50% of consumers can detect AI-generated content

A recent study by digital asset management firm, Bynder, has uncovered how consumers interact with AI vs human content in 2024.

As more people start to use AI, consumer awareness of the tell-tale signs of content which is not human made is likely to increase. To put this to the test, Bynder ran a study to reveal how many people can tell when content is written fully by AI and how this impacts their engagement and opinions of the associated brand.

In a survey of...

Content chaos grows as marketers struggle with omnichannel demands

Hyper personalisation and localisation may be the end goal for most brands, but an increasing number of marketers are scrambling to manage the complex content requirements needed to deliver a truly omnichannel marketing approach.

This is one of the key findings from The State of CMS 2024 report, which has been published by content management system (CMS) specialist, Storyblok. 

The report details the results of a survey commissioned by Storyblok of 1,719 businesses...

Storyblok partnership to transform international marketing with AI-driven localisation

As new research reveals a significant amount of businesses are missing out on global opportunities by failing to go multilingual, enterprise CMS leader Storyblok has partnered with Lokalise, a AI-powered translation tool to enable brands to localise content faster and easier than ever before. 

Lokalise is a continuous localisation and translation management platform that leverages AI and algorithms to perform automated translation of text or speech from one language to another....

More than half of content produced is never activated

Advertisers’ lack of visibility into their creative production lifecycle sets the industry up to waste billions in 2024 on content that never gets used.

This is according to a study by creative agency CreativeX, which estimated that the average F500 company could be wasting at least $25 million a year on unused creative assets. Across the entire industry, that translates to $100 billion on assets that are never activated.

Advertisers are looking to genAI to create...

Festive shoppers are 81% more likely to click on personalised content this year

Festive online shoppers are taking longer to make purchase decisions this year, including interacting more heavily with retailers’ personalised product recommendations and content.

This is according to global data gathered by Commerce Experience Platform, Nosto, over Cyber Weekend 2023 found that ecommerce traffic was up 23%, with shoppers viewing 22% more pages per visit and spending 10% longer on each page. Despite this more considered shopping behaviour, sales were up 4.41%...

88% of marketing and event professionals are using AI

Kaltura, a video experience cloud firm, has released a new report titled 'Riding the Wave: 2024 Survey Report on the Use of AI Technologies in Marketing Teams'.

Based on a global survey involving hundreds of marketing professionals, the report provides a comprehensive overview of AI’s influence on the marketing and events industry, exploring how they harness AI to enhance their marketing operations. 

The marketing industry has largely embraced AI tools, with 88%...

Half of personalised content is boring and unhelpful

More than half (51%) of UK consumers say that the targeted content they receive online is often “boring” or “unhelpful.” 

That is according to new research from Optimizely, a digital experience platform (DXP) provider, which reveals that while personalisation holds great potential for enhancing customer loyalty, the reliance on assumptions and outdated technology remain major obstacles.

Based on a comprehensive study of 100 UK marketing leaders and 1,000 UK...

55% of marketers are using AI in content production

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A new study by digital asset management platform, Bynder, has revealed the many ways the marketing industry sees AI technology enabling efficiency in day-to-day tasks, and provides insight into how the industry can continue to leverage the technology.  

The deep-dive study of Bynder’s customer-base, which includes marketers at major global brands including Spotify, Puma and Five Guys, found over half (55%) of respondents currently use AI tools in content production...

Google Pixel partners with The FA to bring football fans closer to the game

Google Pixel has announced a new long-term partnership with The Football Association (The FA) as Official Mobile Phone and Earbuds Partner.

The deal marks Pixel’s first step into football sponsorship in the UK, with the brand looking to work with both the senior men’s and women’s teams to help bring fans closer to the sport they love.

Pixel are also working with Lionesses star Lauren James, who will front Google’s “Football on Pixel” campaign throughout the...

Just 10% of thought leadership is produced by subject matter experts

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The latest report from iResearch Services reveals that business development teams are leading the charge when it comes to developing thought leadership content (38%), overtaking their marketing counterparts (32%).

By contrast, the findings show that only 10% of thought leadership is produced by subject matter experts, 14% by a designated editorial department and 18% by an insights/research department.

The report, Leading Lights: harnessing thought leadership superpowers...