Twitter Asks You How You Use Twitter While You Watch TV, While You’re Watching TV and Using Twitter

So it’s asking its users about their TV + Twitter habits. Again.
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(Almost) No One Is Reading Your Tweets

Until Friday afternoon, Justine Sacco was just like you: A Twitter user whose tweets went unread by almost everyone.
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Happy Holidays! Facebook Stuffs More Ads in Its Stockings.

’Tis the season to increase your News Feed ad load. Did you notice? Wall Street has.
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AllThingsD Week in Review: WhatsApp vs. Bullshit Metrics and Apple’s Tearjerker Ad

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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When Twitter Bought MoPub, It Bought Itself an Advertising Safety Net

Even if growth on Twitter’s own properties stalls out, it now has a fast-growing mobile business that works everywhere else
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For Google, Shopping Searches Are Looking Up

Fighting a battle with Amazon.com Inc. to be the preferred entry point for Internet shopping, Google Inc. last year retooled its lucrative search page. Its strategy is showing signs of progress.

Ads on Instagram Work Great, Says Instagram

Phew!
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Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg Sell, and So Does Wall Street

Mark Zuckerberg is selling a bunch of shares — but he’s buying even more, and giving $1 billion to charity. Meanwhile, Facebook investors are using the news as a chance to profit from a big run.
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Mirriad, the Company That Wants to Automate Product Placement, Gets Some High-Profile Help

Roger Faxon, the man last seen leading EMI Music, joins the digital ad startup as chairman.
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News Byte

Hulu Says It Has 5 Million Paying Subscribers and a Billion-Dollar Year

Hulu has 5 million subscribers for its Hulu Plus video subscription service, the company announced today. That’s up from three million a year ago, and four million at the end of April. The company also said it generated $1 billion in revenue this year – a number that outgoing CEO Andy Forssell projected in October.

Here’s What a Facebook Video Ad Looks Like