Snapchat looking to launch gaming platform

Snapchat looking to launch gaming platform

Snap Inc. plans to announce its long-rumoured gaming platform for developers in April. The mobile game platform, internally codenamed “Project Cognac,” will feature a handful of games from outside developers designed to work specifically in the Snapchat app, according to a person familiar with the matter. The new games initiative will be unveiled at Snap’s […]

Spotify’s #loveAds site invites marketers to build playlists of their favourite TV ad scores

Spotify’s #loveAds site invites marketers to build playlists of their favourite TV ad scores

Spotify for Brands, the music streaming service’s ad sales house, is encouraging the industry to celebrate the soundtracks that helped cement top ads in the minds of the public. It is encouraging marketers to build a soundtrack of their favourite ad scores in a marketing push dubbed #loveAds. Boasting 116m free tier, ad-funded users, Spotify […]

Google introduces app campaigns in Google ads; enhances mobile gaming

Google introduces app campaigns in Google ads; enhances mobile gaming

Google recently announced new solutions to increase the lifetime value for the marketers. Now, it’s easier than ever to re-engage marketers with their audience and take advantage of a new, smarter approach to monetisation. Sissie Hsiao, VP of Product, Mobile App Advertising, says, “Let’s face it, the majority of players that marketers acquire aren’t going to […]

Marketers need a ‘one-second mobile strategy’, says new MMA study

Marketers need a ‘one-second mobile strategy’, says new MMA study

The human brain needs less than half a second to engage with a mobile ad to create its own positive or negative impression, according to research from the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA). This means marketers need to think fast and create mobile ads made for maximum instant impact. MMA’s Cognition Neuroscience Research project was conducted in collaboration […]

Shutterstock launches in-app contributor registration for the mobile-first generation

Shutterstock launches in-app contributor registration for the mobile-first generation

Shutterstock, a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, launched in-app contributor registration for both Android and iOS platforms, available in 21 languages. With this update, becoming a Shutterstock Contributor has never been easier. “Our growing base of over 650,000 contributors around the world upload nearly half a […]

TiVo teams with mobile ‘Identity Mapping’ company 4INFO for targeted advertising

TiVo teams with mobile ‘Identity Mapping’ company 4INFO for targeted advertising

TiVo has partnered with Palo Alto, Calif.-based mobile advertising tech company 4INFO to deploy a tool that makes audiences addressable across locations and devices. The Custom Connected Identity Map will now be part of TiVo’s Targeted Audience Delivery Data Engine. The solution uses mobile ad IDs (MAIDs) and IP addresses as match keys. Using these keys, […]

S4M launches ad format that uses proximity-based push notifications

S4M launches ad format that uses proximity-based push notifications

S4M announced the release of a brand-new ad format, the Pass-to-Store. The creative new ad format provides advertisers with a method to drive incremental in-store visits with smart proximity-based push notification retargeting. With this new ad experience, shoppers download a card with a promotion or invitation offered by an advertiser, which is then saved directly […]