Only 4% of print ads in the US contained 2-D mobile barcodes in 2011, but their use is growing, according to advertising tracking firm Competitrack. A February 2012 report by the company found that well-planned campaigns put mobile barcodes in attention-grabbing places, and then gave customers a clear call to action to lead them to content.

Katz 360, the digital sales arm of the Katz Media Group, and Univision Radio National Sales, the Hispanic radio sales division of Katz, announced the launch of a new online audio platform, Unidos Digital Network.

Yahoo! en Español launched a new blog, sponsored by Toyota Prius v, presenting tips on how to live an environmentally-conscious life.

Marketers must diversify their ad investments across a wider variety of digital channels to keep up with today’s media consumption habits.

Gamers have never had more choice in terms of how to play and spend. Mobile and tablet gaming is on the rise, according to Nielsen’s annual U.S. Gaming: A 360° View survey, helping to fuel a seven percent increase in total gaming time over last year.

Now that we are well into the New Year, I thought it would be worthwhile to provide an update on the state of the Hispanic online market. Overall, the market continues to be rich and vibrant and the data points to a clear opportunity for online marketers in 2012.

As Facebook prepares for its long-anticipated initial public offering (IPO) and consumer fears mount over how their personal data could be used to subject them to greater volumes of more intrusive advertising, American and British consumers are warning of a major backlash as more than one in four (27 per cent) British and one in five (20 per cent) American consumers online would stop using a product or service – such as the social networking site – if they were subjected to too much advertising. DOWNLOAD InfoGraphic Here

Terra is launching a new interactive music platform today, March 7 featuring Locos Por Juana, the two-time Grammy-nominated bilingual Latin Band. Tune in today at 4:00pm ET on terra.com.

The digital signage industry is poised for sustained growth (the economy notwithstanding), in verticals such as education, place-based advertising, and hospitality. Retail adoption, on the other hand, is slower than many had anticipated for a variety of reasons.

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has launched “Data Driven Advertising”, a web site designed to be the definitive resource for advertising professionals on how data is used to serve ads to consumers.

As TV networks struggle to find right balance between digital and traditional access to their content, new research from Knowledge Networks shows that online access wins favor with consumers in ways often overlooked by standard metrics.

Since 2000, the number of Americans with Internet access has more than doubled from 132.2 million to 274 million, according to Nielsen and NM Incite’s U.S. Digital Consumer Report.

Born sometime between the launch of the VCR and the commercialization of the Internet, Americans 18-34 are redefining media consumption with their unique embrace of all things digital. According to Nielsen and NM Incite’s U.S. Digital Consumer Report, this group—dubbed “Generation C” by Nielsen—is taking their personal connection—with each other and content—to new levels, new devices and new experiences like no other age group.

Born sometime between the launch of the VCR and the commercialization of the Internet, Americans 18-34 are redefining media consumption with their unique embrace of all things digital. According to Nielsen and NM Incite’s U.S.

Growth in Facebook ad revenues may be slowing, according to eMarketer estimates, but they will still swell more than 60% this year to reach $5.06 billion worldwide, after posting growth of 68.2% in 2011.

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