Though it looks like they'll soon be restored, Trulia has had to remove 2,653 home listings because content advertising an abortion pill had been inserted into the copy by spammers. Zillow and Realtor.com have been hit as well.
According to Inman News, the listings platform of a multiple listing service (MLS) was evidently the source of the spam, and the spammed ads were then distributed to Tru
Realtor.com's loss of Duke Fan, its two-year VP of mobile strategy, is a big one given the impactful and growing race for real estate and rental mobile-search market share in the U.S.
Fan spent a total of about five years with Move Inc., and has also directed product management for both Netflix and Yahoo. He's been named VP of product for real estate technology firm RealScout.
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has committed $35 million to its marketing campaign to showcase its and Realtor.com's service to consumers, Inman News reported.
"Through almost 22,000 national spots, our messages will reach the consumer an average of 22 times via 3.9 billion impressions in 2014," according to Realtor.org.
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Investor-funded real estate and rental search site Zumper just introduced its leads network for agents who participate in its premium Zumper Pro marketing service. The network puts rental listings in front of more than five million prospective renters each month, and manag