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Facebook Isn’t Going to Put Ads All Over WhatsApp, at Least Not Right Away

Facebook Isn’t Going to Put Ads All Over WhatsApp, at Least Not Right Away

By Josh Wolford October 9, 2014

Facebook’s $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp is in the bag. After approvals from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the EU, Facebook filed the final paperwork earlier this week. Ok, so now Facebook has it and its 500 million+ user …

Facebook Home Will Gets Ads, At Some Point Facebook Home Will Gets Ads, At Some Point

Today, Facebook announced Home, a deep integration of Facebook into Android that basically turns any phone that installs it into a Facebook Phone. Home, which will launch on April 12th, is a family of apps that when installed, turns your …

Facebook Mobile Exec Moves to Instagram Facebook Mobile Exec Moves to Instagram
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Facebook Director of Mobile Partnerships Emily White is leaving that job, but she’s not going very far. Facebook has confirmed that White will head up Instagram’s expansion as the new Director of Business Operations. According to All Things D, White …

Pinterest Launches Analytics Tool for Site Owners Pinterest Launches Analytics Tool for Site Owners
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After hinting at it for some time, Pinterest has finally launched its first web analytics product for website owners. With the (currently) free product, site owners can track how pins that come from their site perform on Pinterest. Site owners …

Artists Can Now Monetize Content On BitTorrent Artists Can Now Monetize Content On BitTorrent
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One thing you’ll hear from the RIAA and MPAA execs is how BitTorrent is cutting into their profits. They feel that free access to content is the worst thing that could ever happen to such an artistic medium. It robs …

Android Users Won't Even Pay A Dollar For A Game Android Users Won't Even Pay A Dollar For A Game

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Google does a lot of things right, but there is one thing that they consistently get wrong – gaming. Sure, the games on Android are nice, but nobody can make money. We’ve had reports of developers dropping support for Android …

The Secret to ‘Monetizing Online Forums’ The Secret to ‘Monetizing Online Forums’
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With all the social media hype around Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, online forums are not usually at the top of the list. Ironically though, they are at the very root of social media. They may not get as much attention …

This Is How You Monetize An Android App This Is How You Monetize An Android App
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Google has been posting a number of sessions from Google I/O on YouTube. This one is about monetizing Android Apps, so if you’re an Android developer, and couldn’t make it to the conference, you’ll probably want to give this one …

Can Facebook Succeed in Advertising? Can Facebook Succeed in Advertising?
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Can Facebook build a strong revenue model out of its advertising platform? This is the big question that a lot of people are asking of late, especially given the social giant’s IPO fiasco. With its more than 900 million users, it’s clear that consumers are fond of the service. However, the question of how Facebook can monetize all these users is the big concern now, especially since it must deal with Wall Street and investors.

Are Facebook's Mobile Revenues Looking Up? Are Facebook's Mobile Revenues Looking Up?
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“We do not currently directly generate any meaningful revenue from the use of Facebook mobile products, and our ability to do so successfully is unproven… and if we are unable to successfully implement monetization strategies for our mobile users, or …

Facebook Mobile Web App Payments: Now In Two Steps Facebook Mobile Web App Payments: Now In Two Steps

Back at the Mobile World congress in February, Facebook said that they were working to better monetize mobile users and help developers build on the mobile web. One of the arenas that make developing on the mobile web difficult involve …

Facebook Will "Disappear" Before 2020, Says Analyst Facebook Will "Disappear" Before 2020, Says Analyst
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The catastrophe better known as Facebook’s falling stock prices is a strong foreboding of the company’s relatively imminent exit from the internet’s grownup table, according to one analyst. Today, Ironfire Capital’s Eric Jackson told CNBC’s Squawk on the Street that …

Google Redesigns AdSense Payment Page Google Redesigns AdSense Payment Page
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Today the Google AdSense Blog announced a redesign to the AdSense payment page, which helps the payment process run more smoothly. Changes were also make to the AdSense account setting pages, and were applied to a small number of accounts, …

Facebook Revenue Share Percentage Might See Changes Facebook Revenue Share Percentage Might See Changes

It’s pretty much common knowledge now that Facebook gets a 30 percent cut whenever somebody buys Facebook credits to spend on in-game purchases. It’s the leading reason behind Facebook’s continued dependence on Zynga and other game developers who make up …

Skimlinks Launches API Suite For Startups Skimlinks Launches API Suite For Startups

Skimlinks has released a comprehensive API suite to make it easy for up-and-coming companies to earn an immediate and seamless revenue stream, and gain valuable insights into their users’ shopping habits. Skimlinks APIs will allow developers to build on top …

Pinterest Picks Up Facebook’s Monetization Man Pinterest Picks Up Facebook’s Monetization Man

Forbes Magazine revealed yesterday that the man who was once head of monetization efforts for Facebook is now doing the same thing for Pinterest. Tim Kendall was with Facebook from 2006-2010 as director of monetization. Facebook’s David Fischer, VP of …

Facebook Offering Deals On Game Currency Facebook Offering Deals On Game Currency

It’s already been proven that people spend a lot of money on Facebook games. Heck, 12 percent of Facebook’s revenue comes from players buying stuff in Zynga’s games. There are still quite a few people who don’t want to pay …