The Ups And Downs Of A Google Broadband Satellite Play

earth from space The WSJ has published an article about how Google is planning to invest between $1 billion and $3 billion on low earth orbiting satellites, building on news also reported in The Information and SpaceNews around new hires and Google’s strategy to build out its broadband access business. We’ve reached out to Google to find out more and while the company would not confirm the… Read More

How to Get More People to Open Your Emails [Video]

open_emailsFor email marketers, there are few things more nerve-wracking than the anticipation you get after hitting send. Unlike other types of marketing, you've only got one chance with an email send to get someone to open your email. You cross your fingers and hope. Will people open this email? Will they hit spam? Will they actually click on it? Pleaseohpleaseohplease go well. [Read more...]

The Evolution of Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Profile

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Oh, how you've changed, Mark Zuckerberg

Over the years, the head of Facebook has shaken up his site with various redesigns. Sometimes, it was little things, like being able to "Poke" people or displaying user activity on a "Mini-Feed." And sometimes, it was a big change, like the 2011 introduction of Timeline, which allowed users to post "Life Events" and add large cover photos

What better way to reminisce on all of Facebook's changes than to look at Zuckerberg's own profile evolution?

Throughout it all, he's been a chameleon, tweaking and transforming his page to highlight any and all of Facebook's new features. Here's a walk down memory lane with the many faces of Mark Zuckerberg's profile Read more...

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Report: NSA Collects Millions of Images Each Day for Facial Recognition

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Written and audio messages aren't the only forms of communication the government appears to be gobbling up

The National Security Agency is collecting "huge numbers" of photos from emails, text messages, social media, videoconferences and other forms of communication for facial recognition purposes, according to classified documents obtained by The New York Times

Of the "millions" of images the NSA collects each day, roughly 55,000 are of the quality needed for facial recognition purposes, according to the Times. Facial recognition data is deemed just as important to the agency as the information gleaned from written and oral communications, according to the documents, which were obtained and then leaked by former agency contractor Edward Snowden Read more...

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Twitter Photo Collages, Bad Habits & More in HubSpot Content This Week

blog_winTime is flying by. As the weather gets nicer, the months always start to feel shorter and shorter. It feels like just the other day I was sitting down to write the monthly roundup for April, and now here were are at the start of June. [Read more...]

Google Receives 12,000 Requests To Be Forgotten From Europeans On Day One

euro-google Google has officially confirmed that it received 12,000 requests to be forgotten from EU citizens on the first day that it offered the ability to do so, according to a report from the AFP. The requests were submitted Friday, after Google offered up an online form for users to fill out in order to ask that search results related to their name be removed from Google’s listings. The… Read More

The Definition of Organic Search Results [In Under 100 Words]

fruit-organicOrganic search results are unpaid, natural listings on search engine results pages (SERPs) that are surfaced and ranked based on their relevance to a user's query.

Although it takes time and effort to optimize your web pages for organic search, once you rank high in SERPs, you'll typically see lucrative long term returns on your investment.  [Read more...]

Little Secrets to Contact Forms That Convert [Quick Tip]

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Who doesn’t hate filling out forms?

Hate is a strong word, but sometimes it’s not [Read more...]

Google Said To Be Planning Android TV Launch At I/O In June

android-tv Google has long been rumored to replace Google TV with Android TV, a new crack at the home media market with more roots in its mobile OS and less of a separate focus, but a new report from GigaOM today suggests we’ll see it very soon; in fact, it’s apparently set to make its debut at the I/O developer conference taking place at the end of this month. The Android TV platform… Read More

11 Best Practices for More Effective Content Curation

curationOur content curation objectives focus on keeping our broader prospect/customer/partner/pipeline network engaged with value-added content. We also hope it helps drive increased, pass-along awareness for other brands.

These best practices are based primarily on what we do at Heinz Marketing, plus what we’ve [Read more...]

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