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Facebook introduces new shopping ad format to showcase products

Marketers want better ways to visually inspire mobile shoppers to purchase, and so Facebook is introducing a new ad format called 'collection'...

1 day ago

BET.co.za launches first mobile app

South African online bookmaker BET.co.za has announced the launch of their first mobile app, available for iOS...

Issued by 4i 1 day ago

SA brands must adopt an IM first approach - but not WhatsApp, yet

Using WhatsApp in its current form as a brand engagement channel is a neat technical solution to a problem, but it's a mistake to think of it as a marketing solution...

Issued by AAM – Always Active Mobile 1 day ago

Google Family Link lets you monitor kids' mobile usage

Apple's Family Sharing functionality has been one of the better features for parents, allowing them to approve family members' purchases and more. Now, Google has stepped things up in a big way thanks to the Family Link app...

By Hadlee Simons 16 Mar 2017

#IABDigitalSummit2017: Digital debrief with Leonel Silva

Leonel Silva, media partnerships director EMEA at Celtra, is one of the international speakers at today's IAB Digital Summit. He lets us in on the rise of creative programmatic advertising and mobile video…

By Leigh Andrews 16 Mar 2017

Beware of returning that missed call!

NEWSWATCH: There's a new mobile scam doing the rounds – and it's affecting freelancers and those who do international business...

By Leigh Andrews 14 Mar 2017

Apps: The holy grail of content marketing

Business book author Tony Schwartz wrote, “Nearly everyone I know is addicted in some measure to the internet..."

By Julia Rhodes 10 Mar 2017

Mobile weather platform unveiled for emerging markets

A weather app, designed for developing countries to assist users in predicting severe weather events or disasters, has been launched…

23 Feb 2017

J. Walter Thompson Cape Town and SunSteam join forces to bring energy to everyone under the sun

A highly contested business win in the rapidly expanding renewable energy sector has seen J. Walter Thompson Cape Town appointed to lead all marketing communication on the African continent for innovative solar technology enterprise SunStream Technology Inc...

Issued by JWT 22 Feb 2017

Mobile app promotes, awards acts of random kindness

Change our World for Good has worked with Net#work BBDO to develop a mobile Acts of Random Kindness (ARK) App, which encourages users to set goals for performing random acts of kindness and rewards them...

22 Feb 2017

Get better results - know where your customers are

You can only get better results if you know exactly where your customers are. Accurate, geomapped addresses provide better data quality and results...

Issued by AfriGIS 17 Feb 2017

Data is the ‘new oil' and everyone needs to know what they're leaking

F-Secure's Chief Research Officer, Mikko Hypponen, warns about the growing intrusiveness of social media and internet-connected devices...

Issued by Maximizer Software 16 Feb 2017

Google Maps adds bucket list feature

You can create lists of places, share your lists and follow other lists, all without ever leaving the Google Maps app...

15 Feb 2017

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