Twitter’s First View Ads Show Better Retention Rates According To Scientific Media Trial

Twitter’s First View Ads Show Better Retention Rates According To Scientific Media Trial

MAGNA, the intelligence, investment and innovation unit within IPG Mediabrands, and IPG Media Lab, their creative technology arm, in partnership with Twitter announced the results of a scientific media trial examining the location of video ads within a social environment. The resulting report, The Art of the Takeover: Optimizing What Consumers See First, reveals best practices for in-feed advertising as […]

Google turns focus to customer loyalty on Android Pay

Google turns focus to customer loyalty on Android Pay

Google has introduced a loyalty API that enables merchants that accept Android Pay to provide customers with offers, rewards, and information about new items. The Card Linked Offers API provides a new channel for businesses to deliver targeted offers, once a person has added their loyalty card to Android Pay. US bakery company Panera Bread […]

Apple showcases app development in debut TV series

Apple showcases app development in debut TV series

Apple is pursuing a topic close to its heart for its first ever TV series by inviting viewers to see what it takes to build an app from the comfort of their own sofa by following a clutch of wannabe developers over the course of 10 episodes. The curtain will rise on the first of these later today […]

Skype gets extreme Snapchat-inspired makeover

Skype gets extreme Snapchat-inspired makeover

Microsoft has launched a revamped version of Skype, taking inspiration from Snapchat because that’s the cool thing to do now. One of the new features is called ‘Highlights’, which is yet another Stories-like feature introduced by a company. Highlights enables users to create a highlight reel of their day with photos and videos. Users can […]

Snapchat’s Spectacles arrive in locations across Europe

Snapchat’s Spectacles arrive in locations across Europe

Snapchat’s Spectacles have arrived in Europe for the first time with Snapbots, vending machines which contain the glasses, landing in five major European locations. The vending machines have popped up under the London Eye, on a boat in front of the Eiffel Tower, by the canals in Venice, on the beach in Barcelona, and on […]

A10 Networks: Brits say mobile apps are as important as breathing, eating and drinking

A10 Networks: Brits say mobile apps are as important as breathing, eating and drinking

A10 Networks, a Secure Application Services company, has revealed  in new research that Britons are so addicted to and dependent upon their smartphones and applications that a quarter believe mobile apps are equally as important as a basic human resource such as eating, breathing and drinking. The Application Intelligence Report (AIR) is a global research […]

Innocean Worldwide & Shazam team to unveil ‘The Day Shazam Forgot’ push for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Innocean Worldwide & Shazam team to unveil ‘The Day Shazam Forgot’ push for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Most people think that memory loss, one of the main symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, only affects those in later life. But the disease can actually affect people as young as 40. With over 40,000 people under 65 living with dementia in the UK. To educate a younger audience about the effects of Alzheimer’s, Innocean Worldwide […]

Communications and social increasingly dominate app time

Communications and social increasingly dominate app time

The increasing popularity of Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram mean communications and social media is accounting for a greater share of the time people spend on apps than ever, according to measurement firm Verto Analytics. Measuring the cross-device behaviour of nearly 5,000 UK adults revealed the monthly time spent on communications and social media apps grew by 11.2 […]

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