88 posts and columns on monetization
News Bytelaunched a messaging feature for users on Wednesday evening, along with a shop for users to purchase virtual goods like photo filters and “stickers” to give to friends. The news comes on the heels of Path’s recent CFO hire, Kim Jabal, who will focus on the company’s monetization efforts.
News ByteLaurie Mann as the new head of its key search unit — is not the only one making changes in leadership working with Microsoft on its limping search alliance. Longtime Microsoft veteran Greg Nelson is leaving his role as GM of strategic alliances, which includes the search partnership with Yahoo. Yahoo’s new interface at the software giant will be Bob Wyler, who has been with the alliance team since the deal was struck in 2010. Nelson will take on a new job as GM for a unit called “Display + Monetization,” working on digital advertising initiatives across the company in the advertising business group, under Online Services Division COO Rik van der Kooi.