Spotify celebrates International Podcast Day with major Twitter campaign

Spotify celebrates International Podcast Day with major Twitter campaign

Spotify is celebrating its growing library of podcasts on International Podcast Day on 30th September 2018 with a one-day Twitter campaign developed by media agency UM, in collaboration with creative agency Byte and tech platform Blue Robot. On 30th September, Spotify will be owning Twitter’s most premium product, First View, where the first promoted tweet […]

Hotwire launches ‘The Parents of Generation Alpha’ report

Hotwire launches ‘The Parents of Generation Alpha’ report

 Hotwire, the global communications agency, releases its newest report: “The Parents of Generation Alpha”. This second report is part of an ongoing global investigation into the way technology will impact the lives of Generation Alpha, children born after 2010. This year’s findings show that UK parents increasingly believe their kids view their gadgets as […]

Analytics: the £25 billion mistake

Analytics: the £25 billion mistake

In just two very short years the analytics market in the UK will have doubled to be worth a staggering £25 billion. It is already the second largest market in the world, and the biggest in Europe. UK boardrooms are awash with data and insight all designed to help them perform better than their competitors. […]

17 million think they use their smartphones too much: will measurement be the answer?

17 million think they use their smartphones too much: will measurement be the answer?

Thirty-nine percent of smartphone users in the UK – the equivalent of 17 million people – believe they use their smartphone too much, according to the latest research from Deloitte. Generation Z smartphone users (16-24 years-old) are particularly concerned about their usage habits, with 61% (4.3m young people) believing they use their device too much. Deloitte’s […]

GroupM’s Xaxis launches six-second video ad format

GroupM’s Xaxis launches six-second video ad format

Xaxis, GroupM’s programmatic media company, has launched a short-form video product, enabling clients to run campaigns across platforms run by the likes of Twitter, Snap, Spotify, and Global. The mobile-first, six-second video ad format is compatible alongside other Xaxis video products and, according to the company, enables advertisers to reach 27m UK consumers in a […]

Research proves high-impact digital display ads generate an amplification effect for standard media

Research proves high-impact digital display ads generate an amplification effect for standard media

New research released today by Inskin Media and Lumen Research using a large-scale audience eye-tracking study has proved that high-impact formats, such as pageskins, can help draw consumers’ eyes to standard formats for longer. The UK study, in partnership with Mindshare, carried out 3,160 eye tracking experiments and revealed that, within a browsing session, standard display […]