After more than a decade of studying the spread and impact of digital life in the United States, Pew Research Center has intensified its exploration of the impact of online connectivity among populations in emerging economies – where the prospect of swift and encompassing cultural change propelled by digital devices might be even more dramatic than the effects felt in developed societies.

The potential applications for 5G have the mobile market abuzz as many wonder how the network’s faster speeds and lower latency will revolutionize the industry. Each “G” iteration came with its own unique values … 1G brought us voice, 2G messaging, 3G the Web, and 4G unleashed video, so what about 5G? See predictions for what it will—and won’t—do.

The research revealed the human brain needs 400 milliseconds (or 4/10th of a second or less than ½ second), to engage with mobile advertising and trigger an imprint, positive or negative. This means consumer time and attention can´t be taken for granted. Essentially, by the time a consumer blinks, their brain has already seen and processed a mobile ad. And more so, by the time it takes for their heart to beat once, they have very likely formed an emotional response (under 7/10ths of a second).

As the industry trade body focused on architecting the future of marketing, the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), announced the results of a Cognition Neuroscience Research project. In collaboration with The Advertising Research Foundation (The ARF) and Neurons Inc., the MMA set out to understand how consumers process information in a mobile environment.

Because of in-app ad spend's recent surge, getting accurate in-app viewability measurements is a big deal for mobile marketers. We forecast that $77.03 billion will be spent on in-app advertising in the US this year, up 25.1% over 2018.

With newer generations coming into the consumer fold, the U.S.’ mosaic of buyers grows more diverse. As such, measuring these audiences has become increasingly pertinent—not only because of the value of representation, but because these audiences are helping to shape the future of how we consume and communicate. Women and multicultural consumers have become a driving force in tech and media, particularly when it comes to handheld devices. Mobile devices’ avenues for content and their wide availability are giving power to these diverse groups.

Mobvious Media announced the appointment of George Ruiz to the position of Midwest Sales Director. In this position, Ruiz will help lead the Mobvious business in the Midwest region. Ruiz will report to Heidi Corn, Vice President of Sales.

Adsmovil announced the launch of its audience data platform, ‘Adsmovil Personas,’ which will allow brands and agencies to target U.S. Hispanic audiences via decoupled data from their preferred DSPs at scale.

While more and more Americans are watching video content – TV shows, movies, and short video – on their smartphones, new research from MRI shows that video remains a highly social medium.

The 2018 global mobile consumer survey marks the eighth-consecutive year that Deloitte has assessed and analyzed consumer attitudes about mobile technology. It confirms the central role smartphones continue to play in the connected ecosystem, while other devices face an inflection point.

Mobile video interactive shoppable ads are effective at capturing user attention and driving brand lift, according to “The Interactive Ad Effect: CTAs in Mobile Video Shoppable Ads,” a study from the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and its Digital Video Center of Excellence.

This year, mobile will surpass TV ad spending by more than $6 billion, according to our latest ad spending forecast. By 2020, the channel will represent 43% of total media ad spending in the US—a greater percentage than all traditional media combined.

The use of digital technology has had a long stretch of rapid growth in the United States, but the share of Americans who go online, use social media or own key devices has remained stable the past two years, according to a new analysis of Pew Research Center data.

People’s increasing use of second screens lets advertisers reach users through more devices. But is this making it harder for TV advertisers to reach their target audiences?

By Gonzalo López Martí - Creative director, etc / LMMiami.com

  • Full disclosure: Kripto Mobile is my client.
  • Then again, I have lots of other clients whom I rarely mention in my weekly columns on this prestigious publication.
  • Every now and then though, a project crosses my path that makes me and my team REALLY excited.

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