Premium non-skippable video can offer brands stronger messaging opportunities, says GroupM & Kantar

Premium non-skippable video can offer brands stronger messaging opportunities, says GroupM & Kantar

Digital video is a strong driver of brand awareness but must be tailored to its environment for greater effectiveness. This is according to a new GroupM study with Kantar, which evaluated the performance of the brand impact of in-context exposure to video ads across catch-up TV, in-stream short form, in-feed video, and UGC video environments for a popular haircare […]

Chinese consumers take to social media to relieve daily life pressures, says Kantar

Chinese consumers take to social media to relieve daily life pressures, says Kantar

While an entire industry has been built around the ‘digital detox’ and social media’s been labelled as a new type of addiction, China’s netizens feel that social media actually offers a relief from daily life. Some 57% of Chinese users feel social media helps them “relieve from pressure in real life”, up 12% points from last year according […]

Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ unveils Google smart-speaker adventure

Netflix’s ‘Lost in Space’ unveils Google smart-speaker adventure

Netflix is promoting its “Lost in Space” reboot with a new interactive audio adventure on Google’s smart speakers: The “Lost in Space” audio game encourages participants to help key characters of the show after their spaceship crash-lands on an unknown planet. The audio adventure, which lasts between 5 and 6 minutes, features a branched narrative […]