Volvo and AKQA Launch Facebook App That Allows You to Configure Your Ideal Car

Volvo and AKQA Launch Facebook App That Allows You to Configure Your Ideal Car

Volvo Cars and AKQA have launched the first Facebook in-app car configurator built at scale, using the Facebook Canvas API. The project came to life after AKQA worked with Facebook on the proposition and feasibility study of the technology, before pitching the idea to Volvo Car USA. Potential buyers and Volvo fans can use the configurator to create […]

Postmates Launches Updated App Along with Dedicated Grocery Service

Postmates Launches Updated App Along with Dedicated Grocery Service

On-demand delivery service Postmates revamped its app and introduced a service dedicated entirely to delivering groceries within in it. The updated Android and iOS app shows users the best restaurants around them upon opening the app, and the new Explore section adapts to the user’s location and time of day. Meanwhile, Postmates has launched its […]

Converse’s ‘Forever Chuck. For Every You’ Campaign Launches with AKQA

Converse’s ‘Forever Chuck. For Every You’ Campaign Launches with AKQA

American shoe company Converse, have teamed with creative agency AKQA, to launch their new campaign. ‘Forever Chuck. For Every You’ aims to position Chucks for a new generation of teenagers, showing them that iconic Chuck Taylors are the perfect pair for whoever and whatever they want to be. “Whoever you are, however you identify, there’s […]

More shoppers welcome Amazon and Google voice-activated devices into their homes, according to CIRP

More shoppers welcome Amazon and Google voice-activated devices into their homes, according to CIRP

As retailers add voice-activated ordering technology, data shows that shoppers are increasingly bringing voice-enabled devices into their homes. 27 million of the devices—either an Alexa-enabled Amazon Echo, Dot or Tap device, or a Google Home voice-activated device—are in U.S. consumers’ homes as of Sept. 30, up 25.9% from 20 million devices at the end of June, according to just-released […]

NOMINT Split Fares and Match Pairs in Playful Animated Commercial for Waze

NOMINT Split Fares and Match Pairs in Playful Animated Commercial for Waze

In a call to pair carpool buddies using its latest app, Waze Carpool release high energy and humorous animated commercial, created by NOMINT and directed by Sebastian Baptista. Allowing users to make and receive ride requests that drivers can accept or decline, the Google-owned app connects drivers and riders who share practically identical journeys between […]

eMarketer Releases New US Programmatic Ad Spending Figures

eMarketer Releases New US Programmatic Ad Spending Figures

US programmatic digital display ad spending will reach $32.56 billion by the end of 2017, eMarketer projects. By 2019, more than four in five US digital display ad dollars, or $45.72 billion, will flow via automated means. These are the findings from eMarketer’s latest report, “US Programmatic Ad Spending Forecast: The Duopoly Drives Dollars Through […]

Target to add Pinterest’s visual search technology to its app

Target to add Pinterest’s visual search technology to its app

US discount retailer Target has joined forces with Pinterest so that customers can search for products, without needing to type any words, through pictures. Through the partnership, Target has embedded Pinterest’s visual search tool – Pinterest Lens – into its own app, making it easier for people to find what they want. By taking a picture of […]

Airbnb and Resy Team Up to Offer In-App Restaurant Reservations

Airbnb and Resy Team Up to Offer In-App Restaurant Reservations

A great meal shared with friends, old or new, can make a trip special. That’s why, starting September 22, you can book a table at nearly 650 restaurants across the United States directly through Airbnb, powered by Resy. The ability to book reservations at a curated selection of restaurants is part of our ongoing commitment […]

Volkswagen Tiguan Sends Fans on a Wacky Instagram Scavenger Hunt

Volkswagen Tiguan Sends Fans on a Wacky Instagram Scavenger Hunt

After his first Hollywood hit, King Kong rampaged through various sequels. Aping that career trajectory, the king-sized, Kong-style gorilla balloon that stole the show in Volkswagen’s popular Tiguan TV campaign poped up on September 15, in a virtual scavenger hunt game. Called “Rule the Road” and played on Instagram, the game has a race-through-the-city format that positions the 2018 […]

AMC and Mountain Dew Announce “The Walking Dead” Partnership Worthy of a Zombie Apocalypse

AMC and Mountain Dew Announce “The Walking Dead” Partnership Worthy of a Zombie Apocalypse

AMC and Mountain Dew announced a comprehensive partnership timed to the upcoming eighth season of “The Walking Dead” including the launch of a new, first-of-its-kind “The Walking Dead Encounter” augmented reality app that will allow consumers to experience some of the show’s most iconic zombie walkers in their own real-world environments and then share the […]

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