Google launches new tools for easier travel planning

Google launches new tools for easier travel planning

Google is continuing to add to the number of tools it offers to travellers in a bid to be at the centre of all aspects of the trips that people make. Now, when people search for travel destinations on Google, the search engine will surface things to do in the destination, day plans, or travel […]

Amazon testing new ad tech tools to track shoppers around the web

Amazon testing new ad tech tools to track shoppers around the web

Amazon is reportedly testing new ad tech tools that will see the eCommerce giant make its biggest move yet in its attempts to rival digital advertising firms like Google. The firm is trialling a new display offering that will enable merchants using its online marketplace to retarget consumers around the web. According to Bloomberg, which […]

Select Instagram business partners offered range of enhancements

Select Instagram business partners offered range of enhancements

Instagram has introduced a call-to-action native payment button for select business partners in a bid to boost functionality. It has also offered a new way for those chosen to organise direct messages. The partners will be able to display options such as ‘Book’, ‘Get Tickets’, ‘Reserve’ or ‘Start Order’ buttons on their profiles, establishing Instagram […]

Google launches new tools aimed at improving mobile site speeds

Google launches new tools aimed at improving mobile site speeds

Google has announced the launch of two tools aimed at improving businesses’ mobile performance and released the results of a mobile benchmarking study. The company is launching a Speed Scorecard that will allow brands to compare their mobile site speed to that of other companies in 12 countries. Additionally, Google says its new Impact Calculator […]

Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags

Honda to use Facebook to find owners with defective Takata airbags

Honda Motor revealed it will use Facebook’s custom audiences tool to find car owners with defective Takata airbags. The tool, which allows advertisers to reach a specified list of users, will match encrypted email addresses associated with recalled vehicle identification numbers to Facebook users. Japan’s Takata Corp’s air bag inflators have been linked to at […]

Digital Marketing Pro microlearning app launches globally

Digital Marketing Pro microlearning app launches globally

Digital Marketing Pro, the microlearning edtech platform revolutionising how digital marketing skills are taught, is launching globally, having reached market dominance in its native Sweden. The Digital Marketing Pro (DMP) app, available on iOS and Android, is the first global product from Stockholm and Barcelona-based AIAR and aims to create the next generation of digital […]

Facebook Heads to Cannes Ad Confab Touting New Mobile Tools

Facebook Heads to Cannes Ad Confab Touting New Mobile Tools

Facebook Inc., the world’s most popular social-media site, plans to introduce new tools to help marketers target consumers and spread their messages via mobile phones, in a bid to encourage more businesses to advertise on portable devices. The Menlo Park, California-based company, which gets 82 percent of its advertising revenue from mobile, plans to make […]