This year’s Oscars saw history made, as South Korean film Parasite became the first non-English film to win Best Picture. New data looks at the films, stars and issues that got social media buzz this year.
UK consumers are relying more on search when on the purchasing journey, with clicks on search up 20% in 2019 compared to 2018, according to new research.
The market for extended reality devices shows the typical signs of early volatility, but the long-term outlook for the technology remains positive, with lower prices and 5G connectivity will stimulate demand, according to new research.
Politics, technology and gaming were the most popular trends on the online community Reddit this year, with Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates' Reddit AMA (ask me anything) post the most upvoted in 2019.
In February this year, Premium cognac brand Hennessy XO teamed up with Oscar-nominated director Sir Ridley Scott to produce a lavish mini-movie to promote its signature spirit.
Digital publishing revenues declined to £113.1m in Q2 2019, a 3.7% fall in comparison to Q2 2018, according to the latest Digital Publishers Revenue Index (DPRI), a quarterly report on UK publishing from the Association for Online Publishing (AOP) and Deloitte.
IMRG’s online retail sales forecast for the Black Friday period 2019 puts growth of 2% to 3%, but with a very real possibility it could be flat, with December expected to grow just 1-2%. Andy Mulcahy, Strategy and Insight Director, IMRG, provides an in-depth look at the festive season.
Cinema is about to get interactive with the launch of CineLeague - an international esports tournament hosted, broadcast and centred around movie theatres.
With the official Angry Birds 10th anniversary coming next month, Rovio Entertainment has kicked off the celebrations with a new campaign – titled “Bring the Anger” – that aims to show how anger can be converted into positive action.
Toptask, an online platform connecting employers and university students, has launched a new recruitment service.
The global battle for direct-to-consumer video supremacy is shaking up, with big new players such as Disney and Apple TV+ entering the fray. New research looks into the global landscape for the future of video.
Brands are missing out on opportunities to convert their users to paying users because of the way they are measuring the performance of their apps.
FlipKart has expanded into original video content as the Walmart-backed Indian ecommerce platform takes on Amazon Prime Video.
London-based ad tech company Bidstack has launched in the US, providing in-game programmatic ads for brands.
Only 1 in 4 of award-winning creative ads delivers brand impact according to analysis of this year’s Cannes Lions winners
Google has released a huge database of deepfake videos, created using paid actors, designed to help systems detect fake videos that could be used to spread disinformation
Facebook has revealed three new Portal devices: The Portal TV, Portal Mini and a redesigned Portal.
Halloween is becoming a bigger event around the world each year, opening up plenty of opportunities for marketers. New research from Pinterest identifies how pop culture and local culture can influence buying trends in the spookiest time of year.
Monday is the best day for email open rates, while Saturday is the worst, according to a new in-depth report looking at email marketing across industry sectors.
eMarketer has downgraded Facebook user growth in both France and Germany, due to declines among younger age groups as they shift their usage to other platforms.