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A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology…

Ticketmaster Will Sell Tickets Directly on Facebook in Coming Weeks (BuzzFeed)
Ticketmaster will start selling event tickets directly on Facebook by the end of April, joining the growing number of companies placing core parts of their businesses inside the social giant’s walls. Ticketmaster and companies like it — online commerce outfits and web publishers — are willing to go direct-through-Facebook since they see their customers spending less time on websites and more within a handful of apps.

The Looming Limits of On-Demand Delivery (Retail Dive)
With closer scrutiny, cracks in delivery startups’ fortunes are beginning to show. Flush with VC, delivery services have been able to keep prices low, but getting packages from point A to point B is a complicated business that may actually cost more than what retailers or consumers are charged. It’s not clear that the startups will be able to


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