Digital News Daily Editions for May 2020
Digital News Daily - Friday, May 29, 2020
Trump Tries To Clamp Down On Social Media
Zuckerberg Accuses Twitter Of Abusing Power, Trump Talks Regulation
IAB: Digital Ad Spending Rises 16%, But CPMs Fall 16%
IAB Releases Report On COVID's Impact On Media Consumption, Omits Some Media
GroupM's Wieser Surprised By Advertising's Resilience, Acceleration Of Digital Transformation
Officials Weigh In On Trump's Draft Of Social Media Order
LinkedIn Taps Callie Co.'s Schweitzer As First Marketing Editor
House Democrats Urge FTC To Investigate TikTok Over Children's Privacy
( ! ) Get The Facts About ... Oh, Nevermind!
Google To Consider 'Page Experience' in Search Ranking Of Results
Publishers Can Outshine Social Media With Reliable News
Why Google Organic Traffic To Websites Continues To Fall
We Need A New Facebook For The Rest of Us
Digital News Daily - Thursday, May 28, 2020
Roku Offers 'Incremental Reach' Upfront Guarantees, Cheap 15-Second Ads
Fox News Defeats Lawsuit Over COVID-19 Comments
Twitter Adds Fact-Check Labels To Trump's False Statements
Twitter's Fact-Checking Failures Reveal Serious Shortcomings
Lacking Traditional Ads, Streaming Services Emerge As Fast-Growing Product Placement Category
Video Streaming Services' Advertising Up Nearly 90%
Advertising Enters Video Games At A New Angle Through Esports
Company Claims First-Ever Clickthrough Guarantees For Outdoor Billboard Ads
TV-Digital Video Marketers During Pandemic: Which Marketers Will Redo Deals?
Right-Wing Activists Lose Battle With Tech Companies
Google Sued Over Location Privacy By Arizona Attorney General
Email Is Top Channel Choice During Lockdown For UK Brands, Study Finds
Hardcore Mobile Gamers More Likely To 'Like' Ads
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Twitter Dodges Demands To Discipline Trump
Instacart Launches Self-Serve Ad Platform, Offers Alternative To Google, Amazon
'Washington Times' Overtakes The 'Examiner' As Nation's No. 2 Right-Wing News Site
New Bills Would Restrict Targeted Political Ads
Netflix Sends Gentle, Break-Up Nudge To Subscribers
eMarketer Projects Surge In Digital Live Sports Viewing
Facebook Renames Digital Wallet Novi
Forrester's New Global Media Agency 'Leaders'
Even Product Placement Feels Pandemic Effect, Albeit A Modest One
Court Won't Reinstate Karate School Owner's Class-Action Against Google
American Smartphone Data Usage Soars 75% During Pandemic
Quigley-Simpson Adds Three Senior-Level Roles
AI And Our Current Rugged Landscape
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, May 26, 2020
U.S. TV Advertising To Drop 12% In 2020: Analyst
Univision, Other Midsize, Small Broadcast TV Networks Score Seasonal Viewing Gains
Ad-Blocking Tool 'Seriously Threatened' By Recent Decision, EFF Tells Supreme Court
Newsy Launches 'In The Loop,' Covers Online Living In Pandemic Era
North Dakota Contact-Tracing App Found To Share Location Data With Foursquare
Amazon Kindle, Echo Groups Test COVID-19 Tech To Keep Ecommerce At Full Speed
Six Months In, Where Is Apple TV+?
It's Time To Move Beyond The COVID-19 'We're With You' Ads
Rental Car Behemoth Hertz Latest To File For Bankruptcy
Let's Not Confuse HBO Max With Quibi
Google Says Most Bugs In Chrome Related To Memory
Why Startups Can't Complete With Tech Giants
New Services Help Media Figures Capitalize On Small Audiences
Digital News Daily - Friday, May 22, 2020
Netflix Plans to Prune Inactive Accounts
Big TV Network Groups' National Ad Revenues Sink 35% To 50% In April
Fake News Case 'Cannot Proceed In An American Court,' Fox Tells Judge
Pandemic May Prompt Lasting Retail Changes
Global TV Ad Revenue Trimmed 6% From Previous Growth Estimates
Alibaba Q4 Beats Analysts' Expectations
Roku Dominates CTV Market Share, Amazon Fire Moves To No. 2
Amazon Targets Fall Prime Day As It Tries To Build Inventory
Consumers Having More Emotional Experiences With Brands Due To COVID-19
ANA Urges Federal Lawmaker To Oppose California Privacy Proposal
Data On Coronavirus Contact Tracers Exposed In Error
Magic Leap Finds Fresh Capital Injection
SpotX Launches Measurement, Attribution For CTV; Adds Samsung Ads Inventory
Report: Zoom Sees 2000% Spike In New User Interest During Pandemic
Acxiom Teams With Matterkind On New Addressable Buying Service
Screenvision Returns To Movie Screens, Albeit Outdoors: State Farm Sponsors Drive-In Series
More Facebook Staffers Will Work Remotely In Future
B2B Battle Plan: They're Cutting Their Budgets And Changing Their Models, McKinsey Says
Apple, Google Delivered COVID-19 Tracing Technology -- Will Users Share Data?
