Budget Direct offers virtual ride with ‘Captain Risky’

Budget Direct offers virtual ride with ‘Captain Risky’

Australian insurance firm Budget Direct worked with 303 MullenLowe in Sydney to create a virtual ad-within-an-ad for which gives audiences the chance to ride with Captain Risky as he performs a spectacular double helix jump stunt. This case study looks at how the VR venture got viewers sharing in droves. Case study summary • Insurance […]

Using geolocation, a mobile microsite – Mahou-San Miguel uses online gaming to engage fans ahead of final

Using geolocation, a mobile microsite – Mahou-San Miguel uses online gaming to engage fans ahead of final

Mahou-San Miguel, the most important beer brand in Spain, leveraged its sports sponsorships by hosting an online game for consumers aged 18 to 50 leading up to a football match between two Madrid rivals. This case study looks at how the brand used online gaming to engage fans to reach 10% of Madrid’s population. CAMPAIGN […]

Watford FC and Critical Mass launch world’s most innovative football club website

Watford FC and Critical Mass launch world’s most innovative football club website

Watford FC launches a new digital platform, creating a dramatically different new online home for fans of the Premier League club. The new responsive site, which launches to coincide with the start of the 2016/17 Premier League season, is the result of Watford FC’s first partnership with global digital experience design agency Critical Mass,following a […]

The Trade Desk Partners with Spotify and More for Audio Programmatic

The Trade Desk Partners with Spotify and More for Audio Programmatic

Ad tech firm The Trade Desk has partnered with Spotify, Triton Digital and AdsWizz in order to bring fully programmatic digital audio inventory to its customer base. With more consumers than ever before accessing streaming audio via their mobile device, digital audio is a growing channel for advertisers, and programmatic buying can give marketers access […]

Persil partners ‘Uber for laundry’ service ZipJet

Persil partners ‘Uber for laundry’ service ZipJet

Persil has teamed up with mobile dry cleaning service ZipJet, as its owner Unilever continues to expand into mobile commerce. ZipJet was founded in 2014 in Germany, and currently operates in three European cities- Berlin, London and Dublin. The company forges alliances with local launderettes and offers jobs for drivers to deliver freshly laundered and […]

Domino’s beats Pizza Hut to launch Facebook Messenger bot

Domino’s beats Pizza Hut to launch Facebook Messenger bot

Above: Domino’s Facebook Messenger Bot   Image Credit: Paul Sawers / VentureBeat Domino’s is the latest company to embrace the bot revolution, with the launch of a pizza-ordering bot for Facebook Messenger. Launching initially in the U.K. and Ireland only, “Dom” is touted as an “artificially intelligent customer service whiz,” according to the press release, and […]

Netflix Launches Internet Speed Check App

Netflix Launches Internet Speed Check App

Online video streaming service Netflix has launched a tool for iOS and Android devices that enables users to check the speed of their internet connection, whether its arriving via wi-fi or mobile data. Netflix had already launched an online tool for internet connection checking in May, Fast.com, but the new app shows that the company recognises […]

Facebook offers Snapchat-style photo filters

Facebook offers Snapchat-style photo filters

Less than a week after borrowing one of Snapchat’s defining features for Instagram, Facebook has looked to its younger rival for inspiration once more. Limited to Canada and Brazil for the time being, Facebook has introduced new filters which can be used to jazz up photos in various ways, such as turning faces into animations. […]

Disney Launches Kid-friendly Messaging App

Disney Launches Kid-friendly Messaging App

Disney Australia has launched its own standalone messaging app aimed at creating a family-friendly channel for kids to communicate over which integrates games and education resources. Disney Mix is approved for “4+” on the app store, and includes reminders about online safety, cyberbullying and harassment, with an integrated “Whistle” icon in all chat threads that […]

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