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Facebook Video Advertising Rewind: Benchmarks and Trends from 2016 [Report]

Advertisers are flocking to video ads faster than ever on Facebook. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees “a world that is video-first with video at the heart of all of our apps and services.” The reality among advertisers supports that vision, as marketers using Nanigans significantly accelerated their adoption of Facebook video ads throughout 2016. Video ad formats offer brand marketers a powerful storytelling tool for increasing awareness. However, 2016 proved they also provide direct response advertisers a compelling way to drive […]

Attribution Update: 39% of View-Through Installs Come in First Hour

In late September, Facebook introduced view-through attribution for app install advertisers, with the aim of improving app ad attribution beyond  ad clicks that occur instantly. Soon after Nanigans began cataloguing this previously unavailable data, allowing customers to examine and incorporate it into their advertising campaign management strategies. With the aim of determining the frequency of view-through app activity, we examined install activity driven by all Mobile App Install-type ads across Nanigans’ advertiser base, separating out installs referred by a click versus […]

Mobile Game Advertising Benchmarks: A Cheat Sheet for Winning the Holidays on Facebook [Report]

Which gifts often top the holiday wish lists of today’s modern consumers? New smartphones and tablets. With so many new devices being unwrapped during the holiday season, there’s a massive growth opportunity for mobile developers in one of the world’s most popular app categories: games. Throughout the year, the largest and most successful mobile game developers rely on Facebook advertising as a critical engine of business growth. But during the holidays, retailers tend to dominate the Facebook marketplace, driving up […]

A Step in the Right Direction: M. Gemi Scales Cost-Efficient Customer Acquisition on Instagram [Case Study]

Not bound by convention and uncompromising on quality, M. Gemi stands for accessible Italian craftsmanship. The brand is obsessed with making handcrafted shoes and delivering them directly to clients at uncommon prices. Stepping on a New Platform M. Gemi wanted to expand its advertising efforts by retargeting people on Instagram who have interacted with its Facebook ads. It aimed to increase brand awareness and drive online purchases for both its women’s and men’s product lines. M. Gemi had found success with Facebook advertising, but […]

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Q3 2016 Facebook Advertising Benchmark Report [SlideShare]

Growing the revenue impact of direct response ad campaigns on Facebook requires digital talent, a fine-tuned strategy, and keeping pace with an ever-changing marketing landscape. In Q3 2016, Facebook advertisers achieved higher returns as growth surged in Audience Network, mobile and video ad adoption. How did Facebook performance trends in Q3 compare to the rest of 2016, and how are mobile gaming and ecommerce advertisers benefiting from new opportunities to reach and acquire new customers? Find out in the SlideShare […]