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Topic: beacons

4 Ways Beacons Are Helping People Network at Cannes

Festival tests the technology for a 2nd year

This year's Cannes Lions festival isn't short on mobile technology for networking. Marketing-video platform Virool made a Tinder-like mobile site, and you can order a glass of rosé through an Apple…

3 Ways in Which the Electric Daisy Carnival Is All About Mobile Branding

Bud Light, 7Up and Snapchat are in the mix

The Electric Daisy Carnival is one of the biggest electronic dance music festivals of the summer, spanning three days and attracting hundreds of thousands of partiers. It's also a breeding ground for…

Tap This Apple Watch App at Cannes, and Someone Will Bring You a Glass of Rosé

VIP perk shows potential of beacons

Sometimes you need to drink rosé right now, and leaving the beach to fetch it sounds like far too much work. At least, that's the idea behind Rosé Time, a…

This Vodka Brand's App Uses Beacons to Light Up Bottles With Custom Messages

Tech's new gift is more than a novelty

Beacons have been a buzzy topic for digital marketers in the past year, but mostly, brands have just used them to push out offers and coupons. Now, Medea—a maker of…

This Year's 10 Biggest Shifts, Shake-Ups and Surprises in Mobile Marketing

For social giants and brands alike, everything changed in 2014

Fueled by new ad formats and acquisitions from Facebook, Twitter and brands, mobile marketing finally began to step up to its potential this year. From messaging and video to ultra-targeted ads…

Urban Outfitters Tries Pinging Your Phone in the Fitting Room

Can beacons boost sales and cool factor?

Once the hip place for college kids to load up on ironic T-shirts and random tchotchkes, Urban Outfitters is now trying to get some of its coolness back through mobile…

GameStop’s Mobile Data Determines Brick-and-Mortar Inventory

Especially sports games

Despite the flood of online and mobile games in recent years, GameStop remains set on owning the brick-and-mortar gaming space. But the retailer is leveraging mobile commerce with tracking technology…

Half of Smartphone Owners Don't Want Their Locations Tracked

Study suggests mobile marketers should cool it

Attention retailers: shoppers are not as interested with beacons and in-store tracking as you think they are, according to a new report from digital marketing platform Punchtab. The findings come…

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