Kiip and Anheuser-Busch InBev Launch First Blockchain Mobile Ad Campaign

Kiip and Anheuser-Busch InBev Launch First Blockchain Mobile Ad Campaign

Kiip, a leading mobile marketing and monetization platform, and Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, announced that they have successfully launched the first-ever blockchain mobile ad campaign. This is a significant innovation for two reasons: it makes brand content more relevant to consumers and is a tremendous advance in fostering transparency within the mobile ad […]

Budweiser Launches Sound-Activated World Cup Snapchat Lens

Budweiser Launches Sound-Activated World Cup Snapchat Lens

Budweiser, the official beer of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, has partnered with Snapchat to unveil the world’s first sponsored, sound-activated lens. The technology, launched on the day of England’s first match against Tunisia, will respond to the euphoria and celebrations of football fans during tournament games in real-time, using a limited-edition augmented reality (AR) Lens. The […]

Oath debuts extended reality (XR) ad experiences at Cannes Lions

Oath debuts extended reality (XR) ad experiences at Cannes Lions

Oath, a Verizon subsidiary, kicks off the Cannes Lions Festival with new opportunities for brands to engage with consumers through extended reality (XR) ad experiences. Combining the art of brand building and the science of data, new 3D ad formats and first-in-market programmatic VR ads represent the company’s latest premium ad innovation for consumers to […]

Mobile share of advertising market to exceed 30% in 2020, according to Zenith

Mobile share of advertising market to exceed 30% in 2020, according to Zenith

Mobile advertising will account for 30.5% of global advertising expenditure in 2020, up from 19.2% in 2017, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on June 18. Expenditure on mobile advertising will total US$187bn in 2020, more than twice the US$88bn spent on desktop advertising, and just US$5bn behind the US$192bn spent on television advertising. At […]

AppNexus launches Guaranteed Views, offering 100 per cent viewability at scale

AppNexus launches Guaranteed Views, offering 100 per cent viewability at scale

AppNexus, leading independent advertising technology company, announced the launch of Guaranteed Views, a marketplace product that changes the way advertising is bought and sold on the open internet. Guaranteed Views enables marketers and agencies to pay only for ads that are measured as viewable and is the first programmatic product that enables 100% viewable buying at […]

S4M Joins IAB Tech Lab to Reinforce Mobile-Native Initiatives

S4M Joins IAB Tech Lab to Reinforce Mobile-Native Initiatives

S4M, a leading AdTech platform specialising in drive-to-store campaigns, joins the IAB Tech Lab to be an actively engaged member in driving mobile-first initiatives from the independent consortium. The IAB Tech Lab is made up of digital publishers, ad technology firms, marketers, agencies and companies from around the world with interests in the interactive marketing […]

Three grabs first sponsored Snappable AR Lens

Three grabs first sponsored Snappable AR Lens

Snapchatters will be able to use their face to control a football-themed game featuring Three’s new mascot the Puggerfly, in a new Lens sponsored by the mobile network. Three is the first brand to use Snappables, a new Lens launched by the platform in April that incorporates the user’s face into an augmented reality game. […]

Brand safety remains top advertising concern as incidents rise 25 percent, according to DoubleVerify

Brand safety remains top advertising concern as incidents rise 25 percent, according to DoubleVerify

DoubleVerify, the leading independent provider of digital media measurement software, released its 2018 Global Insights Report providing a market-by-market benchmark of the challenges faced by global marketers and an outlook on the current and future state of media quality on the internet. The new 2018 data indicates that brand safety violations have risen by 25 percent in […]