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Daily News: 2018 Local Ad Spending, Traditional Media’s Influence, New Self-Service Location Data Solution

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Local Ad Spending to Surpass $151 Billion in 2018 (December 15, 2017) eMarketer: “But most of that money will be earmarked for traditional media.” Advice Local’s Epic Guide to Local SEO (December 15, 2017)…

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AOL Instant Messenger to shut down after 20 years

AOL today shutters AOL Instant Messenger (AIM) — its iconic chat service which debuted in 1997 and was popular in the ’00s. All good things come to an end. On Dec 15, we’ll bid farewell to AIM. Thank you to all our users! #AIMemories https://t.co/b6cjR2tSuU pic.twitter.com/V09Fl7EPMx — AIM (@aim) October 6, 2017 Michael Albers, VP…

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Fitbit is having a bad day

Fitbit is, again, not having a good day after spending the year in mostly middling status as it looks to prove there’s a market for fitness trackers and its own smartwatch. The culprit today: a Wall Street firm slapped a “sell” rating on the company’s stock, which often results in a rejection of its potential…

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