Tag Archives: #DigitalMedia

Advertising spends on Mobile devices is expected to grow by 41% in 2020.

Advertisements arouse sentiments of the viewers; while many advertisements are designed to make viewers feel happy, some other makes them sad. Some make the viewers’ calm while others are designed to make them aroused or excited. Around 50 per cent audio-visual advertisements on the YouTube, that was part of the research carried out by IIT […]

Myntra app has been ranked as one of the most viewed apps in the country, making m-commerce the future of Indian fashion retail.

“India’s future shopper will be a mobile-first consumer,” said Amar Nagaram, head of Myntra-Jabong, at a panel discussion with retail industry stalwarts during the 20th India Fashion Forum (IFF) held in Bengaluru recently. Flipkart-owned fashion etailer noted that the Myntra app has been ranked as one of the most viewed apps in the country alongside Whatsapp, Instagram and Tiktok, making […]

Facebook, has announced it will build its own operating system.

Facebook, which has a poor privacy record, has announced it will build its own operating system (OS) from scratch that will power its hardware — mainly augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) headsets like Oculus and video calling devices like Portal that currently runs Google’s Android OS. By moving to its own OS, Facebook could […]

Is it fair to target digital job ads based on gender and age?

Seven companies, including Capitol One, posted job ads on Facebook that excluded workers based on their gender, age or both, the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled. Last year, the US National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Communication Workers of America (CWA) and other private parties, filed litigation […]

How an agency can conceptualise effective native advertising?

Native advertising is a great way to break the clutter by camouflaging curated content so that it doesn’t seem like an ad which is very assertive. It is a great tactic to provide consumers with effective ads. Players like Taboola are pioneers in conceptualizing intriguing native advertising. We take a look at brands that have […]

Brands need to offer unique experiences to increase sales.

For any brand to sustain itself in this cut-throat market, it needs to instill a certain recall value in the minds of its existing and potential customers. Today, several brands are leveraging digital technologies to create effective marketing campaigns that reach a wider network of people and stay fresh in their minds for longer periods […]

What’s the need of the hour for ‘Brand India’?

According to Varun Duggirala, co-founder and content chief, The Glitch, Brand India needs a singular narrative that focuses on three important pillars – diversity, openness and opportunity. “These three pillars need to spread across all sectors, so while each individual industry/focal area have their own narratives that are all built from a central set of values that […]

Twitter has been asked to take down handles spreading fake news about Kashmir.

Eid al-Adha was celebrated in the Kashmir Valley as thousands offered prayers at local mosques amid curfew-like restrictions. Bigger mosques like Jama Masjid and Hazratbal were not open for prayers as concerns over fake news and rumour mongering on social mediahad officials on the edge. Further, the Centre on Monday wrote to Twitter asking it to take down as many as eight […]

FMCG firms are launching a range of detergents targeting the millennials.

The Indian laundry market, big in size but low on excitement, is all set to put on a new robe with two fresh branded entrants targeted at fashion-conscious millennial consumers. Recently, Kishore Biyani-led Future Consumerlaunched a detergent liquid brand called Voom that’s pegged at understanding and filling the need-gaps beyond offerings around ‘doodh si safedi’ and ‘stain […]

Understanding the purchase journey and triggers of shoppers is key to winning over the new Indian shopper

The consumer decision journey has evolved from the early days of brand building. Today, most purchase journeys in consumer durable and computing devices category begin when customers want to upgrade their existing product or buy an additional unit, not as a replacement. The purchase journey is becoming more complex with multiple action points under four […]