Mobile Monday: Beta Releases & Mobile Game Churn

Posted Jan 25, 2019

Apple recently released a line of new operating systems for developers, available exclusively through Apple’s developer portal. This announcement falls in line with the company’s trend of releasing developer betas soon after final public versions. It also doesn’t come as a surprise that Apple didn’t disclose the new features that come along with this release….

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Mobile Monday: Record High App Installs for the Holidays

Posted Dec 24, 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s the time of year when new devices are being unwrapped, or perhaps just straight up bought for oneself! That means new app installers, app updaters, and new users all firing up their devices. According to some analysis by BusinessOfApps, it’s never hotter for app installs than it is in…

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Mobile Monday: Forbes on Brand Safety & The Organic Install Drop

Posted Dec 3, 2018

Are large advertisers helping to perpetuate some of the root causes of ad fraud? Have organic installs really hit the bottom of the trough and how will user acquisition fill the app growth gap? We’re looking at both those questions this week in Mobile Monday, with stories from Forbes and MarTechSeries. Context is King We…

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Mobile Monday: Ad Fraud in Asia & New Benchmarks

Posted Nov 12, 2018

Mobile measurement and ad fraud prevention is kind of Adjust’s thing, so it’s important news when they release new standards. This week they published their Global Benchmarks 2.0 report. It’s also timely, as TrafficGuard and Juniper Research also this week released their latest study on fraud across Asia. Time to take a look this Mobile Monday!…

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Event Preview: MoPub Momentum 2018

Posted Nov 7, 2018

It’s almost time for #Momentum2018. Momentum is the ads monetization summit for today’s top mobile app publishers and it will be hosted by MoPub on November 8th in San Francisco, California. Leading publishers, ad network partners, and measurement and analytics experts will gather here to share knowledge for increased monetization success. Turn emerging industry challenges…

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Performance & Power Rankings — AppsFlyer & Mobbo on AdColony

Posted Sep 28, 2018

It’s technically Fall in the Northern Hemisphere, though you wouldn’t know it from our LA offices (our New York and London offices are a different story) and that means it’s performance and power ranking time from some of the largest players in the mobile space. As always, AdColony’s strengths are there for all to see….

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Mobile Monday: Apple’s Next Event & AdColony Supernova Summit

Posted Sep 3, 2018

It’s that time of year again. Apple announced the announcement date for their annual iPhone (and more) reveal, with a little extra this time. We’ll take a quick dive before giving a brief preview of the AdColony Supernova Summit! September is shaping up to be quite the month. Apple’s Next iPhone Last week, Apple sent…

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Publisher Spotlight: Epic Games

Posted May 25, 2018

For many of the most hardcore console and PC gamers, Epic Games needs no introduction. For the mobile crowd, they might be best known for the Infinity Blade franchise. With its recent success in porting runaway battle royale success Fortnite to mobile, Epic Games’ position in the mobile marketplace is showing no signs of slowing. Founded…

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Publisher Spotlight: Level Eight

Posted Apr 27, 2018

Sweden isn’t just one of the most picturesque countries in the world, it’s also home to tons of talented game developers — especially those at Level Eight, creators of Protostrike, Modern Command, Robbery Bob, and more. We asked Level Eight CEO Patrik Knutsson what makes his team from Umeå tick, and how they bring their…

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Misclicks or Malicious? The Role of Intent in Mobile Fraud Detection

Posted Apr 24, 2018

One of keys factor in identifying mobile fraud is intent, and intent is hard to determine through algorithms and analysis. Sometimes intent is hard for human beings to determine face to face! Courts and attorneys have wrestled with it for centuries. What does intent have to do with fraud in mobile though? It’s all about…

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