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Instagram's (FB) registered base has topped 100M just a month after passing 90M. The growth...

Instagram's (FB) registered base has topped 100M just a month after passing 90M. The growth comes even as Twitter, Yahoo, and others launch apps with photo filters - Instagram's mindshare and network effects are proving hard to overcome, even as monetization remains a question mark. Separately, AOL's Advertising.com unit says it will buy ads for clients via Facebook's FBX Exchange, which delivers ads based on browsing activity on 3rd-party sites. AOL: "We know that advertisers want to include Facebook inventory in their buys — we’re seeing it on RFPs,"
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  • chopshop
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    Just shows that not all FB user names are duds!
    If they can keep adds less intrusive than others ( please don't use the surprise pop up tactic) should be a great investment.
    26 Feb 2013, 07:52 PM Reply Like
  • gwynfryn
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    Big if! Also, doesn't "less intrusive" = "less effective"?
    27 Feb 2013, 09:48 AM Reply Like
  • chopshop
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    This may be odd but I actually enjoy most of Pandora's adds. They are short and "quiet".
    28 Feb 2013, 09:08 PM Reply Like
  • gwynfryn
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    Can't comment, cho, as I haven't seen them, but thanks for making me smile...
    1 Mar 2013, 09:39 AM Reply Like
  • booth524
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    Instagram could make money on it's own without ads.
    Simply offer to create a hardcover 20 page book with 42 photos
    selected from the Instagramer's gallery. Photos on front and back
    covers and on each side of pages. Sell the book for under $50
    including shipping. Most of the 110M are amateur photographers
    and, I believe, would love this idea.
    27 Feb 2013, 12:17 PM Reply Like
  • gwynfryn
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    Interesting idea bo; it could be automated, so economies of scale are definitely possible...
    28 Feb 2013, 08:50 AM Reply Like
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