Surge and Moolah Mobile team to launch first free wireless service for low-income communities

Surge and Moolah Mobile team to launch first free wireless service for low-income communities

Moolah Mobile, the direct-to-consumer ad network, and SurgePhone Wireless, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Surge Holdings Inc, announced their partnership to launch the first free wireless service for low-income communities. The service, which is available today, will provide free talk, text and data to an estimated a million users in select U.S. states over the duration […]

TikTok updates online wellbeing features

TikTok updates online wellbeing features

Popular short-form video app TikTok has made updates to its online wellbeing features, giving users more control over managing screen time and filtering content. Users now have more options when it comes to how much time they spend on the app. They can select whether they want to be limited to 40, 60, 90, or 120 minutes on the […]

Warner Bros. launch first ever sponsored voice-activated Snapchat Lens for Shazam!

Warner Bros. launch first ever sponsored voice-activated Snapchat Lens for Shazam!

Shazam! has partnered with Snapchat to launch the first sponsored, voice-activated Snapchat Lens, meaning anyone can transform themselves into a superhero! Snapchatters simply have scan the Snapcode, say “Ok, Shazam!”, and with a flash of lightening their inner superhero will appear on the screen. The Snapcode is dotted around London on posters and billboards, making it super […]

Spotify personalising some editorial playlists based on users’ tastes

Spotify personalising some editorial playlists based on users’ tastes

Spotify will now use algorithms to partially “personalise” some of its editorial playlists based on listeners’ tastes. As a result, no two of the personalised editorial playlists will be the same, marking a major change in the way users discover music. The move, announced on Spotify’s website, is intended to both improve the listening experience for […]

Facebook launches tools to boost election engagement in India

Facebook launches tools to boost election engagement in India

Social-networking site Facebook launched two new India-specific tools — “Candidate Connect” and “Share You Voted” — to boost civic engagement on its platform during the general elections that commence in April. While “Candidate Connect” will help people learn more about candidates, the “Share You Voted” will provide people with polling information and enable them to […]

Dark social is influencing travel-related purchase decisions

Dark social is influencing travel-related purchase decisions

One in five internet users have made a booking for travel or leisure activities after receiving a link or recommendation via private messaging apps – such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger – according to new research from GlobalWebIndex and socially-led creative agency We Are Social. The study, which looked at more than 3,000 internet users […]

Skoda develops car boot parcel delivery system

Skoda develops car boot parcel delivery system

Skoda is working on a new project that will enable couriers to deliver parcels to your car boot. It will enable consumers to provide their vehicle’s location and number plate, instead of an address, when ordering goods. The technology required for remote access to the car is currently being tested in the pilot scheme. Jarmila […]