Friday, July 19
Monetization – Doing class=”dateheure”> July 19, 2013 :: 4:59 p.m. :: By Setra Rkt
If you are offered to install an application that puts ads on the lock screen of your smartphone, you probably will not be interested. By cons, if the application allows you to monetize your screen, you may be starting.
Locket The application is offered by a start-up based in New York. However, it should be noted that Locket is not the first of its kind. Other applications for monetizing your lock screen, are already available in the Netherlands as South Korea.
By a Swipe, you can open advertising and watch a trailer, visit a website, find a product or just unlock the screen of your smartphone. For now, Locket’s still only 8 advertisers, 2 of which are part of the Fortune 500 in 2013. If Locket should have more than 10 advertisers by the end of the month, its developers have stated that all will not be accepted. The company has already rejected offers from brands alcoholic products and lingerie. Also note that Locket target appropriate ads based on profiles on social networks.
Currently, the team is also testing Locket accounting advertisements on the 20 most popular Android smartphones. App is currently still in beta. Another challenge: reduce energy consumption caused by Locket
Locket vs. Facebook Home
Locket launches beta when Facebook tries to conquer the screens of your smartphones. Many users already doubt that one day Facebook Home include advertisements on your screen. Swipe through the penny that Locket offers will he swing your heart?
Enthusiast geek culture Setra is a blogger and editor at Juicer. He invites you to follow him on the social networks.