Google Revs Up Mobile Web With AMP, But What About Marketers?

A group of top-tier publishers will help launch Google's answer to Facebook Instant Articles on Wednesday as the search titan attempts to reinvent the mobile web with its Accelerated Mobile Pages initiative. But Google may need brands' help before too long if it really wants to build a new standard."It is part of what we are thinking about from an innovation standpoint long-term," said Craig DiNatali, director-news and magazine partnerships at Google. "I'm sure they [brands] would be interested in the experience of being able to render a landing page faster. I certainly see the appeal there."Unfortunately for Google, and perhaps for consumers as well, marketers are still struggling to adjust to the mobile web as it stands, so they may not be quick to jump into AMP. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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