Tag Archives: mobile


Gen Z consumers: Nearly 100% own a smartphone and spend over 4 hours per day online

This year Gen Z—people aged 16-22—becomes the largest generation globally, surpassing even millennials. To celebrate this milestone, Snap, Inc. partnered with GlobalWebIndex to explore what makes Gen Z tick. The study surveyed a sample of over 79,000 internet users between the ages of 16-22 in 45 markets to help debunk stereotypes about Gen Z and […]


Analysis of Mary Meeker’s internet trends report 2018 – part 1

All the latest trends are part of Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends report (full presentation embedded at the end of this post) every year and we couldn’t ignore the changes in media usage, mobile consumption, voice search and all the innovations that change our lives. Here’s part 1 of the stats that caught our attention. Part […]


How Airbnb is putting AMP at the core of its digital strategy

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) is an open-source initiative that aims to render and deliver content at high speed on mobile devices.Originally aimed at publishers (who have had a love-hate relationship with AMP to date), AMP has since been adopted by ecommerce sites including eBay and has been incorporated into elements of Google AdWords, DoubleClick and […]


Customer reviews: The not-so-secret SEO tactic

No matter what industry you’re in or what your business does, you want to be as close as possible to the top of a search engine results page (SERP). And of course, SEO is what gets you there, taking into consideration more than 200 ranking signals, such as the quality of your content, backlinks, mobile […]


​How young marketers have an impact on marketing strategies

There is a changing approach in marketing strategy as millennials become part of small to medium sized businesses and we can already notice how they differ from baby boomers. Magisto surveyed 500 US-based small and medium sized businesses to examine their digital and mobile marketing strategies and here are some interesting insights. Focusing on digital […]


Google announces two mobile-first products at DMEXCO

Sridhar Ramaswamy, Google’s SVP of Ads & Commerce made announcements about two new products this morning at DMEXCO 2016. The first centred on event-based optimization in Universal App Campaigns app ads, and the other around the YouTube ‘TrueView’ service. Universal App Campaigns According to Google, its app ads have now driven 3 billion installs for developers. It previously […]


Long-form and live video delivers higher ad completion rates

Publishers are scrambling to produce more digital video content to meet advertiser demand for video ad inventory, and some are even turning to automated video creation technologies. But when it comes to video ad effectiveness, not all video content is created equal. According to a study by FreeWheel Media, in Q1 2016, ads on long-form video content saw a […]


Beyond Facebook: social media marketing opportunities in China and Japan

Twitter and Facebook are becoming more popular in Asia, but marketers operating in the region need to be aware of the many other made-for-Asia social media platforms. Here’s a list of some of the lesser-known platforms exploding in popularity across the Asia Pacific region. China China’s Great Firewall means many western social media sites like […]


Alibaba adds 9.9 wine and spirit event to its list of online shopping festivals

On September 9, Alibaba will add a 24-hour wine and spirit online shopping spree to its existing stable of popular consumer festivals. The new event has been dubbed Jiu Jiu and is being launched on the company’s B2C ecommerce marketplace, Tmall. Jack Ma, Alibaba’s chairman has become the king of online shopping festivals. His hugely […]


Facebook gets a mini Mobilegeddon

Last year, Google changed its algorithm to favor mobile-friendly sites. The change was dubbed Mobilegeddon as it threatened businesses that had not built mobile-friendly sites with lower rankings. Now, Google rival Facebook is weighing in on mobile-friendliness. Citing research, the social network says up to 40% percent of users will abandon a mobile site after three seconds of delay. That, for […]