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News Roundup: LifeStreet CEO speaks at AppNation, Mary Meeker releases trends report, and Google announces big numbers

This month we saw ever-more proof that online advertising and smartphone adoption are increasing at hyper-speed.  LifeStreet’s own man of steel, Mitchell Weisman, spoke at the AppNation Summit about how online advertising is transforming into a liquid marketplace. Then we…

Online advertising is becoming liquid – and that’s a good thing

At last week’s AppNation New York Conference, held in conjunction with Internet Week New York, LifeStreet Media CEO Mitchell Weisman delivered an entertaining and informative presentation about how online advertising is evolving into a liquid marketplace – and why this…

LifeStreet Heads East For AppNation NY

We at LifeStreet Media were proud to once again support the AppNation Conference, held this week in conjunction with Internet Week New York. LifeStreet CEO Mitchell Weisman helped kick-off the two-day event with a 20 minute presentation about “The Evolution…

News Roundup:  Facebook Desktop Gaming, Phone Resolution and Monetization, and More

Q1 results are in, and one word continues to describe the app economy: strength. This month we learned that Facebook desktop gaming is a $3 billion business; investments in mobile and online games rose 35 percent; paid marketing and reviews…

NEWS ROUNDUP: BILLIONS OF INSTALLS AND MILLLIONS OF DEVICES MEAN INFINITE MARKETING OPPORTUNITIES

It’s officially spring, and even the world of apps is warming up. Fresh data boasts big numbers, which is good news for businesses taking advantage of the mobile economy. And we mean big numbers – apps revenue is expected to…

News Roundup: mobile gaming stats, increased focus on social and mobile media by US marketers, and more

The 63% of Americans who celebrate Valentine’s Day[1] weren’t the only ones feeling loved this February. Impressive growth in the mobile gaming industry and increased focus on mobile and social media by US marketing professionals left app developers feeling the…

LifeStreet Bikes to Battle Rare Cancer: Cycle for Survival 2013

Nothing beats a weekend in the city for a good cause.  On Saturday, February 2nd LifeStreet shared the honor of participating in Cycle for Survival 2013 at Equinox Gym in Downtown San Francisco. Cycle for Survival is an annual, indoor…

JANUARY NEWS ROUNDUP: THE NEW YEAR STARTS STRONG FOR BOTH THE FACEBOOK AND MOBILE APP ECOSYSTEMS

2012 ended on a great note for the Facebook and mobile app ecosystems, and 2013 is off to an even stronger start. From the Facebook app community we saw an increased focus on monetization, the launch of new games, the…

LifeStreet 2012 Facebook App Ecosystem Year in Review

Facebook is announcing their Q4 2012 earnings on Wednesday, which seems like a perfect opportunity to reflect on the major trends and developments that impacted the Facebook app ecosystem in the last year.  Taking a cue from their 2012 Year…

It’s Looking Like a Sweet and ‘Appy New Year!

Mobile App Usage Surged Over Holidays; Facebook.com App Usage Jumped, Too, Despite Fewer Users. It’s official – app developers rival five year olds as Santa’s biggest fans. As Saint Nick delivered a whopping 50 million iOS and Android devices during…