A million new internet users came online every day in 2018, according to We Are Social and Hootsuite

A million new internet users came online every day in 2018, according to We Are Social and Hootsuite

We Are Social, the socially-led creative agency, in collaboration with Hootsuite, the world’s leader in social media management, released their Digital in 2019 report, examining social media and digital trends around the world. Delving into data from across more than 230 countries and territories, the 8th annual report finds 367m more people came online globally […]

The internet crosses 4 billion-user mark, according to We Are Social and Hootsuite

The internet crosses 4 billion-user mark, according to We Are Social and Hootsuite

Hootsuite, the most widely used social media management platform, and We Are Social, the global socially-led creative agency, have released Digital in 2018, a report of social media and digital trends around the world. Representing 239 countries and territories, the seventh annual report finds the number of internet users in the world has now surpassed […]

Keep Black Friday shopping free of fake goods

Keep Black Friday shopping free of fake goods

MarkMonitor, the global leader in enterprise brand protection is advising online shoppers to be more vigilant leading up to Black Friday. In the annual search for bargains and discounted goods, consumers are more at risk when it comes to unintentionally buying counterfeit goods. The last weekend in November is designated ‘Cyber Weekend’ and stretches from […]

Female UK Politics Journalists Impacted by Twitter Gender Glass Ceiling, Lissted Research Confirms

Female UK Politics Journalists Impacted by Twitter Gender Glass Ceiling, Lissted Research Confirms

Lissted, the influencer discovery and real-time Twitter filtering platform, has published in-depth research into the comparative retweet performance of male and female UK politics journalists during the 2017 General Election campaign period. The research found male UK politics journalists received 4.3x more retweets from influential Twitter users compared to their female colleagues, and 4.9x more […]

Plusnet’s new campaign by Karmarama will ‘Love You Back’

Plusnet’s new campaign by Karmarama will ‘Love You Back’

Plusnet’s latest brand campaign rolled out August 12 in what is a new creative direction for the home phone and broadband provider. The TV ad still features Plusnet Joe, but price is no longer the main focus. Instead the concept centres on the unrivalled customer service Plusnet provides, with the endline “Broadband that loves you […]

Google’s Project Loon explores balloon-powered Internet access

Google Inc has launched a small network of balloons over the Southern Hemisphere in an experiment it hopes could bring reliable Internet access to the world’s most remote regions, the company said late Friday. The pilot program, Project Loon, took off this month from New Zealand’s South Island, using solar-powered, high-altitude balloons that ride the […]

Movie Posters That Double As WiFi Hotspots

To help bring the “world’s oldest” and possibly the “least popular” ad medium—the poster—into the digital age, South Korean film distributor CJ Entertainment teamed up with ad agency Cheil to create movie posters that doubled as WiFi hotspots. Called ‘WiFi Posters’, the campaign involved installing WiFi devices into existing movie billboards—allowing users within range to […]

Google Chrome: The World Wide Maze

Google’s addiction to creative experiments continues to skyrocket, and with it comes this, ‘The World Wide Maze’ which essentially, turns your favourite websites into mobile controlled pinball meets marble maze games. Chrome World Wide Maze is the latest experiment from the Google Japan crew that syncs the mobile Chrome browser to a tab on the […]

Mobile Driving More ESPN Traffic

Mobile Driving More ESPN Traffic

There is at least some evidence showing that ESPN is starting to derive more digital traffic from mobile devices than from a PC or laptop. In at least one month among men 18-plus, 18 million accessed ESPN content via just a mobile device, compared to 16 million using only a PC or laptop. The data […]