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WLS : Live Natural

Brand: WLS ( Formerly Wills Lifestyle)Company: ITCBrand Analysis Count: 588 Wills Lifestyle was ITCs foray into Indian textile market. Launched in 2000, Wills Lifestyle initially was pioneering the premium fashion clothing market in India. The brand when it was launched was seen as an attempt by ITC to keep the equity of the cigarette brand Wills. Since cigarette brands cannot advertise, a clothing extension would be helpful in sustaining brand awareness. I viewed it as a case of surrogate adver...
Tags: Wills, India, Itc, Branding, Fmcg, WLS, Harish, Harish B, WLS Formerly Wills Lifestyle Company, Wills Lifestyle

RCom’s Anil Ambani Now Faces Jail Risk

One of the telecommunications industry's biggest names in India has seen a bad month get worse this week, according to various reports. The billionaire Anil Ambani is facing potential jail time if Reliance Communications, of which he is chairman, fails to pay a chunk of the dues it owes Ericsson. ... [visit site to read more]
Tags: India, Advertising, Anil Ambani, Ericsson, Reliance Communications, Financials, ILECs, PTTs

Twitter to verify political advertisers and launch an ad log in India

Following Google and Facebook’s suit, Twitter is launching advertiser verification and an ‘Ads Transparency Center’ in India to increase election transparency around advertising. The policy will come into effect on March 11. Political advertisers have to verify themselves to run ads on... ...
Tags: Travel, Google, Mobile, Facebook, Twitter, Elections, News, Internet, India, Social Media, Election Integrity, Lok Sabha Elections 2019

Twitter Is Extending Its Political Ads Policy and Ads Transparency Center to the EU

Twitter is expanding the political campaigning policy and Ads Transparency Center it unveiled in the U.S. last August and last June, respectively, to European Union member states, India and Australia, mindful of key elections that are set for later this year. Fellow social network Facebook has taken similar steps, revealing last month that the political...
Tags: Facebook, Australia, India, Advertising, Eu, European Union, Social Pro Daily

Twitter names first international markets to get checks on political advertisers

Twitter has announced it’s expanding checks on political advertisers outside the U.S. to also cover Australia, India and all the member states of the European Union. This means anyone wanting to run political ads on its platform in those regions will first need to go through its certification process to prove their identity and certify a local location via a verification letter process. Enforcement of the policies will kick in in the three regions on March 11, Twitter said today in a . “Poli...
Tags: Social, Asia, Twitter, Europe, Advertising Tech, Indonesia, Australia, India, US, Social Media, Tech, Eu, European Union, Thailand, Philippines, General Election

We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #434

UK reports examine Facebook’s practices The results are in from the UK Government’s Cairncross Review, a report examining the health of U.K. news media and digital advertising. It recommends the creation of new official “codes of conduct” for news publishers that deal with Facebook and Google. It also called for the creation of a regulatory body to make sure the platforms were actually delivering on promises to clamp down on the spread of fake news. This was followed by another report from the U...
Tags: Google, Facebook, UK, London, Instagram, India, US, Seo, Lego, Reddit, Jack Dorsey, Mashup, Cpc, Ama, Facebook Twitter, Facebook Instagram

Cream of Kentucky, Jawa, Among Newest Crop of Brand Revivals

The whirlwind of newly revived brands continues. A number of very interesting classics have returned, many with great potential. Just to name a few: Jawa Bicycles: In Mumbai, the company Classic Legends Private Limited, part of the Indian company Mahindra and Mahindra, has revived revived the classic Jawa motorcycle brand. The company was originally a Czech brand, but became popular in India before it was discontinued. Founded by František Janeček, it was eventually nationalized, and began expo...
Tags: London, Kentucky, Boston, India, Beverage, Mumbai, Lvmh, Branding, Sunderland England, Karl Malone, CBR, Mahindra, Pathmark, KLH, Henry Kloss, Jean Patou

