Mobile Web Browsing: According to Web browsing data from comScore and Nielsen, Apple mobile device owners rely on Wi-Fi for Web browsing, where as Android device owners use broadband networks. According to Nielsen, about half of the page views from iPhones come through Wi-Fi networks, and a whopping 91.9 percent of iPad Web browsing comes through Wi-Fi. Android device owners, on the other hand, use mobile broadband networks more heavily: the average Android phone consumes 582 MB of data, while the average iPhone uses 492 MB. GigaOm
Foursquare Glitch: Foursquare users have been randomly losing their beloved badges lately, only to have them reappear and flood users’ Twitter accounts with messages about new badges. Sounds like a spam attack, but Foursquare is saying it’s a server glitch. HuffPo
Angry Birds to Windows Phone: Angry Birds has finally made it on to Windows Phone. The popular game is now available for download in the Windows Phone’s marketplace. AllThingsD
Android Activations: According to Android activation data, the number of daily Android activations has increased from 400,000 to 500,000 in just one month. TechCrunch
Sprint Takes a Stand: Sprint Nextel’s CEO Dan Hesse wants to block the proposed AT&T and T-Mobile merger, not just for the future of his struggling company, but for the good of the mobile industry in general. Bloomberg
BuzzFeed, Hearst, other publishers, replace lavish holiday parties with more subdued celebrations
BDG, BuzzFeed, Hearst and The Washington Post will host in-person holiday parties this year, though they will not be the stereotypical soirées.
Member ExclusiveMedia Buying Briefing: The latest media agency estimates for 2023 revenue are out and they remain, well, upbeat
Two holding company media agency analysts continue to hold a more positive, if slightly tempered outlook on 2023 given strong results for 2022.
The case for and against publishers continuing holiday-specific commerce coverage post-Black Friday weekend
Black Friday is over but publishers are up in the air about whether or not to continue covering holiday sales in the lead up to the holidays.
SponsoredPublishers are adapting advertising strategies for a privacy-first world
Tina Iannacchino, senior publisher director, Seedtag So much of the attention around the death of third-party cookies and its impact on the digital advertising industry is focused on the implications for brands and consumers, which is far from the complete picture. The digital publishing industry in the U.S. is massive and set to be shaken […]
Why PMG’s Nike win doesn’t seem all that unusual for the indie media agency
The Texas-based independent agency continues to grow its roster of clients after landing Nike's media AOR business for North America.
Media Briefing: Publishers see a bump in commerce sales during Black Friday weekend despite economic downturn
Publishers' commerce businesses show positive signs that consumers are still shopping despite the economic downturn.