Pez Teams With Zappar to Bring AR to its App

Pez Teams With Zappar to Bring AR to its App

Austrian sweet brand Pez, famous for its iconic dispensers, has partnered with AR firm Zappar to enable consumers to interact with PEZ characters via AR experiences in the new PEZ Play app. When the app is downloaded, gamers are invited to help restore ‘PEZ World’ to its former glory by finding Candy Codes that appear […]

89% of its advertising revenue is coming from mobile, says Twitter

89% of its advertising revenue is coming from mobile, says Twitter

Facebook is not the only social media platform that’s seeing great results for mobile advertising revenue. Rival Twitter recently announced that a majority of its total advertising revenue came from mobile in the last quarter. Despite Twitter’s overall revenue of $602 million missing analyst expectations for Q2 2016, ad revenue was up 18% at $535 […]

Study Reveals Mobile Advertising Disconnect

Study Reveals Mobile Advertising Disconnect

Ad and content-funded mobile platform Unlockd has released the results of a study that shows a disconnect in attitudes towards mobile advertising between consumers on one hand and advertisers and mobile operators on the other. Unlockd commissioned a survey, which was carried out by Morar Consulting in April, among 100 mobile operators, 100 advertisers and […]

Huffington Post’s chatbot tells Netflix viewers what to watch next

Huffington Post’s chatbot tells Netflix viewers what to watch next

The Huffington Post’s entertainment division is creating a dialogue with readers regarding what to watch on Netflix through a chatbot that provides recommendations on Facebook Messenger. The pervasiveness of chatbots has led many publishers to jump to Facebook Messenger and other messaging applications with their own AI solutions to create a stronger bond with consumers […]

Marriott launches social marketing programme M Live in Europe

Marriott launches social marketing programme M Live in Europe

Marriott International’s real-time social marketing initiative M Live is being launched in Europe following its success in its US, Asia Pacific, Caribbean and Latin American regions. The hotel company says the system helps it monitor relevant conversations, trends and brand reputation on social networks, enabling its marketing team to improve engagement with travellers on social […]

London Drugs launches Photolab app

London Drugs launches Photolab app

London Drugs has launched a new Photolab app that allows free and easy upload and printing of photos direct from a mobile device and social media accounts. “The Photolab app was designed to satisfy Mobile Phone and Tablet users’ growing appetite for easy mobile printing from their personal devices while they are in “the moment” […]