Tag: Europe


TikTok Outlines Preparations for Upcoming Elections Across Europe

February 14, 2024

Via: Social Media Today

TikTok is preparing for the next wave of elections across Europe, with a new commitment to staffing local language election centers for each of the 27 individual EU member states, which will include dedicated, vetted local voting info in the […]

Apps & Sites, Mobile Commerce

Meta Could Ban Certain Ads in Europe to Adhere with Evolving Data Usage Laws

March 30, 2023

Via: Social Media Today

With the next wave of EU data privacy laws kicking in, Meta’s developing a new set of options for EU users only that would enable them to opt out of personalized ads, while the company’s also considering banning political ads […]

Mobile Commerce, Mobile Marketing

TikTok Updates Ad Policies to Limit Unwanted Exposure Among Younger Users in Europe

June 22, 2022

Via: Social Media Today

TikTok has agreed to change its policies around branded content to ensure greater transparency, in line with EU rules, which will also see it implement new regulations around the promotion of alcohol, cigarettes and ‘get rich quick’ schemes within the […]


The Moto G 5G Plus is Motorola’s first midrange 5G phone, but it’s skipping the US

July 7, 2020

Via: The Verge

Motorola is bringing 5G connectivity to its midrange Moto G lineup with a new Moto G 5G Plus model — but it won’t be releasing in the US. The Moto G 5G Plus features a 6.7-inch FHD+ display with a […]


U.S. News Outlets Block European Readers Over New Privacy Rules

May 25, 2018

Via: NYTimes Tech

American news outlets including The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times and The Arizona Daily Star abruptly blocked access to their websites from Europe on Friday, choosing to black out readers rather than comply with a strict new data privacy […]

E-payment & Security

Google to reward UK Android Pay users over the festive season

December 6, 2016

Via: TheNextWeb

Contactless payments are hugely popular in the UK. The technology allows people to quickly pay for low-value items simply by tapping an RFID-enabled debit or credit card, or a smartphone against a special reader. With almost four percent of card […]

Analytics & Data

European court rules the U.S. ‘Safe Harbor’ data-sharing pact is invalid

October 6, 2015

Via: itCurated

A European court has ruled that an agreement between the U.S. and Europe around how data is stored and transferred between the two regions is “invalid.” The “Safe Harbor” principles is a system devised by the U.S. to help companies […]

E-payment & Security

Google unveils Android Pay

June 2, 2015

Via: itCurated

Google has announced Android Pay. This contactless payment system is another attempt of Google to gain a foothold in the payments market. With the smartphone tool consumers are able to instantly pay for goods in physical stores and mobile apps […]

Mobile Marketing

Catalogs in ecommerce: unnecessary or indispensable?

May 14, 2015

Via: itCurated

Catalogs were a very important marketing tool during the mail order era. But now with the success of ecommerce and the almost extinction of the mail order business, catalogs are however still being sent to millions of consumers. How could […]

E-payment & Security

Online payment methods in Europe

April 7, 2015

Via: itCurated

Every country has its own way of paying online. Of course, credit cards and PayPal are popular payment methods in many parts around the world. But do you know which online payment method Germans prefer? Or what’s more popular than […]


Key figures for mobile commerce in Europe revealed

February 27, 2015

Via: itCurated

Europeans are set to spend about 45 billion euros via mobile devices in 2015, an increase of 88.7% on 23.8 billion euros in 2014. PC spending on the other hand, will grow by just 6%. In Europe, 12% of all […]


Has Ikea missed the ecommerce boat?

February 10, 2015

Via: itCurated

Ikea is a strong household name in the furniture industry. But online it’s a different story. It seems the Swedish company has missed the ecommerce boat. For years it ignored online retail, while focusing solely on sales happening in-store. But […]