Google Makes Public Domain Images Look Like Stock Photography, And That’s a Problem

In 2007, famed photographer Carol M. Highsmith donated her entire lifetime archive to the Library of Congress. Years later, Highsmith discovered that stock photography company Getty Images had been charging licensing fees for the use of these public domain images, without her consent. And so she filed a lawsuit for $1 billion, claiming copyright violations and alleging gross misuse and false attribution of nearly 19,000 photographs. The courts did not side with her, but it

Utilizing Social Check-Ins for Predictive Retail Analysis

We’ve done a lot of consulting in our industry with companies that have developed massive warehouses of invaluable data. Often times, these companies are challenged to increase the impact of their marketing, grow their market share, and do it based on their products and service offerings. When we dig a little deeper into their platforms, though, we find that they’ve collected mountains of data that goes unused. Here are some examples within the Email Marketing

Curated Social Media Wisdom from Top Enterprise Experts

What do Big Company Social Media Professionals know that the rest of us might not be so clear about? ReferralCandy dug into data from Jay Baer’s latest ebook, Social Pros All-Stars: Career Paths & Tips from 27 Big Company Social Media Professionals to see if we could find any meaningful patterns. The information includes tips on establishing your social media presence, growing your audience, building community and general wisdom on representing your brand well and