‘Circle back’, ‘reach out’ and ‘disambiguate’ are among the most annoying overused phrases in business, with a number of pandemic-related buzzwords already making the list, according to new data.
A study of global online traffic shows the whole world is staying logged on later at night and enjoying a lie in before starting work in the morning.
Health engagement firm Tictrac has secured £6m in its latest funding round, bringing its total investment raised to £13.5m.
With social distancing measures expected to remain in place until the end of 2020 at least, employees should expect to continue working remotely for the foreseeable future.
However, a new survey has found that many UK employees are still not being properly supported through this phase by their employers.
Branding and PR are listed as the top marketing activities for budget allocation after lockdown ends, closely followed by CMS and CRM tools, according to a new industry survey.
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.
Three UK and Yext has revealed the results of their partnership in helping them deliver answers to consumers on Three’s website – something which has been vital during the pandemic.
Nearly half (45%) of UK adults plan to buy from certain brands and retailers less in the future specifically because of how those companies have responded to the current pandemic, with Sports Direct and Wetherspoons suffering as Tesco grows in favourability, according to new research.
Microsoft is replacing up to 50 journalists and replacing them with AI robots designed to pick suitable news stories.
Influencer trends: YouTube stars most-trusted by consumers, but young people increasingly purchasing via TikTok
Over a quarter of consumers (27%) have been influenced to purchase a product or service by YouTube influencers in the last six months, followed by 24% on Instagram and 15% on TikTok, according to new research.
Ad monetisation platform Smart AdServer has launched its ‘Cannes From Home’ event in collaboration with a number of other ad tech companies.
Vodafone and Barnardos have launched ‘The Great British Tech Appeal’, with an aim to distribute 10,000 phones and tablets to those most in need during the Covid-19 crisis.
There is a growing disconnect between digital publishers and brands and advertisers due to concerns about placing ads beside Covid19 content, according to new research.
Intelligent language and content company SDL has entered into a technical partnership with DRUID, specialists in conversational AI, to launch multi-lingual virtual assistants for enterprise organizations that enable real-time communication through chatbots.
Almost three quarters (73%) of UK businesses expect COVID-19 to bring about a new wave of workplace and industry automation.
Warner Bros. has premiered an ad for the upcoming Christopher Nolan movie ‘Tenet’ on Fortnite, as online gaming becomes a more lucrative market for advertisers.
AdInMo, a programmatic ad platform for video games, has secured a $500K investment round led by Techstart Ventures, an investor in start-ups across Scotland and Northern Ireland.
Uber is cutting a further 3,000 jobs as the ride hailing app is hit by the second wave of major lay-offs at the company in just two weeks.
Ikea’s newest social media campaign for the quarantine era helps families turn lockdown into adventures, turning the retailer’s furniture in makeshift tents and castles for playtime.
Case study: Adidas uses WhatsApp to engage amateur football teams through ‘rent a player’ helpline as part of launch
Adidas found a smart way to get WhatsApp working in its marketing, by creating a hotline to help amateur football teams replace missing players at the last minute. And to build excitement, they added the chance of some global superstar talent. A brilliant social media stunt that hacked the model of WhatsApp.