PayPal and Visa Reveal Strategic Alliance

PayPal and Visa Reveal Strategic Alliance

Payments platform PayPal and financial firm Visa have announced a strategic partnership that will see the two companies aim to consolidate their mobile payments offering, enhancing their security and growing the audience. According to Visa, the partnership will result in an improved and more seamless payment experience for Visa cardholders and will offer greater choice […]

Pubs and restaurants pay £100 a day to be Pokemon Go destinations in bid to lure gamers through their doors

Pubs and restaurants pay £100 a day to be Pokemon Go destinations in bid to lure gamers through their doors

Pubs and restaurants across the UK are paying to become Pokemon Go destinations in a bid to lure gamers through their doors. Business forking out £100 a day for virtual creatures to be found on their premises are reaping the rewards of the trade dubbed ‘Pokémonomics’. London burger restaurant Maxwell‘s said its revenues have risen […]

AdVoice rolls out audio advertising for Nigerian mobile network operators

AdVoice rolls out audio advertising for Nigerian mobile network operators

AdVoice, the Nigerian-based mobile advertising provider, is rolling out an audio ad channel for operators in the country. The company provides real-time audience targeting for mobile advertisers, but also audio advertising solutions for mobile carriers. AdVoice’s MNO Ad Network has been built specifically for mobile network operators to get a share of the mobile ad […]

Sephora Is Driving Mobile Sales With Tinder-Like Features and Digital Mad Libs

Sephora Is Driving Mobile Sales With Tinder-Like Features and Digital Mad Libs

Sephora has led the pack in mobile beauty retailers for a few years, and now it’s taking a page from games and pop culture to help re-launch the Sephora Collection—its private label brand. Sephora’s mobile and desktop site now includes two new features—dubbed “swipe it, shop it” and “beauty uncomplicator” that help shoppers whittle through […]

Google speeds up mobile adverts with ‘Amp For Ads’

Google speeds up mobile adverts with ‘Amp For Ads’

Google is bringing its Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) technology to ads, as the web giant looks to boost its mobile revenue. In October 2015, the firm launched its AMP project to help deliver speedier mobile content for select publishers. Now, the company has introduced a version of AMP tailored specifically for advertising content, called A4A (Amp for ads) […]

UK leads Europe for social engagement

UK leads Europe for social engagement

The UK leads the way in driving website traffic through social engagement, averaging 4.6% compared to other European countries, according to new research. The findings, from Adobe’s Europe Best of the Best 2015 Report, provides insight into how brands should use the web and social media to enhance customer experience. The latest report, based on […]

App ad revenue surpasses mobile web in APAC

App ad revenue surpasses mobile web in APAC

Mobile apps are driving mobile advertising in APAC, according to the Opera Mediaworks mobile marketing report 2016, and significantly more in Singapore and Thailand. According to the report, mobile ad revenue from apps was higher than mobile web in almost all APAC markets, with Singapore and Thailand over indexing on in-app investments by almost 13 […]