Google Raises Expectations for Mobile-Friendly Sites with App Install Interstitial Ad Penalty

This post originally appeared on MobileFOMO.com. Tuesday, April 21, 2015, otherwise known as “Mobilegeddon,” was a day of importance to website operators worldwide, as it was Google’s deadline for getting all sites up-to-speed with mobile optimization requirements. For those sites that didn’t make the deadline, they were faced with demerits from Google’s search algorithm which … Continue reading Google Raises Expectations for Mobile-Friendly Sites with App Install Interstitial Ad Penalty

The mobile lock-screen: A new frontier in mobile customer experience innovation

This post originally appeared on Altimeter Group's blog. What if your smartphone’s lock screen could serve as more than a security barrier to your favorite apps, next phone call, or incoming texts? What if it could be the place where you receive the latest content from your favorite news sites, as well as a portal … Continue reading The mobile lock-screen: A new frontier in mobile customer experience innovation

The battle for “first screen”: TV struggles to maintain priority

In the wake of Super Bowl XLVIII, it’s no secret that social TV has the potential to bring the “watercooler conversation” into the living room. Despite the fact that Super Bowl ratings fell to a four-year low, Facebook reported that 50 million unique global users communicated about the big game via Facebook or its apps … Continue reading The battle for “first screen”: TV struggles to maintain priority

Social TV: Solving for Synchronicity in an On-Demand Future

This post originally appeared on Altimeter Group's blog. Real-time content synchronization between offline and online media has become the darling of social TV, frequently serving as its very definition for companies looking to marry traditional and digital marketing experiences. Take Target, for example. Prior to the 2013 release of Justin Timberlake’s “The 20/20 Experience,” Target … Continue reading Social TV: Solving for Synchronicity in an On-Demand Future