BBC News to launch weekly show on Facebook Watch

BBC News to launch weekly show on Facebook Watch

BBC News is launching a weekly news programme on Facebook Watch. Set to launch later in 2018, Cut Through The Noise will be the social media platform’s first funded non-US news programme. It is to focus on a different issue each week and will be set in BBC News’ Washington bureau or elsewhere in the […]

New survey by Prezi finds attention spans aren’t shrinking — they’re evolving

New survey by Prezi finds attention spans aren’t shrinking — they’re evolving

Attention spans are not shrinking, rather they are evolving to be more selective, according to a new research study from Prezi, the presentation platform that helps people connect more powerfully with their audiences and customers. The 2018 State of Attention Report, which measured the effectiveness of content and presentations and how they resonate with business […]

Facebook Watch rolls out globally in bid to take on YouTube

Facebook Watch rolls out globally in bid to take on YouTube

Facebook Watch, the social network’s streaming video platform, is getting its global rollout, just over a year after the service launched in the US. Content will include familiar names as well as original programming and exclusive series. The content lineup includes entertainment, news and sports programs, and aims to position Facebook as a more legitimate […]

Wimbledon finds success with ‘visual radio’ content

Wimbledon finds success with ‘visual radio’ content

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), host of the Wimbledon Championships, has announced it has seen great success from an innovative platform launched this year that streams live audio coverage to social media, registering over 750,00 views and generating direct engagement with just under 60,000 fans. The Wimbledon Radio Channel, the organisation’s live radio broadcast of […]

Rovio Entertainment and Everton Football Club kick off World Cup celebrations with new YouTube series

Rovio Entertainment and Everton Football Club kick off World Cup celebrations with new YouTube series

 Rovio Entertainment kicks off its latest animated series set to air exclusively on YouTube during this summer’s World Cup tournament in Russia. Starting on June 9th, with new episodes airing every Wednesday and Saturday for five weeks, the ‘Angry Birds: BirLd Cup’ features two teams of kids divided into ‘Team Red’ and ‘Team Chuck’, […]

Shutterstock and IBM Make it Easy for Marketers to Build Engaging Digital Experiences Using AI

Shutterstock and IBM Make it Easy for Marketers to Build Engaging Digital Experiences Using AI

IBM’s Watson Content Hub (@IBMCommerce) Integrates Shutterstock Content and Editor https://t.co/W4LJKLwLRM pic.twitter.com/jOifNfMG7V — Shutterstock (@Shutterstock) May 17, 2018 Shutterstock, a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced it is working with IBM to better enable marketers to build engaging media campaigns. Now, using IBM’s Watson AI […]

In News We Trust: Latest Study from Teads Reveals Consumers’ Deep Ties to News Content

In News We Trust: Latest Study from Teads Reveals Consumers’ Deep Ties to News Content

Teads, the inventor of outstream video and a leading global video advertising marketplace, announced results from a new global survey, “In News We Trust.” Teads polled over 16,000 consumers in eight countries to uncover how people are consuming news and advertising amidst the rise of fake news. Three quarters of respondents said the rise in […]

Oath pens distribution deal with Samsung

Oath pens distribution deal with Samsung

Verizon’s Oath is teaming up with Samsung to deliver both media and advertising content through Bixby Home on Galaxy S9, S9+, S8, S8+, and Note8 devices. The partnership will enable Samsung customers to keep up-to-date with content from Yahoo Sports, Newsroom, Yahoo Finance, and Go90. Meanwhile, native ads via Yahoo Gemini will be distributed within […]

A third of UK consumers believe AR influences purchasing, according to Mindshare

A third of UK consumers believe AR influences purchasing, according to Mindshare

 Mindshare UK, in partnership with AR technology company Zappar, has launched ‘Layered’ – a report identifying how brands must adapt to the rise of augmented reality (AR). • The report reveals that a third (33%) of consumers believe AR would help them to narrow down choices when shopping. • Increasingly, consumers are expecting products […]

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