Digital News Daily Editions for April 2020
Digital News Daily - Thursday, April 16, 2020
Charter To Distribute WarnerMedia's HBO Max
Can Fintech Find Its Way Amid Global Pandemic?
Facebook Sued For Selling Political Ads In Washington State
Comcast's FreeWheel Rolling Out Unified Ad Decisioning Across Direct, Programmatic
Omnicom To Reduce Numbers, Cut Wages And Furlough Staff
Tubi To Use TransUnion Data For Ad Targeting
Is Medium Letting COVID-19 Misinformation Flourish?
Holding Group League Table The Same For 2019 As 2018
Nielsen Report Finds 'Heavy Sports Viewers' Remain Heaviest Viewers Even Without It
TV Marketplace Sees Uptick For Streamers, But Trouble For Traditional TV
Business Confidence Slumped To A Record Low Last Month
Consumers Reluctant To Use Product Sites, Note Privacy Concerns
Apple, Google COVID-19 Tracing Technology Integrates Into Mobile Operating Systems
Digital Commerce Spending To Drop 14% This Year: Study
Meredith Corp. Expands Sales Guarantee To Advertisers
Programmatic Mobile Ad Demand Erodes, Even As Some Categories Spike
AMC Networks Offers Upfront Platform For Agencies, Marketers
Digital Media 'Demand' Higher For Netflix, Apple TV+
Ad Council Finds Consumer Angst Moderating Slightly: Economy, Health Remain Top Worries
Nielsen Study Finds European Consumers Expect Pandemic To Last Year Or More, Alter Behaviors
Crisis Sways Consumer Opinions About Brands
Mashable Prevails In Battle Over Instagram Photo
Watchdogs Seek New Privacy Protections For Students
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, April 15, 2020
IAB Finds Buyers Shorter Than Sellers For Near-Term Ad Market Revisions
Facebook Gives Apple Watch Owners Their Own Messaging App
Sellers Align With Buyers: Pandemic More Severe For Ad Economy Than Financial Crisis
Trump's TV Approval Ratings Drop
Burgeoning Streaming Marketplace Impacting TV And/Or Video Ad Plans
Michigan Governor Urged To Lift Non-Essential Ad Restrictions
NBCU's Peacock Starts This Week, Expects No Near-Term Ad Erosion
Roku Sees Strong Near-Term Streaming Results, But Concerns For Full Year Remain
Horizon's Campanelli: Rescheduled Upfronts Could Be New Normal
Fox Seeks To Dismiss Suit Alleging False Virus Info Violated Consumer Protection Law
COVID-19 TV: March Madness Viewers Drive Growth Of News, Religious Programming
Sling TV Makes Blue Package Free To All During Prime Time
Americans Deem Pandemic Advertising Appropriate, Looking For Good Deals
Survey Finds Marketers Planned Lower TV Ad $ Pre-Pandemic, Considered TV Relatively Less Effective
Report: Digital Subscription Services Hold Steady
'Los Angeles Times' Furloughs Staffers, Ad Revs 'Nearly' Eliminated
Privacy Group Urges Supreme Court To Intervene In LinkedIn Scraping Battle
Making Sense Of Google's Cookieless Environment
Is Marketing Industry Prepared For What Lies Ahead?
