Women take control of their financial future with 41% surge in finance app use, says new report

Women take control of their financial future with 41% surge in finance app use, says new report

Liftoff, the leader in mobile app marketing and retargeting, released a new report in partnership with Leanplum uncovering new insights into the world of mobile finance. Specifically, it found that women are more engaged than ever with finance apps, meaning it’s prime time for marketers to double-down on investments in the traditionally underserved demographic. The report […]

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 […]

Consumers in APAC prefer to use smart assistants for entertainment, according to Digimind

Consumers in APAC prefer to use smart assistants for entertainment, according to Digimind

Smart assistants are being under-utilised by consumers in Asia Pacific as they prefer to use these devices for entertainment purposes as opposed to assisting with everyday tasks, according to a report. Consumers were excited about the conveniences and potential that the likes of Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa present, with these two devices making up 80% of […]

APAC mobile advertising market booming, according to Smaato

APAC mobile advertising market booming, according to Smaato

The Asia Pacific region is leading in mobile ad request with a growth of 44%. This is almost twice the average growth of the Americas and EMEA regions, both of which are pegged at 23%. This was the conclusion of the Global Trends in Mobile Advertising H2 2018 report by Smaato, which offers programmatic insights […]

Chinese tourists use of mobile payments abroad overtakes cash, according to new study

Chinese tourists use of mobile payments abroad overtakes cash, according to new study

Chinese travellers use of mobile payments abroad has overtaken cash for the first time with 32% of transactions paid for digitally, according to new research. A joint report by Nielsen and Alipay, the Alibaba affiliated financial services company, found Chinese tourists were spending more money when travelling with more tourists using mobile payment while overseas. […]

Digital ad spend to grow significantly in APAC in 2019, according to Dentsu Aegis Network

Digital ad spend to grow significantly in APAC in 2019, according to Dentsu Aegis Network

With the growing penetration of mobile phones across the world and the steady decline in the cost of accessing the Internet, companies are fast realising the importance of investing in digital advertising. London-based media and digital marketing communications company Dentsu Aegis Network’s latest advertising spend forecast, which analysed data from 59 markets, suggests that global growth […]

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