App Annie Releases New Gen Z Report With Insights on Winning Over the Mobile Generation

App Annie, the leading mobile data and analytics company, released a report on Generation Z, How to Build a Winning Gen Z Strategy on Mobile, that reveals the mobile habits of this generation to help businesses understand and cater to this group. Gen Z is quickly becoming one of the world's most powerful consumer segments - as one of the youngest generations, Gen Z amounts to a third of the world's population and controls an estimated spending power of $143 billion annually. With 98 percent of Gen Z owning a smartphone,…

Yubo, the Leading Social Space for Gen Z, Opens New London HQ

Announced new hire of major product and safety leads for the UK and across the globe Yubo, the top platform for young people to socialise online, announces two new major hires who will form a part of the app’s new London office, further strengthening the business’ recent significant growth in the UK. The new members of the team include Benjamin Trigalou, former Product Lead for Waze who will lead design for Yubo, and Margaux Liquard, Yubo’s new Lead Safety Manager, whose former roles include prominent safety positions…

Valassis Research: Gen Z – Chasing and Redefining Value in Multiple Ways

New Data Illuminates Fresh Opportunities as Behaviors Shift Valassis, a Vericast business and the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement, today released its annual Consumer Intel Report, "Chasing Value: The Mind of the Modern Shopper." The annual report examines responses from more than 2,000 U.S. consumers in two separate surveys, noting how their shopping patterns and purchasing decisions have changed within specific categories including food, household goods and health & beauty care products amid the…

The Privacy Pendulum: How Millennial and Gen Z Perceptions of Search and Privacy are Changing

As digital natives and early adopters of the technologies that have shaped the 21st-century economy, Millennials and Generation Z are hardly tech skeptics. But amid high-profile data breaches and mounting scrutiny into how companies like Facebook and Google have harnessed users' data, young adults have grown more skeptical about data collection. These younger generations are increasingly distrustful that internet companies are responsible stewards of their most sensitive information, whether it’s being used to target users…

How Brands Can Connect with Gen Z through Social Media Marketing

Most Instagram users will be somewhat familiar with the fashion brand Revolve. The company has successfully used celebrities and mega influencers to boost brand awareness and turn the label into a billion-dollar success using Social Media Marketing. Revolve attributes its Influencer Marketing strategy with bringing in as much as $650 million to $700 million revenue a year - and now, it is further taking that approach to the next level, with the launch of a new, Gen Z focused label called Superdown. Revolve's approach…

VideoElephant Partners With Gen Z Video Publisher Zoomin to Expand Its Video Library Offering

VideoElephant, a global aggregator and distributor of video content, is delighted to announce its partnership with Zoomin to bring additional premium content to its library. Zoomin is one of the world’s hottest online video publishers. The company produces hundreds of high quality videos each month in nine languages, targeted at one of today’s most influential audiences, Generation Z. The VideoElephant library hosts over 2 million videos made available in global markets, across a range of genres and languages. The…

Cassandra’s “The Culture Of Influence” Report Reveals What Makes An Influencer Effective With Gen Z And Millennials

Report Offers Insights on Influencer Impact on Gen Z and Millennial Purchasing Behavior A new trends report, "The Culture of Influence," released by Cassandra, ENGINE's insights and strategy group that studies trendsetting young consumers, reveals the key characteristics and strategies that drive the relationship between influencers and consumers. The report takes a deep dive into the influencer space today to understand what gives influencers their influence and what brands need to do to be successful in the space. It…

Best Tools to Connect with Gen Z on Instagram

As Generation Y grows older, a younger generation is now emerging into the workforce. Generation Z, or Gen Z, is anybody born from the mid-'90s to the mid-2000s, and they're the following age group to influence the buying process. By 2020, Gen Z is expected to account for 40% of entire customers. A study says "Age Z is one of the most impressive shopper powers in the market today. Their purchasing power is $44 billion and grows to $600 billion while considering the impact they have on their folks' spending. If you…

Teads Now Connects Advertisers to 88 Percent of Gen Z and Millennial Consumers According to Comscore

Teads and Bustle Digital Group Sign Exclusive Partnership Expanding Teads Reach in US Teads, The Global Media Platform, announced it signed an exclusive partnership with Bustle Digital Group (BDG) expanding its reach to 88 percent of consumers across the Generation Z and Millennial age groups in the US according to ComScore. Under the partnership, Teads will enable BDG to increase incremental ad revenue from video and viewable display across mobile and desktop. BDG is the leading digital media company publishing…

Connatix Research Shows Gen Z Prefers Multifaceted Content Experiences

Compared with Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers, Gen Z prefers content that includes audio, video, polls, quizzes, and a means to comment and receive recommended stories Connatix, the next-generation video technology company for publishers, announced the findings of a study it conducted about the media consumption habits and preferences of Gen Z, that indicates members of this generation (aged up to 22 years) gravitate toward a "multifaceted content experience," rooted in user recommendations from a diverse set of…

The Changing Customer: Reaching Gen Z During the Super Bowl and Beyond

The Big Game continues to be the go-to venue for the world’s top brands to spar against each other for the public’s attention. Year after year, we’re blasted with 30-second, multi-million-dollar ads that not only seek to thrill, inspire, entertain and delight — but imprint themselves on our psyches. In the same way, NFL teams see the Super Bowl as the final test of the gridiron, brands and agencies see it as a winner-takes-all competition of television salesmanship. Gen Z is expected to account for 40 percent of all…

New Gen Z Data Brings Businesses a Critical Question: What’s Your Plan Z?

