Bloomberg Media and Twitter Launch First-Ever 24/7 Global Social News Network

Bloomberg Media and Twitter Launch First-Ever 24/7 Global Social News Network

Bloomberg Media and Twitter launched TicToc by Bloomberg, the first-ever 24/7 global news network built for a social media platform that targets the next generation of on-the-go, mobile-first news consumers. It combines the global news gathering capabilities of Bloomberg’s 2,700 journalists and analysts across 120 countries, with the digital power and immediacy of Twitter, one […]

Mobile commerce more popular among users in APAC than in other regions, according to Twitter

Mobile commerce more popular among users in APAC than in other regions, according to Twitter

Mobile commerce is taking off among Twitter users in Asia Pacific, after a study commissioned by the social media company found that across 15 countries, approximately two in three users are most likely to browse and make payment on mobile than their counterparts in US and Europe. The report, which delves into mobile shopping behaviours […]

Twitter begins trialling its ‘save for later’ feature

Twitter begins trialling its ‘save for later’ feature

Twitter has begun testing a feature which enables users to privately save tweets that interest them to look at later. News of the feature – which is called ‘Bookmarks’ – first surfaced in October, when Twitter product manager Jesar Shah revealed a prototype of the feature. Back then, it was dubbed ‘save for later’. For Hack Week […]

Cryptocurrency Pioneer POW Integrates with Twitter

Cryptocurrency Pioneer POW Integrates with Twitter

POW, the free digital currency, has taken another significant step towards becoming the first global currency by integrating with a second social media platform; Twitter. Launched on October 3, POW was given away for free to anyone with a Facebook account. So far, 47,000 people have claimed POW via Facebook and are sharing it amongst […]

Mobile Advertising Market to be Worth More Than US$ 120 Billion by End 2022

Mobile Advertising Market to be Worth More Than US$ 120 Billion by End 2022

The proliferation of social media, affordable smartphones, and rapidly improving 4G LTE network infrastructure in emerging economies have all directly benefited the mobile advertising market. Large technology giants such as Facebook and Google consider it to be the future of advertising and have invested big bucks to increase the overall visibility of the mobile advertising […]

IAB launches ‘Gold Standard’ to clean up online advertising

IAB launches ‘Gold Standard’ to clean up online advertising

  In an effort to raise the standards in digital advertising and address the key issues facing the industry, the IAB UK is launching the “IAB Gold Standard” initiative, comprising three primary actions that media owners can take. Initially, the Gold Standard has three fundamental aims – to reduce ad fraud, to improve the digital […]

Twitter to launch in-stream video ads in the UK

Twitter to launch in-stream video ads in the UK

Twitter plans to announce the launch of in-stream video ads in the UK at its session tomorrow for IAB Digital Upfronts. Twitter first launched in-stream video ads in the US in April 2017 as it ramped up its investment in video and content. The offering allows brands to have in-stream ads around premium content. Twitter […]

Microsoft Confirms The Death of Windows Phone

Microsoft Confirms The Death of Windows Phone

Microsoft has more-or-less confirmed the death of Windows 10 Mobile, after a series of tweets from the company’s corporate vice president for Windows, Joe Belfiore, made it clear it was unlikely it would create any new features or hardware for the operating system. In reply to Windows 10 Mobile fans, Belfiore said that features and hardware […]

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