Selfie aficionados turned selfieholics should inquire with the Selfie Anonymous Club in this comedy sketch. It might not be a real club, but it represents the best, or worst, of our Instagram addiction.
Let’s get started.
“Hi, my name is Tyler, and I am a selfieholic… ” (more…)
Perhaps it’s time to heap some affections onto the temporary messaging app Snapchat. After all, some lucky bartenders might use it to find an ideal job at a pub.
The pub is called Sober Lane, a Dublin bar opening in July, whilst making an offer some job seekers might not be able to refuse. The pub’s owner, Ernest Cantillion has received no fewer than 2,000 messages regarding the job openings since announcing it publicly via Twitter. Literally, “Make an impression if you want a profession.” (more…)
Facebook’s mobile app advertising has been a game-changer, delivering undeniable success for both Facebook and the apps using its mobile app install ads. But as of the last few weeks, Facebook is no longer the only game in town. Google, Twitter, AOL, and Yahoo have disclosed plans for dedicated advertising products for app marketers. But, as we saw with the early days of mobile ad networks, even a rapidly growing market will have some winners and some losers.
Mobile analytics and advertising platform Flurry has announced its next-generation video advertising solution for publishers, aimed at maximizing app revenue via a series of customizable user experience options. Flurry’s latest SDK offers major benefits for publishers, which combined to result in a 5x lift in revenue during the solution’s beta testing.
Social Gambling & Gaming Summit is right around the corner! This two-day conference, focused on casino-style social games, mobile gaming, and virtual goods, will explore recent issues and successes within the industry.
Taking place at the MGM Grand Las Vegas on December 10-11, the Social Gambling & Gaming Summit will feature panels and discussions concerning the interaction between social games and online gambling, user experience, the evolution of mobile social casino development and more. View the full agenda here. (more…)
With the mobile app market set to hit $27 billion in 2014, there is no better place and time to set your mobile strategy than at Inside Mobile Apps conference in New York City on December 3-4, 2013. Gain insight and advice for your mobile strategy alongside other mobile app experts and innovators, and register before December 3rd to save $250 on on-site registration prices.
Mobile apps continue to play a larger role in mainstream culture; and Inside Mobile Apps is the perfect venue to explore the opportunities and challenges the successful yet growing industry faces. The two-day conference will provide insight, analysis, and opinion on the key areas defining the mobile and social app ecosystem.
Attendees of Inside Mobile Apps will have the opportunity to network and engage with the impressive roster of speakers, including Evan Schwartz, CEO and Founder of ActionX; Jill Duffy, Technology Analyst and Writer of PCMag.com; and Gary Delfiner, President of Digital Distribution at Screen Media Ventures.
One of this year’s featured speakers will include David Pakman, Partner at Venrock, who will discuss what investors are looking for in potential developers during his session “Investing in Mobile Apps”. Joining Pakman in this panel discussion are Brad Farkas, General Partner at i-Hatch Ventures; Daniel Keoppel, Executive Director at Verizon Ventures; and Eric Goldberg, Managing Director of Crossover Technologies.
Featured sessions include:
Emerging Trends in Game Design
Mobile Health Apps/Games
Mobile Monetization: How to Convert Free-to-Play Users into Paying Customers
Mobile Apps in International Markets
Platform Choice for Developers
As the mobile video messaging craze continues to grow, app developers must add something new or unique to make their video messaging app stand apart from the rest. That’s what Viddi, Inc. has tried to do with its take on the idea, ViddiPops, which focuses on video themes as its “hook.”
The Social Gambling & Gaming Summit is quickly approaching! On December 10 and 11, attendees will take a deeper look at the intersection of gambling and social gaming at this exciting and innovative event. Gaming enthusiasts who are interested in discussing the future of social gambling are encouraged to register before November 6th and SAVE $350 on admission.
In addition to in-depth debates on real-money gaming, attendees will have the opportunity to hear intriguing panels and keynote presentations given by industry leaders.
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