Facebook is renewing its commitment to mobile advertising with the launch of Canvas, an immersive ad feature that allows brands to tell “more compelling stories” and therefore improve engagement with consumers.
Facebook has credited the rapid growth of its mobile advertising business as its quarterly revenue passed $5.5bn for the first time. And its COO Sheryl Sandberg has urged brands “to catch up” to the rise of mobile or risk being left behind.
With social networks increasingly looking at social commerce, giving consumers the opportunity to buy direct from brands, marketers need to understand how to convert today’s browsers into tomorrow’s buyers.
At the end of every week I look at the key stories, offering my view on what they mean for you and the industry. From Diageo’s marketing investment to the relentless nature of team restructures, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
To ensure its comedy hit Derry Girls went out with a bang, Channel 4 masterminded the return of iconic music mag Smash Hits to take fans back to the 90s.
Liz Moseley explains how her knowledge of the media helped her transition from Cannes Lions CMO to editor at Tortoise Media.
Viewed by analysts as a bellwether for the luxury market, LVMH’s earnings for 2022 suggest the most affluent consumers are willing to continue spending through inflation.