Brand Safety Institute Names BabyCenter Veteran 'Officer In Residence'
Houseparty Sign-ups Soar
5G Launch Set For This Year
Grubhub, DoorDash, Postmates, Uber Eats Sued
It's Not Just Toilet Paper Being Hoarded
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, April 14, 2020
ABC Mulls Upfront TV Changes, Could Impact Selling Process
Mindshare Detects Signs Of Pandemic Wear-Out: Less Brand Awareness, Time With Media
Universal Claims 'Trolls World Tour' Set Record For Digital Movie Debut
National TV Ad Spending Faces Immediate Cuts, But Slightly Brighter Picture Going Forward
Quibi Claims 1.7M Downloads In First Week
Ten Big Brands On Board For NBCU's Peacock Launch This Week
Ad Sentiment Deteriorates For Near Term, Focus More On Pandemic Than Economic Factors
Survey Finds Marketers Planned Lower TV Ad $ Pre-Pandemic, Considered TV Relatively Less Effective
Facebook, LinkedIn Sued For Allegedly 'Eavesdropping' On Zoom Users
Movie Fans Adding Streaming Services During Pandemic
Study: 60% Of Content Related To COVID-19 Considered Brand Safe
COVID-19 TV: March Madness Viewers Drive Growth Of News, Religious Programming
Broadband Industry Presses Judge To Scrap Maine Privacy Law
YouTube Introduces Video Builder, Geared Toward Small Businesses And First-Time Creators
Semcasting Develops Free Digital Activity Score To Identify Best Media For Engaging Consumers
Prioritizing Your Marketing Dollars During a Recession
COVID-19 And The Resurgence Of Local News: Why It Might Be Bad News For President Trump
We're All Consuming More Media, But Our Choices (Including Video) Vary By Age
Zoom Accounts Being Sold On Dark Web
Video Games With 'Loot Boxes' Getting New Label
Reddit Revealing Identities Of Political Advertisers
Universal Movie Campaign Adds AR Snapchat Lens
Amazon To Hire 75,000 More Workers
Publicis Groupe Expected To Cut Wages And Furlough Staff
Digital News Daily - Monday, April 13, 2020
Iger Effectively Back In Charge At Disney: Report
Necessity Is The Mother Of Taking New Roads
Network Scatter Ad Terms Become 'Flexible,' Upfront Projected To Be 'Very Light'
National TV Impressions Maintain High Level, More Program Fragmentation, Due To COVID-19 Crisis
Microsoft Usership Skyrockets, Platform Used In Novel Ways
CNBC Digital Doubles Traffic, Grows Subscriptions
NCS On OTT Metrics Misperceptions, Growing Opportunities
COVID-19 Changes Content Preferences
ARF: American Sentiment For A 'Return-To-Normal' Deteriorates
Consumers Worry About Finances, Shift Spending During Pandemic
Apple, Google Partner On COVID-19 Mobile Tracing Tech To Identify Those Infected With Virus
After Suspending Its Season, XFL Shuts Operations Completely
Walmart Grocery Tops Amazon In App Downloads, Shopping Apps Hit 106 Million
Search Experts Applying For U.S. Paycheck Protection Program Say Process Mismanaged
Google's Complex Search Technology Halting Progress For SEOs Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Activist Wants Appeals Court To Scrap Google 'Street View' Privacy Settlement
Yelp Axes 1,000 Jobs, Furloughs Staffers
Judge Refuses To Send Alexa Privacy Battle To Arbitration
Google's G Suite Offerings Drop 'Hangouts' Handle
Researchers Finds 'Fleeceware' Apps on App Store
Is Facebook Testing New 'Campus' Feature?
Digital News Daily - Friday, April 10, 2020
Target Sponsors Limited-Ads NBCU Family Movie Nights Across Cable Networks
IAB Touts Ad Targeting In Fight Against COVID-19
Nielsen: Streaming Minutes Up Again In March's Last 2 Weeks; Netflix Gains Share
Hulu's Ad Chief Naylor Departs, Heads To Snap Inc.
Facebook Sues Software Developer For Allegedly Circumventing Ad Review Filters
Twitter Shifts Data-Sharing Policy, Loosens Ad Restrictions
Gallup/Knight Study: TV News Consumption Rising, Perceptions Of News Media Unchanged
Page Views Climbing, With Online Orders Close Behind
TikTok Donates Millions To COVID-19 Healthcare, SMBs And For Ad PSAs
Court Revives Claims Privacy Claims Over Facebook's 'Like' Button
Social Media Users Value Brands Responsive To COVID-19 Crisis
Should Agencies Rethink Individually Created COVID-19 Campaigns?
