Privacy concerns could weigh heavily on mobile ad targeting, according to Advertiser Perceptions

Privacy concerns could weigh heavily on mobile ad targeting, according to Advertiser Perceptions

Four out of five (82%) advertisers said mobile device identifiers, which are used to pinpoint specific smartphone users, are important for ad targeting, but 53% said privacy implications are an “urgent issue,” per a study by Advertiser Perceptions. In addition, 50% of advertisers said online fraud will significantly affect their mobile ad spending, per the […]

Ad viewability hits record high, according to Meetrics

Ad viewability hits record high, according to Meetrics

UK ad viewability levels have hit their highest level since records began back in the second quarter of 2014, according to the latest quarterly benchmark report from ad verification firm Meetrics. In the first quarter of 2018, the proportion of banner ads served that met minimum viewability guidelines rose from 56% to 59% – the […]

71% of voice searchers don’t make purchases, according to NetElixir

71% of voice searchers don’t make purchases, according to NetElixir

Though adoption is growing at a rapid pace, voice-enabled technology is still nascent and not used often for buying, with the majority of purchases going toward media, entertainment and household products, according to a study by retail search marketing firm NetElixir. Of the 1,000 U.S. adults surveyed, a majority use voice assistants to search for […]

Middle East and Africa see growth in average monthly mobile minutes of use per subscriber, says GlobalData

Middle East and Africa see growth in average monthly mobile minutes of use per subscriber, says GlobalData

The average monthly mobile voice usage per subscriber in the Middle East and Africa will remain stable in 2018, despite the growing adoption of over-the-top (OTT) voice applications such as Skype, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. OTT voice applications can have a negative impact on telecom operators’ […]

Online searches by travellers indicate the need for more mobile marketing, according to Sojern

Online searches by travellers indicate the need for more mobile marketing, according to Sojern

USA-based Sojern has released an Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Travel Report with Google, using data from 350 million traveller profiles. The report takes an in-depth view of how local, regional and international travellers search, compare and book travel. Chris Greenwood, Sojern regional sales director said travellers now use multiple devices, channels and platforms to […]

Minute Maid urges parents to share pictures that aren’t staged or “Instagram-ready” in social campaign

Minute Maid urges parents to share pictures that aren’t staged or “Instagram-ready” in social campaign

Parents today see picture-perfect families everywhere, especially in social media. Minute Maid’s new brand campaign is encouraging parents to embrace their perfectly imperfect family moments and show how even though it’s not always Instagram-ready, “this is GOOD.” To launch the new campaign, Minute Maid partnered with Edison Research to commission the “This is Good Parenting […]

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