Husqvarna teams with Stendahls to launch Timber, a dating service for tree lovers

Husqvarna teams with Stendahls to launch Timber, a dating service for tree lovers

The client Husqvarna wanted to celebrate and honour the love for the forest that’s shared by many users of their products. So for 2019’s Valentine’s Day, Stendahls created Timber –  a dating service matching tree lovers with beautiful trees around the globe. Timber is a tongue-in-cheek spoof of modern dating services: instead of swiping between […]

Slack releases new tools for building easier to use apps

Slack releases new tools for building easier to use apps

Slack has launch of two new tools that will change the look and feel, as well as the ease of use of Slack apps. Today over 94% of Slack’s paid teams actively use apps. With 10m+ daily active users on Slack, that’s a lot of people interacting with the tools and services they use to get work done via […]

Singular ROI Index: Facebook and Google still lead ad returns, but others are challenging

Singular ROI Index: Facebook and Google still lead ad returns, but others are challenging

Facebook and Google are still top dogs in returning value for advertisers. But other ad networks are challenging for the lead in a unique index based on advertiser ROI from Singular, the leader in marketing intelligence that optimises over $10B in annual ad spend. By deeply combining  marketing campaign data with attribution results, Singular is able to identify […]

Spotify moves to ban ad block users from its platform

Spotify moves to ban ad block users from its platform

Music streaming service, Spotify, is ramping up its fight against ad blockers by explicitly banning them in its terms of service.  The firm has long been anti-ad blockers. Until now, Spotify users who employed ad-circumventing software had their accounts suspended and were send a warning via email. The suspension would be revoked if they removed their ad blocker […]

Shackleton Whisky Launches Shazam Augmented Reality Experience

Shackleton Whisky Launches Shazam Augmented Reality Experience

Shackleton Whisky, created to honour adventurer Sir Ernest Shackleton, is launching Shackleton Augmented Reality (AR) in partnership with Shazam. Shazam, which originally launched as a music identification app, has grown into a content distribution platform with Shackleton Whisky as one of its first brand partners. The environment comes to life on the Shackleton Gift Box, and […]

Pinterest launches new beauty search tool for different skin tones

Pinterest launches new beauty search tool for different skin tones

Pinterest has announced the US mobile expansion of its skin tone range search tool, which began beta testing in April 2018. The feature enables Pinterest users in the US to customise their beauty searches further by selecting one of four shade ranges most relevant to their needs. The skin tone feature aims to personalise makeup, hair, and […]

Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger

Facebook is reportedly has plans to integrate the messaging services of WhatsApp, Instagram, and Facebook Messenger. All three will remain as standalone apps, but the underlying messaging functions of each will become intertwined. Work to create a unified messaging infrastructure has begun and expected to be complete by the end of the year or in […]

Mystore-E Launches AI-Based Personal Assistant Platform for Retail Store Managers

Mystore-E Launches AI-Based Personal Assistant Platform for Retail Store Managers

Mystore-E announced the US launch of Tore-E, an AI-based personal assistant platform that empowers retail store managers to merchandise in real time using data analytics and insights. Retailers James Allen and Value City Furniture are already using Tore-E to create more relevant in-store experiences—collecting, analysing and delivering data-driven insights to improve store performance. Mystore-E, an AI-based […]