Manchester City becomes first football club to launch Facebook Messenger bot

Manchester City becomes first football club to launch Facebook Messenger bot

A user who searches for the club on Messenger and subscribes to its updates can follow news about transfers, new manager Pep Guardiola and what other social media users are saying. As well as news, the bot will push out photos, behind-the-scenes videos, phone wallpapers and match highlights. Unlike more customer service-oriented bots from retail […]

Starbucks adds shot of mobile to personality quizzes

Starbucks adds shot of mobile to personality quizzes

Starbucks is inviting Facebook users to find out which iced coffee drink best suits their lifestyle, reflecting a resurgence in popularity for mobile-optimized personality quizzes as consumers seek out quick hits of entertainment. The coffee giant is sponsoring ads on Facebook to promote its newest mobile quiz, which consists of eight summer-themed questions designed to […]

Sanpellegrino And OgilvyOne’s Map App Encourages Wandering

Sanpellegrino And OgilvyOne’s Map App Encourages Wandering

Navigating a city with your smartphone can be stressful, and in your quest to find the quickest route from point A to point B, you often miss tons of interesting sights along the way. Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages wants to change that with a new mapping app that encourages you to discover new spots. Through […]

AlcoChange: The new app aimed at keeping heavy drinkers out of the pub

AlcoChange: The new app aimed at keeping heavy drinkers out of the pub

A smartphone app that “nudges” patients with alcohol-related liver disease away from their favouritedrinking dens and off-licences is being trialled by a London hospital. Sixty patients whose drinking has resulted in them being admitted to a ward at the Royal Free hospital, Hampstead, will be enrolled on the scheme. The AlcoChange app uses GPS technology […]

Out There Media and Its Partners Mindshare, Arcade and XL Win Silver At The 18th FAB Awards for Unilever

Out There Media and Its Partners Mindshare, Arcade and XL Win Silver At The 18th FAB Awards for Unilever

Out There Media in partnership with Mindshare, Arcade and XL Axiata won a Silver Award at The 18th International Food and Beverage Excellence Awards (The FAB Awards) in London on May 26th, 2016 for Wall’s Ice Cream. The “Taste Joy” campaign for Unilever’s Wall’s brand in Indonesia was recognised in the “Mobile Marketing Effectiveness” category […]

Uber Enters Driverless Car Race

Uber Enters Driverless Car Race

Car-hailing app Uber has begun testing a self-driving vehicle in a move that threatens to further disrupt the taxi industry. Following the likes of Google and Baidu, the company is developing autonomous technology for vehicles that could usher in the end of the traditional taxi cab with a licensed driver behind the wheel. A hybrid-powered […]

IMAX Partners with Google to Solve VR’s Content Problem

IMAX Partners with Google to Solve VR’s Content Problem

IMAX has partnered with Google to develop a ‘cinema-grade’ VR camera that can be used to record 360° video at a comparable quality to IMAX films. The camera will be specifically built to make use of Jump, Google’s platform for creating and viewing 360° stereoscopic video. As it makes its biggest step yet into VR […]

TMW Unlimited launches dedicated digital production studio for Sony Mobile

TMW Unlimited launches dedicated digital production studio for Sony Mobile

TMW Unlimited has created a dedicated digital production studio for Sony Mobile’s global digital marketing team. The Sony Mobile Studio, which will sit in house at the agency, handles high volume, fast turnaround (from two hours to same-day response) digital asset creation and adaption. The studio is run by TMW Unlimited senior creative Fraser Leggat […]

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard Hackathon Takes Aim at Travel Apps

MasterCard is teaming up with British Airways and TfL as part of its ‘Trip Hack’ hackathon that will aim to create payments-enabled travel apps that help consumers make journeys across multiple forms of transport, whether its the everyday commute or an international holiday. More than 100 coders, designers and developers from around the UK will […]

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