Digital News Daily Editions for March 2020
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Comcast Says Web Traffic Up 212%
Pandemic-Driven Kid-Related Video Boom: Even DIYs Are Diving In
IAB Reschedules NewFronts For Mid-June
As COVID-19 Hammers Disney, Top Execs Take Temporary Pay Cuts
UK Ad Market To Decline 50% In April
Video Streamers Maintain High National TV Spend, New Launches
UK Tech Groups Form COVID19 Tech Response
MRC Warns About COVID-19 Effect On Media Audience Measurement
Microsoft Seeing Spike In App Use
TV Viewing Points Upward During The First Week Of Stay-At-Home
COVID-19 Misinformation Sites Monetised By Google
Creatives And Senior Ad Execs Disagree On The Loss Of Cookies
Proposed California Privacy Regs Violate First Amendment, Ad Groups Claim
GroupM Sees Paid Search, SEO Performance Improving
Quibi Pre-Launch Numbers Already Big
ARF Study Finds Sales, Not Branding Metrics, Are Top Advertising 'KPI'
Trump Threatens TV Stations Airing PAC Ads
Consumers See Existential Role For Brands, Say They're Meeting It Better Than Government
WPP Slashes Costs, Takes Other Steps In Response To Pandemic
Digital Rights Group Backs Locast In Battle With Broadcasters
Microsoft Advertising Adds More Pages To Redesigned Platform
Google Uses Search Home Page To Thank Medical Community, Raise Funds
Facebook To Invest In Plessey, Up AR Future
Digital News Daily - Monday, March 30, 2020
IOC Announces New Tokyo Olympics Date: July 23, 2021
Video Chat Service Houseparty Taking Off
70% Of Ad Execs Have Already Changed First Half Ad Spending, 25% For The Second Half
Is It Time To Shutter Struggling Local Newspapers?
Reports: Airbnb Suspends Marketing To Save $800M
Vodafone Offers Free Unlimited Mobile
Podcast Audiences Drop Along With Commuting, Due To COVID-19
Can Publishers Survive The Pandemic?
Social Media, Local TV News Are Top COVID-19 Information Sources, Trust Issues Remain
Bank Intros National QR Code Standard
Another Large-Scale Ad Scam Spotlights Vulnerability of OTT/CTV
Desktop Search Leading Trend In Higher Content Consumption For Most Categories
Businesses Should Not Be Prosecuted For California Privacy Law Violations, ANA Says
Due To Pandemic, LinkedIn Expects Spike In Users, Drop In Advertisers
Detroit Auto Show Cancelled, Convention Center To Be Converted To Hospital
Retail Messaging Losing Efficacy During Pandemic
Huge Spike In Liquor Store Sales, As Americans Are 'Drunking'-in-Place
FTC Extends Comment Deadline For Endorsement Guidelines
GroupM: 'Consumer Trust In Digital Marketing Is Not As High As We Hoped'
Premium 'Theatrical' Movies At Home For $20? Price And Perception May Collide
Why This Olympian Is Urging You To Support A New Olympic Initiative
Gang Aft Agley
Digital News Daily - Friday, March 27, 2020
Facebook Asks Supreme Court To Turn Away Hamas Victims
TV Ad Revenues To See Sharp 40% Decline in 2Q, Moderating Drops Through 2020
Magna Slashes 2020 Ad Outlook, Boosts 2021
Internet Showing Strain, Despite Streamers' Bit-Throttling Moves
Nielsen: Total TV Usage Up 18% In Recent Week
NBCU CEO Jeff Shell Tests Positive For COVID-19
Risk 'Exposure' Soars For Major Media's 2020 Ad Outlooks
COVID-19 Spurs Sudden Shift In Consumer Shopping Habits
NBCU Launches Large-Scale, Star-Packed COVID-19 PSA Campaign
Local TV Markets Ranked By COVID-19 Ratings Surge
Survey Analyzes Agency Team Morale, Challenges, Future Business
What's The Outlook For The Media Supply-And-Demand Formula?
Absence Of Google Ads In Search Leads RBC To Lower Estimates For Third Time In 3 Weeks
Due To Pandemic, LinkedIn Expects Spike In Users, Drop In Advertisers
How Ad Exec, Consumer Time Spent With Media Is Changing
Slack Adds Users, Driven By Pandemic
New Mexico Children's Privacy Lawsuit Against Twitter, Other Tech Companies, Clears First Hurdle
We Don't Need Upfront To Vanish -- Just To Change
Is Zoom Oversharing With Facebook?
Google Seeing Fewer Nation-State Hacking Attacks
Epic Games Launched Epic Publishing Unit
Digital News Daily - Thursday, March 26, 2020
Is Ailing Twitter A Canary In Industry's Coal Mine?
