Smirnoff & Spotify Debut New Experience Enabling You to Uncover Your Listening Habits to Promote Phenomenal Women

Smirnoff & Spotify Debut New Experience Enabling You to Uncover Your Listening Habits to Promote Phenomenal Women

Smirnoff has announced a new extension of its “Equalizing Music” global campaign through a new partnership with Spotify that promotes equality for women musicians around the world. According to Spotify data, none of the top 10 most-streamed tracks were performed by women artists or bands in 2017. To help make a difference in the music […]

Snapchat throws its marketing API open to all

Snapchat throws its marketing API open to all

Although Snapchat launched its Marketing API in October 2016, the platform only made it available to a handful of technology companies that are part of its Snapchat Partners programme. These companies were able to use the API to develop tools that satisfy the needs of the world’s largest advertisers. From today, the API is open […]

Clinch for Facebook enables marketers to personalize videos

Clinch for Facebook enables marketers to personalize videos

Creative technology company Clinch has announced the launch of ‘Clinch for Facebook’, a video personalization engine built specifically for the social network, as well as for Instagram. Clinch for Facebook allows for rapid A/B testing of creatives and generates personalized campaigns at scale (both video and display) using unique Facebook formats such as Canvas, Collections and Instagram Stories. […]

Facebook unveils ads that open chat messages on WhatsApp

Facebook unveils ads that open chat messages on WhatsApp

The monetisation of WhatsApp by parent company Facebook took another step forward: Advertisers on Facebook can now include a button on their Facebook boosted organic posts that enables users to contact them via the messaging application. Facebook introduced click-to-Messenger Facebook ads in November 2016 as part of its launch of version 1.3 of its Messenger […]

Google turns focus to customer loyalty on Android Pay

Google turns focus to customer loyalty on Android Pay

Google has introduced a loyalty API that enables merchants that accept Android Pay to provide customers with offers, rewards, and information about new items. The Card Linked Offers API provides a new channel for businesses to deliver targeted offers, once a person has added their loyalty card to Android Pay. US bakery company Panera Bread […]

Snapchat Testing New Ad Features to Improve Ecommerce and Lead-Gen Marketing

Snapchat Testing New Ad Features to Improve Ecommerce and Lead-Gen Marketing

Snapchat has been steadily introducing ad products during the last couple of years, involving everything from shoppable ads to in-the-feed videos and a full-blown API. The diversification of tools is what many big-budget marketers—who need particular utilities on the mobile platform to do their jobs well—want to see. And such moves should intrigue revenue-minded investors […]

Snapchat Gears Up to Win App-Install Ads From Facebook

Snapchat Gears Up to Win App-Install Ads From Facebook

Snapchat is looking to fight Facebook and others for one of the biggest categories of mobile advertising: app-installation ads. After introducing directly-sold app-install ads earlier this year, the messaging app is talking with direct-response specialists about giving them access to its ads API, or application programming interface, in the first half of next year, according […]