Tag: Consumer

Mobile Marketing and the ubiquitous Text Message

There’s no denying the text message is a powerful tool of communication. The mobile phone has revolutionized the way we talk to each other, and the way people consume information. Cultural anthropologist Mizuko Ito noted in her 2005 publication Personal, Portable, Pedestrian that the real power of mobile lies in our ‘close and emotional ties’ […]

Mobile advertising doubles in size

Consumers are jumping onto high speed 3G & 4G networks while utilizing smartphones in droves and advertisers are right behind them. Will mobile advertising be a $20 billion industry by 2015, compared to under $2 billion last year? Gartner thinks so, and new research from comScore shows why.