Bridging the Gap: Desktop Behaviors for Smartphone Insights?
We asked consumers in our industry-leading desktop panel about whether they own smartphones and to what extent they have installed applications (apps) tied to specific industries.
The Weekly Compete Pulse
Hope you are all having a happy first week of spring! If you’ve been lucky enough to be out enjoying some nice weather–here’s a recap of the most popular internet and marketing stories Compete shared online this week. Twitter turned seven years old. Did you know that Twitter was created during a hackathon at the top of a playground slide? Here are seven things that you didn’t know about Twitter for
Socialcam vs Viddy
If you’re ever on Facebook (and who isn’t?), you’ve probably noticed new social video applications popping up over the past month – Socialcam and Viddy. Many are describing the applications as an Instagram for videos, as you can record a brief moment of your life, add an artistic filter, and share it socially. Now I’m not a big fan of applications that require you to share your personal information in
Instagram vs. Picplz – The Tale of Two Photo Apps
Image from: Camera Image / Shutterstock As everyone on the planet is now aware, Instagram, the mobile photo-app of choice among hipsters, is going to be acquired by Facebook for a magical $1 billion. The world of consumer apps is tough – how many other photo apps are out there that had close to the same functionality but yet didn’t take off like Instagram did? In the case of Instagram,
Is Cruise Set to Ride the Mobile Wave?
Image from: Cruise Ship / Shutterstock With Apple 4s sales off to a strong start in the wake of the Steve Jobs era, use of mobile will only grow. The travel industry, like every other, needs to understand how mobile use can best drive interest and purchases. Within travel the cruise segment has arguably had the least success in leveraging the internet; maybe it can leapfrog other segments into mobile.