Author: Artyom Dogtiev

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Facebook to Help a Business Near You

You may hear your phone buzzing more in the near future and it won’t be a phone call or a text message – it might just be an advertisement. Social media giant, Facebook, announced their new advertising tool to help grow awareness for local businesses. The new tool called local awareness ads is designed to help the businesses target customers…

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Social Media’s the New Norm for Companies

Ever wonder why all these companies have a Facebook page? It seems like everyone and their grandma is now on some form of social media. In an article by LKR Social Media, they reported that social media marketing company Spredfast, asked consulting firm Forrester Consulting to look at some of the biggest companies in the world and see what they…

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Twitter VS The Government

We have all heard the phrase “big brother is watching”. Now some companies are fighting back and want the public to know who’s looking at their information. A recent post by Recode discussed how social media giant Twitter is suing the United States government because they are violating Twitter’s free speech. Twitter wrote on their blog, “Our ability to speak…

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Tablet Learning the New Cool Thing

All kids learn differently, but can kids learn on tablets? Recently, The Smithsonian conducted research regarding children using tablets and their ability to learn reading skills through educational apps. A professor from Newcastle University conducted a trial with students in lower economic areas throughout the country. These professors are hoping to build reading skills to these to using educational apps…

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COPPA LAW

The advertising business consists of various aspects including technical, analytical as well as legal components that one must comply to.   Here at ComboApp, we take the legal aspects of advertising very seriously as it implies both knowing and complying to laws and choosing partners who do so as well.   We want to bring up one of the most…

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Intel Earning Major Points with the Gaming Community

Who are your favorite video game characters? Have you ever noticed that they are all males? Well the gaming community has noticed and thus “#Gamegate” began. This trend in social media deals with sexism and misogyny in the gaming community and is making waves. In a recent article by Recode, it was announced that Intel recently pulled its advertising from…

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App Performance Tracking with Marcos Sanchez, VP Worldwide Corporate Communications at App Annie

Any app developer who has marketed their app has used, or at least heard of the company, App Annie. In this interview with Marcos Sanchez, the VP of App Annie’s Worldwide Communications, we discuss the company’s history and such topics as – essential mobile app performance metrics, app discoverability and possible ways to resolve this 64 billion dollar problem for…

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FCC Continues to Hear Net Neutrality Complaints

Who doesn’t enjoy using Netflix, Facebook or Twitter? How would you feel if they suddenly started taking longer to load, which would make updating your Facebook status that much more time consuming? Some individuals are not happy about it and are voicing their opinions about the matter.   In a recent article by MediaPost, more than 3 million people have…

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Flipboard Flipping into Videos Now

Another mobile app is jumping on the video ad bandwagon. In a recent report by MediaPost, Flipboard announced that they will soon roll out video advertisements on their mobile platform. Flipboard is a magazine-style app where users can customize the news that is most important to them. It is completely customized and individualized – who doesn’t like a little customization?…