UK digital advertising spend dropped 5% in the first half of 2020, due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, with most of the damage in the second quarter, according to new data from IAB UK and PwC.
Trump’s social media posts about coronavirus have been flagged by both Facebook and Twitter for spreading ‘potentially harmful information’.
Reddit has expanded into the UK with a new office in London, as the popular online forum looks to build its local community and grow its local ad partnerships, with Samsung, Netflix, PlayStation and Pringles already signed up.
Nearly three quarters (73%) of marketers in the UK, US, and Germany allocated more resources to influencer marketing in the last 12-months, while consumers are increasingly going to influencers for news information, according to new research.
US tech firm Oracle has confirmed that TikTok’s owner has formally proposed it become a “trusted technology partner” to the video-sharing app.
Video sharing app TikTok is forecast to capture more than 10% of social network users for the first time this year and surpass 10 million users by next year, according to a new report.
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.
Outside China, TikTok has experienced 72% growth in monthly visitation since the third quarter of 2019, driven by the pandemic, becoming a pioneer in enabling creativity globally.
More people are searching for natural beauty treatments that enhance their personal features rather than cover them up, according to new data from Pinterest.
Innocent drinks has revealed its latest social campaign featuring former boyband star, Duncan James, for the launch of its first ever blue smoothie – Blue Spark.
TikTok rival Triller is deploying 7digital’s global music catalogue to expand its social music video app.
Pinterest announced that more than 400 million people around the world now come to the platform every month to find inspiration with Gen Z, men and Millennials driving much of its new user growth.
Instagram is launching its TikTok rival Reels, adding the ability to create and discover short videos to the main Instagram app.
User-generated content (UGC) Is a popular strategy on social media, but does user generated content (UGC) actually influence consumers? New research suggests consumers prefer user posts on brand’s Instagram than other channels.
A Google Japan advert is the most emotionally engaging Coronavirus campaign in the world, according to new research.
Cannes Lions has launched a website and documentary film showcasing 66 years of the best creative ad work, as the Covid-19 pandemic forced the awards show to scale-down this years event to an online-only version, with most awards to be judged in 2021.
TikTok is launching a new education initiative with a number of high profile experts on board, including TV presenter and mathematician Rachel Riley on board to help teach children.
Brands working with influencers has fallen by 37 and its efficiency fell by 41% as budgets face further cuts amid the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research.
Snapchat has announced it will stop “promoting” the account of US president Donald Trump on the image messaging platform, as tensions between White House and social media platforms escalates.
Fruit chew brand MAOAM has launched an online hub encouraging parents to embrace mischievous play at home with their kids.