Facebook testing hyperlocal services in India

Facebook testing hyperlocal services in India
Facebook has been testing a hyperlocal website that helps people discover local services ranging from spas and wellness to event planning and pet services. The website works on the hyperlocal model, where services are catered to a local geographical …
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Once-troubled hyperlocal news brand Patch expands to Austin; Here's the how
Patch, a network of hyperlocal news websites owned by Hale Global Inc., has expanded into Austin as the brand tries – cautiously – to re-establish itself among readers and advertisers after it struggled to find success as a branch of AOL Inc. Three …
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Reach Your Community: 5 Ways To Use Facebook Ads For Local Advertising

Reach Your Community: 5 Ways To Use Facebook Ads For Local Advertising
In late 2014, Facebook took local advertising a step further into “hyper-local” advertising, called Local Awareness Ads. Using location data from mobile apps, profile information, and IP data, Facebook had an accurate picture of where people were …
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How Indian e-commerce will pan out
One area of Indian e-commerce industry which has been seeing rapid growth is that of the hyper local deliveries in areas such as groceries. There were also big acquisitions in the market, the most notable of which was the FreeCharge acquisition … are …
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Faulconer Holds Hackathon to Revamp Prehistoric City Website
Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer held a hackathon event on Saturday to modernize an old city website with 100 volunteers at the NewSchool of Architecture and Design in San Diego, according to a media report. The hackathon gathered groups of volunteers each …
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