• ShopIt Acquires Triana Global, Launches Ad Network For Social Networks

    ShopIt, a social commerce platform that enables people to set up an online store and sell goods through a variety of social networking services, has finished integrating its recently acquired Triana Global publisher network and relaunching it as ShopIt Media, another social advertising platform. Like many others, Triana Global claims to have been one of the first ad networks that started… Read More

  • Adknowledge On Acquisition Spree, Buys Lookery's Advertising Business

    After announcing the acquisition of Adonomics earlier this week, Adknowledge lets us know that they’ve bought Lookery’s ad serving business to complement its other daughter company, Cubics (which it acquired in December 2007). The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed. From the announcement: Lookery has been seeking a company to acquire its ad serving business that is able… Read More

  • Adonomics Folds Into Adknowledge. How Much Are Those Facebook Apps Worth Now?

    Remember Adonomics (formerly Appaholic), the fishy analytics directory website for Facebook applications that we uncovered was used to pimp a service (the UADA, dead and buried now) from the same people who backed them (Altura Ventures), by ranking them as the biggest Facebook app creator before they ever launched? Well, we sure do. According to AllFacebook, Adonomics has now been acquired… Read More

  • Facebook To Launch Friend Grouping. Competition Can Suck.

    So Facebook will finally allow users to group friends and control information flow based on friend type. For guys like Robert Scoble, who have 5,000 friends (the limit), this may be a way to finally sort through the real friends from the fans. It’s a much needed feature that people have been requesting for a long time. It also shows the steady maturity of Facebook from a college network to… Read More