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ITV launches initiative to collaborate with young content creators

ITV is launching a call out for young creatives to turn their innovative ideas into reality, backing them with a £25000 budget. From graphic designers to animators, editors and social media wizards, ITV’s BluePrint Network will collaborate with creatives aged 16-34 to produce digital content that will live on their social media platforms. Anyone can […]

March 31, 2022

Report: Consumers winning the streaming wars

This year’s Digital media trends survey from Deloitte reveals that media companies in the US are now feeling more turbulence from the deeper currents shaping consumer behaviour. After 15 years of growth, SVoD services have successfully unbundled video, lowered costs to consumers, and ignited fierce competition among providers. Top SVoD services are consolidating content and […]

March 30, 2022

WWE, Fanatics digital partnership

WWE and Fanatics have announced a long-term sports and entertainment partnership that will see Fanatics utilise its expanded digital sports platform to create a new, enhanced experience for WWE fans globally across several businesses, including e-commerce and licensed merchandise, as well as physical, digital, and non-fungible token (NFT) trading cards. Through the deal, WWE will […]

March 28, 2022

Data: HBO Max, Discovery+ attract similar audiences

Following news that the HBO Max and Discovery+ apps will combine following the WarnerMedia/Discovery merger, Helixa looked at what crossover audiences these audiences have. In short, they both have a high affinity for the other despite some age differences. In fact, 31.35 per cent of Discovery+’s audience are also fans of HBO Max. Helixa, an […]

March 16, 2022

South Africa sues Facebook

South Africa’s Competition Commission has hit Facebook’s parent, Meta, with alleged “abuse of dominance” and is seeking a hefty fine for Facebook. The Commission, in a statement which included references to Meta subsidiaries WhatsApp and Facebook South Africa, says that it has cited the two companies for prosecution at the Competition Tribunal and would be […]

March 15, 2022By Chris Forrester

Survey: 82% of France using digital technologies

Orange has published the third edition of the Observatory of Digital Uses, in partnership with OpinionWay. Created in 2018 by Orange and OpinionWay, the Observatory is returning in its third edition to provide feedback on digital uses in 2021. This year, the Observatory aimed to measure the development of digital behaviorus, the health crisis’ impact […]

March 10, 2022

Indian Super League chooses Tellyo

The Hero Indian Super League, India’s top tier football league, has turned to Tellyo and the Tellyo Pro solution to help optimise their social media content strategy. “We needed a robust, efficient and cost effective media solution that would allow us to facilitate the dissemination of our match content across different social media platforms quickly,” […]

March 8, 2022

Movistar adds Twitter Living app

Spain’s pay-TV platform, Movistar Plus, has added Twitter’s Living app to its offer that will enable its subscribers to have access to a wide selection of videos from the social network. All UHD STB-equipped subscribers will be able to access Twitter videos divided into different categories like music, sports, technology, travel, culture, food, cinema and […]

February 23, 2022From David Del Valle in Madrid

Research: Online dominates young Americans’ screen time

The annual Video Redefined study from Hub Entertainment Research, which examines how American consumers divvy up their entertainment time, highlights the impact that new sources of video-based entertainment are having on traditional TV and movie viewing. Key findings: 1) TV and movies account for less than half of all consumers’ screen-based leisure time—the lowest level […]

February 9, 2022

Bloomberg Media, Twitter renew partnership

Bloomberg Media and Twitter have announced a global multiyear renewal of their partnership starting in January 2022, covering all major media markets across North America, EMEA, LatAm and APAC. The partnership features new projects that combine Bloomberg News’s credibility in cryptocurrency content with Twitter’s immediacy and transparency to help consumers navigate this evolving, saturated market. […]

January 20, 2022