India Proposes Chinese-Style Internet Censorship

The Modi government’s plan, which would require tech companies to automatically block a vast array of content, stifles free speech, critics said.
Tags: Twitter, News, Privacy, India, Censorship, Social Media, Instant Messaging, Modi, Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Computers and the Internet, Politics And Government, WhatsApp Inc

Indian Lawmakers Call for TikTok Ban Due to 'Cultural Degeneration'

There’s pressure building in India to regulate the shortform video app TikTok, with some lawmakers pushing for the platform to be blocked as a vessel for societal decay.Read more...
Tags: Science, India, Censorship, Social Media, Tiktok

The AI Talent Gap: Locating Global Data Science Centers

Good AI talent is hard to find. The talent pool for anyone with deep expertise in modern artificial intelligence techniques is terribly thin. More and more companies are committing to data and artificial intelligence as their differentiator. The early adopters will quickly find difficulties in determining which data science expertise meets their needs. And the AI talent? If you are not Google, Facebook, Netflix, Amazon, or Apple, good luck. With the popularity of AI, pockets of expertise are eme...
Tags: Amazon, UK, Germany, Singapore, India, Toronto, Blog, Seo, Artificial Intelligence, Austin, Canada, Data Science, Machine Learning, Consulting, Ai, Montreal

Manipulating an Indian politician’s tweets is worryingly easy to do

Here’s a concerning story from India, where the upcoming election is putting the use of social media in the spotlight. While the Indian government is putting Facebook, Google and other companies under pressure to prevent their digital platforms from being used for election manipulation, a journalist has demonstrated just how easy it is to control the social media messages that published by government ministers. Pon Radhakrishnan, India’s minister of state for finance and shipping, publishe...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Asia, Twitter, Finance, India, BJP, Narendra Modi, Social Media, Tech, Whatsapp, Software, United States, Digital Media, United Kingdom, Journalist

Brand Update : Horlicks pitches for Emotional Nutrition in the latest campaign

Departing from the usual pitch based on functional benefits, Horlicks now have moved into emotional territory with the new campaign Bottle of Love. Horlicks has been very consistent in the brand campaign throughout its brilliant life in the Indian market focusing on the benefits. The " Taller, Stronger, Sharper " proposition has been very well received in the Indian market and Horlicks continued to be the market leader in the segment in India.  The new campaign is an interactive campaign whic...
Tags: India, Branding, Harish B, Horlicks, Bottle of Love Horlicks

Facebook appoints Natasha Jog as election integrity head for India

Facebook has appointed former journalist Natasha Jog as its election integrity head for India, along with two other public policy professionals for politics and government roles, reports the Economic Times. This three-member team will oversee Facebook’s election integrity efforts in India.... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, Elections, News, Internet, India, Social Media, Economic Times, Industry Moves, Fake News, Election Integrity, Natasha Jog

My boss went on a dream six-week vacation, and these are 5 things I now consider for my future travels

Have you ever met someone who’s told you, “Traveling to experience different foods, sights, cultures, and people? Ew, no.” Me neither. The point is, the majority of us looooooove to travel, but we all have different styles of how we plan for it and actually prefer to travel, based in large part on our inner math of whether certain experiences are “worth it.” For example, I’m kind of a rugged traveler. The idea of swank five- or even four-star hotels never appealed to me. A bag of M&M peanuts for...
Tags: India, Marketing, Toronto, Rome, Thailand, Kenya, Tokyo, Brian, Bahamas, Fiji, Ramit Sethi, Brian Kelly, Stephanie, Ritz Carlton, Aman, Ramit

Project Management playing a vital role in building assets for tomorrow

(Authored by Vineet Kumar, Lead Consultant BI & Analytics, 3i Infotech) Project management plays a vital role in proper planning and executing a project and to successfully accomplish a goal within a given time frame. In India, the project management Read more… The post Project Management playing a vital role in building assets for tomorrow appeared first on TechRecur: Latest Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, Analysis, Press Releases.
Tags: India, Seo, News Trends, Vineet Kumar, BI Analytics 3i Infotech Project

