The good, the bad and the quirky… 2010 was a landmark year for digital, with iPads, Old Spice, Angry Birds, Chatroulette and Wikileaks becoming buzzwords, while standout company Facebook went ‘Places’, got its own movie and found its CEO becoming Time magazine’s Person of the Year. Netimperative looks back over the past 12 months to … [Read more…]
AOL has acquired Pictela, a provider of an award-winning global technology platform for serving and distributing high- definition brand content across online advertising and social media.
Google’s integration of promoted tweets into the real-time search section of its live results, which it rolled out in late November, coincided with revelations it allegedly made two unsuccessful attempts to buy the social communication site. The search giant supposedly made an initial offer of $2.5bn which Twitter’s founders said was ‘insulting’. It then came … [Read more…]
Juniper Research has signalled an unprecedented interest in the mobile advertising space by key brands and agencies. This follows the dramatic increase in mobile application usage in key markets and the growing penetration of smartphones with location aware and augmented reality (AR) capabilities.
European mobile ad marketplace Adfonic believes that 2011 will be a step change for mobile advertising, driven by the growth in smartphones and tablets along with exciting new mobile marketing opportunities for brands and agencies. Here, Paul Childs, Chief Operations Officer at Adfonic gives his Top 10 predictions for the New Year.
YouTube is the most popular video site across Latin America and Spain, with Brazil notching up the highest audience figures, according to new research.
When it comes to transparent online marketing, just counting the clcikthroughs isn’t enough. Stuart Colman, Managing Director UK, AudienceScience explains why is how you interpret and integrate the consumer data that really counts…
The Association of Online Publishers (AOP) unveils its first research study “The New Rules of Engagement”. The new research examines advertising engagement: the relationship between consumer engagement with website content and particularly their reaction to advertising on different website types: original content sites, portals and social networks.
The end of 2010 marks the fifth anniversary of Stream:20, one of the UK’s leading digital marketing consultancies. Founded back in 2005 by Serge Milbank and Matt Barker following a car malfunction, Stream:20 now counts Sky, National Express, EMI, BetFair and Ted Baker amongst its clients.
This week’s movers and shakers in the digital industry: Sportingbet | Random House | Plusnet | Coca-Cola | Face & Nokia | Strongmail | Bongiono | Invisiblehand | Blue Barracuda | Contiki | Just search | Moneybookers | Tomorrow People | Marie Claire | Stream: 20 | Rank Interactive | RSPCA & I Spy Marketing … [Read more…]