Vuclip has released its 2013 Global Video Insights. The survey includes responses from more than 50K people globally including 8K from India. According to survey
1) 62% of Indian respondents prefer movies or tv seriels instead of short movie clips on their phones
2) Youth in India are driving the growing trend of long form content consumption via the mobile.
3) Of the total respondents likely to indulge in mobile movie viewing, 97% are in the 18 and under age group.
4) Indians search a lot for movies on mobile. The list includes for the survey period are Shuddh Desi Romance, Grand Masti & others.
India’s Tourism Ministry in partnership with Mumbai based Genesys have launched WoNoBo.com, a 360′ street view website. This is currently available for 12 cities in India like Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkatta & others. There is a plan to expand it to other cities soon. You can find directions across several cities, search for places & others. Guides created by experts, locals & celebrities is also available on the site. Guided tours, stories & other interesting sections is found on the site. India’s tourism ministry is also promoting Incredible India campaign through theme based city walks.
99Games Online Pvt. Ltd & Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd. have launched the official game for Dhoom 3 movie on Windows Phone. Dhoom 3 is the most awaited move of the year 2013. In this game, you can don the cap of Dhoom3 Movie anti hero & Zoom through the streets of Chicago. This 3D racing game has great graphics with awesome controls. This is available exclusively on Windows phone with state of the art graphics.
With the growth of social media, mobile & gaming consoles, Bollywood has gone for a new way to market movies. Apps, Games, special promo websites, Google+ hangouts & others are some of the new ways bollywood is including promotion for the movies.
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Linkedin has released the list of India’s most inDemand Employers for 2013. Accenture, Wipro, Infosys,IBM & HP are in the top 5 list. 80% of India’s Most inDemand Employers are in the Tech, telecom & Media sector. Company analyzed over 25 billion data points between members & companies and also compared the data with surveys of thousands of members to determine a company’s familiarity & engagement score.
This is the second time in a row, accenture has retained the top spot. Among the Indian companies in the list are Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Airtel, L&T, HCL tech are in the list. Linkedin has more than 200 million members globally with over 21 million in India.
Both BJP & Congress have launched election manifesto websites soliciting ideas/suggestions for the 2014 elections. BJP’s website has pics of Modi, Singh & Joshi with links to their 2009, 2004 & 1998 elections manifesto. There is also links to their social media profiles on Twitter, Facebook, Youtube & Google+. Both the parties have taken to internet & social media to reach to the public & connect with them. A Manifesto is a public declaration of intent.
While Congress has pics of Singh, Sonia & Rahul on the website with links to their Facebook & Twitter profiles. Suggestions can be given pertaining to various areas & also for a particular state. There is also links to various reports of the past year’s UPA govt’s report card. A twitter feed has also been included in the site.
BBM for Andorid & iOS is finally available on respective App stores. The app has got millions of downloads within 24 hours of the launch. Many are still waiting for the Activation emails. BBM Video, Voice and Channels have not yet made into the store. Last time, when there was a plan to roll out BBM on these platforms, BlackBerry had to run into a huge fiasco. They had not expected such a huge demand & the infrastructre has to be upgraded before going out for the release.
This shows that apps can provide great visibility for brands. BBM rose very quickly in the Apple App Store free app rankings in the first 24 hours with #1 slot in more than 75 countries, including the US, Canada, the UK, Indonesia and most of the Middle East.
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Twitter’s vine is the fastest growing app in the world. Its user base grew 403% between Q1’13 & Q3’13. With millions of users, vine has become a popular tool for marketers. Many marketers are using vine videos to connect with their customers & also for promotions. Flickr & Instagram are in the 2nd & 3rd positions with a growth of 146% & 130% respectively. Top 3 apps are related to Video/Pics Sharing. Whats app & Facebook Messenger are chat related apps with a growth of 123% & 107% respectively. Amongst the social media sites, Facebook, Twitter & Youtube are in the list.
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Anil Kapoor’s show “24″, coming on Colors, is now available as a mobile game ‘Safari Storme 24 – The Game’ on Android & iOS platforms. In the game, mobile users can lead the life of ATU chief Jai Singh Rathod. This is for the first in India that a general entertainment channel is providing its viewers to experience the show on a mobile. Users will have to race against time to protect against terror elements. Developed by Gameshastra Solutions Pvt Ltd, the game will be available for free download. This is India’s first 3D game & provides users to experience “24″ on mobile.
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