Durex launches #CondomEmoji campaign ahead of World AIDS Day

Durex launches #CondomEmoji campaign ahead of World AIDS Day

Durex is calling for the creation of a condom emoji to help young people communicate about safe-sex ahead of World AIDS Day. The #CondomEmoji campaign is running across YouTube, Facebook and Twitter, with an accompanying video explaining the reasoning behind the project. Durex has claimed that emojis are perceived as a “new language” by millennials […]

Google+ new design aims to put community at the heart

Google+ new design aims to put community at the heart

Google has updated the look of Google+ as it looks to respond to user feedback and put “Communities and Collections front and centre”. Now focused around interests, Google+ is simpler and easier to use and has been rebuilt across web, Android and iOS for a faster and more consistent experience across all devices. “Whether it’s […]

YouTube Kids App Launches In UK and Ireland

YouTube Kids App Launches In UK and Ireland

YouTube has launched its standalone app for child-friendly content in the UK and Ireland, aiming to offer parents and carers a source of streaming video that they can be assured is suitable for young children. The YouTube Kids app launched nine months ago in the US, and has since been downloaded by over 10m American […]

Google’s Jumeirah Hotels Interactive Experience Offers 360 Degrees of Luxury

Google’s Jumeirah Hotels Interactive Experience Offers 360 Degrees of Luxury

[KGVID width=”600″ height=”338″]https://marcommnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/high.mp4[/KGVID] The Dubai-based luxury hotel company Jumeirah launches Jumeirah Inside: a Google Street View-like experience that travels through 23 hotels with 360 video and photography and various interactive features. Connected through a cinematic story, visitors of the platform can explore each hotel freely and book a stay from within the experience. Developed in […]

Sky launches premium TV service Sky Q with Ultra HD programming

Sky launches premium TV service Sky Q with Ultra HD programming

Sky has launched Sky Q, a combined satellite TV and internet service that will broadcast Ultra HD programming and allow users to pause live TV and watch later on different devices. The service will launch in the UK and Ireland in 2016. The picture quality of its content will be broadcast with up to four […]

mcgarrybowen London launch global cause-led social campaign ‘Chain of Betters’ for Western Union

mcgarrybowen London launch global cause-led social campaign ‘Chain of Betters’ for Western Union

Western Union have inspired a chain of good deeds by pledging to help fund projects that aim to make lasting positive change for individuals and communities. The Western Union Chain of Betters competition will award US$1,000 (or local currency equivalent) for winning selfless ‘betters’. During the first phase, residents from 20 countries will be invited […]

Blippar Acquires AR Try-on Platform Binocular

Blippar Acquires AR Try-on Platform Binocular

Ad platform Blippar, which delivers AR content and experiences triggered by real-world objects and tags, has acquired augmented reality firm Binocular, which creates AR applications and specialises in virtual try-on technology. Binocular came to the world’s attention last year when it won the Cannes Lions Bronze award for best use of technology for its work […]