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How to Save Up to $1,300 on eBay

January 25, 2023

Via: EcommerceBytes

How can you save $1,300 on eBay? Spend $13,000 on a luxury watch. eBay is once again running a sale on luxury goods, this time luxury watches, one of its “focus categories.” eBay ran similar promotions during the 2022 holiday […]


Advertising & Marketing, News, Technology

DOJ slams Google to end ‘monopolistic grip’ on digital advertising

January 24, 2023

Via: Marketing Dive

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed suit against Google, accusing the tech giant of abusing its monopoly power over the digital advertising industry. The complaint seeks to “halt Google’s anticompetitive scheme, unwind Google’s monopolistic grip on the market, and […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Earnings preview: Payments companies face up to 4Q

January 23, 2023

Via: Payments Dive

As card giants, payments processors and fintechs report quarterly results in coming weeks, the reports will show how a difficult economy has impacted their customers. Over the next five weeks, card issuers and networks, fintechs and payments processors will share […]


Editorial

5 E-commerce Trends to Look for in 2023

January 23, 2023

Via: Sandra Ferguson

The E-commerce industry is in a state of constant evolution and the global pandemic has served as a catalyst for its growth. During this period, consumers have come to recognize the convenience and efficiency of online shopping, as well as […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

What You Should Do in Your First 3 Months as Chief Marketing Officer

January 23, 2023

Via: CMSWire

It’s difficult to argue that there is a more important role than the head of marketing for customer-facing businesses. With a looming recession on the horizon, ever-increasing inflation and high consumer expectations, brands are eager to hire a candidate for […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

YouTube Will Provide More Context on Policy Violations with Two Coming Updates

January 20, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Amid growing frustration among YouTube creators in regards to the platform’s most recent policy update, YouTube has provided updates on two key developments on this front, with the next stage for its display of timestamps for Community Guidelines violations, and […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

PayPal confirms data breach

January 20, 2023

Via: Payments Dive

Credential stuffing is a persistent threat. The form of attack exploits valid credentials stolen during a breach or purchased on the dark web, often in bulk. The damage from credential stuffing can multiply and flow downstream because many individuals reuse […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Instagram Adds New ‘Quiet Mode’ to Help Users Take Breaks, Extra Manual Controls for Reccomendations

January 19, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

cInstagram’s adding more ways for users to control their in-app experience, with new tools that better enable you to take a break from the app, and options to manage what you’re shown in content recommendations. First off, Instagram’s adding a […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

YouTube Tests New Location Tagging Element in the Shorts Upload Process

January 19, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

YouTube’s looking to help users add more context to their Shorts clips, with the addition of location tagging within the upload flow in the app. As you can see, YouTube’s now rolling out a new ‘Location’ field in the Shorts […]


News

EU Regulators Warn TikTok that it Needs to Update its Systems in Line with New Laws, or Face a Ban

January 19, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Regulatory pressure continues to rise for TikTok, with the EU now warning the app that it will need to adhere with its laws and regulations, or risk being banned from the region entirely. As you can see in this tweet, […]


News

Don’t Miss These Top CX and Marketing Events in 2023

January 18, 2023

Via: CMSWire

With a renewed emphasis on customer experience and marketing in 2023, many leaders are eager to attend virtual and in-person events where they can engage with CX and marketing experts, attend sessions where they can learn about the latest trends, […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Challenges Continue at Twitter, with Revenue Down 40% Year-Over-Year

January 18, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Imagine the chaos if we lost both TikTok AND Twitter within the next six months. That seems pretty crazy – and maybe it is. But with TikTok facing a potential ban in the US, due to lingering concerns about its […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

Google Ads Q&A: Budget, Keywords, Search Network

January 18, 2023

Via: Practical Ecommerce

I receive many questions from advertisers on how to optimize Google Ads campaigns. Here are the most frequent, with my responses. ‘Should we increase our budget?’ Generally, consider increasing your spend for campaigns “Limited by budget” or for new initiatives […]


Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

Planning for 2023: TikTok Posting Tips

January 17, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Looking to update your social media marketing process in 2023? Over the first few weeks of the year, we’re publishing a series of tips and notes on how to maximize your online efforts, including pointers on new tools like ChatGPT […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Twitter Launches Updated Tweet View Count Display on Tweets

January 17, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Twitter has updated its new view count display on tweets, which Twitter chief Elon Musk believes could be a good way to encourage more Twitter users to engage in the tweet conversation. Last month, Twitter rolled out its new view […]


Shipping & Fulfillment

eBay International Standard Delivery Doesn’t Always Use the Shipping Hub

January 16, 2023

Via: EcommerceBytes

During last week’s eBay for Business podcast, a seller asked why most of the time, packages sent via eBay International Standard Delivery went to eBay’s processing center before being forwarded to the customer, but sometimes eBay directed the seller to […]


Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Twitter’s Looking to Update its Search Feature to Account for Spelling Mistakes and Mistypes

January 13, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

Of all the various changes and tweaks that have resulted from Elon Musk’s time as Twitter CEO thus far, of all the subscriptions, view counts, checkmarks – of all that, this may well end up being the most significant. How […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

PayPal, Visa team on faster cross-border payments

January 13, 2023

Via: Payments Dive

PayPal’s Xoom has offered money transfer services domestically since 2020 and expanded its cross-border capabilities last year. Now, it’s speeding up the delivery of the payments with an assist from Visa’s real-time system called Visa Direct. Xoom’s debit card deposit […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Oracle jumps into payments for retailers

January 13, 2023

Via: Payments Dive

Austin, Texas-based Oracle touted the new feature as a kind of one-stop-platform for retailers, where they can process payments, oversee inventory and manage staff. The company also argued that the services will be a less expensive alternative in the marketplace, […]


Advertising & Marketing, Technology

What Instagram’s Shop tab removal means for social media

January 12, 2023

Via: Marketing Dive

Social commerce shows signs of promise, if platforms can get it right. This time last year, Accenture predicted that the global social commerce market will reach $1.2 trillion by 2025, up from $492 billion in 2021. Insider Intelligence this week […]