Mobiquity Networks Joins Digital Place Based Advertising Association

Mobiquity Networks Joins Digital Place Based Advertising Association

The Digital Place Based Advertising Association (DPAA) announced that Mobiquity Networks, the largest network of retail mall mobile advertising beacons in the US and a wholly owned subsidiary of Mobiquity Technologies, has joined the rapidly growing trade marketing association. Mobiquity Networks enables marketers to reach shoppers before they make purchase decisions, providing them with hyper-relevant, […]

Telecommunications network provide MTN unveils new mobile ad app

Telecommunications network provide MTN unveils new mobile ad app

In line with its quest to continually provide its clients with innovative products and services, MTN, Ghana’s most sought-after telecommunications network provider has announced the launch of FonAd, a free mobile advertising app. Designed and developed with subscribers’ interest in mind, FonAd App gives MTN subscribers the opportunity to sample advertisers’ products, and be rewarded […]

L’Oréal’s Kérastase and Withings Partner to Create Smart Hairbrush

L’Oréal’s Kérastase and Withings Partner to Create Smart Hairbrush

L’Oréal-owned Kérastase has partnered with Nokia’s digital health firm, Withings, to create a smart hairbrush. The brush features sensors that score the quality of hair and monitor the effects of different hair care routines. The brush is accompanied by a mobile app to provide additional insights. The brush, made in collaboration with L’Oréal’s research and […]

The UN prototypes mobile first translation service to aid self-empowerment among refugees

The UN prototypes mobile first translation service to aid self-empowerment among refugees

Whatever kooky, topical jokes can be made about 2016, it was not a funny year for the world’s refugee crisis. The number of internally displaced persons (IDPs) and asylum seekers worldwide now exceeds 50 million, with some seven million based in Jordan, Lebanon and Pakistan alone. This has unsurprisingly put strain on host countries both […]

Change4Life Launches Food Tracker App in £6.3m Campaign

Change4Life Launches Food Tracker App in £6.3m Campaign

Change4Life has launched a food tracker app in its annual January health push, helping parents keep an eye on kids’ salt, sugar and fat intake. Be Food Smart builds on Public Health England’s sugar tracking app in 2016. The latter was a runaway success with more than two million downloads. It works in a similar […]

Mobile Trade Groups: Event-Driven Impressions Have Stronger Ad Potential

Mobile Trade Groups: Event-Driven Impressions Have Stronger Ad Potential

Rather than a “count-on-download” minimum, the mobile ad industry should embrace a “count-on-begin-to-render” ad impression measurement minimum. That’s according to new guidelines proposed by the IAB (Interactive Advertising Bureau), the MRC (Media Rating Council), and the MMA (Mobile Marketing Association). References to “served” impressions have been removed from the proposed guidelines, substituting them with the […]

British Airways Launches Emoji-powered Holiday Ideas Chatbot

British Airways Launches Emoji-powered Holiday Ideas Chatbot

British Airways has become the latest brand to enter the world of chatbots, with the launch of its new its new holiday inspiration tool. Through the use of emojis, customers are able to interact with the bot to find the ideal holiday destination ‘to suit their personality and mood’. A British Airways survey of 1,000 […]

Brands and Agencies in Asia-Pacific Double Down on Mobile Marketing

Brands and Agencies in Asia-Pacific Double Down on Mobile Marketing

In Asia-Pacific, with a higher penetration of mobile phone users and growth in usage than any other region, businesses understandably invest a significant portion of their media budgets in mobile advertising. eMarketer estimates nearly a quarter of the region’s total media ad spending will be devoted to mobile internet advertising by the end of 2016, […]

Spotify and Rubicon Project Roll Out Programmatic Audio Campaigns in APAC

Spotify and Rubicon Project Roll Out Programmatic Audio Campaigns in APAC

Music streaming service Spotify and Rubicon Project, an online advertising technology firm which helps clients optimise ad revenue, have collaborated to roll out multiple audio advertising campaigns in the APAC region. The programmatic audio campaigns have been executed in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Spotify’s audio inventory is being traded via private marketplaces […]