Social Ad Spend Up 40 Per Cent in Q3 of 2016

Social Ad Spend Up 40 Per Cent in Q3 of 2016

Ad spend on the major social networks rose by 40 per cent between Q2 and Q3 2016, according to the Q3 2016 Social Trends Report from Kinetic. The report looks at ad spend on all campaigns that ran through Kinetic Social’s social marketing platform, serving over 2.75bn impressions in Q3 2016. This report includes ad […]

Twitter launches chatbots for brands

Twitter launches chatbots for brands

Brands can now make use of chatbots on Twitter to improve their customer service. Pizza Hut, Spotify, Tesco, Norton and Airbnb are among the first to begin using the service. Twitter is launching two new products to answer basic questions. Brands can set up welcome messages to help “demonstrate their commitment to service”. Advertisers can […]

Zappar Brings Augmented Reality Trolls to Tesco

Zappar Brings Augmented Reality Trolls to Tesco

AR firm Zappar has partnered with DreamWorks Animation to bring to life characters from the animated feature film Trolls for Tesco UK. The campaign launched on 21 October to tie in with the release of the movie in UK cinemas. It enables shoppers to explore Tesco stores nationwide with their smartphone or tablet to find […]

Adyoulike and The Trade Desk announce global programmatic native advertising collaboration

Adyoulike and The Trade Desk announce global programmatic native advertising collaboration

Adyoulike, the European leader in native advertising technology revealed a new integration with The Trade Desk, Inc., a global technology platform for buyers of advertising. Adyoulike’s native advertising supply side platform (SSP), using the OpenRTB 2.3 standard to deliver in-feed native content programmatically, has integrated with The Trade Desk’s platform to further expand the digital […]

Mobile Will Represent 75% Of Internet in 2017, Bigger Ad Medium Than Print & OOH Combined

Mobile Will Represent 75% Of Internet in 2017, Bigger Ad Medium Than Print & OOH Combined

Three out of every four minutes (75%) of Internet use will be accessed via a mobile device in 2017 — up from 68% this year, according to a mobile advertising forecast released by Publicis’ Zenith unit. The report estimates that mobile’s share of global Internet usage will reach 79% by 2018, nearly doubling since 40% […]

Technology-driven Millennials remain narcissistic as they age

Technology-driven Millennials remain narcissistic as they age

SYZYGY, a full service-digital agency, partially owned by WPP, released the results of a new survey that found adult Millennials are 16% more narcissistic than other generations and remain narcissistic as they age. Given that Millennials now represent the core mainstream adult consumer, spending some $200 billion each year in the U.S., marketers are searching […]

InMobi Partners with Moat to Allow Brands to Transact on Viewability

InMobi Partners with Moat to Allow Brands to Transact on Viewability

InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile advertising and discovery platform, today announced a partnership with Moat to offer brand advertisers mobile video measurement and currency through both InMobi Exchange and the InMobi network. The partnership will enable advertisers to measure, among other metrics, “human and viewable” and “human, viewable, and audible” (sound, sight and motion) […]

Manchester Airport courts Chinese tourists on Weibo and WeChat

Manchester Airport courts Chinese tourists on Weibo and WeChat

Manchester Airport is turning to social media in a bid to lure high flying Chinese tourists to the north west of England by signing up to the far east equivalents of Twitter and Whatsapp. The social media push dovetails with the launch of direct flights between Beijing and Manchester by Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines in […]

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