Adobe looks to harness Spotify’s cross-channel reach

Adobe looks to harness Spotify’s cross-channel reach

Adobe Advertising Cloud has added music streaming service Spotify as a premium inventory source for digital audio, display and video advertising formats. The addition of Spotify comes after a successful closed beta with over 50 advertisers, including Dr Pepper Snapple Group, which saw more than 70 campaigns executed through the Advertising Cloud’s DSP. In making […]

McDonald’s Sweden Gamifies its Music Playlists with Cloud-Powered Soundtrack Your Brand Quiz

McDonald’s Sweden Gamifies its Music Playlists with Cloud-Powered Soundtrack Your Brand Quiz

McDonald’s Sweden has rolled out a music-based quiz across its restaurants via a partnership with Spotify-backed Stockholm company, Soundtrack Your Brand, adding a gamified dimension to dining in its restaurants via its pre-existing app. McDonald’s hopes to appeal to young people, driving them to download its app on iOS and Android in order to participate […]

Wunderman Buenos Aires create an alarm that helps endangered native forests

Wunderman Buenos Aires create an alarm that helps endangered native forests

On March 21, during the International Day of Forests, Fundación Banco de Bosques together with Wunderman Buenos Aires will be launching ECO ALARM, a free mobile app. ECO ALARM is an alarm clock with which you will be helping endangered native forest without investing a single cent, or leaving your bed. Wunderman created an album […]

Spotify and Waze partner for easy music listening and navigating

Spotify and Waze partner for easy music listening and navigating

Music streaming platform Spotify has integrated with traffic and navigation app Waze, and vice versa, to make it easier to control music and follow routes at the same time. The integration will enable users to navigate to a destination within the Spotify app, or control their playlists from Waze app while following directions. In addition, […]

Mobile Music Streaming is a $220m Ad Opportunity

Mobile Music Streaming is a $220m Ad Opportunity

A joint study by music streaming service Spotify and WPP-owned investment management firm GroupM claims that mobile music streaming represents a $220m (£179m) opportunity for advertisers that is not being taken advantage of. GroupM and Spotify have a multi-year data and research partnership aimed at studying streaming media consumption and finding new ways to monetise […]

Spotify and Rubicon Project Roll Out Programmatic Audio Campaigns in APAC

Spotify and Rubicon Project Roll Out Programmatic Audio Campaigns in APAC

Music streaming service Spotify and Rubicon Project, an online advertising technology firm which helps clients optimise ad revenue, have collaborated to roll out multiple audio advertising campaigns in the APAC region. The programmatic audio campaigns have been executed in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. Spotify’s audio inventory is being traded via private marketplaces […]

Spotify Embraces Vertical Video with Branded Moments

Spotify Embraces Vertical Video with Branded Moments

Music streaming service Spotify has begun serving vertical video ads using its new format ‘Branded Moments’, which launched in beta in October. Like a number of the service’s other ad format, Branded Moments offers users 30 minutes of commercial-free listening afterwards, but Branded Moments is the first video unit from the streaming firm to use […]

The Trade Desk Partners with Spotify and More for Audio Programmatic

The Trade Desk Partners with Spotify and More for Audio Programmatic

Ad tech firm The Trade Desk has partnered with Spotify, Triton Digital and AdsWizz in order to bring fully programmatic digital audio inventory to its customer base. With more consumers than ever before accessing streaming audio via their mobile device, digital audio is a growing channel for advertisers, and programmatic buying can give marketers access […]

Virgin America Teams with Spotify for Destination Playlists

Virgin America Teams with Spotify for Destination Playlists

Virgin America has just launched its app, and along with the usual flight booking, online check-in and digital boarding pass features, the smartphone app links to curated playlists on Spotify, themed around your destination. The playlists span a wide range of genres, with most cities boasting multiple choices, so for New York you can either […]