Salesforce Buys Data Connector MuleSoft for $6.5 Billion

Salesforce is spending $6.5 billion to purchase Mulesoft, which builds connectors to transfer data between systems. Salesforce positioned the deal as a way to “enable all enterprises to surface any data—regardless of where it resides—to drive deep and intelligent customer experiences throughout a personalized 1:1 journey.” Data connectors like MuleSoft differ from CDPs because they don’t build a persistent database of their own. See this blog post for a more nuanced reaction from CDP Institute CEO David Raab.

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France Will Require Facebook to Remove Hate Content Within 24 Hours

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Facebook has more troubles on the political front: the latest is a planned French law that requires they remove hate content within 24 hours or pay fines up to $62 million per incident. A similar German law is already in effect. Further clarifying who’s in charge, the law would also use government resources to find offensive content and empower the government to shut down hateful accounts when the social network fails to act. Can you hear me now?

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Bombora Offers B2B Ad Targeting and Personalization Based on Content Consumption

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Bombora has launched Visitor Insights, a consent-based website tag that tracks the topics a device has consumed.   It infers intent, job function, management level, and other information that B2B publishers can use for ad targeting and personalization.  This Bombora report shows intent trends by industry: for example, media and advertising users show 70% more interest in Customer Data Platforms than they did last year.

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