Transparency is the key to making more consumers happy with data sharing, says new DMA & Acxiom research

Transparency is the key to making more consumers happy with data sharing, says new DMA & Acxiom research

In 100 days the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, bringing with it new laws covering how businesses collect, store and use consumer data. As businesses prepare for the new rules, almost two-thirds (61%) of consumers are already happy with the amount of personal information they share. This change in attitudes has been […]

Digital users in India flock to regional content, according to Times Internet

Digital users in India flock to regional content, according to Times Internet

Times Internet has released a study titled ‘The Changing Lingual Face of Digital India’, highlighting the rapid shift of digital users towards regional content consumption. With this study, Times Internet has successfully validated the rising trend of online content consumption across the eight most widely consumed regional languages in the country. To map the magnitude […]

Millennials are leaving Snapchat for Instagram – Teenagers, not so much

Millennials are leaving Snapchat for Instagram – Teenagers, not so much

In the ongoing fight for millennial attention between social media apps Instagram and Snapchat, it would appear that Instagram is now slightly ahead. That’s according to a survey from online research company CivicScience among US millennials. The latest data found that 34% of millennials said they used Instagram daily, compared to just 28% on Snapchat. […]

Fluent: Nearly 70 Per Cent of Snapchatters Skip Ads

Fluent: Nearly 70 Per Cent of Snapchatters Skip Ads

Snapchat’s advertising model does not seem to be working too well – as recent research has shown that 69 per cent of people skip ads on Snapchat. According to a survey of 3,327 American adults by people-based marketing platform Fluent, this number increases to nearly 80 per cent amongst 18-24 year olds – the age […]

Technology-driven Millennials remain narcissistic as they age

Technology-driven Millennials remain narcissistic as they age

SYZYGY, a full service-digital agency, partially owned by WPP, released the results of a new survey that found adult Millennials are 16% more narcissistic than other generations and remain narcissistic as they age. Given that Millennials now represent the core mainstream adult consumer, spending some $200 billion each year in the U.S., marketers are searching […]

Marketers lose $100 million to mobile app advertising fraud

Marketers lose $100 million to mobile app advertising fraud

App marketers will lose up to $100 million in 2016 due to mobile app install and engagement advertising fraud according to a new study. The research from mobile analytics company AppsFlyer shows that the losses come from fraudulent click data, paid installs from fraudulent devices, and fraudulent and simulated in-app events. While the study found […]

Study Reveals Mobile Advertising Disconnect

Study Reveals Mobile Advertising Disconnect

Ad and content-funded mobile platform Unlockd has released the results of a study that shows a disconnect in attitudes towards mobile advertising between consumers on one hand and advertisers and mobile operators on the other. Unlockd commissioned a survey, which was carried out by Morar Consulting in April, among 100 mobile operators, 100 advertisers and […]