Back to School Shoppers Adapt to a Different Kind of School Year

Posted Aug 10, 2020

Summer seems to be flying by which means that it is almost time for students to return to classes. With the Coronavirus still spreading in the United States, back to school shoppers are having to adapt to a different kind of school year. Whether a student is returning to in-person classes or staying home to…

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New Case Study – User Acquisition & FiNC

Posted Aug 9, 2020

There’s no one magic spell for successful user acquisition. The best practices of user acquisition always challenge account managers to reach the target audience precisely and effectively via a combination of outstanding creatives, innovative technology, and continuous campaign optimization. AdColony partnered with one of our biggest publishers in Japan, FiNC Technologies Inc. to reveal our…

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What You Need to Know About UA Campaigns for iOS 14

Posted Aug 7, 2020

iOS 14 is coming and with it, huge changes to the way app install campaigns are conducted for Apple devices. Apple’s consumer-privacy focus and strict guidelines will change the way app install marketers do business, and it’s important to lay those changes out ahead of time.  For more background on iOS 14’s changes to the…

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Under The Microscope: Mobile Gaming in Latin America

Posted Aug 5, 2020

AdColony’s Under the Microscope series highlights the different kinds of mobile gamers from all over the world. One of the world’s fastest-growing gaming markets is Latin America. In the past few months, we’ve featured survey results from Colombia, Mexico, and Brazil. In this edition, we’ll be looking at Latin America as a whole and the…

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Under The Microscope: Mobile Gaming in Canada

Posted Jul 22, 2020

Widespread availability of smartphones and data has made mobile gaming a mainstream pastime all over the world. There are so many kinds of audiences and its helpful to understand their individual preferences and habits. In our Under the Microscope series, we survey mobile gamers in various regions to see the common threads and differences across…

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Contact Tracing Apps and Consumer Privacy

Posted Jul 10, 2020

The persistent global spread of COVID-19 has created an immediate need for tracking the virus’ spread. Governments, health authorities, and tech companies worldwide are currently using technology and data collection to help identity, track, and contain the virus, as well as anticipate future outbreaks. Contract tracing apps are starting to pop up in some countries…

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Under The Microscope: Mobile Gaming in Colombia

Posted Jul 8, 2020

Did you know that there are 35 million mobile users in Colombia alone? But how many of these users are mobile gamers and what do their gaming preferences and habits look like? In partnership with On Device Research, AdColony conducted surveys that reached mobile consumers worldwide. The survey took a deep dive into everything from typical session…

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How App Install Marketers Measure Campaign Performance

Posted Jun 30, 2020

The key to running a successful user acquisition campaign goes far beyond just the creative execution. App install marketers have to constantly sift through data to modify campaigns and further optimize them. With so many metrics at hand, it’s easy to get lost in a data dump. To better understand the effectiveness of UA campaigns,…

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Global Mobile Gaming Research 2020

Posted Jun 29, 2020

The gaming industry is set to be a different beast in 2020, reinvigorating how we interact with people online. Games are no longer episodic consumptive media, but are now the basis of new massive online communities. They’re evolving into “third spaces” – a place that’s not home or work – where players can socialize on…

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Under the Microscope: Mobile Gaming in Egypt

Posted Jun 25, 2020

In every edition of Under the Microscope, our research proves that there is no typical gamer. Instead, there is a wide variety of mobile gaming consumers, with different habits and preferences, across the globe, down to each country. Collaborating with On Device Research has given us the data to distinguish these players from those of…

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