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Facebook roundup: Instagram update, corporate use, Nielsen deal

  • A week after giving its core iOS apps an iOS 7-centric update, Facebook (FB) has done the same for Instagram's apps. In-line with iOS 7's design themes, the app now has a "flatter," more streamlined look, and also gives more screen space to pictures.
  • Separately, an analysis from The Next Web and research firm TrackMaven found 123 Fortune 500 companies now have Instagram accounts, and that 85 actively posted content over the last 30 days. Instagram ads are expected next year.
  • Bloomberg reports Facebook is set to announce a mobile measurement deal with Nielsen (NLSN). The deal will reportedly allow advertisers to measure mobile audiences in a manner similar to TV audiences.
  • Facebook has made a priority out of giving advertisers better data about its users' Facebook and non-Facebook activity (even if some privacy advocates aren't thrilled).
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  • Deja Vu
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    The faster the music plays, the dancers whirl around faster and faster, until all is a blur...until the music stops with a crash, the party's over, and the retail investor is left with clean up.


    There was a shooting star and a hanging man on the last two daily candlesticks. Needs just one more daily red candle to confirm a bearish reversal.
    25 Sep 2013, 07:36 PM Reply Like
  • fafatooey
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    Whatever, Shorty Shortersen. Get out of the way.
    25 Sep 2013, 08:34 PM Reply Like
  • TruffelPig
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    The music hasn't even started. My FB shares are already on the house. Called them to not make too much for tax reasons. Sitting on the gains. And I am a so called retail investor. You got it all wrong. The small mouse sneaks in and gets the cheese. The Elephants don't even notice and for the HFT it is too slow to be noticeable. I think the small mouse has the advantage because we do not move the stock price with our purchases. But hey, as I said, I am just a stupid retail investor.
    25 Sep 2013, 10:43 PM Reply Like
  • Brian Bobbitt
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    I would stand under FB as it grows, I would not stand under a banking Goliath.
    Capt. Brian
    The Lost Navigator
    25 Sep 2013, 10:17 PM Reply Like
  • TruffelPig
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    I am with the Captain here. Aye.
    25 Sep 2013, 10:39 PM Reply Like
  • jclobravo
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    Yeah deja....sounds like the train was missed.......
    26 Sep 2013, 08:24 AM Reply Like
  • Artweld@me.coom
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    buy options in FB now for 2 years forward will be rich
    26 Sep 2013, 10:00 AM Reply Like
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