Burger King App Lets Users ‘Burn’ Rival Fast Food Ads in Exchange for Free Whopper

Burger King App Lets Users ‘Burn’ Rival Fast Food Ads in Exchange for Free Whopper

Burger King has no problem zinging and prodding its rival fast food restaurants. Now, the chain is encouraging fans to ‘burn’ those rivals thanks to a new app feature that sees billboards engulfed in flames. With the ‘Burn That Ad’ campaign, anyone who launches the Burger King app in Brazil and points their smartphone at its […]

Instagram Tests Way to Let You Buy Products Directly on the App

Instagram Tests Way to Let You Buy Products Directly on the App

Buying an eyeshadow palette or a pair of sneakers you spot on Instagram is about to get easier if you’re in the US.  Facebook-owned Instagram said on March 19 it’s testing a feature called checkout that will allow users to buy a product without leaving the photo-sharing app. That means Instagram users don’t have to […]

Tinder sort of scraps the Desirability Scores

Tinder sort of scraps the Desirability Scores

Popular dating app Tinder has provided some insight into how its algorithm decides which potential matches it surfaces to users – and it’s no longer an ‘Elo score’ based on desirability, though it doesn’t sound too dissimilar. The Match Group-owned platform doesn’t hide the fact that it used to rank people based on how desirable […]

Spotify’s #loveAds site invites marketers to build playlists of their favourite TV ad scores

Spotify’s #loveAds site invites marketers to build playlists of their favourite TV ad scores

Spotify for Brands, the music streaming service’s ad sales house, is encouraging the industry to celebrate the soundtracks that helped cement top ads in the minds of the public. It is encouraging marketers to build a soundtrack of their favourite ad scores in a marketing push dubbed #loveAds. Boasting 116m free tier, ad-funded users, Spotify […]

Google introduces app campaigns in Google ads; enhances mobile gaming

Google introduces app campaigns in Google ads; enhances mobile gaming

Google recently announced new solutions to increase the lifetime value for the marketers. Now, it’s easier than ever to re-engage marketers with their audience and take advantage of a new, smarter approach to monetisation. Sissie Hsiao, VP of Product, Mobile App Advertising, says, “Let’s face it, the majority of players that marketers acquire aren’t going to […]

Shutterstock launches in-app contributor registration for the mobile-first generation

Shutterstock launches in-app contributor registration for the mobile-first generation

Shutterstock, a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, launched in-app contributor registration for both Android and iOS platforms, available in 21 languages. With this update, becoming a Shutterstock Contributor has never been easier. “Our growing base of over 650,000 contributors around the world upload nearly half a […]

Google launches app to help young people find jobs in developing countries

Google launches app to help young people find jobs in developing countries

Google’s internal incubator, Area 120, has launched an app aimed at helping young job seekers in developing countries to connect with employers and kickstart their careers. Kormo, which was initially launched in Dhaka, Bangladesh, has been launched in Jakarta, Indonesia. Kormo enables job seekers in the above cities to build a digital CV, which automatically […]