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How Colombia’s El Tiempo is Experimenting with Facebook’s Instant Articles

On December 1st Facebook launched one of its most revolutionary news products to date: Instant Articles. The new product is supposed to give publishers superpowers to connect with their audiences with texts and graphics, video and audio content at a fast speed and with responsive design. Portada, through Paula Gaviria our brand new correspondent in Bogotá, talked to leading executives at Casa Editorial El Tiempo and at Facebook Latin America to talk about what they have learned so far.


Research: Copa America 2015 – Soccer Fans in Latin America Deciphered

With the start of the Copa America 2015,  June 11 until July 14 in Chile and one of the most anticipated sports events of the year, soccer passion and emotion will be running high throughout Latin America. While the popularity of soccer is very widespread throughout the Southern continent, what soccer means to fans and how they live their passion is very different. Havas Sports & Entertainment  has published the study: “Fans, Passions and Brands”, which surveyed 21,000 fans across 16 countries, and aims to understand the motivations and behaviors of soccer fans and their relationship with brand sponsors.


Research: Latin Americans Have Significantly Higher Brand Attachment, Havas Study Reveals

Havas’ Meaningful Brands 2015 study reveals  that brands do matter in LatAm, as the disconnection to brands is lower  than globally, which means the connection with brands is healthier than in other regions. Latin America outperforms global results by 7 percentage points in “brand attachment”. In LatAm 47% of the people would care if the brands analysed disappeared, […]


Research: LatAm amounts to 10% of global Internet Audience, North America shrinks to 12.6%

Over the past year, we have witnessed a tremendous growth in the digital world. Social networks audiences have increased significantly in recent months, in line with digital growth in general. As part of a recent Webinar, Alejandro Fosk, Senior Vice President, Latin America for comScore, Inc., highlights the major shifts in digital consumer behavior over the […]


Research: LatAm, the region with highest engagement on social networks : 8, 67 hours per month

n the last year, there have been significant developments in the digital landscape and Social Network audiences. Both mobility and connectivity have shown greater growth, especially in Latin America, where internet users spend at least 8, 67 hours per month, according to a research carried out by comScore Inc., making it the region with greatest engagement in social networks. Below, some highlights from the report:


Breaking Ads Colombia: Pulzo.com, FOGAFIN y DirecTV ::: Premium Content:::

Portada and Media Economics Group present a new article of Breaking Ads Colombia with the analysis of the campaigns of Pulzo.com, FOGAFIN and DirecTV. The digital advertizing campaigns were active during January and April, 2014. They were tracked with ColombiaWebMonitor™ technology. Pulzo.com Advertiser:  R360 S.A.S. Campaign: “Pulzo.com” Language: Spanish Description: Online news site by R360 S.A.S. Sites: ESPNDeportes.com (from Colombia), […]


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