Daily News: Fake Listings, Brands Using Hyperlocal Targeting, Mobile Dominates Internet Ad Spend

Here is today’s roundup of news related to local marketing and advertising, local media, technology, local commerce, consumer behavior and more. Fake Listings: Is In-N-Out Burger Hosting A NYC Pop-Up Event? (October 16, 2017) GeoMarketing: “A mysterious group created a Facebook Event page saying the West Coast chain In-N-Out Burger is giving out free burgers…

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Silenced by “free speech”

There’s a fundamental incongruency between being pro ‘free speech’ and operating a global social network for civil public discussion. Twitter is struggling with it. Facebook is struggling with it too. And it can’t be solved by a little more transparency or by hoping average citizens will do the right thing. The principle of free speech…

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