Location-Based Marketing

Location-Based Marketing

Google brings local ads from mobile to desktop

Over the last few years mobile ads has became one of the most important piece of the advertising maze. And there is a very...

Locomizer – location-based ad targeting start-up launches products for geo-behavioural profiling

Locomizer is a London-based start-up which entered a difficult business of location-based ad targeting. We talked with Alex Polyakov - the founder of the...

Twitter Improves Location-Based Targeting For Advertisers

The fact that Twitter has big problems to monetize their service is not a secret. It's actually a big surprise that they started to...

Facebook gets more location-aware with Place Tips and iBeacons

Last week Facebook went more "local" than it has been ever before. The social media giant launched a new feature called Place Tips. The...

Foursquare Shows Completely Fresh Approach And It Directly Competes With Yelp

Last week Foursquare launched some new features making a better use of billions of checkins collected over the years. It shows you a list...

Cool Geo-visualisation of Tweeting Culture across the Major African Cities.

The tweet Maps below produced by Mark Graham and his team from Oxford Internet Institute could throw a lot of insights about the use of online...

Foursquare Website Adds Venue Search By Price, Hours, And Check-ins

For sometime already Foursquare is slowly moving from check-in service to local-social discovery tool becoming more and more similar to Yelp. On Friday 4sq...

Foursquare Android and iPhone Apps Get New Filters

After last week's update to the web version Foursquare released an update of its iPhone and Android apps. The location-based social network added what it's calling...

Interview with Alex Polyakov – Co-Founder of Locomizer – start-up which believes that our...

Recently, I had a pleasure to talk to guys from Locomizer - UK-based start-up which believes it will make many based on a simple...

Snapchat buys Placed to prove location advertising leads to sales

Snapchat’s parent company Snap has acquired location analytics firm Placed to show its advertisers how online advertising leads to offline store visits and purchases....
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Watch two cities face off in a massive GPS art challenge

Move over Mannequin. Take a hike single-finger selfie. There’s a new challenge in town and it is totally awesome! BuzzFeed & T-Mobile got two...

Where Are People Most Fluent in Emoji and What is Their Native Language?

In the 1870s L. L. Zamenhof created Esperanto in attempt to connect the world through a universal language. Little did he know that if he...

Alibaba invests in PlaceIQ – location-based targeting start-up

Alibaba the largest online commerce company in the world has invested in PlaceIQ. The companies did not disclose the value of the deal. PlaceIQ build its business based...

Location-based ads for mobile and desktop are starting to be more contextually aware

Mobile device usage continues to soar, and it now accounts for more than half of time spent on digital media. “Always on” consumers are...

Facebook will show ads based on stores you visited in person

If you had any doubt that there was a clear separation between your offline life and online activities, Facebook's latest announcement on offline conversions certainly...

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