Teads reveals new company ambition, alternative to Google and Facebook

Teads reveals new company ambition, alternative to Google and Facebook

Teads’ development has long been fuelled by a vision to build the definitive platform that unites and empowers the world’s top publishers to provide a global alternative to the advertising ecosystem. To articulate this vision clearly to the marketplace, Teads is sharing its expanded company vision and adopting the tagline, “The Global Media Platform.” The […]

Brandwatch & Crimson Hexagon merge to create new AI-driven products to help decision-maker better understand their consumer

Brandwatch & Crimson Hexagon merge to create new AI-driven products to help decision-maker better understand their consumer

Brandwatch and Crimson Hexagon, two leaders in the social intelligence space, announce the signing of a merger agreement. This merger, expected to close in Q4, creates a c. $100 million annual recurring revenue business that will move forward as Brandwatch. “In this digitally connected world, our vision is to transform how organisations understand their consumers […]

M&C Saatchi Mobile evolve to M&C Saatchi Performance

M&C Saatchi Mobile evolve to M&C Saatchi Performance

M&C Saatchi Mobile have officially announced they are repositioning. The company will now be known globally as M&C Saatchi Performance. M&C Saatchi Performance is a natural evolution for the agency. M&C Saatchi Mobile launched in 2006, prior to the smartphone revolution, where they were at the forefront of the rise in mobile, winning more than […]

Tappx appoints Fernando Saiz as Chief Marketing Officer

Tappx appoints Fernando Saiz as Chief Marketing Officer

Tappx, the one-stop-shop adtech solution for user acquisition and mobile app monetisation, announced that Fernando Saiz has been named as its new chief marketing officer. Based in Barcelona, Saiz takes up responsibilities for Tappx’s integrated marketing strategy, global marketing team and brings considerable digital marketing expertise. Saiz has been promoted from within the ranks of […]

AdColony launches interactive video ads platform in the Middle East

AdColony launches interactive video ads platform in the Middle East

Mobile advertising platform, AdColony, has partnered with Unilever to run interactive mobile video campaigns for the first time in the Middle East. For the first time in digital advertising, the company claims, Aurora gives brands the chance to measure the attention of the users. Since users are engaging with the video while the video is […]

Proximity Worldwide drives innovation with Voice and IoT Labs

Proximity Worldwide drives innovation with Voice and IoT Labs

Proximity Worldwide has unveiled its first Voice & IoT lab named Invoke. Launching at Barefoot Proximity, the Cincinnati office within the Proximity global network, the lab will provide a dedicated hub for audio, voice and IoT development and deployment, and will drive innovation and new business growth for the network. Building on Proximity’s legacy of […]

IPG acquires Acxiom in push to elevate data practices and address onset of ‘outcome-driven marketing’

IPG acquires Acxiom in push to elevate data practices and address onset of ‘outcome-driven marketing’

Interpublic Group (IPG) announced on July 2 that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Acxiom Corporation under which IPG will acquire the Acxiom Marketing Solutions business unit in a cash transaction valued at $2.3bn, or net $2.0bn after consideration of an acquisition-related benefit of the tax step-up. The agreement has been approved unanimously by the boards […]

KFC gives away Colonel Sanders floaties via Snapchat for Memorial Day

KFC gives away Colonel Sanders floaties via Snapchat for Memorial Day

KFC launched a summer sweepstakes where fans can win a limited-edition KFC Colonel floatie. The floatie is in the likeness of Colonel Sanders and features holders for a bucket of chicken and beverages. Through June 22, fans can visit KFCfloatie.com to enter to win one of the floaties, which aren’t available for sale. KFC announced […]

Mirum launches ‘mobile-first readiness test’ in light of Google’s mobile indexing change

Mirum launches ‘mobile-first readiness test’ in light of Google’s mobile indexing change

Mirum, which was recently named a Visionary in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies and noted in Forrester’s Search Marketing Agencies Wave, has launched a new mobile-first readiness test in response to Google’s indexing change. The ‘Mobile-first Indexing Readiness Audit’ will review key aspects of clients’ sites, understanding the potential impact of […]