Technology

Massive tech conference Web Summit, offers a glimpse of marketing’s future

By Elizabeth Cherian, Wunderman Thompson Known as the SXSW of Europe, Web Summit is annually hosted in Lisbon, Portugal, and the largest tech conference in the world. This year’s event pavilions were heaving with more than 70,000 global attendees, all ...

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Social media is pants says new Grey Consulting report

Grey Consulting has teamed with pollsters YouGov to discover that: 63 per cent of people trust social media platforms less than they did two years ago. Shift in confidence means 61 per cent of users are being more careful about ...

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Talon Outdoor: closing the evidence gap in Out of Home

By Nick Mawditt As data has dictated the direction of travel for the media economy in recent times, there remains an over-reliance on some performance metrics that still profess to measure efficiencies rather than effectiveness. This is changing as we ...

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IPG tries to get it money’s worth from Acxiom with shiny new data op Kinesso

There’s a new kid on the data-driven block, Interpublic’s Kinesso, a “precision targeting and optimisation” outfit driven by IPG’s Acxion, the data business it bought last year for $2.2bn. This will include Cadreon IPG’s addressable media business. Kinesso’s CEO is ...

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Talon Outdoor: dare to digitise in OOH to drive profit

A new study aggregating econometric model evidence over five years for Out of Home (OOH) across 112 brands highlights the profitability of OOH and Digital OOH (DOOH) campaigns as the medium achieves critical mass in terms of reach, audience and ...

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Record-breaking UK commercial radio sets off into an app-driven future

Digital has won the media share game in the sense that it takes over half the ad market in most economies. But some older media are fighting back, especially when they show they can effectively harness digital bells and whistles. ...

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