Adknowledge Buys Quiz Biz from Pangea

Just a few years ago all over the internet you probably saw ads that asked you various question about everything from what a picture looked like to what your favorite Simpsons character was. Behind almost all those quizzes was a company called Pangea, that would push consumers threw co-registrations and then mobile subscriptions. For a while this was a booming business model and Pangea was making millions a month on reoccurring charges — until the carriers stopped allowing them to do it, making the model much less profitable.

It seems that Pangea has decided to get out of the business a while back and has sold their mobile quiz and sweepstakes legacy sites  to Adknowledge. The amount of cash traded is not known, nor what exactly the value of Pangea’s business currently is.

Pangea on the other hand is going to focus on their current product line, which includes SnapAp, a “marketing platform for customer engagement and acquisition that enables companies to generate leads, registrations, downloads, likes and follows.” It seems that the platform is based off the technology they had created when driving consumers through co-registrations and the mobile lead generation, as it allows companies to  “Create engaging quiz, personality test, sweepstakes, contest, poll, or survey applications in minutes”
—–
HitCPA Best Offers in Many Verticals. The Secret for Top Affils.

Pesach Lattin
Pesach Lattinhttp://pacevegas.com
Pesach "Pace" Lattin is one of the top experts in interactive advertising, affiliate marketing. Pace Lattin is known for his dedication to ethics in marketing, and focus on compliance and fraud in the industry, and has written numerous articles for publications from MediaPost, ClickZ, ADOTAS and his own blogs.

Similar Articles

Comments

What's your opinion?

Advertisment

Most Popular

The Journalism Competition and Protection Act – A Boon for CMOs?

A bill that would let most news outlets collectively negotiate with dominant tech platforms for compensation to distribute their content advanced out...

Apple Music is Taking Over Sponsorship Duties for the Super Bowl Halftime Show in a New Multi-Year Agreement with the NFL

In a new multi-year agreement with the NFL, Apple Music is taking over sponsorship duties for the Super Bowl Halftime Show, an...

Five Reasons Programmatic is Here to Stay

In short, programmatic advertising is a form of automated online advertising. publishers sell digital ad space through ad exchanges, and buyers use...