After months of anticipation, Instagram has launched its short-form video feature Reels on a global stage. Here are four things marketers need to know – including which brands are already doing well on Reels and why the timing could be perfect for Instagram.
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The UK government has announced plans to ban the advertising of junk foods online and on television before the 9pm watershed. At the same time, the government also suggested that it is considering a blanket ban on all online advertising of sweets and fast food.
Tony Whittingstall is Global COO at FirmDecisions, the marketing contract compliance specialist. With so much upheaval amongst budgets and planning, we found out what auditing looks like now.
Transparency across media planning and spend has always been critical for marketers. This has been a long-standing challenge – according to ISBA’s May 2020 study, “15% of advertiser spend – an “unknown delta”, representing around one-third of supply chain costs – could not be attributed.” Now, with change brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, marketing […]
With digital advertising spend set to overtake traditional for the first time this year, there is no longer any debate on where the future of advertising lies. But many large advertisers are yet to transform their approach, being still beholden to an old model of media buying. This means they lack access to advertising data, […]
If, like me, you’re a 20-to-30-something with too much spare time on your hands, the chances are you may have been playing a lot of Animal Crossing over the last three months.
Justine O’Neill is Director at Analytic Partners, a global analytics consultancy and technology company. We caught up with O’Neill to find out how what her average day looks like at the moment, and how her firm’s clients are coping.
The world has been an increasingly tumultuous place and while the digital economy has continued to prosper, there are signs that global geopolitical tensions could have meaningful spill-over into the digital economy.
The China Internet Report is an annual piece of research published by the South China Morning Post which looks at the key digital and technology trends in China. Here are the stats marketers need to know about from the latest report.
Some observers are expressing skepticism about brands’ motives for boycotting Facebook advertising.
Jon Buss, MD at Yext, shares how site search is serving Three’s customers during the pandemic.
There is currently a thirst in the industry for a solution to bridge the gap between television advertising and online advertising.
Augmented reality (AR) is quickly becoming one of the most interesting technologies in the digital space.
The advent of programmatic trading has revolutionised online advertising by allowing ad placements to be bought rapidly, efficiently and automatically.
The new age of audio: What does it mean for advertising?
This briefing explores the developments behind the “audio renaissance”. How new audio media like podcasting changed what listeners have come to expect from audio advertising and why these new ad formats are believed to be so effective. It also looks at the challenges around audio advertising and the solutions that are being created to try and address them.
Super apps: How the rest of the world is following in China’s footsteps
WeChat is no longer the only super app ecosystem available to Chinese internet users. In her recent Internet Trends 2019 report, Mary Meeker highlighted the growing trend of super apps both within and outside of China.
Mobile phone retailer Mobiles.co.uk works with Kickdynamic to automate emails whose content could be personalised in real time, achieving a 44% increase in email sales and 21% increase in mobile engagement.
Digital agency Amido develops audio-to-text solution that reduced time spent on administrative tasks and allowed sales teams to focus on commercial opportunities.
The football club, looking to enhance engagement on both match days and non-match days, develops an app that keeps fans updated and that can hold game tickets.
Stats on tech, media and telecoms – explore the ISD
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