Geofilters

    • Does Snapchat Really Matter to Marketers?

      In an impromptu poll in our MarTech community, 56% of respondents said they had no plans this year of utilizing Snapchat for marketing Tweet This!. Only 9% stated that they were using it and the rest said that they hadn’t decided yet. That’s not exactly a standing ovation for a network that’s skyrocketing in growth.

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  • It’s Facebook’s Turn to Test a Stories Feature

    … Let the Snapchat flattery continue, as Facebook began testing its imitation of Stories with select iOS and Android users in Ireland. Alex Heath of Business Insider reported that Facebook Stories is a virtually identical feature to Instagram Stories, also a “direct descendant” of Snapchat Stories. According to Heath, users add photos…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Facebook- 19 readers -
  • Snapchat: Still Growing Strong (Infographic)

    … is partially due to the growing influence of video across social media. Snapchat users are generating more than 10 billion views per day across the platform, an increase of 350 percent during 2016 alone. Snapchat also made a pivot with its ad offerings to better serve the platform. With sponsored filters and lenses, along with live and in-feed ads…

    Inside Facebookin Social- 16 readers -
  • The Value of Paid Social

    With the decline in organic reach on Facebook, the introduction of an algorithm on Instagram and the real-time nature of Twitter, paid media has become necessary for brands to amplify content to the right audiences, at the right time, with the right message. Organic marketing activity is only as valuable as the users it’s reaching.

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  • Is Snapchat Accessible to Smaller Advertisers?

    … as much as $750,000 for just a 24-hour window. Its newer products, sponsored geofilters and sponsored lenses, were also expensive, sometimes costing millions of dollars. Over the past year, Snapchat has dropped its prices. It now offers programs that start at around $50,000, which, coupled with the API, suggests that Snapchat wants to make…

    AllTwitterin Facebook- 18 readers -
  • Snapchat Ad Revenue to Reach $935 Million in 2017 (Report)

    … eMarketer released its first ad revenue projections for Snapchat, calling for $366.69 million in 2016 and a leap to $935.46 million in 2017. The market research company said in a release that it built its revenue model for Snapchat by combining its proprietary consumer adoption estimates, trends at similar social networks, monetization…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 15 readers -
  • ‘Shared Media’ Is the Future And Will Disrupt Media Buying As We Know It

    … “Shared media” is outperforming traditional digital advertising by 10 times. So what exactly is shared media, and why is it so successful? In traditional media buying, the advertiser buys audience exposure from a publisher, broadcaster or ad network. The publisher or ad network shows the ad to its audience and is paid by the advertiser…

    AllFacebookin Social- 14 readers -
  • Why Snapchat Is Here to Stay

    … where and when. And they can use Snap Ads, which play with sound and are 100 percent full-screen viewable. Brands such as Taco Bell have made a big impact. Its recent Cinco de Mayo campaign generated the most-viewed sponsored lens in a day with 224 million views, a Snapchat record. Small wonder that during the recent primaries, even presidential…

    AllFacebookin Facebook Twitter YouTube- 12 readers -
  • Snapchat Debuts Lenses, Geofilters, Stickers, Bitmoji for Rio 2016

    … Snapchat announced a host of Rio 2016-related features prior to Friday night’s Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. The application unveiled special lenses, geofilters, stickers and Bitmoji for the Games. The geofilters will be country-specific, with 50 countries available, and they will feature medal counts that will update…

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebook- 10 readers -
  • NFL, Snapchat Extension Includes Discover Content, More Live Stories

    … parties will team up on custom geofilters for all 32 NFL teams, and users at stadiums, practice facilities and other venues will be able to add these filters to their snaps. Snapchat head of partnerships Ben Schwerin said in the release: The NFL has been a tremendous partner over the past year-and-a-half as we’ve worked to expand our premium sports…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitter- 13 readers -
  • High-Risk, High-Reward: Snapchat’s Advertising Revolution

    …. It reflected an understanding of who the users are and what they like, and in the process showcased Snapchat as a platform for brands to reach new audiences. It also enabled users to participate in an iconic Super Bowl moment using their mobile device. The World Wildlife Fund is another example. The nonprofit waged the #LastSelife campaign in order…

    AllTwitter- 18 readers -
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