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Topic: Mobile

Mercedes Generated 54% More Traffic by Running Ads on 2 Major Social Sites

Claims it's first to try simultaneous Facebook and Instagram promos

Within digital marketing, Facebook is largely seen as a direct-response advertising platform while Instagram is used primarily for branding. Today, Mercedes is sharing results from a social-heavy campaign, claiming to…

Are Tablets Just as 'Mobile' as Smartphones?

Market researchers say yes, but ad players think it's controversial

Nearly three years ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg proclaimed that the "iPad's not mobile....It's a computer. That's a different thing." Since then, Apple's iPad and competitors such as the Amazon…

Less Than Half of Snapchat's Users Are in the U.S.

But still no advertising on the app—yet

Some may think that Snapchat could be a gold mine of revenue for millennial-focused marketing, but Emily White, chief operating officer at the mobile messaging app, acknowleged today that monetization…

Dunkin' Donuts Wants to Take Loyalty Up a Notch With Mobile and Social

Big Twitter push for football season

Last year, Dunkin' Donuts partnered with ESPN to create TV spots entirely from Vine videos, and now the two are rolling out a Twitter-heavy promotion for football season. And while most…

7 Big Challenges That Threaten Mobile Advertising's Meteoric Growth

Plenty of hurdles before it can rule the industry

Yesterday, we provided an in-depth look at how mobile could become the premiere advertising channel. But there's obviously plenty of work to be done. So we asked industry players: What is…

Brand Awareness for Heineken's New Beer Quickly Reached 23% With Mobile Push

Tactic pays off for tequila-inspired drink

Mobile advertising has long been regarded as a tactic for retailers and brands to drive conversions and lead generation, but that stereotype is changing to favor brand-building, according to Heineken's…

Consumers Now Expect Everything to Work on All Devices

Ubiquity is the new data plan

As the conversation around digital advertising focuses around the shift from desktop to mobile, and more recently the supposed promise of the wearables/ Internet-of-things/insert-buzzword-here revolution, a quiet theme is emerging…

Now You Can Add Something to Your Amazon Wishlist Just by Tweeting About It

But Forrester analyst doubts many consumers will use it

Amazon and Twitter are already gearing up for holiday shopping with the launch of a new hashtag-triggered shopping tool today. Amazon's new initiative is dubbed #AmazonWishList and builds on a…

Can Betty Crocker’s Upgraded App Attract a New Generation of Home Cooks?

15,000 recipes, plus interactive checklists

Betty Crocker wants to capture the loyalty of a new generation of home cooks, who have grown up using technology in every aspect of their lives, with a free app…

New Apps Let Homeowners Complete Projects Faster and Easier

Remodeling? First stop, smartphone

A newly remodeled home could be just a few swipes away. A wave of new mobile apps has made it easier than ever for homeowners to make improvements and updates. Reuters…

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