Pinterest introduces new video tools for brands and creators

Pinterest introduces new video tools for brands and creators

There’s more to Pinterest than pictures and hashtags. According to the San Francisco tech giant, there’s been a 31% uptick in searches for “inspirational videos” since last year, and the network’s nearly 300 million monthly active users (MAU) are 54% more likely to say videos on Pinterest inspire them compared with content on other media […]

Coca-Cola, Google & Publicis Launch a Video Search Engine to Make Israeli Youngsters’ Life Decisions Easier

Coca-Cola, Google & Publicis Launch a Video Search Engine to Make Israeli Youngsters’ Life Decisions Easier

Coca-Cola has always championed young people, and while being young is mostly perceived as being carefree – reality couldn’t be further away from the truth. The average person makes over 30,000 choices a day and when you’re young making life defining choices can be terrifying… and with thousands of results an online search delivers, it’s […]

Brightcove Completes Acquisition of Ooyala’s Online Video Platform Business

Brightcove Completes Acquisition of Ooyala’s Online Video Platform Business

Brightcove, the leading provider of cloud services for video, announced it has completed the acquisition of the online video platform business of Ooyala, a provider of cloud video technology. The strategic acquisition strengthens Brightcove’s position as the market leader in the online video industry. Ooyala OVP customers join an already impressive list of companies working […]

Facebook reveals premium video ad program Showcase

Facebook reveals premium video ad program Showcase

Facebook has revealed its new premium video ad program, Facebook Showcase. It will give online video and TV ad buyers exclusive opportunities to advertise on Watch, Facebook’s video-on-demand service. As of now, Showcase is only available for advertisers targeting US audiences, but will eanble those ad buyers to access new tools such as In-Stream Reserve, […]

New PubMatic research finds mobile in-app monetisation spurred by video and header bidding

New PubMatic research finds mobile in-app monetisation spurred by video and header bidding

PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, released its fourth Quarterly Mobile Index (QMI) of 2018. The report highlights key trends influencing mobile advertising growth, allowing publishers and advertisers to make smarter decisions around their programmatic strategies. Advertisers are increasingly attracted to the enhanced targeting and increased customer engagement of […]

Telkomsel unveils romantic series as part of ongoing efforts to become a digital company

Telkomsel unveils romantic series as part of ongoing efforts to become a digital company

Indonesia-based telco Telkomsel has created a four-episodes romantic comedy series to improve its digital lifestyle experience for its customers. The series, titled ‘Unscripted Man’, is available on the telco’s streaming video application, MAXstream, and was created in partnership with video platform Viddsee. The story revolves around Bas, an office employee who finds a sacred script […]

Teads and Realeyes research reveals success factors for six-second ads

Teads and Realeyes research reveals success factors for six-second ads

Research from Teads, the global media platform, and Realeyes has demonstrated the importance of designing creative specifically for the six-second ad format with a strong narrative to create an emotional connection with the viewer. With mobile video advertising increasing 145% in 2018 to $4.2bn1 in spend, it has never been more important for brands to make […]

Taptica and RhythmOne confirm £300 million all-share merger

Taptica and RhythmOne confirm £300 million all-share merger

Video advertising firm Taptica International Ltd announced it has agreed a £135 million takeover of peer RhythmOne PLC in an all-share merger deal to create a combined company worth about £300 million. Taptica also proposed to buy back shares and appointed a new permanent boss. Recently, Taptica and RhythmOne announced they were considering an all-share […]

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