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Vertical Advertising Guidelines 2021

Posted Sep 1, 2021

Compared to the last decades, the demand for vertical advertising has grown constantly. Apart from watching longer-form content, most video content is not watched horizontally by users. People hold their phones vertically almost all the time and mobile apps such as mobile games have responded to this universal preference with vertical-only ad format content. As…

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Rise Of The Gaming Metaverse: What Does This Mean For Brands? (Radio Interview)

Posted Aug 30, 2021

This month, Tom Simpson, AdColony’s Senior Vice President of the APAC region, was invited back to the studio of Channel News Asia’s CNA938 Money Mind to share his thoughts about how gaming is shaping the Metaverse. While definitions of the Metaverse vary, the term is typically used to describe a virtual online space characterized by interactivity…

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Success Story: Papaya Gaming – Solitaire Cash & Bubble Cash

Posted Jul 22, 2021

Papaya Gaming is a rapidly-growing mobile gaming company that develops innovative versions of the most exciting and popular games and turns them into skill-based, real money tournaments. The company has reached a growth of over 2,000% active users in 2020 alone. Its games, Solitaire Cash & Bubble Cash, have been downloaded over 4 million times…

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Success Story: Draw Happy Life & Monetization

Posted Apr 22, 2021

Hypercasual is certainly one of the most downloaded genres in mobile gaming, which proved to be true especially during the lockdown last year. According to SensorTower’s Mobile Game Taxonomy Report, it reached 6.3 billion downloads, which accounted for one-third of the overall downloads in 2020. The hype doesn’t seem to be cooling down any time…

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Success Story: Tactile Games & User Acquisition

Posted Apr 15, 2021

If you are into puzzle games, building, decorating, and reconstructing a place from scratch, completing daily in-game tasks, and then recreating the game’s story with side characters, Tactile Games’ Lily’s Garden is the right choice for you! While the game had successful downloads worldwide, it also managed to reach a rating of 4.8 in both…

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Getting to Yes: iOS 14.5 Opt-In Suggestions

Posted Mar 22, 2021

It’s March 2021, which means the release of iOS 14.5 is just around the corner, bringing with it Apple’s required privacy framework, AppTrackingTransparency (ATT). As you probably already know, the framework will prompt users to opt-in to allow app tracking. For developers (and therefore advertisers), getting users to opt-in will be a challenging yet imperative…

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Success Story: 1945 Air Force & User Acquisition

Posted Mar 18, 2021

AdColony is working with many global publishers extensively in order to reach users worldwide. Today, we’d like to introduce OneSoft – Falcon, the ASEAN top 5 game studio headquartered in Vietnam, and share tips on how they’re successfully acquiring users globally. 1945 Air Force: Airplane Shooting Games is one of the most popular arcade games….

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App Clips: How They Work & Help Acquire Users

Posted Feb 23, 2021

WWDC in June 2020 has cemented itself as an event that has marked a major change in the app industry. The announcement of the AppTrackingTransparency framework has primarily occupied developers’ minds and time, but there was another introduction from WWDC that should not be forgotten: App Clips.  App Clips were created to enable developers to…

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SKAdNetwork: The Biggest Change Brand Advertisers are Ignoring

Posted Jan 19, 2021

It’s no secret that Apple will begin enforcing its AppTrackingTransparency framework soon, chipping away a decade of targeting practices and technologies. But there’s another side of Apple’s privacy coin that gets talked about less: SKAdNetwork, and it’s perhaps even more important that advertisers pay attention to the actions needed to stay current.  What is SKAdNetwork?…

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