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WhatsApp hits half a billion users
23/04/2014
Messaging service WhatsApp now has half a billion regular users after experiencing global growth in the last few months.
23/04/2014
Research shows one in three of the top 100 UK advertisers have no mobile web presence.
22/04/2014
An update to the BBC iPlayer app means the majority of recent Android smartphones can now be used to download videos...
17/04/2014
Streaming music in the US is picking up pace, which is making up for a decline in the number of digital album sales.
16/04/2014
The BBC is the world's most-shared news brand on Twitter, the corporation has revealed, with its stories generating 2....
Online shopping
15/04/2014
People living in London spend more online than anyone else in the UK, while they also seem to have a better idea of...
15/04/2014
Viewability standards have been launched to provide guidance on greater accountability for brands. The standards give a...
15/04/2014
Mini Me campaign for Nescafé by agency Jam takes top honours in the IAB’s Creative Showcase Awards for March.
Mobile Shopping
14/04/2014
Shoppers in the UK are set to increasingly turn to mobile devices for purchases this year, with almost one pound in...
11/04/2014
Most social media sites are now seeing the majority of their traffic originate from mobile devices such as smartphones...
17/04/2014
Mark Zablan, President Adobe EMEA, argues that change, reinvention and transformation should be crucial themes for any...
11/04/2014
Martin Brown, VP, Managing Director UK & Nordics, DataXu, examines the four main strategies for buying digital...
11/04/2014
Dan Wright, Director, at Amazon Media Group, Europe summarises some key takeaways from Advertising Week Europe,...
10/04/2014
The IAB's Editorial Manager Stuart Aitken reports from the trade body's Digital Britain Conference where the 2013 IAB...
08/04/2014
Tim Elkington, the IAB's Director of Research & Strategy, outlines the key findings of a research project carried...
07/04/2014
At Advertising Week Europe 2014, the IAB showcased a new piece of research using a ground-breaking methodology. Tim...
04/04/2014
Roger Williams, Chief Marketing Officer at Maxifier discusses the need for clarification on the ‘native’ buzzword.
04/04/2014
The IAB's Stuart Aitken argues that sessions at the IAB's Real Time Advertising Conference, the AOP's Spring Conference...
02/04/2014
David Waterhouse, global head of content at marketing technology company Unruly, discusses the top five UK adverts in...
31/03/2014
The IAB’s Education and Partnerships Manager Joanne Bolger argues that improving digital knowledge and skills is key if...
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