WhatsApp Business app launched: Here’s everything you need to know 

Facebook-owned instant messaging platform WhatsApp on Thursday formally announced the launch of a new ‘Business’ application. Called WhatsApp Business, it’s a free-to-download Android application for business users.The application, which was available in beta for almost a month, is currently available in Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Britain and the US. The app will roll out for other…

Confessions of an advertising vet

The speed of change in digital media has bred a magpie-like obsession with what’s new and shiny. And that’s been to the detriment of holding platforms to account, whether it be for effectiveness, measurement or ad serving.That’s the view of a digital advertising veteran we interviewed for the latest edition of our Confessions series, in which we grant anonymity in exchange…

Micro-Influencers Are More Effective With Marketing Campaigns Than Highly Popular Accounts

An influencer with a smaller but more loyal following might be the way to go for brand marketers looking to reach their target audience. “Influencer marketing is still effective when they’re looked at as peers,” said Kyla Brennan, the founder and CEO of HelloSociety, an agency that connects brands with influencers for specific campaigns. “When it comes to…