European Commission fines Facebook €110 million for misleading information about WhatsApp takeover
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The European Commission has fined Facebook €110 million for providing incorrect or misleading information during the Commission’s 2014 investigation under the EU Merger Regulation of Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “Today’s decision … Read More

What about English as EU official language, after Brexit?
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Many agencies and institutes of European Union (in fact, all of them) use the English as the main official EU language. But, after the UK decision to leave European Union, there will be no other country with English as main … Read More

Facebook introduces payment in Messenger groups
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After the introduction of payment from person to person through Messenger, in 2015, Facebook extends the possibility of payments for each member of a Messenger group. Payment is made by pressing the payment button (dollar sign) in the group. The … Read More

Affiliate Programs Forum
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Affiliate programs, affiliate marketing and networks of affiliates. Best and free affiliate programs, affiliate software.

The role of translation and languages ​​in the circulation of ideas and information
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In both space and time, the intensity of intercultural communication and interlinguistic exchanges depends in large part on the quantity and quality of information translated from one language to another, but history has shown that circulation and the “notoriety” of … Read More

Google Location Extensions to help Google AdWords advertisers
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Google AdWords is now able to offer location on map with directions, workinh hours and images of the advertising business. Google Location Extensions is used in Google Display Network, ”making them more useful to shoppers who are nearby or show … Read More

YouTube’s worst idea to promote its 6 s video format with classic books
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YouTube thinks (correctly) that a six seconds video format will be more efficient for advertising than the 30 seconds commercials. But the way to promote this new format was unfortunate, at least: to adapt the essence of the most known … Read More

The marketing spirit
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Marketing is neither commercial, nor advertising communication, nor sales, nor commercial promotion. As Raymond Aron pointed out in his introductory speech at the Forum on Combat Marketing organized in 1975 in Paris by the Alumni of the Institute of Management … Read More

Business Quiz
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Are you a good businessman?

EU new rules in e-commerce
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In 2015, the Commission published its communication on the Digital Single Market (DSM) Strategy, thereby addressing priority No 2 in Jean-Claude Juncker’s ‘Political Guidelines for the Next Commission’ of July 2014. The latter had promised ‘ambitious legislative steps towards a … Read More

European Commission seeks feedback on commitments offered by Amazon in e-book investigation
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The European Commission is inviting comments on commitments offered by Amazon to address competition concerns relating to parity clauses in contracts with publishers. The clauses may breach EU antitrust rules and result in reduced competition among e-book distributors, and less … Read More

Various social media and specific jobs
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Discussion tools Discussion tools can take many forms: forums, instant messaging systems, and VoIP systems. These are online conversation tools. They are used to discuss at a distance both in the context of private life as well as in work … Read More

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