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The proportion of British adults online currently using ad blocking software has remained at around 22% for the last year, according to the latest wave of the Internet Advertising Bureau UK’s Ad Blocking Report, conducted online by YouGov.
WhatsApp is adding a new feature that lets users tag messages ‘at this moment’ which vanish once opened, or after 24 hours.
The Tinder dating app could include artificial intelligence and augmented reality in the future, to help people find the perfect match, according to its founder.
Spain has topped the list of nosy nations as confidential information spurs a 48% increase in clickthroughs, according to new research.
The Oscars’ are now most expensive TV buy after Super Bowl with number of commercials soaring, generating $115m in ad revenue, according to new research.
Google is phasing put its paid-for internal site search function, moving all customers over to a free ad-funded version by the end of the year.
Brands are advised to keep one eye on the big screen this weekend to cash in on ‘movie tourism’ – travel inspired by films – as the Oscars are set to prompt people to plan their next trip, according to lastminute.com group.
Following the glamour and excitement of London Fashion Week, which celebrities, influencers and designers got the most buzz on Tumblr?
Mobile is set to be the number one video screen in the UK, leading to a predicted increase in mobile ad spend in 2017, according to new research.
With GDPR looming and the increasing reliance of marketers and CRM programmes in data and automation, Amaze One is launching a call to arms for the industry to address the need and importance of human insight for successful marketing programmes – and why addressing this now will help hugely once EU regulation sets in.
Fewer than one in five (17%) CRM managers believe that their CRM work is clearly contributing to their company’s revenue, according to new research.
UK online retail sales were up +12% year-on-year (YoY) in January, according to the latest figures from the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index.
Yahoo has inked content distribution deals with a host of premium UK publishing partners, including The Telegraph, the Guardian, The Independent, the Evening Standard and Hearst UK.
The Saucy Fish Co is marking its move into the UK frozen category for the first time with a new digital campaign created by agency Amaze.
Google is planning to ditch the 30-second unskippable advertisement format on YouTube next year, and is currently exploring different formats to create a "better ad experience for users and advertisers".
Samsung has confirmed that its smart TV sets are listening to customers' every word, and the company is warning customers not to speak about personal information while near the TV sets.
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Google has added shopping functionality to its smart speaker Google Assistant, as it looks to take on the popularity of Amazon Echo.
Apple is launching its first TV show, a Dragon’s Den-style reality series called “Planet of the Apps”, with Jessica Alba, Gwyneth Paltrow and Will.i.am as judges.
Ad tech firm TVTY is launching ‘TV Ad Alert’, a free service gives brands and marketers real-time notifications when a competitor launches a new TV spot.
The London Dungeon has issued an apology after the tourist attraction’s PR team posted “offensive” Valentine’s Day jokes about fat women, sexually transmitted disease and dead prostitutes on its official social media accounts.
What does it take to become a Chief Technology Oﬀicer? Agile8 has put together an interactive infographic showing how some of the world’s top CTOs got their position
Amazon as the biggest paid search advertiser in the UK in 2016, with booking.com coming in second, according to new research.
A third (32%) of the UK’s top retailers don’t have a mobile shopping app, reveals the new State of Digital Commerce report launched today by Episerver, which examines the retail and ecommerce trends set to shape 2017.
From exercise bikes that let you compete with friends online to virtual personal trainers, the internet of things is transforming out work out routines. This new video from Intel looks at the gym of the future.
Facebook is adding a controversial new feature that will mean sounds play out loud on videos when they automatically start rolling as users scroll past.
Retailers need to embrace next generation technology such as artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) if they want shoppers to continue using their apps, new research has found.
There has been a 170% increase in Demand for Location Data and 20% increase in CPM, with Mobile ad players reaping the benefits of a more personalised, relevant and timely user experience, according to new research.
Almost two-thirds (66%) of digital marketers are now questioning if they really know their audience at all, following the surprising rise in populist sentiment in 2016 - post Brexit and Trump. In a bid to better understand audiences, a whopping 94% of marketers will now place emphasis on finding out what their customers are actually looking for.
Average days sales outstanding for client invoices have grown to an all-time high of 86.42 days, an increase of 20 days since 2013, according to new research.
A well structured site, a high checkout button and less ads are likely to help retail sites rank higher on Google, according to new research.
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