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Topic: Apps

Hooters Ups Mobile Game With Stronger Data Focus

Restaurant brand delves into app and digital realms

Hooters is kicking off a mobile loyalty program today in Atlanta that it plans to take national in the coming months. The initial offer includes a complimentary appetizer for patrons that…

Canadians Differ From Americans in How They Use Their Smartphones

Forget sports scores, they’re too busy emailing

They may be our neighbors to the north, but Canadians' smartphone habits show that they are different from Americans in more than just their abiding love of the French language,…

Nickelodeon Programming Exec Talks About What Defines the Post-Millennial Generation

Sarah Noonan also discusses finding the next hit kids show

Specs Who Sarah Noonan Age 44 New gig Svp, live-action content, Nickelodeon Old gig Svp, casting, Nickelodeon You’re best known for casting celebrity voices on SpongeBob as well as The Fairly OddParents and Jimmy Neutron.…

Bumpy Start for Oscars Live Streaming Initiative

Demand for ABC feed maxes out servers

ABC’s first pass at live-streaming the Academy Awards didn’t exactly go off without a hitch last night, as user demand knocked the service out of commission. The live video feed streaming…

Brands Need to Understand and Embrace the Owned Media of Apps

2014 is the year of brand as publisher

In the United States today there are more than 327 million mobile devices being used on a daily basis. According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project, an astounding 91…

Brand Apps Need to Provide a Utility to Stay Visible

And it isn’t all about coupons

Janette Yauch, Charmin’s brand manager, is meeting this week with marketers for sister Procter & Gamble brand Duracell to brainstorm how to charge up popularity around the battery’s smartphone app.…

How Much Do You Know About One of the Fastest-Growing iPhone Apps?

Take the QuizUp

QuizUp is among the fastest-growing apps on the iPhone, and it barely spent a penny on marketing. That’s rare for a game industry that invests to boost app rankings and…

NFL to Launch Ad-Supported Digital Network

NFL Now will stream highlights and NFL Films content—but not live games

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Thursday announced plans to launch a new digital network called NFL Now, which will stream original content to a range of connected devices that includes…

Agency Creates App to Break the Cycle of Over-Hashtagging

Could Hash Snag kill #YOLO? #NotHappening

You think you're clever, but you're not, with your #amirite, #notgonnalie, #bitchesbetrippin and (God forbid) #epic. You, wanton hashtagger, must be stopped.  Threshold Interactive, an independent digital shop in Los Angeles,…

Super Bowl Fans Are More Sophisticated Than the Typical Fantasy Football Player

Comparing the demos

Super Bowl fans may like their beer and nachos, but did you know they’re also interested in the finer things? With the big game coming up, ad tech company Digilant…

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