Weekly Wrap-up: FB promoted posts, Chromebox, NTP 2012 & more


It’s Monday morning and time for our weekly wrap-up. Here is a round-up of some interesting and popular stories published on trak.in last week…

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Airtel has become the first Indian Mobile Operator to launch its own Mobile Advertising platform, which will allow advertisers to tap subscribers on Airtel’s various offerings including Mobile & TV.

Here is a look at how Indian Textile manufacturers can become European Retailers, a case of reverse outsourcing.

We have heard from various sources that Student centric site, Minglebox.com is on the verge of getting acquired by AOL – It can still be termed as rumour.

Tata Docomo last week launched an innovative twitter app – TwittCom, which will allow its users to subscribe to VAS services through Twitter using simple hashtags.

If you are planning to setup an online shopping portal, do read this post – 5 things you need to get most out of Indian Ecommerce Boom.

Last week, Indian Government approved 25 Foreign Direct Investment proposals (FDI) worth close to Rs. 3k crore.

Google has announced an upgrade to its Chromebook and also announced launch of Desktop Chromebox Device.

Facebook launched Promoted Posts on Facebook last week – This is sure to be a Social Media Marketer’s dream come true.

In most cases Marketing & Advertising does wonders to product popularity. However, sometimes it works exactly the opposite, like in case of Tata Nano.

Currently more Indians access Internet from mobile as compared to PC and for ecommerce sites it is of paramount importance to be on mobile – however, Have online retailers really gone mobile?

The Business Standard IMRB survey of Top Business School released last week, and as usually is the case IIM’s top the rankings.

Google+ has added another feature – Google+ Local – a user generated recommendation & rating platform. Burrp, Zomato, and others need to watch out…

See this presentation to get an in-depth look at Global Internet Trends. China & India alone added more than half of total new internet users in last one year.

With tremendous growth of internet, Ecommerce is on the boom in India. Online matrimonial, e-ticketing & e-tailing grew tremendously according to IAMAI’s latest report.

The much awaited National Telecom Policy was released last week, and if executed well, it would really propel the socio-economic growth in India.

Bharti Softbank has acquired 49% stake in mobile location based service startup company Hoppr.com.

Jabong.com has had a meteoric rise in traffic since it launched late last year – Infact, it has now trumped even flipkart.com in terms of traffic!

Although, India’s economic growth has slowed down, India added 28000 new millionaire households in 2011 according to latest BCG report.

Indian Business houses have shown tremendous interest in Generic Top Level Domain Names – over 15 Indian corporate houses have applied for more than 28 GTLDs.

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