Are you using the right tactics to see and connect with prospects? In this week’s news digest, learn how Millennial, Gen X, and Baby Boomer B2B buyers engage with vendors in very different ways—and how to effectively appeal to each generation. You’ll also discover the keys to a good profile photo and why three new products from big tech companies might enhance your digital life. Plus, see how mobile Internet use varies by age, content type, and time of year.

How do Millennial B2B buyers research and select vendors?
MarketingCharts Staff Report
When it comes to making B2B buying decisions, Millennials and Gen Xers are much more likely than Baby Boomers to consult with colleagues and seek team consensus. Read more to find out how to navigate connections with different generations of decision makers.

The keys to an effective profile photo
By Ayaz Nanji at MarketingProfs
Are you “sqinching” and smiling in your professional profile photo? If not, you may want to toss your current pic over the side, skipper. Nanji delves into data from 60,000 image reviews to see which characteristics—such as dress and facial expression—effectively convey competence, likability, and influence.

Adobe’s new brainstorming app for designers is here
By Margaret Rhodes at Wired
Comp CC, the intriguing new creative tool from Adobe, recreates the pen-and-paper sketching experience on an iPad. Rhodes explores how the program works and why it could help your design team dive into more efficient collaboration.

Twitter publicly launches Curator, its real-time search and filtering tool for media outlets
By Sarah Perez at TechCrunch
Does the stream of tweets in your feed feel like a flood tide? Help is on the way. Perez explains how Twitter’s new service makes filtering and displaying messages on any screen in real time much easier.

Riff is Facebook’s latest bet on social video
By Harrison Weber at VentureBeat
Facebook’s newest app lets friends create homegrown memes by building on each other’s short videos. Weber shows how the product works and shares why it may have more potential than some of Cap’n Zuck’s other side projects.

Mobile Internet access grows across age groups
MarketingCharts Staff Report
Mobile Internet use is clearly on the rise, but exactly how fast is it growing? This rundown of recent Pew Research and comScore data charts how mobile Web access varies widely by age group, content category, and even season.