Facebook’s HipHop Virtual Machine continues to help software and platforms outside of the social network drastically increase their speeds, as WP Engine, a software-as-a-service content-management platform for websites and applications built on WordPress, became the latest company to tout the virtues of HHVM.
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Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and marketing cloud technology provider Unified added some cloud computing muscle to its executive ranks, as former ServiceMesh chief technology officer Shawn Douglass is the company’s new CTO and president, big data and analytics.
Facebook Preferred Marketing Developer and social relationship and content-distribution platform SocialFlow announced the launch of SocialFlow for Agencies, a software-as-a-service offering geared toward ad agencies.
Putting a face on Facebook data? That’s what one Preferred Marketing Developer is trying to do, as Kinetic Social announced the addition of the Audience Performance Page tool to its software-as-a-service platform.
One of the biggest advantages that Facebook offers to advertisers is the ability to conduct precise interest targeting. Brands have the ability to target their Facebook updates directly to precise niche audiences based on people’s interests that they have shared with Facebook.
Adobe added to its already-robust social marketing offerings with several announcements at its Adobe Summit EMEA 2014 digital marketing conference in London, including a beefed-up new release of Adobe Media Optimizer, new features for the Adobe Analytics portion of its Adobe Marketing Cloud, and the introduction of Adobe Experience Manager Communities designed around social learning and field/channel enablement.
Late last month, Postano, the social platform from application-development-solutions provider TigerLogic, described how universities have tapped its system to collect and curate content from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vine, and other social networks, and display that content on large screens during sporting events. Wednesday, Postano introduced Postano 2.0.
Integrated social software solutions and digital marketing services provider Brand Networks announced its acquisition Wednesday of Optimal, a software-as-a-service platform for real-time ad buying and optimization and analytics for Facebook and other social networks, in a transaction valued at $35 million.