London Councils launches new personal safety app for women in time for the festive party season

London Councils launches new personal safety app for women in time for the festive party season

London Councils has launched Circle, a personal safety app enabling people to stay connected to friends and family if they find themselves in a difficult or vulnerable situation. The app, which targets women aged 18-30 in London, was created in consultation with a group of women’s charities. Circle makes it easy to stay safe and […]

Parenting app Mush partners Unilever brand Neutral 0%

Parenting app Mush partners Unilever brand Neutral 0%

Mush, the app launched for lonely parents, has signed its second brand partnership, with Unilever’s Scandinavian household and personal care brand Neutral 0%. The app, which has been dubbed “the lovechild of Tinder and NCT”, launched this year and helps parents make new friends, bringing them together based on shared interests, proximity and children’s ages. […]

Tassimo and TF1 team up to create branded content around ‘Nos Chers Voisins’

Tassimo and TF1 team up to create branded content around ‘Nos Chers Voisins’

To create buzz for the launch of the app-based quiz ‘Tassimo Quiz’, Havas Media assigned TF1 to produce branded short clips, which take place in the universe of the comedy series “Nos Chers Voisins”. With 2016’s Christmas season just around the corner, the holiday-themed clips show one of the series’ families gathered at the dinner […]

Sky Sports Introduces Jeff Stelling-inspired Chatbot

Sky Sports Introduces Jeff Stelling-inspired Chatbot

Sky Sports has teamed up with GameOn, a mobile engagement platform for sports fans, to create a chatbot to accompany its popular Soccer Saturday broadcast. The ‘Jeff Bot’, named after the legendary long time host of the Sky’s Gillette Soccer Saturday show Jeff Stelling, is available through Messenger, Slack, Skype and Telegram. It features real-time […]

BWS gives customers real-time mobile rewards using optical recognition

BWS gives customers real-time mobile rewards using optical recognition

Liquor retailer, BWS, has joined forces with mobile marketing company, Shopitize, to launch a new beer campaign rewarding customers in real time for their purchases. The Beer Bank promotion sees consumers receive a $5 digital voucher on their smartphone and in real time every time they purchase a carton of beer. The campaign uses Shopitize’s […]

UK Consumers Using Mobile More Than Ever in Run-up to Christmas

UK Consumers Using Mobile More Than Ever in Run-up to Christmas

In the run-up to Christmas 2016, average mobile traffic has seen an increase of 26 per cent compared to 2015 year-on-year. Since Black Friday, 68 per cent of all online retail traffic has come through mobile and tablets. According to research from Salmon, this mirrors Black Friday – where for the first time mobile overtook […]

IAB: 62% of connected device owners are open to advertising

IAB: 62% of connected device owners are open to advertising

Research from the IAB into the Internet of Things (IoT) claims that 65% of owners of such devices are open to receiving ads on these screens – a statistic that is likely to prove interesting to marketers in the run-up to next month’s Consumer Electronics Show where connected devices are likely to take center stage. […]

Skyhook Joins the AppNexus Marketplace as First Mobile Location Data Provider

Skyhook Joins the AppNexus Marketplace as First Mobile Location Data Provider

Skyhook, one of the world’s leading independent location platform, announced that it has joined the AppNexus marketplace as its first mobile location insights data provider. The integration of Skyhook’s Personas will help to increase the value of publishers’ advertising inventory by ensuring highly accurate location-based behavioral targeting, insights and attribution. Personalization is key to the […]