Pet Food Brand Harnesses Shoppable Content to Feed Customer Needs

Pet Food Brand Harnesses Shoppable Content to Feed Customer Needs

Inspired Pet Nutrition, the family-run business whose Wagg and Harringtons brands make it the UK’s largest independent producer of dry pet food, is investing in shoppable ads and content, making it even easier for consumers to buy products directly from them. IPN has been working with add to basket tech firm Adimo to enable customers […]

BT launches Taboola Feed to bring infinite scroll content recommendations

BT launches Taboola Feed to bring infinite scroll content recommendations

Taboola, the leading content discovery platform, announced a partnership with BT, a leading publisher for news and sports. BT has implemented the Taboola Feed on both mobile and desktop pages driving recirculation of organic publisher content, while also serving sponsored editorial content. BT audiences will now see Taboola Feed – a continuous-scrolling feed of ‘cards’ […]

Marmite ‘TasteFace’ Takes Facial Recognition to the Next Level

Marmite ‘TasteFace’ Takes Facial Recognition to the Next Level

Marmite, Unilever’s famous spread, has launched a new digital experience that analyses your emotions whilst you taste Marmite, to discover, in real-time, whether you are likely to be born a lover or a hater. The technology has been developed by digital creative agency AnalogFolk. Visit tasteface.marmite.co.uk on your mobile and try some Marmite. TasteFace and […]

A 5D-experiment by Sweden’s state lottery lets you live like a millionaire

A 5D-experiment by Sweden’s state lottery lets you live like a millionaire

In a new and unique experiment, Sweden’s state lottery, Lotto, takes Virtual Reality a bit further and are letting people check off their bucket lists and try life as a millionaire. The 5D-experiment, devised by POST Agency Stockholm, King and B-reel Films, allows participants to dive among reefs, throw themselves off cliffs and recharge at the world’s […]

Brandwatch launches free tool to measure social maturity

Brandwatch launches free tool to measure social maturity

Leading social analytics platform, Brandwatch, has unveiled its Social Intelligence Maturity Model (SIMM), offering a way to measure the value of a businesses’ social strategy and guide its growth into the future. Applying this model to a free Social Intelligence Maturity Assessment, the interactive survey evaluates the sophistication of a company’s social strategy, then aggregates […]

TV is still relevant for digital natives, says the study by Mediaplus Strategic Insights

TV is still relevant for digital natives, says the study by Mediaplus Strategic Insights

In a baseline study of attitudes to moving image entertainment among digital natives, Mediaplus Strategic Insights surveyed the role played by linear TV in comparison with Subscription Video-on-Demand (SVoD) services and illegal streaming portals. The digital natives are an especially important target group in this respect: on one hand, they are intensive media users, while […]

Alibaba’s Alipay pilots facial recognition payment technology at KFC in China

Alibaba’s Alipay pilots facial recognition payment technology at KFC in China

China has become the first nation to embrace facial recognition technology to authorise digital payments following an innovative play by Alibaba to ease queues in local KFC restaurants. The so-called ‘smile to pay’ service has been introduced in the city of Huangzhou as part of a trial with the chicken chain to boost the customer […]