It's Not Just Streaming -- Viewing On Premium Cable Networks Rises
Two-Thirds Of Ad Execs Anticipate Lower 2021 Ad Budgets Due To Pandemic
How The Pandemic Is Impacting The Media Mix, Short-Term
Scatter TV Ad Demand Slows, Raising Upfront Demand Concerns
Younger Viewers Watch More Local TV, Given COVID-19 News
COVID-19 Pushing Tech Spending Down: IDC
Fox News Virus-Infected Staff Now At 6, As Hosts Urge U.S. To Return to Work
Apple Might Delay Launch Of Next IPhone
Platforms Taking Harder Line On Content Moderation
Pandemic Shifts Consumers To Electronic Media
DoubleVerify Makes Rare Move With Ad Council, Recommends How To Address COVID-19
Buzzfeed Cuts Employee Pay To Weather Pandemic
Watchdogs Want FTC To Demand Detailed Info About Children's Data
FCC Extends Deadline For Net Neutrality Comments
Advertisers Ask Digital's Big 3 To Extend Payments During COVID-19 Crisis
How Challenger Brands Gain, Keep Market Share During COVID-19 Crisis
Consumers Vs. The Ad Trade: How COVID-19 Impacts Their Media Consumption
Study: U.S. Households Value Broadband Service Over Pay TV
Poll: Users Say Social Media Supplies False News About COVID-19
Tech Platforms Urged To Crack Down On COVID-19 Related Price Gouging
COVID-19 Delays 5G Standards
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Scatter TV Ad Demand Slows, Raising Upfront Demand Concerns
YouTube Expands Standard-Definition Streaming Default Worldwide
Comscore: TV Viewing Up 40% For Cable TV News Networks, 13% Higher For Top Broadcast Networks
Kantar Diagnoses Consumer Response To COVID-19, Offers Prognosis For Brands That Don't
Analysts Short Facebook Ad Outlook, Say It's A Leading Indicator For Others
Instagram Debuts Co-Watching Feature
Advertisers Ask Digital's Big 3 To Extend Payments During COVID-19 Crisis
Consumers Cautious About Spending Stimulus Checks
Lessons From 2008 Recession: No Quick Return To Normal For Affluent Market
TV Creative In The Time Of COVID-19
Affiliate Advertising, Marketing Rising In Performance
How The U.S. TV Industry Is Likely To Be Impacted By The Pandemic
Trump Must Face Claims He Retaliated Against Journalists
Google Seeks Dismissal Of Privacy Claims Over Search Query Transmissions
Kre8 Takes Drastic Steps Adjusting To Media Buys Amidst DOOH Shutdown
Study: COVID-19 Drives One-Third Of Publisher Pageviews
Apple's Safari Now Blocks Cookies By Default
Unacast Tracking U.S. Citizens' Social Distancing
Apple Eying Reopening Retail Stores In Mid-April
Amazon Helps Seattle Residents Receive COVID-19 Tests
Huge Financial Fallout From Olympics Delay
IPG Mediabrands Names Its New Chief Executive
Disney+ Goes Live In Europe As Demand For Streaming Soars
World Health Organization Labels Fake COVID-19 News 'Infodemic'
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Twitter Pulls Q1 Guidance, Citing Ad Revenue Hit From Pandemic
Nielsen: Local TV News Viewing Rising Due To COVID-19
Tokyo Olympics Will Be Postponed, IOC Board Member Says
Amazon Opens Free Streaming Kids' Shows To All Customers Worldwide
Despite Crisis, Most Consumers Are Not Shopping More Online: Study
Facebook Cuts Streaming Speeds In Europe
Agencies Rally To Support Their Home Cities
Agency Offers Free Web Hosting During Crisis
Trump's Twitter Blocks Violate First Amendment, Court Confirms
TransUnion: Social Distancing Predicted To Increase Online Fraud As Ecommerce Purchases Rise
Movie Industry, Newspapers Join Request To Postpone California Privacy Enforcement
Coronavirus Anxiety Drives Shopping For 'Survival' And 'Sanity' Products
Despite Movie Theater Shutdowns, Exclusive 3-Month Deals Haven't Changed, Trade Group Says
Phoning It In: COVID-19 Drives Consumers Back To Speaking On Phones
The Social Distancing 7: Media Channels That Will Grow During The COVID-19 Outbreak
You Don't Need A CMO
Amid The Crisis, Video Ad Inventory Growing, Overall Digital Ad Spend Holding Its Own
Streaming Services Shine Amid Pandemic
Apple Launching App Store In 20 More Countries
Google Courts Indie Developers With Stadia Makers
Digital News Daily - Monday, March 23, 2020
FuboTV Agrees To Merge With FaceBank Group
Facebook Knew Of Inflated 'Potential Reach' Metrics, Marketers Claim
NBC News Veteran Dies After Positive Test; Bravo Host Andy Cohen Tests Positive
Netflix Starts $100-Million Relief Fund For Out-Of-Work Film, TV Cast And Crew
Amazon, AT&T, Google, Facebook, ON24 Rush To Increase Support For Live Events
Bandwidth Hogging: The Ugly Reality That Could Limit Streaming's COVID-19 Bonanza
Microsoft Bing To Pull Special Announcements For COVID-19 Into Search
How The Pandemic Changes The TV Upfront
Decision On Olympics Will Come By April 22
Vizio's Smart TV Homes: Higher Linear And Streaming Viewing Over The Recent Weekend
