Influencer marketing platform firm Takumi has bought Unieed, a content and strategic media-buying agency that specialises in content-driven campaigns working with leading outdoor and cycling brands.
Global ad spend on Facebook and Instagram increased 50% year-over-year, demonstrating more than simply a “pandemic bounce-back” for ad spend, according to new research.
Team GB diver Tom Daley not only won his very first Olympic gold in Tokyo but also on Instagram, topping the podium as the athlete that gained the most followers over the course of the games.
Instagram Rich List 2021: Influencers earn more than ever as Cristiano Ronaldo generates $1.6m per post
Cristiano Ronaldo has topped the 2021 Instagram Rich List as the platform’s highest-earning star, obtaining the highest ever amount in the List’s history, with an average earning of $1.6 million per post, according to new data.
The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2021 has wrapped up its virtual run this year with Omnicom, Fortnite, Reddit and Libresse among those brands and agencies winning top accolades for creative ads.
Instagram Reels became a key tool for brands, as Insta defended its market from TikTok. Reels let creators upload short-form videos which are selected by algorithms based on tailored preferences.
The face of online shopping has changed drastically in the past year, and so have our spending habits. Working from home, an influencer influx, and increased savings are just of few of the factors that have altered our shopping preferences – but what impact has this really had?
Social commerce on the rise: Shopify expands Shop Pay in-stream payments process to Facebook and Instagram
Shopify has partnered with Facebook to expand its payment option, Shop Pay, to all Shopify merchants selling across both Facebook and Instagram.
Global social media ad spend increased by 50.3% in the final quarter of last year compared to Q4 2019, but brand interactions fell by 5.4% on Facebook and 6.3% on Instagram as video ad costs continue to rise, according to new research.
Social media influencers often use their platforms to promote new products, however new research from Trinity Business School reveals that using them to develop new products can ultimately make them much more successful.
From the economic effects and catastrophic loss of life brought on by the pandemic to the growing climate emergency, 2020 was year many would want to forget. But beyond the tragedy and uncertainly there were many positive stories of unity against adversity – and the digital marketing sector was no different. We take a month-by-month look back at how advertisers and tech giants alike adapted to a year like no other.
We’re living in an age where celebrity status is no longer confined to traditional ‘celebrities’. Today, if you have something to say and a mobile phone in hand, the possibilities are endless. By creating unique and engaging content and gradually building up an astonishing following on Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, or Twitter, people from all walks of life can become an influencer and get their voices heard.
Over half (59%) of influencers have seen an increase in brands wanting to work with them, whilst 50% of brands have allocated more budget to influencer marketing since the pandemic started, according to new research.
From a US omnichannel Super Bowl campaign to and Indonesian Instagram Live shopping event, we look at some of best-in-class ecommerce case studies from around the world.
Being able to sell on social media is becoming more lucrative for businesses. This report investigates the gender split and pay gap for the most followed accounts on Instagram, looking at the top 100 influencers for each category.
People are now seeking out influencers for news, and marketing budgets are growing accordingly. 73% of marketers in US, UK, and Germany put more resources to influencer marketing this year, engaging talent across a wider channel mix.
More than half (51%) of consumers have purchased a product or service based on an influencer endorsement in the past two years, according to new research.
More than three quarters of influencer adverts on Instagram have the disclosure hidden somewhere in the post, whether that be in the middle, at the end or in a comment, according to new research.
Facebook has announced that it will not take on any new political ads in the seven days prior to the US election in November, but will still allow existing ads to continue to be promoted and targeted at different users.
The UK Government has revealed that it paid social media influencers and reality TV stars to promote its NHS Test and Trace system.