Roller Coaster Mobile App Spend, Ad Revenue Tracks COVID-19 Ups And Downs
Getting Involved In Gaming And Esports -- Where To Begin
New Normal Demands New Marketing Tactics To Win Moms
TV Must Retool Now: Lessons Not Learned By U.S. Automakers In '70s
The COV-Ad Pandemic, And How To Avoid It
QR Codes Used To Track Consumers During Pandemic
Digital News Daily - Thursday, April 9, 2020
Quibi Launch Generates Underwhelming Downloads, Social Buzz
Prominent Figures Filling Apps With Fake News
Disney+ Rockets To 50 Million Global Subscribers
Facebook CPMs Crash, Fall To All-Time Low
Poll: NFL Delay Likely To Accelerate Cord Cutting
Mindshare Begins Tracking Pandemic, Finds Striking Emotional And Time Spent Patterns
Cable TV News Networks See Dips After Recent Soaring Gains
Neustar Integrates iSpot Data For Cross-Platform, MTA Attribution
TV Audiences Continue To Normalize, Entertainment Rises As News Dips
IPG Units Find 'HVAs' Work Better Than Conventional Targeting, Rival Contextual's Premiums
Lawsuit Seeks Injunction Requiring Clearview To Destroy Data
FTC Urged To Scrutinize Video Conferencing Platforms, Issue Guidance
Marketers, Time To Dust Off Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs
Social Distancing Makes Consumers Want To Engage More With Brands, Ads, Content
Report: COVID-19 News Coverage Gets High Marks From Readers
Marketing Teams Huddle In Place
TikTok Donates Millions To COVID-19 Healthcare, SMBs And For Ad PSAs
Twitter CEO Pledges $1 Billion To COVID-19 Efforts
Pandemic Leading To Phone-Call Revival
Microsoft Pausing Hardware Launches Due To Pandemic
Pandemic Hastening Expansion Of Web Infrastructure
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Roku Launches UK Streaming Service
Auto Ads Rise, Other Top Categories See Sharp National TV Declines
Social Platforms, Local Media Face Small-Business Ad Cutbacks
AT&T Offers Free HBO To Boost DirecTV, AT&T TV Subscriptions
Netflix Adding Parental Controls
GDPR Fines Total EUR144,815,145
Digital Media Faces Greatest Risk From Near-Term Pandemic Ad Cuts
Google's G Suite Surpasses 6M Paying Businesses
Verizon Media Launches COVID-19 Search Engine For Research
Internet Holding Up Through COVID-19: Trade Group
WPP 'Can't Rule Out' Job Cuts
Disney Launches Free Website For Family Entertainment During Shelter At Home
U.S. Sports Leagues, Now Off Air, Could Still Command Future TV Price Rights Hikes
Xandr Donates $200K, Delivers PSAs, To Help Coronavirus Fight
TV Ad Blues Continue
Zoom Hit With New Lawsuit Over Privacy, Encryption, Zoombombing
Google Questioned By Senators Over COVID-19 Reports
Samsung's Resilience Amid Pandemic: Q1 Revs Forecast To Hit $45 Billion
CNN Purchases Canopy For Upcoming Digital News Platform
Pinterest Pushes Out New Ways To Shop From Search And Recommendations
Agility Is The New Secret Sauce: How To Boost SEO During The COVID-19 Crisis
Quant Vs. Qual During Crisis Time
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, April 7, 2020
WFA Finds 81% Of Global Marketers Postponing Campaigns
NBCU Will Cut TV Ad Time, Advertisers Asked To Pause Plans
Virtual Video Platform Ad Spending Sees Sharp Increase
Most Ad Execs Project A Second Wave Of Pandemic Cuts Later This Year, Weak Signals For Upfront
Former Fox Sports Marketing Execs Indicted For Alleged Soccer Match Rights Bribes
Comscore Launches Faster Local TV Ratings
Vizio Adds 30 New Free TV Channels To Its Smart TV Platform
Fox News Sued Over COVID-19 Commentary
ANA Finds In-House Teams Becoming Even More Important Than Agencies Post-Pandemic
ANA: Most Brands Have Adjusted Their Creative Since COVID-19 Named A Pandemic
Auto Ad Spending Dips 30% In March
FTC Urged To Investigate Zoom Over Privacy
Facebook Advertising Costs Decline During Pandemic
Customer Journey, Search Terms Take New Direction With COVID-19 -- Are Brands Ready?
