Tribe launches platform for ‘micro-influencer’ social marketing in the UK

Tribe launches platform for ‘micro-influencer’ social marketing in the UK

Tribe, an online marketplace that connects brands with ‘micro-influencers’, is making the first move outside of its native Australia, launching in the UK. Micro-influencers are social media users with 3,000-100,000 followers – not exactly celebrities, but what you might call ‘internet famous’. Tribe’s self-serve platform lets brands or agencies create a campaign brief and open […]

Greenpeace launches VR app to transport people to ‘amazing’ locations around the world

Greenpeace launches VR app to transport people to ‘amazing’ locations around the world

Environmental organisation Greenpeace UK has teamed with AllofUs, a design consultancy, to launch a VR app that gives its supporters the opportunity ‘to experience amazing places like the Amazon and Artic first-hand’. The Virtual Explorer app provides viewers with 360° films that transport them to various precious environments across the globe, and enables them to […]

Unilever look to programmatic display ads as they “generate £1.47 for every pound spent”

Unilever look to programmatic display ads as they “generate £1.47 for every pound spent”

Unilever plans to shift more of its marketing budget to digital display advertising after a successful trial involving five of its brands delivered an average ROI of £1.47 for every £1 spent. The data was calculated by the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), which was one of the partner organisations that took part in Unilever’s ongoing […]

OOH campaign for new Power Rangers movie lets UK fans snap to unlock exclusive character filters

OOH campaign for new Power Rangers movie lets UK fans snap to unlock exclusive character filters

Lionsgate UK has launched an OOH campaign for the new SABANS Power Rangers movie featuring Snapchat’s Snap to Unlock feature on the posters, the first time a film advertiser in the UK has done so.  The campaign has been planned and executed by Carat and Posterscope. Running on London Underground sites with wifi, the campaign will […]

Yahoo teams with Statiq for location-based advertising in the UK

Yahoo teams with Statiq for location-based advertising in the UK

Soon-to-be Verizon-owned Yahoo is partnering with mobile geolocation data startup Statiq, which was recently acquired by Telefonica’s Axonix programmatic trading platform. The partnership sees Yahoo ‘refine its ability to offer location-based targeted adverting for brands in the UK’. Yahoo is leveraging Statiq’s location insights to create ‘a unique, accurate and scaled view of consumer behaviour’ […]

Jameson Unveils Limited Edition NFC-Enabled ‘Connected Bottles’

Jameson Unveils Limited Edition NFC-Enabled ‘Connected Bottles’

To celebrate and activate the launch of their new limited edition bottle range, Jameson Whiskey has launched its first collection incorporating Near Field Communication (NFC) technology. Created in partnership with Dublin based artist, Steve McCarthy and Pearlfisher London, the bottle’s added connectivity offers users the chance to experience the rich history of Jameson. The IoT enabled […]

More Than a Third of UK Ad Spend Going Mobile in 2017

More Than a Third of UK Ad Spend Going Mobile in 2017

Mobile ad spending in the UK will reach almost £7 billion ($9.45 billion) this year to represent more than a third (36.6%) of UK media ad investment, according to eMarketer’s latest UK ad spending forecast. Overall digital ad spend will grow 11.0% in 2017 to £10.89 billion ($14.70 billion), accounting for 57.9% of total media […]

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