» Vinny O’Hare predicts that by the end of 2011, the number of programs that auto-approve affiliates to run them will skew less than 10. [Vinny O’Hare] » Starbucks is the most popular brand on the web, apparently! [MediaPost] » An example of how savvy mobile marketing helped a coffeeshop… Read more“”

– Another recap of Affiliate Summit West–this time of tweets that populated the hashtag #ASW11 during the conference. [Jonathan Volk] – Shady content farm Demand Media will go public next week. [AllThingsD] – Some interactive advertising trends to watch for in 2011. [MediaPost] – Yesterday was a big day for… Read more“”

– If you’re sharing your physical address and other critical contact information on your Facebook profile, the social networking giant quietly made that information available to its wide array of app-makers over the weekend. [The Guardian] – Turns out that many iPad users prefer in-content advertisements to ad-free paid subscriptions…. Read more“”

– Mashable asks, “Are we too obsessed with Facebook?” and then answers, “Yes, ” by way of providing a fascinating infographic about worldwide habits on the social media giant. [Mashable] – John Chow provides some great notes on A. Jeff Ifrah‘s FTC Prosecution of Affiliates for Advertising Claims panel from… Read more“”

– Increased social media presence does the same thing for politicians that it does for businesses: It makes them appear much more credible and trustworthy. [Adotas] – Apple appears to be having a press conference re: iPhone 4G issues tomorrow. [Gizmodo] – Yet another dissertation about Facebook and whether it… Read more“”