Messaging Could Light Up Mobile Monetization: InMobi’s Yu

BARCELONA — WhatsApp’s mega acquisition by Facebook should be welcomed as another pointer that mobile messaging could be a money-spinner, according to one mobile ad exec. (Mobile) will go either toward commerce or toward advertising,” InMobi north America MD Crid Yu tells Beet.TV. “It’s amazing to me that, after all these years, the most commonly […]

 
 

Mobile Changes Ad Buying Entirely with 10X Data: InMobi’s Frisbie

BARCELONA  — We’re not just in a “mobile-first” world when it comes to advertising, according to mobile ad network InMobi – smartphone adoption is changing the very nature of ad planning and buying. “People don’t even realize how disruptive mobile is going to be around their media buying,” says InMobi’s global alliances GM Anne Frisbie. […]

 
 

Tablets Aren’t Mobiles: Collective CEO Apprendi

PALM SPRINGS, CA — Many mobile ad spending numbers consider smartphones and tablets together. After all, each is more portable than a desktop PC. But not for multi-screen video ad tech firm boss Joe Apprendi. “I’d argue mobile is a state of a device – you’re either in motion or you’re at rest,” says the […]

 
 

GroupM’ Tilds: Mobile Apps Need Deeper Data

PALM SPRINGS, CA – As mobile use accelerates, so does the opportunity for brands.  While content viewed on the “mobile web,” mobile devices using a browser has many of the same elements for advertising including cookies, the big challenge now is to get deeper analytics around mobile use via Apps, says Cary Tilds, Chief Global […]

 
 

Starcom’s Kienast: Connected Home Will Rocket Mobile Advertising

Just a couple of years ago, mobile advertising barely figured on agencies’ radars. Now it’s front-and-center – and set fora bright future as the Internet Of Things blurs the line between utility and marketing, says one exec. “Mobile never had a seat at the table, I wasn’t even included in upfront conversations,” Starcom Worldwide’s SVP and […]

 
 

Jun Group Driving Native Video Ads To Apps

Jun Group is a video advertising platform on the move after raising $2.5 million in debt funding last month – and one direction it’s moving is mobile. The New York-based outfit helps brands place video ads and sponsored content on Jun’s network of premium web publishers like Business Insider and CNN. “Seventy percent of the […]

 
 

Content Recommendation Engine Taboola Has Big Increase in Mobile

VIEQUES, PR – Taboola, the fast-growing content recommendation engine, which displays some three billion suggested thumbnails on Websites and mobile apps on a daily basis, is finding that 20 percent of its traffic is coming from mobile devices, says CEO Adam Singolda, in this interview with Beet.TV Taboola, which had started as a content discovery […]

 
 

Digitas is Moving to “Mobile First” Approach to Media Planning

VIEQUES, PR –  As mobile devices have become the first and most frequently used personal digital device, media decisioning needs to move to a “mobile first” strategy, explains Adam Shlachter, Head of Media Activation for Digitas in North America, in this interview with Beet.TV He also speaks about the opportunities content marketing for brands and […]

 
 

Starcom’s Mobility Director: Interactivity is Essential to Mobile Advertising

VIEQUES, PR – Mobile advertising is showing great promise with interactive, cross-platform projects in projects such as P&G’s “Proud Sponsor of Moms”  around the Sochi Olympics, explain Erin Kienast, SVP,  Director of Mobility at Starcom Worldwide, in this interview with Beet.TV. She says without interactivity, which allow users to participate in content creation via video […]

 
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