PayPal, Google team up to let users pay through Gmail and YouTube

PayPal, Google team up to let users pay through Gmail and YouTube

Over the past few months, the combination of Google and PayPal have become a go-to service whenever you’re paying for something. Buying something in a store? You can use PayPal via Google Pay. Owe your friends money? You can use Venmo (which is owned by PayPal). Paying for Google services? That’s PayPal territory, too. As […]

Clorox unveils mobile video ad that breaks the fourth wall

Clorox unveils mobile video ad that breaks the fourth wall

Clorox launched a multichannel campaign called “Caregivers” that has a big a focus on social and mobile, including a mobile ad using a unique video format called fourth wall. The fourth wall ad shows two videos, one on top of the other, with characters in each interacting across them. In the top video, a worker […]

Regal’s ‘Avengers’ AR activation saw 2M users on opening weekend

Regal’s ‘Avengers’ AR activation saw 2M users on opening weekend

With the release of “The Avengers: Infinity War” last month, Regal Entertainment introduced Moviebill, a new print, mobile and online media platform that uses augmented reality to take readers deeper into the film’s world to audiences. Moviebill was distributed to 1 million moviegoers on the opening weekend. According to Matthew Shreder and James Andrew Felts, […]

Just Eat launches successful floating takeaway Facebook AR experience

Just Eat launches successful floating takeaway Facebook AR experience

In November 2017, Just Eat worked with marketing tech agency Byte London and VR content creator Inception VR to become one of first companies to launch an augmented reality (AR) experience through Facebook’s AR studio. Now, the fast food marketplace has revealed that the campaign was a sales success. The AR experience enabled Facebook users […]

Rovio Entertainment reveals new premier licensing program for Angry Birds franchise in North America

Rovio Entertainment reveals new premier licensing program for Angry Birds franchise in North America

Rovio Entertainment, in partnership with its licensing and brand management agency, Evolution, has unveiled a sweeping program of premier licensing partnerships in North America for its flagship Angry Birds franchise. This extensive line-up of new, renewed and ongoing deals, uniting a diverse array of retail product manufacturers and categories, represents the next step forward for […]

Go-Jek announces Southeast Asia expansion with $500m investment

Go-Jek announces Southeast Asia expansion with $500m investment

After months of rumours, Indonesian ride-sharing platform Go-Jek has announced plans to expand its operations into four new Asian markets as part of a US$500 million investment and growth strategy. The new markets are Singapore, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines, which the company says in a statement it will enter “within the next few months”. […]

KFC gives away Colonel Sanders floaties via Snapchat for Memorial Day

KFC gives away Colonel Sanders floaties via Snapchat for Memorial Day

KFC launched a summer sweepstakes where fans can win a limited-edition KFC Colonel floatie. The floatie is in the likeness of Colonel Sanders and features holders for a bucket of chicken and beverages. Through June 22, fans can visit KFCfloatie.com to enter to win one of the floaties, which aren’t available for sale. KFC announced […]

Starbucks is beating Apple, Google, and Samsung in mobile payments, according to eMarketer

Starbucks is beating Apple, Google, and Samsung in mobile payments, according to eMarketer

Starbucks will remain the most popular proximity mobile payment app, staying ahead of Apple Pay and other competitors, according to eMarketer’s latest forecast on US proximity mobile payments. This year, 23.4 million people ages 14 and over will use the Starbucks app to make a point-of-sale purchase at least once every six months. That puts […]

1 2 3 182