Social media giants can now be ordered to remove posts worldwide

Social media giants can now be ordered to remove posts worldwide

Facebook and similar apps and websites can be ordered to take down illegal posts worldwide after a landmark ruling from the EU’s highest court. Platforms may also have to seek out similar examples of the illegal content and remove them, instead of waiting for each to be reported. The European Court of Justice ruling is […]

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 […]

Facebook app no longer indispensable for most mobile users as instant messaging gains momentum

Facebook app no longer indispensable for most mobile users as instant messaging gains momentum

The importance of Facebook as a mobile app in the eyes of consumers across the US, UK, Germany and Northern Europe is in steep decline a major study of 13,000 people by technology-based market research company AudienceProject has found. The study set out to ask consumers in seven markets how indispensable different apps on their mobile […]

Gismart’s newly published game Cool Goal! becomes a global hit

Gismart’s newly published game Cool Goal! becomes a global hit

Earlier in 2019, mobile entertainment company Gismart announced opening a new division dedicated to casual and hyper casual game development and publishing. Today Gismart Games division has eight teams with a total headcount of over 70 people. Each team is working on a few game titles simultaneously. Gismart’s Cool Goal! – developed by the team […]

GameAnalytics report sheds light on gaming apps’ revenue and retention performance

GameAnalytics report sheds light on gaming apps’ revenue and retention performance

Game analytics platform GameAnalytics has released its Mobile Games Benchmark report, which analyses how gamers play and pay on their smartphones. The report highlights performance benchmarks for key metrics across the top 16 genres, including retention, session length, stickiness, conversion rate, ARPPU (Average Revenue Per Paying User) and ARPDAU (Average Revenue Per Daily Active User). GameAnalytics also […]

Coca-Cola Embraces Augmented Reality with Interactive Experience

Coca-Cola Embraces Augmented Reality with Interactive Experience

As augmented reality becomes more of a transformational technology for the marketing industry, more brands are adopting it in various ways. Coca-Cola decided to invite viewers into its immersive AR plunge through its app in collaboration with Ogilvy Mexico and VFX house Timber. Santa Monica-based Timber worked with Ogilvy to create 3D elements needed for the interactive AR experience where users […]

KERB, the parking space marketplace app teams with on-car ad platform, Adverttu

KERB, the parking space marketplace app teams with on-car ad platform, Adverttu

KERB, the International parking space marketplace app, partners up with growing on-car advertising driver community Adverttu, enabling drivers to earn both passive income and save costs while driving and parking! Adverttu’s drivers earn up to £150 a month simply by driving around as normal with advertising wrapped on their vehicles for set ad campaign durations. […]

Industry disruptor Generator breaks boundaries with its revolutionary travel enhancing app

Industry disruptor Generator breaks boundaries with its revolutionary travel enhancing app

Generator, the award-winning accommodation brand which has disrupted the hospitality industry across Europe and now the US, is continuing to break boundaries through its ground-breaking app, GenFriends. The app enables guests to personalise their travel experience by connecting to fellow globetrotters through a group messaging service, catered to each location. Renowned for its unique mix of hip-designed, super-friendly […]

Facebook launches Facebook Dating in 20 countries, European launch to follow next year

Facebook launches Facebook Dating in 20 countries, European launch to follow next year

Facebook has launched its dating service, named, simply enough, Facebook Dating. In a blog post announcing the move, Facebook Dating product manager Nathan Sharp said the service: “makes it easier to find love through what you like – helping you start meaningful relationships through things you have in common, like interests, events and groups. It takes […]