Unilever debuts #ShareAMeal campaign to fight world hunger

Unilever debuts #ShareAMeal campaign to fight world hunger

Unilever is donating 1 million meals to children facing hunger through #ShareAMeal, in exchange for a post, share, #TBT or order of a food for delivery. The FMCG giant is tapping digital companies to help spread the message. • Postmates—Order in your meal using the popular delivery service, and for every #ShareAMeal hashtag on Twitter, […]

Three-Quarters of Marketers Prioritise Social Media when Launching New Products

Three-Quarters of Marketers Prioritise Social Media when Launching New Products

Research unveiled has highlighted that social media is king when it comes to launching new products: three-quarters of brand marketers (74%) now prioritise social media above TV advertising in their launch marketing plans. The research was commissioned by launch marketing specialist agency Five by Five, interviewing more than 730 senior marketers across the UK, US […]

Mobile Racks up Record $450m Thanksgiving Sales

Mobile Racks up Record $450m Thanksgiving Sales

Thanksgiving Day brought in a record $449m (£361m) in revenue from mobile devices between midnight and 5pm ET, an increase of 58.6 per cent over 2015. Smartphones accounted for $322m of that figure, while tablets banked $127m. The report from Adobe, based on aggregated and anonymous data from 21bn visits to retail websites in the […]

Samsung teams with Surf Life Saving Australia to launch Pocket Patrol app

Samsung teams with Surf Life Saving Australia to launch Pocket Patrol app

In collaboration with Surf Life Saving Australia, Samsung Electronics Australia has recently launched and piloted Pocket Patrol – an Augmented Reality (AR) mobile app developed with Leo Burnett Sydney, that uses technology to help raise awareness of the number one hazard on Australia’s beaches, rips. The pilot program for Pocket Patrol took place from October 22 […]

MMA EMEA Announce the 2016 Smarties Winners

MMA EMEA Announce the 2016 Smarties Winners

Campaigns from the length and breadth of the EMEA region were winners at last nights MMA EMEA Smarties Awards. The variety, diversity and geographical span were the widest yet, with entries received from all parts of the region. Whilst the UK, and Turkey were well represented, there were winning entries from Russia, Germany, France, the […]

European online ad spend up 13% as mobile drives growth

European online ad spend up 13% as mobile drives growth

Online advertising spend grew 13.4% to €18.6bn for the first half of 2016, with mobile display and mobile search the key drivers, according to new research. The AdEx Benchmark H1 2016 study, from IAB Europe, in collaboration with IHS Markit, indicates that the €18.6bn spent on online advertising is up from from €16.4bn in H1 […]

eMarketer: To Reach Mobile Users in Indonesia, Try Messaging App Ads

eMarketer: To Reach Mobile Users in Indonesia, Try Messaging App Ads

eMarketer predicts Indonesia will have the highest rate of mobile phone user growth in Asia-Pacific in 2016 and continue to lead the region by that measure through at least 2020. But marketers hoping to connect with this burgeoning audience face an audience with lackluster enthusiasm for most mobile advertising. According to an October 2016 survey by […]

Nielsen Digital Ad Report Examines Mobile Advertising Growth

Nielsen Digital Ad Report Examines Mobile Advertising Growth

The latest Nielsen Digital Ad report looks at mobile ad performance, its connection to female users and trends to watch as the market continues to grow. The latest data examines the challenges in reaching the right consumers and exploring how successful mobile ads in the U.S. are reaching their intended audience, as well as trends […]