Admedo Launches App for Programmatic on Oracle Marketing AppCloud

Admedo Launches App for Programmatic on Oracle Marketing AppCloudThis news just in: Admedo has launched a programmatic advertising offering now available on the Oracle Marketing AppCloud.

“Admedo’s Demand Side Platform (DSP) helps marketers to manage their programmatic advertising in-house with Oracle Marketing Cloud,” according to a provided statement. “The Oracle Marketing AppCloud is one of the industry’s most comprehensive marketing technology ecosystems, offering Oracle customers a broad set of marketing apps and data services to extend and optimize their technology investments.”

What the Oracle Marketing Cloud offers are data-driven solutions to simplify marketing resources and deliver more personalized customer-centric experiences across every channel to attract and retain ideal customers.

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Postcards from Africa: Can Continent Grow Facebook’s Global User Base?

Postcards from Africa Can Continent Grow Facebook's Global User BaseFacebook is not just an American story. It has become a global story. And just like every other corporation, the company wants to grow its market. Constantly.

But where to go? North America, the home base of Facebook, already boasts 20 percent participation. But in Africa — with its more than 1 billion people — has just 120 million plugged into the social network.

“That’s an opportunity Facebook Inc. can’t ignore, though the region poses challenges unlike those the company has faced in more developed markets,” according to Bloomberg in a recent story. “To spur growth on the continent, Facebook next month is opening an office in an affluent suburb of Johannesburg. The sales office will be headed by Nunu Ntshingila, 51, chairman of WPP Plc’s Ogilvy & Mather agency in South Africa, who will oversee Facebook’s business in the region.”

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Is Your Wrist Ready for Advertising?

Is Your Wrist Ready for AdvertisingIs your wrist ready for advertising? The team at PubNative certainly thinks so.

This week, the company — a mobile publisher platform that serves scalable and flexible native ads via API for apps and mobile web — announced the launch of full support for native ads displayed on the Apple Watch.

With PubNative’s technology, publishers can integrate custom ad formats specifically tailored to the user experience of their app on the Apple Watch, while brand advertisers such as ING-DiBa, a Frankfurt-based bank, are benefitting from customized native integrations on premium inventory.

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Mobile-Focused Firm Scores Industry Props

Mobile-Focused Firm Scores Industry PropsOn Thursday morning, MMW was briefed by the team at mobile ad platform Motive Interactive, which has earned the Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies in America impressively in four out of the six categories: Customer Base Growth, Profit Growth, Sales Revenue Growth and Revenue per Employee Growth.

If you’re not familiar, the annual Globee Awards program encompasses what we’re told is “America’s best in Customer Base Growth, Partners and Distribution Growth, People Growth, PR and Marketing Growth, Products and Services Growth, Profits Growth, Revenue per Employee growth, Sales Revenue Growth, Service and Support Growth, and Strategic Alliance Growth.”

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RMAD Platform Looks to Facilitate Better Business Intelligence

RMAD Platform Looks to Facilitate Better Business IntelligenceThis week, the folks at Snappii — a cloud-based platform for rapid mobile app development — announced that the platform has been enhanced with charting capabilities.
“Now data can be displayed via pies, column charts, line charts, bar charts, and scatter charts,” Snappii staffers say. This further promotes “business intelligence.”

Specifically, this new feature allows Snappii customers to significantly improve their apps and simplify the process of data visualization and analysis.
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Ad Platform Touts Epic Growth

Ad Platform Touts Epic GrowthRevMob, a mobile ad platform for global publishers, developers and advertisers, announced this week that it now reaches 900-plus million unique users each month, making it one of the largest mobile ad networks in the world.

According to an in-depth report from Mobile Advertising Watch, the company has also surpassed 23,000 clients.

The original creators of the popular mobile game Ant Smasher, RevMob credits its developer roots, best-in-class technology and dedication to customer support for its exceptional growth and performance milestones.

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PayPal Backs Down on User Requirement to Agree to SMS Messages

PayPal Backs Down on User Requirement to Agree to SMS MessagesIf you’re not a big fan of SMS calls and messages to your cell phone — and are a PayPal user — you’ll like PayPal’s recent revision to its newly revised terms of service (TOS).

PayPal has decided to revise the revision as it were. The upcoming TOS does not require its customers to agree to receive autodialed calls or SMS ads, the company said recently.

“We will not use autodialed or prerecorded calls or texts to contact our customers for marketing purposes without prior express written consent,” Senior Vice President and General Counsel Louise Pentland said in a blog post. “We respect our customers’ communications preferences and recognize that their consent is required for certain autodialed and prerecorded calls and texts.”

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