Google’s Mobile Search App to include personalised ‘feed’

Google’s Mobile Search App to include personalised ‘feed’

Google announced an overhaul of its search app on mobile phones to include a personalized feed of links about hobbies, travel, sports and other topics, a move that puts the search company into more direct competition with social networks such as Facebook. Google, the world’s largest search engine and a unit of Alphabet Inc, said the changes would […]

Blippar brings Facial Recognition technology with AR face profiles

Blippar brings Facial Recognition technology with AR face profiles

Blippar, the Augmented reality and computer vision technology company is thrilled to announce the beta launch of Halos, Blippar’s Augmented Reality Face Profiles. This new in-app feature builds on our existing facial recognition technology and allows users to create and customize their own AR Face Profile, called a ‘Halo’. This, makes facial recognition technology directly accessible […]

Shazam Unveils “Brand Takeovers” for Full-Screen Ad Experiences at Scale

Shazam Unveils “Brand Takeovers” for Full-Screen Ad Experiences at Scale

The Shazam Brand Takeover leverages native-app functionality and enables brands to literally “take over” the app’s entire screen in individual markets for a full day, reaching Shazam’s hundreds of millions of global users. Brands can now participate in the entire Shazam user flow—from home screen to listening screen to track result—which is initiated 25 million […]

AKQA’s Potato unveils Blue Whale project for The Natural History Museum

AKQA’s Potato unveils Blue Whale project for The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum opens its doors to reveal an awe-inspiring blue whale skeleton as the star of its redeveloped central space, Hintze Hall. As part of the project, audiences are invited to discover more about the whale in both its natural and preserved environments via a new digital experience which is part of a […]

Mazda Tells Customers ‘Don’t Scroll & Drive’ in New Campaign by BBR Saatchi & Saatchi

Mazda Tells Customers ‘Don’t Scroll & Drive’ in New Campaign by BBR Saatchi & Saatchi

“Distracted driving” is what they call it. It’s a treacherous innocuous name – meant to cover anything from taking your eyes off the road to check your baby hasn’t chocked on his pacifier, right down to taking your eyes off the road to scroll down your Facebook feed and check who’s liked your latest profile […]

Benefit Cosmetics launches social campaign to help consumers conceal embarrassing posts from the past

Benefit Cosmetics launches social campaign to help consumers conceal embarrassing posts from the past

Benefit Cosmetics is launching a social media campaign to support the relaunch and revamp of its range of concealers, Boi-ing. The campaign, created by socially-led creative agency We Are Social, taps into the theme of concealment by creating a microsite powered by social technology that will help consumers hide social media posts from the past. […]

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Blis’ Harry Dewhirst on what agencies and brands need to do to maximise their mobile strategy

Location intelligence company, Blis has been on a roll over the last year, with some innovative projects and movements in the digital marketing space. During the Cannes Lions Festival, we sat down with their President, Harry Dewhirst, who told us about what Blis have been up to this past year and where they plan to go […]

Amstel Lets Consumers ‘Snatch’ Free Pints via Augmented Reality Game

Amstel Lets Consumers ‘Snatch’ Free Pints via Augmented Reality Game

Dutch beer brand, Amstel, has joined forces with new mobile experience Snatch, to launch a UK-wide sampling campaign. The augmented reality app will give away 10,000 free pints, redeemable in Mitchell & Butler outlets, to people who successfully ‘snatch’ and hold onto their prize for up to six hours. The virtual treasure hunt app allows […]

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