Facebook: 5 new fact-checkers for India, Regulation in Germany, Canada and startup acquisition

Facebook adds five IFCN-certified fact-checkers in India, now in 6 languages  Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Facebook has added 5 new third-party fact-checkers in India – India Today Group,, Factly, Newsmobile, Fact Crescendo, the company said in a statement. The checkers are... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Instagram, Privacy, Internet, India, Social Media, Whatsapp, Regulation, Content, Fact Check, Germany Canada, Fake News, IFCN

Political Advertising Guidelines for PPC Platforms

Ad platforms have been thrown into the forefront of scrutiny in recent years, resulting in stricter policies regarding political advertising. If you’re managing a political PPC campaign, whether promoting a candidate or an advocacy group, you should be aware of how each of the major platforms handles political ads. You’ll likely run into much greater limitations than the average campaign you manage, and should know up front what extra approval processes you’ll need to go through and where you c...
Tags: Google, Facebook, India, US, Linkedin, Eu, Sem, Ppc, Bing, Federal Election Commission, Google Ads Google, Facebook Ads Facebook, PPC Platforms

Startup Watchlist: Top Media & Entertainment Startups To Look Out For In 2019 - Inc42 Media

Startup Watchlist: Top Media & Entertainment Startups To Look Out For In 2019   Inc42 Media Inc42 has compiled a list of India's top media and entertainment startups that are expected to leave thier mark in 2019 and beyond.
Tags: India, Seo

Twitter explains its ‘impartiality’; Officials to not attend IT committee meeting

Twitter said that political ideology did not shape its policies, days after accusations of bias against right wing users in India. Right-wingers have accused Twitter of limiting the reach of their accounts, banning or suspending accounts which support the Indian government, manipulating the... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Twitter, News, Internet, Government, India, Social Media, Policy, Platform, Parliament, Intermediary Liability, Standing Committee, Fake News

BMG to license music through SESAC in India -

BMG to license music through SESAC in India The Bertelsmann Music Group (BMG) has made a digital licensing and administration deal with SESAC Digital Licensing for the Indian market. SESAC will ...
Tags: India, Seo, Bmg, SESAC, Bertelsmann Music Group BMG, SESAC Digital Licensing

BETTER LATE THAN NEVER - Who won the shirt and Why

I started this post several months ago, got caught up in other things and realized I failed to recognize a student who worked hard and won a Kamikaze Copy Sin shirt for her efforts. Last term I announced a tag contest.  Lexus has a new tag composed of two Kamikaze Copy Sins - Experience Amazing.  As many of you know, experience as a noun and/or verb is a KCS (Kamikaze Copy Sin).  Amazing, a true KCS to anyone passing through my class' experience.   Both words are overused relics of Ad Ages p...
Tags: India, Advertising, Carol, KCS, Kamikaze Creative, India Allen, Carol Vick

WhatsApp deletes 2M accounts per month to curb fake news; outlines how

WhatsApp is deleting 2 million accounts per month to arrest the spread of fake news and misinformation, the company revealed in a white paper titled ‘Stopping Abuse’ released in India earlier this week. WhatsApp is deleting these accounts for bulk or automated behaviour, over 75% of the... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, Facebook, News, Internet, Government, Messaging, India, Social Media, Whatsapp, Policy, Intermediary Liability, Misinformation, Fake News

Is Mount Kailash The Oldest Mountain In The Himalaya?

