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Tristram Bates, mkodo: The Future of OS

Tristram Bates, mkodo: The Future of OS

With the release of Android 12 and iOS 15 imminent, the usual raft of improvements, enhancements and new features will offer yet more scope for users and developers alike, writes mkodo Engineering Manager and iOS Lead Tristram Bates. As each year and each new operating system passes, there continue to be a host of innovative features that offer further flexibility …

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BGC welcomes Snapchat gambling ad opt-out feature

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has issued a statement welcoming a new feature added to social media platform Snapchat that enables users to opt out of gambling-related advertising. Snapchat developer Snap has been ‘working closely’ with the betting industry trade association over the past year, and intends to use the feature to give its customers greater control over the …

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FDJ to steward Plug and Play’s French retail accelerator

Groupe FDJ has joined wider business organisations in supporting France’s Plug and Play ecommerce accelerator programme.  As the operating firm of France’s National Lottery, maintained by its Française des Jeux unit– Groupe FDJ will provide its expert guidance on French retail and e-commerce disciplines to new start-ups. Recognised as one of global tech’s most successful investment platforms, Plug and Play’s …

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YouTube cancels Masthead slot for gambling advertisers 

Google has informed that it will no longer accept the promotion of ads related to alcohol, gambling, politics or prescription drugs on the ‘Masthead slot’ of the YouTube video sharing platform. The category restrictions were confirmed by Google in an update of YouTube’s ‘advertiser terms of service’ – with the restrictions being enforced with immediate effect across all operating markets. …

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The ‘circle of control’: Protecting your brand traffic from the ‘piggybackers’

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Why do I have potential customers searching for my brand but not ending up on my page? The answer, explained Internet Vikings CEO Peter Ekmark, may lie in brand traffic protection. “Having worked with major igaming B2C brands in both regulated markets and developing markets for almost 15 years, I have faced a multitude of digital marketing challenges,” said Ekmark. …

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Assaf Dor: Getting ahead of Chrome’s third party cookies overhaul

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As Google prepares to introduce some drastic changes to its Chrome browser, Cellxpert CEO Assaf Dor looks at how these updates will impact the future of affiliate and performance marketing. Until recently, the online advertising landscape has relied heavily on third party cookies to track user behaviour and conversions across the web. However, with the upcoming update to the Google …

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Google allows Play Store gambling app downloads in 15 new markets

Google has updated its ‘Play Store’ developer terms and conditions, announcing that it will allow real-money app downloads for a further 15 countries. Since 2017, Google has allowed its Play Store platform to process unrestricted real money app downloads for the markets of UK, France and Ireland, whilst allowing Brazilian users to download state-licensed lottery and horseracing wagering apps.  Offering …

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XLMedia confident of Google rankings recovery

XLMedia has continued to pursue a ‘multi-track approach’ to recovering its casino rankings after a number of its websites were penalised by Google during the first half of 2020 trading. Publishing a trading update, the London AIM-listed affiliate marketing network informed investors that it expects to deliver group revenues of approximately $54.5 million. Excluding business transformation costs and share-based payments, …

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Michael Dugher: ‘Gambling review needs to be led by facts not fiction’

BGC pledges to maintain safer gambling momentum

Writing in Commons news source Politicshome.com, Michael Dugher – Chief Executive of the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) – has warned MPs that there is ‘too much fiction swirled around the debate of gambling’.  As the review of the 2005 Gambling Act goes through its ‘call-for-evidence’ phase, Dugher and the BGC have welcomed the government’s ‘determination to drive big changes’ …

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