Charter To Up Minimum Wage To $20 Over Two Years, Starting With 'Frontline' Workers
D2C Brands Gain Amid Virus-Fueled Shopping
Sampling Trend: Xfinity X1, Flex Make VOD From 2 Dozen Latino, A-A Networks, SVODs Free, For Now
Facebook Cracking Down on False COVID-19 Claims
Microsoft Hires Ex-Apple Exec To Develop Mixed-Reality Hardware
App Optimizer Glassbox Gets $40M
Allstate Will Return $600 Million In Premiums Due To Fewer Drivers
Security Firm Intros AI Camera For Fever Detection
Digital News Daily - Monday, April 6, 2020
Quibi Launches Today, Facing Unforeseeable Reality Shift, Considerable Skepticism
Snapchat Viewership Soars, Both For Pandemic News, Gaming
Political Advertising Sees Slowdown, Digital Remains Stable
Search Data Forecasts How Consumers Will Spend U.S. Government Stimulus Checks
Pandemic-Driven Sea Changes Make Advanced TV's Targeting Even More Valuable
Recent TV Usage Due To COVID-19 Is Climbing More Slowly
Amazon Product Targeting In Sponsored Display Rolls Out In U.S.
Google Sued For Allegedly Collecting Students' Biometric Data
Facebook Makes $100 Million Offer To Local TV Hard Hit By COVID-19
White House Mulls Appeal In Battle Over Alleged Retaliation Against Journalists
Facebook Apologizes For Inadvertently Hampering Homemade Mask Volunteers
Retail Brands' Reckoning: How They Treat Workers Finally Matters
COVID-19 Disruption: Brands Send Fewer Email Campaigns In March By Half
Women In Martech, New Trade Group, Is Formed
Former Apple, Gap, Intuit Analytics Guru Charged With Changing Amperity's Direction
Advertising As An Anti-Recession Tool
Cook: Apple Has Sourced Over 20M Masks For Healthcare Workers
Lowe's Launches App To Track Store Foot Traffic
Google And Twitter To Allow COVID-19 Advertising
Young People Are Hardest Hit Economically By COVID-19
Carnage About To Unfold On The High Street Over COVID-19 Lockdown
Vermont Tells Big Retailers To Stop Selling Non-Essentials
Corona Factory Closes, Deemed Non-Essential
Google Introduces COVID-19 Announcement Tool In Search Console
Apple Video Unveils 'Air Tags'
China Pushes Ahead With 5G During Global Pandemic
Time To Save Local Papers, 'Press Gazette' Warns
UK Officials Ask Facebook, Twitter To Help Curb Conspiracy Theories
Apple Has Sourced Over 20 Million Masks For Healthcare Workers
Apple's US Stores To Remain Closed Until May
Must Tracking Pandemic Data Betray Civil Liberties?
Helplessly Hoping, But Inextricably Connected
Digital News Daily - Friday, April 3, 2020
Google, Others Use Location History Data To Track Peoples' Movements During Pandemic
In Shift, Google Will Allow Political Ads Related To COVID-19
74 Journalism Professors Write Open Letter To Murdochs, Criticizing Fox News Coverage Of COVID-19
Cannes Canceled: Next Lions Festival Slated For June 2021
Ads Next To COVID-19 Get More Attention
Shifting Prime Time: Global Daytime Streaming Soars, Evening Streaming Slips
Nearly Two In Three Have Seen Fake COVID-19 News On Social
HBO Starts Free, No-Trial-Sub Sampling Of Nearly 500 Hours of Content During Pandemic
Should Spreading COVID-19 Fake News Be An Offence?
Fox, Discovery, AMC To See Mostly Double-Digit Ad Declines For 2020: Analyst Estimate
Quibi Offers Free Year Through T-Mobile Tie-In; Quibi's Launch Shadowed By Tech Lawsuit
Dentsu's Andree Returning To Work After Medical Leave
Comcast's Xfinity X1 Adds Hulu App
Maryland Governor Urged To Veto Digital Ad Tax
NewsGuard Offers Database Of COVID-19 Misinformation Sites To Protect Credible News Sites From Blacklisting
Local Media Consortium, Brand Safety Institute Partner On Local News Advertising Whitelist
Zoom Commits To Tightened Security
Lockdown TV Viewing: From 'Me' To 'We'
Russian Trolls Are Still Contaminating Media
With Many Campaigns On Pause, Brands Turn To Local Causes
How to Avoid Sounding Tone-Deaf During The COVID-19 Shutdown
More People Are Watching TV: What's Your Next Move?
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