Mobile

5 Online Shopping Predictions for the 2017 Holiday Season (CMO)

Prediction 4: More Than Half Of Online Visits To Retail Sites Will Come From Mobile Devices - While desktop purchases still account for two-thirds of revenue year-round, mobile is ... More

So You’re Building Out Your Mobile Footprint …

By John Chapman, Cisco Fellow and CTO, Cisco's Cable Access Business As more and more cable service providers forge MVNO partnerships with mobile carriers, or build their own MN... More

Spotify’s Second App is Here, and It’s Just for Artists (Billboard)

Spotify has unveiled only its second app ever, Spotify for Artists, a one-stop mobile version of its existing artist-centric dashboard client for tracking new music, updating profi... More

Report: Half of TV Viewing Will be Mobile by 2020 (TVBEurope)

Fifty per cent of TV and video viewing will be via mobile devices (smart phones, laptops and tablets) in 2020, according to Ericsson’s latest report. The smart phone alone will a... More

Twitter Is Testing Longer Tweets (Billboard)

Twitter is about to get a little more wordy. The social network announced Tuesday that it is testing doubling its character limit from 140 characters to 280 characters, a move mea... More

Facebook Scoops NFL Video Highlights, In-Depth Recaps (Engadget)

With its recently launched Watch video section still fresh, Facebook is wasting no time in expanding its line-up. This time it's ditching original shows in favor of football. The c... More

4 Consumer Trends that are Revolutionizing Content Consumption (CMO)

Smartphones Are The Preferred Method For Consumption - Smartphones are driving overall traffic growth for M&E companies, Adobe Digital Insights found. As a whole, the industry has ... More

How Blockchain is Reinventing Your News Feed (Forbes)

The main goal of social media was initially to provide users a platform for sharing, and as a better way of communicating directly with each other. In the final analysis, however, ... More

Report: Younger Consumers Use Two or More Apps for Streaming Music, Mobile Messaging (TechCrunch)

Millennials’ reputation for a lack of brand loyalty extends to digital services, according to a new report out from Nielsen this morning. The measurement firm’s latest study lo... More

TV News – Via Snapchat? (LA Times)

NBC News recently began production on “Stay Tuned,” a twice-daily newscast produced exclusively for users of the social media platform Snapchat. Young anchors Gadi Schwartz and... More

Facebook Testing New Tool to Boost Subscriptions for Publishers (Bloomberg)

Facebook Inc. plans to test a tool to drive more subscriptions from directly within its app. “Our partners consistently identified support for subscription business models as a t... More

Consolidating Content Into a Single Repository is Like Pushing a Rock Uphill, Only to Watch it Roll Back Down (Nuxeo Blog)

We all have heard over and over that customer experience has become the most important differentiator for all kinds of businesses. McKinsey, Gartner, Forrester, and the rest of the... More

Twitter Has ‘Kicked Around’ the Idea of Offering a Premium Subscription Service (Recode)

Twitter has “kicked around” the idea of creating a special premium or subscription membership service, and isn’t taking that business model off the table. That’s according ... More

Testronic Expands Translation, Localization, Globalization Service for Growing Worldwide Audiences (MESA)

Testronic has announced a significant increase in its translation offerings with services now available for over 40 languages. In addition to adding languages, the company has grea... More

Jeremy Renner Launches New App for Fans (THR)

Jeremy Renner is the latest Hollywood star to jump into the app game. The actor launched a free mobile app powered by escapex that gives him the ability to interact directly wit... More

iTunes Movie Rentals Finally Work Across Multiple Devices (Engadget)

Somehow, Apple went until 2017 before adding one of the most basic features to iTunes. You see, for the past nine years, when you'd rent a movie via the app, you'd have to watch it... More

Apple Debuts New Video Creation App (MESA)

Apple today introduced Clips, a new app that makes it quick and fun for anyone to create expressive videos on iPhone and iPad. The app features a unique design for combining video ... More

Netflix Will Explore Mobile-Specific Cuts of its Original Series (The Verge)

Netflix chief product officer Neil Hunt said in a briefing today with journalists in San Francisco that the company plans to explore streaming mobile-specific cuts of its original ... More

Snapchat is Fun, But Facebook is the King of Social Media (Forbes)

With Snapchat’s long-awaited IPO finally over, it’s time to take a look at how the big social media companies stack up and what their prospects are going forward. While there w... More

How Snapchat is Changing the Way the Web Works, Looks (Tubefilter)

For more than a year, the company’s design innovations have been transforming the way we’re using smartphones and digital media, even if you’ve never even seen the Snapchat a... More