Millennials are leaving Snapchat for Instagram – Teenagers, not so much

Millennials are leaving Snapchat for Instagram – Teenagers, not so much

In the ongoing fight for millennial attention between social media apps Instagram and Snapchat, it would appear that Instagram is now slightly ahead. That’s according to a survey from online research company CivicScience among US millennials. The latest data found that 34% of millennials said they used Instagram daily, compared to just 28% on Snapchat. […]

Verto Analytics: Growth of personal assistant apps ‘spotty and sluggish’

Verto Analytics: Growth of personal assistant apps ‘spotty and sluggish’

The use of personal assistant apps on smartphones is showing stagnation and even a decrease in certain cases, partly as people start to use standalone home devices such as Amazon’s Echo and Google Home instead of their mobiles to complete everyday internet tasks. Consumer-centric measurement firm Verto Analytics monitored a panel of US adults who […]

Google experimenting with VR ad formats on mobile devices at Area 120

Google experimenting with VR ad formats on mobile devices at Area 120

Researchers at Google’s experimental unit, Area 120, say they’ve built their first version of a digital advertising format designed specifically for mobile, virtual-reality applications. The unit showed a prototype of the still-nameless product in a blog post co-authored by Google product manager Aayush Upadhyay and associate project manager Neel Rao. The demonstration video showed a cube floating […]

Mobile enablement of the workforce – three key components of an enterprise app

Mobile enablement of the workforce – three key components of an enterprise app

The mobile enablement of the workforce is now a pre-eminent focus for any forward-thinking CEO. The world is changing, everything is now more dynamic and distributed, and the workforce needs information instantly wherever they are. Maintaining focus and consistency across a far-flung enterprise team however isn’t easy. More than ever, mobile teams need seamless access […]

A10 Networks: Brits say mobile apps are as important as breathing, eating and drinking

A10 Networks: Brits say mobile apps are as important as breathing, eating and drinking

A10 Networks, a Secure Application Services company, has revealed  in new research that Britons are so addicted to and dependent upon their smartphones and applications that a quarter believe mobile apps are equally as important as a basic human resource such as eating, breathing and drinking. The Application Intelligence Report (AIR) is a global research […]

Apadmi: Retail apps failing to meet consumer expectations

Apadmi: Retail apps failing to meet consumer expectations

Consumers believe current retail apps are failing to deliver the high quality and interactive mobile shopping experience they demand, according to new research. Despite a third of UK consumers admitting to downloading more retail apps in the last 12 months than they did in the previous year, just 40% said they were satisfied with the […]

Twitter COO Adam Bain Leaving the Company

Twitter COO Adam Bain Leaving the Company

Twitter ‘s Chief Operating Officer Adam Bain is stepping down after six years at the helm, adding more uncertainty to the struggling tech firm’s murky future. Anthony Noto, Twitter’s chief financial officer, will take over Bain’s job, according to a regulatory filing to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday. Twitter is searching for a […]

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