EY research uncovers five distinct Gen Z segments that employers and business leaders need to know Employers and business leaders take note: a one-size-fits-all approach to defining a generation will cost talent and customers. As Gen Z, the generation of those born between 1997 and 2007, begins to enter the workforce and flex its newfound spending power, connecting with them is critical. To do so, it is important to identify and acknowledge the differences within the generation — something many employers and…

A Crash Course in Gen Z’s Obsession with Creator-Driven, Influencer-Heavy Streaming Content

Ads and retargeting are accepted, measurable Marketing channels, but if you’re trying to garner attention from the next wave of consumers, you need to engage the community of streamers, creators, and/or influencers. The advent of digital media platforms like YouTube, Twitch, Twitter, TikTok, and Facebook/Instagram has created a new form of engagement that relies on a more intimate two-way relationship between creator and audience. Marketers and brands can effectively utilize this if they get over their preconceptions and…

As Gen Z Is Set to Rewrite the Future of Mobile, App Annie Releases Report to Help Companies Win With This Next Generation

App Annie, the leader in mobile market data and analytics, released a groundbreaking report on Generation Z, How to Win Gen Z, a demographic that's now the largest population on Earth and the mobile-first generation. This report is essential for businesses to gain insight into this emerging economic engine to fuel revenue and relevance for the long term. "Gen Z is the first generation to grow up on mobile," said Ted Krantz, CEO of App Annie. "They already influence $600B in spend in the US alone—companies need to aim…

Brainly – One of Gen Z’s Top Homework Resources – Launches New Native Ad Offering for Mobile and Desktop

General Assembly Leverages Brainly Native Ad Units to Increase Awareness and Drive Student Engagement Brainly, the world's largest peer-to-peer learning community for students, parents and teachers, has announced the launch of a new native advertising capability on its platform. Brainly native ad units provide advertisers a unique opportunity to reach and engage on a deeper and more meaningful level with more than 10 million Generation Z (Gen Z) users in the United States. Native ads are available for both mobile and…

Future of Brand Marketing: How to Acquire Gen Z Customers in 2020-2025

Our Gen Z customers keep us on their fingertips. With only the last few weeks of the decade remaining, we thought of breaking the mold that most marketers may have found themselves stuck into. Most Retail and Omnichannel Marketing teams have indeed been laser-focused at targeting the Gen Z population for most of the years between 2005-2019. And, the trends have translated into unprecedented growth and popularity for a wide range of websites, mobile applications, and digital advertisement platforms. To name a few, Facebook,…

90 Percent Of Gen Z Tired Of How Negative And Divided Our Country Is Around Important Issues, According To Research By Porter Novelli/Cone

Marked increases in Gen Z's belief companies must address hot-button issues like gun control and LGBTQ+ rights Nearly nine-in-10 (87%) of Gen Zers are worried for the environment and the planet, according to the 2019 Porter Novelli/Cone Gen Z Purpose Study. The study, surveying Americans ages 14-22, examines this emerging generation's expectations of and attitudes toward company involvement in social and environmental issues – and the actions they are willing to take to positively impact topics they care about. "The…

Gen Z Sales Teams Don’t Have Time to Stop and Sign

Maximize Sales Momentum with the Right One-Stop Sales Enablement Platform Think about that last great deal you closed — the momentum you felt as you cruised from pitch to close with zero friction, zero hold-ups, and zero hurdles. It’s a total rush, and it’s totally good for business. This positive momentum has been tied to everything from increased confidence to seeming more competent to overall professional success. Very simply, high-performing Salespeople experience positive momentum more frequently — and are more…

How Better Mobile Onboarding Can Help Banks Target Millennials and Gen Z

In June 2019, JPMorgan scrapped Finn, its mobile banking app aimed at Millennials, after only a year in business. The move left other financial institutions questioning the fate of similar programs such as Wells Fargo’s Greenhouse and Goldman Sachs’ Marcus. Were these sleekly branded products actually effective at attracting Millennials? If not, what tactic would be? These are urgent questions. Banks today struggle to hold onto younger customers: Millennials are 2.5 times more likely than other generations to switch banks…

The Gen Z Effect: NCS and Snapchat Quantify Gen Z’s Influence on Household CPG Purchases

Our youngest generation wields a considerable influence on household buying, new study shows Move over celebrities and micro-influencers: The youngest consumers among us just might be the hottest new influencers in town. NCSolutions, the leading company for improving advertising effectiveness for the entire CPG ecosystem, announced results from an innovative meta-study in partnership with Snap Inc., creator of Snapchat. Based on the measurement of 19 CPG Snapchat advertising campaigns across 32 brands and almost 4 billion…