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 […]

Mobile Ad Targeting Is Improving, According to Nielsen

Mobile Ad Targeting Is Improving, According to Nielsen

In the past 10 years, the volume of media consumed on mobile devices has grown rapidly, but marketers’ uptake of mobile advertising has been relatively slow by comparison. That’s partly because of limitations around the ability to accurately target consumers on mobile devices, marketers say. According to research by Nielsen, those targeting challenges could be […]

Goodway Group: Programmatic display ad prices tipped to surge 20% by 2018

Goodway Group: Programmatic display ad prices tipped to surge 20% by 2018

The cost of display advertising inventory bought using programmatic buying technologies will rise sharply by as much as 20% across North America by 2018 due to publishers taking advantage of improved yield optimization technologies, according to a study. Publishers’s continued adoption of header bidding, a generic shift from fixed CPMs to more dynamic pricing models […]

Instagram Introduces Disappearing Pics and Live Video

Instagram Introduces Disappearing Pics and Live Video

Instagram has added two new features, pushing it even closer to Snapchat by introducing disappearing photos and videos. It’s an add-on to Instagram Direct, the app’s direct messaging function. Users will have the option of sending photos and videos taken with the in-app camera which are deleted after two views. If the recipient replays the […]

Facebook Switching Off Atlas Ad Server

Facebook Switching Off Atlas Ad Server

Facebook has confirmed that it will be winding down the ad serving portion of Atlas – less than two months after moving the platform from its ad tech division to the ‘marketing sciences’ measurement business. Founded in 2001, Atlas was acquired by Facebook in 2013 from Microsoft – which originally picked up the platform as part […]

Isobar Launches Data Insight Area; Brazilian Users Spend Half of their Mobile Allowance with Ads

Isobar Launches Data Insight Area; Brazilian Users Spend Half of their Mobile Allowance with Ads

Isobar, the Dentsu Aegis Network’s agency in Brazil, announced a new area called Data Insights. The main goal is to work on data analytics and interpretation in different platforms, supporting the agency’s efforts in advertising campaigns. Danilo Futema, who has experience in business analytics working for the agency Cubocc, is the leader of the area. […]