insider] » With all this talk of the Amazon Tax, what’s life like for the workers who make the… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Google+ Traffic Surges, Facebook WANTs You, + More”

Affiliate Bites: What’s the Future of Affiliate Marketing?, Cell Phone Service Hits NYC Subways, + More

» The PMA is asking all advertisers to get ready to immediately start up their previously-paused affiliate programs in California to take full advantage of the year-long stay on tax collection. [Performance Marketing Association] » It turns out that the U.S. and the E.U. have taken contrary stances on the… Read more“Affiliate Bites: What’s the Future of Affiliate Marketing?, Cell Phone Service Hits NYC Subways, + More”

Affiliate Bites: U.S. Gov’t Looks Into Google Ad Rates for Microsoft, Privacy Perceptions, + More

» PRICE CHECK! Turns out Google’s ad rate for Microsoft is under some serious U.S. governmental scrutiny. [Bloomberg BusinessWeek] » Another piece showing that perhaps privacy online is simply in the eye of the beholder…and that data is not really as invasive as we might make it out to be…. Read more“Affiliate Bites: U.S. Gov’t Looks Into Google Ad Rates for Microsoft, Privacy Perceptions, + More”