Earlier this month, Niantic Inc. (formerly an internal startup at Google) launched Pokémon Go – a free-to-play, location-based augmented reality mobile game – sparking a cultural phenomenon on a global scale. Since its release, the app has been smashing records and logging unprecedented usage metrics. To name just a few:
With all this attention, it’s no wonder that businesses are incorporating Pokémon Go into their marketing efforts. To understand the marketing potential behind the app, it helps if you know the basics of how Pokémon Go works.
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