"Press Gazette" is reporting on the latest readership figures that show although "The Guardian" is the most trusted news brand in the UK, "The Sun" and the "Sun on Sunday" are the most read online
Saatchi & Saatchi has won the Samsung Home Appliances ad account that will be serviced through its offices in Germany and China, "Campaign" reports.
There is sad news this morning as "The Drum" confirms that Blippar has called in administrators. The AR app which allows printed ads to spring to life, had simply burned too much cash and couldn't secure emergency financing.
A Silicon Valley judge has ordered that emails between British MP, Damian Collins, and Six4Three -- a company suing Facebook in the US -- should be handed over. Collins recently published documents supplied by Six4Three, and now it looks like Zuckerberg is getting his own back. Damian Collins did not respond to "The Telegraph" when asked for a comment.
The "Times" is suggesting fast food companies have been holding talks with TfL to get clarity on the junk food advertising ban that comes into effect on London's transport network from February. The feedback is that while food that is high in fat, sugar and salt cannot be advertised, branding advertising is still likely to be permitted.
Amazon's Alexa will continue to dominate next year as its share of the UK market slips from 68% to 63% and Google climbs to a 29.5% marketing share in smart speakers, eMarketer reports.
France has vowed to go it alone in January and tax the tech giants on direct sales, ad sales and selling data. "The Telegraph" reveals that France is committed to going ahead with the tax, which it believes will raise EUR500m per year.
It may not be the most surprising piece of news, but Oxford University researchers have helped reveal that Russia used all available social media platforms to try to influence the 2016 US Presidential election, the BBC reports.
"The Guardian" is broadcasting the news this morning that it has been named the most trusted newspaper in the UK and the most read. The accolade comes from figures announced this morning by the Publishers Audience Measurement Company (PAMCo) for the period October 2017 to September 2018.
Nearly half of British consumers find chatbots "annoying" according to research from Acquia today. According to Netimperative, the research further claims that three in four people find them "impersonal."