Global Advertisers Will Increase Ad Spend By 4.3% In 2020 But Commercial Audiences Will Shrink By 1.6%

Global Advertisers Will Increase Ad Spend By 4.3% In 2020 But Commercial Audiences Will Shrink By 1.6%

Advertisers will increase their global ad expenditure by 4.3% in 2020, but the commercial audiences supplied by media owners will shrink by 1.6%, fuelling a 6.1% increase in media prices, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published today. Demand for advertising has grown consistently throughout this decade. To sustain market share, large brands need to maintain […]

Spotify Launches Wrapped Campaign, Digs into Past Decade of Music and Podcasts

Spotify Launches Wrapped Campaign, Digs into Past Decade of Music and Podcasts

People around the world have come to anticipate Spotify Wrapped as a chance to remember the cultural moments, the streaming trends and the memes that have kept society in sync over the last 12 months. While this year’s campaign will hold true to that sentiment, Spotify is turning it up and closing the decade at […]

Firefly Unveils New ‘Sunrise’ Screen, The Most Advanced Media Display in Out-Of-Home

The new device features more precise geotargeting capabilities, increased screen resolution, and integrated smart city data sensors to elevate out-of-home media

Firefly Unveils New ‘Sunrise’ Screen, The Most Advanced Media Display in Out-Of-Home

Firefly, the company leveraging taxi and rideshare vehicles to build a street-level digital media network, today announced the launch of the next generation of its display technology. These new screens offer the highest resolution of any digital out-of-home (DOOH) display on the market. With social good in mind, Firefly’s screen design also integrates smart city […]

Adblock Plus 3.7 makes it even easier to block unwanted content

Adblock Plus 3.7 makes it even easier to block unwanted content

Adblock Plus has released an update to their globally-popular ad blocker. The new Adblock Plus 3.7 improves CPU performance and enhances battery life, amongst other things. Most important, however, are the improvements in the filter list menu.  In addition to pre-installed lists for blocking intrusive ads, Adblock Plus has a large selection of filter lists […]

10 animated films by Mother Shanghai help launch Oppo’s Reno2

10 animated films by Mother Shanghai help launch Oppo’s Reno2

Oppo has appointed Mother Shanghai to launch its latest handset, Reno2, initially targeting China. OPPO is the top smartphone brand in China in 2019 and was ranked No. 5 worldwide, in market share. The Reno2 campaign plays on the creative possibilities of the Reno2, with a series of 10 distinct animated films. The playful set of […]

Nordea reveals results of Cavai chatbot advertising campaign with 4.4% conversion rate

Nordea reveals results of Cavai chatbot advertising campaign with 4.4% conversion rate

Nordea, the largest financial services group in the Nordic region and one of the biggest banks in Europe, released the case study results of their conversational advertising campaign using leading conversational advertising platform, Cavai. In June, Nordea was launching a major advertising campaign, looking for ways to achieve ‘stand out’ versus competitors. Steffen Svartberg, CEO […]

Social media overtakes print to become the third-largest advertising channel, says Zenith

Social media overtakes print to become the third-largest advertising channel, says Zenith

Advertisers will spend more on social media platforms than on print for the first time this year, according to Zenith’s Advertising Expenditure Forecasts, published on October 7. Advertising expenditure on social media will grow 20% this year to reach US$84bn, while advertisers’ combined expenditure on newspapers and magazines will fall 6% to US$69bn. Social media […]

TikTok bans all political advertising on its platform

TikTok bans all political advertising on its platform

Popular short-form video app TikTok has decided not to allow any form of paid political advertising on its platform, taking a different approach to other major social platforms that continue to struggle with what is an acceptable political ad and what isn’t under constantly evolving policies. The blanket ban on political ads includes any “paid […]

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