If voice was ever going to make a comeback, here's the moment: video of cheerleaders asking for phone calls:
Speaking of which, I see where Hooters has a mobile VIP club via SMS. Patrons have a chance to win a trip to their destination of choice. Fill in your punch line. Ready. Go.
Apple is revising tracking reports for app developers while trying to balance consumer privacy needs. You wonder if privacy moves are lip service.
Same as in 2011, 37 percent wanted to use #smartphone in store, but couldn't because of bad/no connection. Big ramifications for marketers.
Nokia's vision of future includes feature phones. I’m not sure, but these devices are very much a part of present day mobile marketing.
What to make of Facebook’s App Center? It's about getting more data to then monetize.
Sprint is investing in its own payment platform and may drop Google Wallet. This is a long-term play – and may be a big opportunity eventually.
Apple will pay $2.2 million fine for misleading ads in Australia. It has nothing to do with Siri overpromises.
Texts passed voice calls as the most used feature on mobile. When will cameras pass voice? 2013, according to mobile guru Tomi Ahonen.
How many said, "Oh, a Foursquare redesign. Now I'm interested." Right, it’s not a driver for new users.
Over one billion Angry Birds franchise downloads = $106 million in revenue. Content wins.
The death of TV? Please. 43 percentof time spent in media is with television, according to Mary Meeker. The Internet, in second place, is nearly half that.
Android adoption ramped 4X as fast as iPhone usage, Meeker reports. Biggest reasons? Choice of devices, carriers, plus the maturation of mobile.
All these years later and you can't get a dependable AT&T signal in Manhattan. What other industry gets away with similar for this long?