Facebook has started rolling out ads for Messenger globally after testing ads for Australia and Thailand. The social network is now expanding beta test of home screen Messenger ads worldwide. Messenger ads will be targeted to specific users similar to those we see on Instagram and Facebook.
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YouTube’s most irritating 30-seconds unskippable ad format will go away next year. Google told the Campaign in a statement that it will kill this ad format in 2018. The video service will instead introduce more frequent six-second unskippable ads starting next year.
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Facebook came under the scanner after it was accused of influencing the masses with fake news on its site that resulted into an unexpected result for the recent US presidential election. In order to put an end to such fake news sites, Google and Facebook have announced measures to curb spreading of fake news. Continue reading “Google and Facebook take measures to block ads from fake news site”
Facebook is eyeing to bring advertisements to Messenger in Q2 2016, as per a leaked document that was obtained by Tech Crunch. As per the documents, ads will only appear in message threads with businesses and businesses being able to serve ads to people who previously initiated a chat with them via Messenger.
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Having your company’s search bar on the Apple iPhone doesn’t come cheap. Google have apparently paid a very hefty sum to keep their search bar on the Apple iPhone.
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While most users have a love/hate relationship with HTC’s Blinkfeed, the company is planning to introduce a new feature which might push more users towards the latter. HTC is planning on introducing advertisements to Blinkfeed in order to monetize the social feed.
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Instagram first started showing ads in the U.S in October 2013 and expanded ads to UK, Australia and Canada in June last year. Today the popular photo sharing app bringing clickable ads to its platform.
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Google has started testing sponsored test results via a pilot program on Play Store. The initiative will allow developers to advertise their apps directly within the Google Play store.
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Yahoo is rolling out app install ads that are now available through Yahoo Gemini. Advertisers will be able to manage their accounts to promote their apps across the Yahoo network.
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Google has released three animated ads that features the upcoming Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 devices. The company has teased the devices prior to its much expected launch tomorrow.
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Instagram announced in October last year that it will roll out ads to users in the US. Today, the popular photo sharing app has started an international roll out to the UK, Canada and Australia.
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With an aim to pump up its revenues further, Twitter has introduced app-install ads on its mobile platform. Dubbed as “Mobile App Promotion Suite”, new mobile app promotion suite that will allow advertisers to promote mobile app installs both on and off-Twitter.
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We all know that iPad actually revived the tablet market, when Microsoft’s Tablet PC concept actually backfired. Now Chitika which is a mobile ad network has reported that still the iPad leads by far when it comes to web usage.
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BlackBerry has been airing some new ads about the Blackberry devices and Blackberry Messenger aka BBM. One commercial which really caught my attention was this ad showing a gal sharing her Blackberry PIN using a QR code on her bracelet. An excellent real life example of how to use QR codes right ? Continue reading “BlackBerry shows how to use QR Codes to make friends with a girl !”
We know that AT&T is planning to carry some WP7 powered phones this year, and we know about some of them. Two ads hits Youtube, in which you can see that AT&T is advertising about the Windows Phone 7, and a new phone reveal too in the videos, the HTC Mondrian. We Continue reading “HTC Mondrian leaked in AT&T ads”