Spotify deepens relationship with Nielsen to offer better measurement for brands

Spotify deepens relationship with Nielsen to offer better measurement for brands

Spotify has expanded its relationship with data and measurement firm Nielsen to help brands gain a better understanding of how their ads are performing on the music streaming platform. The extended collaboration will see Nielsen Brand Effect adopted across Spotify in the US, UK, Germany, Canada, Mexico, Spain, France, Netherlands, Japan, and Australia. This will […]

Facebook Watch rolls out globally in bid to take on YouTube

Facebook Watch rolls out globally in bid to take on YouTube

Facebook Watch, the social network’s streaming video platform, is getting its global rollout, just over a year after the service launched in the US. Content will include familiar names as well as original programming and exclusive series. The content lineup includes entertainment, news and sports programs, and aims to position Facebook as a more legitimate […]

Pandora focuses on shorter ads and more personalisation

Pandora focuses on shorter ads and more personalisation

Music streaming service Pandora announced three advertising formats to help marketers target users better, and explained how ads of varying lengths can work together to help them meet their goals. The company said Short Form Audio, four to ten second audio spots; Dynamic Audio, tailored to listeners based on Pandora’s data; and Sequential Audio, which […]

Roku launches its ad-supported streaming channel to all

Roku launches its ad-supported streaming channel to all

TV and movie streaming firm Roku has brought its free streaming service to the web in the US, meaning that anybody with a PC, mobile phone, or tablet can access the service. The Roku Channel was launched back in September to offer free, ad-supported movies and TV shows to Roku device owners. Now, those without […]

Spotify Named Cannes Lions Media Brand of the Year 2018

Spotify Named Cannes Lions Media Brand of the Year 2018

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity announced that Spotify will be honoured at the annual Festival as the 2018 Media Brand of the Year. Daniel Ek, co-founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will accept the award on behalf of Spotify and its more than 3000 employees around the world at a ceremony on Wednesday, […]

YouTube launches its own music streaming service

YouTube launches its own music streaming service

YouTube is entering the crowded music streaming market with its own subscription service set to launch later in May 2018. Aptly named YouTube Music, the platform will offer listeners two options, following by example of it’s soon to be competitors, including an ad-supported, free version or an ad-free experience costing $9.99 per month. According to […]

Spotify blows up cars and matches people with songs in latest campaign

Spotify blows up cars and matches people with songs in latest campaign

 Spotify’s latest consumer marketing campaign, ‘Love What You Love,’ finds the streaming audio company blowing up cars, creating horror movie trailers and helping match people with the right songs in what it states is its biggest marketing campaign to date. As Spotify doubles down on its commitment to the ‘freemium’ model and to creating […]

Spotify and Hulu launch joint subscription plan

Spotify and Hulu launch joint subscription plan

Spotify and Hulu have linked up once again, this time offering customers in the US the chance to pay a single monthly subscription to enjoy both services. The $12.99-a-month subscription bundle combines Spotify Premium with Hulu’s Limited Commercials service giving subscribers access to ad-free music streaming and a video streaming library of over 75,000 TV […]

SpotX partners with Switch Media to produce digital product offering AdEase

SpotX partners with Switch Media to produce digital product offering AdEase

Online video advertising platform SpotX has partnered with Switch Media, a cloud based streaming company, to produce AdEase, a multi-screen digital product offering. The partnership allows broadcasters working with SpotX to take full advantage of Switch Media’s AdEase, improving the user experience and increasing engagement by providing one continuous video stream without any buffering during […]

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