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 […]

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. […]

Snapchat Launches First-Ever Chew-Powered Lens Games with Tic Tac Gum

Snapchat Launches First-Ever Chew-Powered Lens Games with Tic Tac Gum

 Tic Tac Gum, in partnership with creative agency TBWA\Chiat\Day New York, has released “Chew & Play” games, the first Snapchat lens games powered by chewing. The two Chew & Play games, called Spearmint Jungle and Cool Watermelon Water Ski, were created in traditional 8-bit video game style and designed to correspond with Tic Tac […]

Integrating search and social is 2018’s #1 challenge for B2C digital advertisers, according to Marin

Integrating search and social is 2018’s #1 challenge for B2C digital advertisers, according to Marin

Integrating search and social channels has emerged as the biggest challenge for advertisers globally in 2018. That’s according to Marin Software’s latest ‘State of Digital Advertising’ report, which canvassed the views of more than 500 B2C performance marketers around the world from across the Retail, Automotive, Travel and Finance sectors. Getting these two channels to […]

Snapchat partners with LiveRamp to launch measurement solution

Snapchat partners with LiveRamp to launch measurement solution

LiveRamp, an Acxiom company and leading provider of omnichannel identity resolution, and Snap Inc. have partnered to launch a new measurement solution called Offline Sales Impact (OSI). OSI will enable brands to measure the impact of their campaigns on offline sales, in a privacy-friendly manner, by matching Snapchat users with one of the UK’s largest […]

Snapchat augmented reality ads go programmatic

Snapchat augmented reality ads go programmatic

Snapchat has launched a new tool for advertisers called ‘reach and frequency’, letting them buy most of the platform’s ad formats programmatically, including its popular augmented reality (AR) lenses. The self-serve Ads Manager already included three formats — Snap Ads, Story Ads, Filters — to a programmatic, ROI-focused model. Under the new scheme, AR Lenses […]

Facebook bug made private posts of 14 million users public

Facebook bug made private posts of 14 million users public

A software bug means that up to 14m Facebook users may have unknowingly posted private information to the public, the firm has warned. A glitch that was active between 18 and 22 May set posts to be shared with “everyone”, even if users had previously chosen a more restricted option as their default. Users who […]

SmarTone experiments with programmatic OOH campaign in Hong Kong’s train stations

SmarTone experiments with programmatic OOH campaign in Hong Kong’s train stations

SmarTone has launched a programmatic out-of-home campaign in train stations (MTR) in Hong Kong through local free-to-air broadcaster Television Broadcasts Limited (TVB)’s OTT platform, myTV Super. According to the Hong Kong-based telecom, this campaign is the first of its kind in the country to tap into myTV Super’s data management platform, which allow brands to […]

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