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Craigslist Facing Heat Over Sex Ads, Again
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is once again raking Craigslist over the coals for allowing the sex trade to flourish on its site.
Amazon Profit Soars 68% Amid Wider Ecommerce Industry Rebound
Increased sales drive Amazon's bottom line well ahead of last year's figures and analysts' forecasts, offering the latest dose of optimism that the recessionary pressures are easing.
eBay Profits Leap as Payments, Online Sales Grow
Strong performance of its payments division pays off for eBay and gives insight into the state of the ecommerce industry as a whole.
Ad Industry Groups to Fight Expanded FTC Powers
As financial regulatory reform legislation works its way through Congress, marketers fret over a provision that they say could hurt advertisers online and in other emerging areas.
Online Advertisers Start Spending Again
A survey shows the big online advertisers are big spenders again. And this bodes well for small Web shops, too.
Google Invests in Mobile Search
Google's recent acquisition of Plink signals the company's growing interest in all things mobile. Is visual search a trend for ecommerce owners to watch?
Google Moves to Further Tighten Buzz Privacy
The search leader's social networking service is again taking steps to lock down its activity.
Google Snaps Up Episodic in Video Ad Push
Search giant's acquisition spree continues with the purchase of an online and mobile video platform provider with tools for online marketers.
Will Rebranding Help eBay Take on Craigslist?
eBay may hold a strong position in online classifieds in foreign markets, but in the United States it's nowhere close. How much will the rebranding and redesign of its site help close the gap?
Online Advertising Up -- Thanks, eBay
Buoyed by eBay's solid fourth quarter, spending for online advertising closed the year on a high note, posting a record high in absolute dollars, according to research firm IDC.
FTC Concerns over Social Media Privacy Linger
Commission officials say current policies don't work, but have not yet said what actions they will take to protect the public's online privacy.
Holiday e-Commerce Showed Signs of Stability
With growth flat from the previous year, 2009 ended on a high note for e-commerce, but the gains aren't spread evenly among the smaller and larger players.
Yahoo Led the Pack in Display Ads in 2009
Online metrics firm comScore recaps the past year in digital advertising and social networking, finding Yahoo had a banner year with banner ads, while Facebook consolidated its lead in the social ...
Facebook Redesigns Site �Again � Nears 400M Mark
Another new look in an attempt to simplify the design, and at close to 400 million strong, an ever-growing marketing opportunity for e-tailers.
Social Media Marketing: Age Really Matters
It literally pays to know your customers. If you market to the younger set, take note. A recent Pew study says bye-bye blogs and hello Twitter.
Social Networks Balk Over Privacy
Do social networks need closer federal regulating or are they up to the task on their own? The big players worry that tighter regulations could have an adverse economic affect on the digital economy.
Facebook Joins Forces with McAfee to Bolster Security
A one-year partnership hopes to eradicate spam and malware for the social networking site.
Consumer Electronics Sees Slight Holiday Decline
Research firm NPD Group sees overall sales in the segment down 1 percent, marking a significant improvement over last year's decline.
E-tailers See 4 Percent Growth in Holiday Spending
Online shops topped last year’s revenues with modest gains, and any growth in a lethargic economy is a good thing.
Amazon Tops in Customer Satisfaction
Leading online retailer leads the pack amid industry-wide gain.
Internet Retailers Scrambling With Last-Minute Offers
Aided by a severe snowstorm that kept shoppers at home, e-commerce vendors are enjoying a strong close to the holiday season.
Does Facebook's Privacy Policy Violate the Law?
Privacy advocates file charges with the Federal Trade Commission alleging that the social network’s privacy policy constitutes unfair and deceptive practices.
Discontent Over Facebook Privacy Changes Remains
Worries over who can view personal information remain, while questions arise over how much consumers know, and how much they care, about what happens to their online information.
Senator Continues to Press on Shady e-Commerce Schemes
Senate Commerce chairman now seeking answers from credit card companies.
Milestone Prompts Even More Facebook Privacy Changes
As the social networking company hits the 350 million user mark, it takes a new approach to privacy.

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