UK marketers will spend more than £3bn on social network ads in 2018, according to eMarketer

UK marketers will spend more than £3bn on social network ads in 2018, according to eMarketer

One-fourth of all UK digital ad spending is set to go to social networks this year as marketers increase their spending on platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat to over £3bn. According to eMarketer, UK marketers will spend £3.3bn on social network advertising this year, up 24 per cent from 2017. This forecast has been […]

Facebook will cut off access to third party data for ad targeting

Facebook will cut off access to third party data for ad targeting

In a surprise change, Facebook will give up one major data source that the company uses to help advertisers target relevant users on the platform. The company just announced that it will end a feature called Partner Categories, launched back in 2013 out of a partnership between Facebook and major data brokers. Third party data […]

Snapchat may soon let third-party apps connect to user accounts

Snapchat may soon let third-party apps connect to user accounts

Snapchat is reportedly working on a new feature that will let users control which third-party apps will have access to their accounts, the media reported. The latest beta version of Snapchat has a new feature category called “Connected Apps” whose description reads: “These apps are connected to your Snapchat account. Choose an app to control […]

Twitter confirms ban on cryptocurrency ads

Twitter confirms ban on cryptocurrency ads

Twitter has followed the leads of Facebook and Google by banning cryptocurrency advertising on its platform. “We are committed to ensuring the safety of the Twitter community. As such, we have added a new policy for Twitter Ads relating to cryptocurrency,” the company says. “Under this new policy, the advertisement of Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) […]

Facebook is prioritising local news sources globally

Facebook is prioritising local news sources globally

As Facebook continues to endure intense criticism over the how its handles user data, the social network has decided to roll out a change to news feeds across the globe. The change, which was introduced to the US back in January, will see local news prioritised on the news feed in all countries, in all […]

Facebook’s Express WiFi program now has an app on Google Play

Facebook’s Express WiFi program now has an app on Google Play

Facebook has quietly launched its Express WiFi app on Google Play, and it’s now available for download in Indonesia and Kenya. The application gives users a way to purchase internet connection from participating businesses instead of paying for a more expensive and, in many places in developing nations, typically slow and spotty mobile connection. Facebook […]

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