Disney's 'Onward' Moving To Digital Streaming Rental Due To Theater Closings, Weak Box Office
Consumers Already Grading How Brands Respond To Crisis
Microsoft Works With CDC To Build Self-Check COVID-19 Chatbot
COVID-19 Dos And Don'ts To Help Marketers Stay Connected To Consumers
Google Street View Privacy Settlement Granted Final Approval
Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft Bring Supercomputing Resources To White House For COVID-19 Research
Disney Still Launching Disney+ In Europe, At Reduced Speeds
Google Still Serving Ads For Face Masks On News Sites
More Governments Tracking Anonymized Mobile Data
Facebook Suspends Approvals For Augmented Reality
Apple 5G iPhone Set For Fall Release Despite COVID-19: Report
Covering The Ad Industry In The Time Of COVID-19
Digital News Daily - Friday, March 20, 2020
Netflix Cuts Streaming Bit Rates In Europe To Ease Internet Overload
Disney Plus Subscriptions Soaring
Government Plan To Fight COVID-19 Could Result In 'Wholesale Privacy Invasion,' Senator Warns
Global Ad Outlook Revised Downward By Billions: Attributed To COVID-19, China
Video Game Usage Skyrockets Amid Pandemic
Maryland Passes Digital Ad Tax
News Readership Spikes Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Facebook Takes Tougher Stance On Ads For Face Masks, Sanitizers
Personalized QR Codes Used To Track COVID-19
How Economic Recessions Impact The Ad Economy: By Medium, By Category
Survey: 9% Added New COVID-19-Driven Streaming Subs In Past 2 Weeks
HBO Max 'Friends' Reunion Among Hollywood's Delayed Productions Launches Attribution For OTT/CTV Advertisers
Four Decades of Pent-Up Need For Changes Will Upend TV Ad World
Hulu Now on Comcast's Xfinity Flex, Coming To Xfinity X1
Facebook Fights COVID-19 Misinformation, Promotes CDC, WHO Health Reports
Health Experts Call On Google To Loosen Keyword-Buying Rules To Help Inform About COVID-19
General Mills: Marketing Spend Steady, Supply Chain Strong
Microsoft Scales Back Some Office 365 Features In Response To Work-At-Home Surge
Kids' Viewing On The Rise In The Time Of COVID-19
Searchmetrics Quietly Rebrands, Offers Brands COVID-19 Advice During Turbulent Times
Digital News Daily - Thursday, March 19, 2020
Fox Offers Free, Unlimited News Access During COVID-19 Crisis
FCC Letting ISPs Donate WiFi Hotspots To Hospitals
Slack Debuts New Design
Instagram To Sell Ads On IGTV Video App, Take On YouTube
Disney Looking To Sell TrueX Interactive Ad-Tech Company: Report
Apple Adding Full Trackpad Support to All iPads
ViacomCBS Suspends Efforts to Sell Black Rock HQ
VideoAmp Names Comscore's Chasin Chief Measurability Officer, Signals Broader Industry Shift
National TV News Channels See Big Viewing Gains, CNN Soars
Local TV, Digital News Sites' Usage Sharply Higher Due To COVID-19
YouTube Hit With New Children's Privacy Lawsuit
COVID-19 Warrants Delaying Enforcement Of California Privacy Law, Ad Groups Say
Another Tegna Bidder: Najafi And Faith-Based Broadcaster Trinity
Report: Ad-Marketing Industry Fears Layoffs Due To Coronavirus
Automakers Evaluate Ad Plans In Reaction To COVID-19
Impact Of COVID-19 On Broadband, Video Models
Criteo Continues To Expand Beyond Retargeting To Generate Traffic, Increase Engagement
In The Face Of Social Distancing/Shutdown, Gaming And Esports Hold Opportunity
Government Eying Smartphone Data To Track COVID-19
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Some See Opportunities Amid COVID-19 Chaos
Fox Corp. Buys Free, Ad-Supported Streamer Tubi For $440 Million
Sling TV Adds Free Offering During Virus Outbreak
Report: Gray TV Withdraws Tegna Bid
TV Networks Record Higher Usage As Virus Forces People Indoors
Local Advertisers Boost OTT Media Spending By 127%
Baird Capital Lowers Google, Facebook Revenue Growth Estimates
DoubleVerify Releases Guidelines Around Coronavirus Content for Brands
Amazon, T-Mobile Defeat Claims Based On Age-Targeted Ads -- For Now
Traffic Increases 60% To Publishers' Sites Amid Coronavirus
Media, Finance Site Traffic Rises In A Stay-At-Home Coronavirus World
NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS, iHeartMedia Run Coronavirus PSAs On Donated Media
Facebook Earmarks $100M To Help Small Businesses In Time Of Crisis
In The Era Of Peak TV+, Can Nielsen (Or Anyone) Measure TV Viewing?
FTC Urged To Crack Down On Google Over Ads For Face Masks
Google Closes Fiber Retail Stores
Facebook Giving Employees Big Bonuses To Survive COVID-19 Slowdown
Should Social Platforms Leave Content Moderation To AI?
Israel To Track Mobile Data Of Citizens With Coronavirus
Amazon Shifts Shipping Priorities Due To Coronavirus
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