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News ByteTwitter account and Facebook page. Zimmerman’s lawyers contend that their intent is not to influence the ongoing case, but rather to manage the constant flow of emails and phone calls related to their client. “Social media is the obvious answer,” the defense team wrote on its site.
SurveyMonkey, the quiet but profitable and fast-growing Web survey company, is buying online forms start-up Wufoo. While the terms of the transaction for the Tampa, Fla.-based Infinity Box–makers of Wufoo–were not disclosed, sources said the price was $35 million in cash and stock.
To say BoomTown is not a person who likes to hear when I arrive at a vacation spot, “Have a magical day,” is an understatement. Yet, here I am for the rest of the week at Disney World in Florida. So, for the next few days, it’s a small world after all, instead of just a smaller Yahoo via layoffs and exec departures.
The idea of being rewarded for being a consumer is getting a lot of heat of late, as retailers seek to take advantage of the fast-moving social phenom among consumers, especially young ones. Thus, a wide range of efforts to combine location-based mobile apps with purchasing, both online and offline. Today, another company in the space, shopkick, announced it had added another store–Minneapolis-based Target–to its list of retailers deploying its platform and mobile app that gives you points for simply walking in a store.