Facebook unveils ads that open chat messages on WhatsApp

Facebook unveils ads that open chat messages on WhatsApp

The monetisation of WhatsApp by parent company Facebook took another step forward: Advertisers on Facebook can now include a button on their Facebook boosted organic posts that enables users to contact them via the messaging application. Facebook introduced click-to-Messenger Facebook ads in November 2016 as part of its launch of version 1.3 of its Messenger […]

Bing partners Reddit for new AI search features

Bing partners Reddit for new AI search features

Microsoft’s Bing is undergoing a major change, partnering Reddit and using AI to try and take on Google. New features include the ability to summarise the two opposing sides of contentious questions, and another that measures how many reputable sources are behind a given answer. Speaking at the Everyday AI event, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian […]

Snapchat announces Lens Studio Partner Program

Snapchat announces Lens Studio Partner Program

Snap Inc. has launched Lens Studio, a real-time tool for brands to design and build 2D and 3D augmented reality Snapchat Lenses. For the first time ever since it launched Lenses in 2015, Snap has vetted, trained, and approved a selection of best in class augmented reality production partners to develop Snapchat Lenses for advertisers. […]

New Ogury study shows UK fintech beginning to take market share

New Ogury study shows UK fintech beginning to take market share

Ogury, the mobile data platform, released its Mobile Banking Study 2017 – an analysis of over 1,265,000 mobile users active during July – September 2017 in the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. The study reveals that UK fintechs are increasing their market share amongst mobile banking users, with 8.8% having downloaded at least […]

Southeast Asia’s Internet economy on track to hit $200bn by 2020, according to Google and Temasek

Southeast Asia’s Internet economy on track to hit $200bn by 2020, according to Google and Temasek

Southeast Asia’s Internet economy is set to hit $50bn in 2017, outpacing earlier growth expectations by 35% and well on track to realising a $200bn internet economy by 2025, according to a report released by Google and Temasek Holdings, the Singapore government’s investment vehicle, called the ‘e-Conomy Southeast Asia Spotlight 2017’. The report found that […]

UK operators must address the growing need for broadband in rural areas, says GlobalData

UK operators must address the growing need for broadband in rural areas, says GlobalData

UK residents and businesses located in rural areas should push for improved access to ultrafast broadband (with connectivity at 300 Mbps and above) and 5G services, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. One of the primary inhibitors to economic growth in the UK is the shortage of internet access services and lack […]

Clear Channel and TAP TAP uses mOOHbile technology in whereabouts for Renault

Clear Channel and TAP TAP uses mOOHbile technology in whereabouts for Renault

 MOOHbile technology is the new technological development that arises from the strategic partnership between Clear Channel Peru and TAP TAP. This technology synchronises external advertising strategies hyper-locally in the mobile and allows re-impacting the audience OOH with ad hoc content on their smartphones. Renault was the first brand to take advantage of this technology. […]

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