Channel: Martech: Social

Integrate sets sights on event leads with $34M purchase of Akkroo

Akkroo’s full 50-person staff will join the Integrate team. Integrate announced on Thursday it has acquired Akkroo for $34 million. The acquisition will give Integrate customers access to Akkroo’s app-based platform that captures leads in real-time at events and feeds them straight to the sales team. This is Integrate’s second acquisition this year. Why you …

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Integrate lead generation solution now works with Facebook Lead Ads campaigns

Integrate, an automated lead generation platform, launched its latest social connector: a Facebook integration that automatically feeds leads from Facebook Lead Ad campaigns into a brand’s CRM system. Why you should care For Facebook advertisers running Lead Ad campaigns, Integrate’s platform will automatically scrub lead data and deliver “complete, valid and globally compliant” leads to …

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Marketers cautious about influencers’ authenticity, per new survey

Influencer marketing could use some soul searching, a recent survey points out. “The Global State of Influencer Marketing in 2019” [free, registration required], the first such report from social listening platform Talkwalker, queried more than 800 marketing, PR and other digital professionals worldwide through an online form. It showed influencer marketing has a growing fan …

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Facebook extends Watch Party to Pages and personal profiles, adds features

Facebook’s multi-user video feature Watch Party is now available to Pages and personal profiles. The offering — which lets multiple users watch and comment on the same video simultaneously — was initially launched in Groups only. Since it came out of beta in July, the company reports, the number of daily Watch Parties has grown …

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Kenshoo teams up with Experian to offer third-party data for Facebook campaigns

The ad tech platform Kenshoo announced on Monday it has partnered with marketing data and services provider Experian.Kenshoo clients will be able to use Experian’s audience segments for Facebook ad targeting. The third-party data will initially be available for Facebook campaigns, with plans to expand to Amazon and Google. Why you should care After facing …

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3 things marketers should know about Facebook’s Q3 earnings

Rokas Tenys / Shutterstock.com In addition reporting lower-than-expected revenue growth in the third-quarter, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was uncharacteristically blunt about many of the challenges facing the company. It was an effort to set Wall Street expectations, but there are takeaways for marketers, too. Here are some of the highlights: Usage is up … in …

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