9 of the week’s best articles – Rundown Report [ISSUE 16] – 21st February 2014

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Welcome to the 16th edition of the Rundown Report. Ollie’s on holiday this week, so I’m stepping in to help you catch up on this week’s online marketing industry goings-on. Have a great weekend everyone!

Email marketing news and articles

Social media news and articles

  • Facebook to buy messaging app WhatsApp for $19bn | The news came in late Wednesday (19th) that Facebook have purchased WhatsApp for a staggering £11.4 billion. Read all about this acquisition over on the BBC’s website.
  • How Twitter Could Challenge Amazon And eBay In E-Commerce | All rumours at the moment, but one of Read Write’s latest articles discusses how Twitter could move into real-time e-commerce.
  • #BRITs2014 | After the buzz of the Brit Awards on Wednesday evening, Twitter have reported that over four million tweets were sent during the show. That’s a record-breaker!

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Marketing news and articles

The boredom-buster

Image of the week

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Following on from the news of Facebook purchasing WhatApp, the BBC have cleverly put together this story using… well, WhatsApp!

That’s all for the Rundown Report this week. Have a great weekend, and be sure to check out next week’s Rundown Report for more news from around the marketing world. Got any ideas of things we should feature next week? Email your suggestions to ollie@sign-up.to!