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

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

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.