Channel: Mobile

As part of broader privacy push, Google gives users more control over location data

One of the major themes of Facebook’s F8 developer conference and this week’s Google I/O is privacy. Location is a sensitive and central part of the broader privacy discussion. Survey data have repeatedly shown that users care about who gets access to their location data and want more control over it. Android has historically given …

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The retailers and brands delivering first-rate mobile AR experiences

Isabelle Hierholtz, the user strategy director for the AR/VR/XR advisor company Digi-Capital, believes mobile AR advertising offers companies an easy place to start when trying to adopt a mobile AR strategy. “This can be done with digital agency partnerships as a first step. It’s a good way to learn what works and what doesn’t,” said …

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In the battle for mobile engagement, branded apps hold untapped value

Consumers spend an overwhelming majority of their mobile internet time within apps. Recognizing this trend, the world’s biggest brands have developed apps as tools for providing services (like checking a bank balance) or making a purchase (through an e-commerce store). But many of these apps have untapped potential. Beyond basic transactions, branded apps can be …

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Waze enables programmatic inventory, to offer richer analytics with Google ad tech integrations

Waze announced Wednesday that its zero-speed takeover ad unit is now available programmatically via Google’s Display & Video 360 (DV360) DSP. The Google-owned navigation app also said it will integrate with Google Campaign Manager to provide deeper measurement, allowing brands to compare Waze campaign performance against other media buys. Why you should care The DV360 …

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Apple’s big service launches hold few opportunities for marketers

Apple CEO Tim Cook explains how new service offerings will work hand in hand with the company’s hardware and software While Apple’s big event Monday didn’t disappoint when it came to glitz, glamour or even new offerings, services like Apple News+, Apple Card, Apple Arcade and Apple TV+ will be largely, if not wholly, ad-free. …

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