No. It is not.Although, according to this tweet it is. The person tweeting as CBG-san (@OnlyNakedTruth) uses Pranay Lal's book Indica: A Deep Natural History Of The Indian Subcontinent as the source (page 268-269), and also refers to an analysis done on Mount Kailash rocks. I could not make out the source of the table of analysis. They show the age of Mount Kailash Formation as ranging from around 30 million years to around 10 million years old.Let me get one technical point out of the way. Geo...
Tags: Asia, Tibet, India, Seo, Geology, Himalayas, Himalaya, India Asia, Kailash, Plate Tectonics, Suvrat Kher, Greater Himalaya, Mount Kailash, Mike Searle, Kailash Formation, Kailash Basin

Africa Roundup: Zimbabwe’s net blackout, Partech’s $143M fund, Andela’s $100M raise, Flutterwave’s pivot

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Partech is doubling the size of its African venture fund to $143 million Zimbabwe’s government faces off against its tech community over internet restrictions A high court in Zimbabwe ended the government’s restrictions on internet and social media last month. After days of intermittent bla...
Tags: Credit Cards, Facebook, Uber, Column, Technology, Money, Maryland, Microsoft, Congress, India, New York City, Nigeria, Africa, San Francisco, Social Media, Tech

BMG And SESAC Digital Licensing Join Forces In India - PRNewswire

BMG And SESAC Digital Licensing Join Forces In India   PRNewswire BERLIN, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- BMG has concluded a digital licensing and administration deal for its Anglo-American repertoire with SESAC Digital ...
Tags: India, Seo, Bmg, Anglo, SESAC, BERLIN Feb

WhatsApp 'deleting 2m accounts a month' to stop fake news

App launches paper on ‘stopping abuse’ in India, home to more than 200m of its usersWhatsApp says it is deleting 2m accounts per month as part of an effort to blunt the use of the world’s most popular messaging app to spread fake news and misinformation.The Facebook-owned service published the data as part of a white paper on “stopping abuse” that was launched on Wednesday in India, the biggest market for the company with more than 200m users. Continue reading...
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Media, Social Networking, India, Social Media, World news, Whatsapp, South and Central Asia, Digital Media

How Employee Trust Leads To Trusted Brands

Every year, I look forward to the findings published by Edelman in their annual Trust Barometer. 2019’s findings paint a picture of a world where the nature of trust has changed profoundly. People have shifted their trust to the relationships within their control, most notably their employers. Globally, 75 percent of people trust “my employer” to do what is right, significantly more than NGOs (57 percent), business (56 percent) and media (47 percent). Around the world, there is an urgent desi...
Tags: Amazon, Microsoft, France, India, Philadelphia, Starbucks, Edelman, Salesforce, Seattle, Branding, Mark Disomma, Brand Culture, Paul Friederichsen, US Border Agency

RP tech India Enters Into Cloud Business with Acquisition of ZNet Technologies

The partnership enables RP tech India to provide ZNet’s cutting edge Cloud Computing solutions to Enterprise and SMB customers. Mumbai, February 5, 2019: RP tech India (a division of Rashi Peripherals Pvt Ltd) today announced the acquisition of Cloud Services Read more… The post RP tech India Enters Into Cloud Business with Acquisition of ZNet Technologies appeared first on TechRecur: Latest Telecom Media & Technology News, Trends, Analysis, Press Releases.
Tags: Cloud, India, Seo, It, Iot, Mumbai, Cloud Solutions, News Trends, Cloud Business, Acquisition of ZNet Technologies, Rashi Peripherals Pvt Ltd

India startup world news monthly roundup for January 2019 - Tentaran

India startup world news monthly roundup for January 2019   Tentaran Here is the India startup world news monthly roundup for January 2019. Now you can know in and out of the happenings of the Indian startup world that took ...
Tags: India, Seo

Happy Data Privacy Day – Five Lessons Learned On Regulatory Enforcement

In the United States, Europe, Canada, and India, January 28 is designated data privacy day, to mark the signing of the first legally-binding, international treaty that dealt with data protection and privacy in 1981. 38 years later, technology has only further emphasized the need for privacy regulations and requirements. GDPR is the first step for […]
Tags: India, Marketing, United States Europe Canada

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