Volkswagen Top Marketer Leaves Company After 9 Months
6sense Data To Drive LinkedIn Ads In New Integration
It's Becoming A 4K TV World
Look To User Reviews To Uncover Search Marketing Opportunities
Partnerize Acquires BrandVerity, Gains Brand Safety, Compliance To Reimagine Performance
Digital News Daily - Thursday, May 21, 2020
Pandemic Putting Mobile Advertising In Spotlight
Local TV 2020 Ad Forecast Lowered 5% To $18.5 Billion
Ad Market Plummets 35% In April, Second Consecutive Month Of Faltering Demand
Prime-Time TV Season Ends Down 5%, Fox Leads Among 18-49 Viewers
HBO Max's 7 Big New Distribution Partners Include Verizon, Xbox, Samsung, PlayStation
Twitter Gives Users More Control Over Tweets
Hulu Updates User Interface To Enhance Content Discovery, Bundle Consistency
Automated TV Ad-Buying Platform Hudson MX Strikes TV Attribution Deal With TVSquared
USC-Supported Study Finds Contextually Aligned Ads Drive 93% Increase In Brand Awareness
Brand Loyalty Remains Stable, Pre-/Post-Pandemic
AT&T's 5G Evolution Ads Misleading, Self-Regulatory Group Says
Canela.TV Debuts, Focuses On U.S. Millennial Hispanics
Puerto Rico Fake News Law Faces Challenge
Pandemic Email Flurry: Send And Open Rates Rose in April
Americans Using Social Media More, Especially Women
What Will Change For Pay TV In Future
Unbranded Vs. Branded Search, When To Use What Strategy
Will NYTimes' Ad Network Protect User Privacy?
YouTube Adds Bedtime Reminder
Take-Two Interactive Reports Record Sales
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Facebook Launching Cross-App Online Stores For Small Businesses
NYTimes Nixing Third-Party Ad Data
Sandberg Says Smallest, Women-Run Businesses Suffering Most
Apple TV+ Adding Licensed Content: Report
Looking Inside Google's Latest Chrome Browser
TheSkimm Readying Membership Model
CBS' Fall Season: 2 New TV Shows, Slower Upfront Ad Market
GroupM Tops Q1 Net New Business Gains: Havas, Dentsu Both Go Negative
WPP CEO Read Shares The Holding Company's Reopening Strategy
Pandemic Sentiment Shifts From 'Acute' To 'Transitory,' Here's What Consumers Want From Brands
CBS's Streaming Service Stands In For Evening News Broadcast During Tech Glitch
Strawberry Frog's Goodson: It's Time For Adland To Do A Big Rethink
Google Begins Encrypting Domain Name Lookups
Instagram Adds Guides Feature To Connect With Users
New Rules (No, Not THOSE New Rules)
Trump Wants Appeals Court To Intervene In First Amendment Fight With PEN America
Microsoft Research, Bing Make Search A Little Smarter
Google Backlink Penalties -- The Way Back
Neutronian Adds Former S&P President And Venture Capitalist To Advisory Board
Relaxing Future Digital Rules For Legacy TV Station Owners
Spikes In Content Consumption Are Big Wins For Brands
North Dakota Readies Apple, Google COVID-19 Tracing App -- How They Did It
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, May 19, 2020
YouTube Select Replaces Google Preferred, New Ad Formats Added
Microsoft President Admits Open Source Mistakes
Square Staffers Can Permanently Work From Home
Longtime Disney Exec Kevin Mayer Exits, Named CEO Of TikTok
Minecraft Sales Surpass 200M
ViacomCBS International Promotes Fonseca Zas To GM Streaming, Mobile
WarnerMedia Hiring 200 On Eve Of HBO Max Launch
Facebook Reports $100 Million In VR Content Sold YOY
NASCAR Returns To TV, Grabs 6.3 Million Viewers On Fox
TV Networks Up On-Air Promos During Pandemic, Impressions Higher
Fubo Sports Network Launching On Pluto TV
New Media Business Volume Falls 51% In Q1, Slowdown Cited
GroupM Tops Q1 Net New Business Gains: Havas, Dentsu Both Go Negative
Cyber Crime Continues To Climb, With Financial Gain The Main Objective
Supreme Court Won't Revive Terror Victims' Lawsuit Against Facebook
Fox News Presses Judge To Throw Out Claims Over COVID-19 Commentary
Google Search Completes May Core Update, Some See Challenges Ahead
ESOMAR Survey Projects 'Slight' To 'Big' Negative Impact On Research Industry
Forrester: Brands Complicit In Social Media's Toxicity, Being Held Hostage By It Too
Last Excuse Gone: Ad-ID Intros A Workaround For VAST 2.0 Users
Digital News Daily - Monday, May 18, 2020
Facebook Acquires GIPHY, Could Help Brands Develop Customized Ads
Political Ad $ Actually Revised Upward Due To Pandemic, Lack Of Live Event Campaigning Cited
Justice Department Reportedly Prepping Antitrust Suit Vs. Google
Apple Buys NextVR, Heads In Virtual Reality Direction
OTT Revenue Now Projected To Double By 2025
Performance Ad Dollars Flow In For Google, Publishers, Brands During COVID-19
Local Advanced TV Advertising Moving Forward During Trying Times
Omnicom's Three-Phase Return To Office Plan
Google's Purchase Of Fitbit Could Harm Consumers And Competition, EU Group Warns
Anti-Malware Company Wants Supreme Court To Intervene In Battle Over Filters
Performance Marketing, Advertising Blazes New Trails In Search, Digital
How To Prove Performance For Television And Radio
Established CPG Brands Have Even Stronger Pandemic Sales
Grocery Sales Jump 36%, Bucking Declines In Consumer Packaged Goods
WSJ Identifies Thousands Of Links On Google That Vanished
Get Recovery Ready: What Brands Should Prepare Now and Next
Redefining Audience Segmentation On Road to 'Next Normal'
Programmatic Still Sucks For Marketers -- Big Time!
Microsoft Buys Metaswitch Networks
How Pandemic Is Reshaping Tech Industry
Apple Reopening 25 U.S. Stores
Google Meet Surpasses 50M Downloads
Facebook VP Talks VR
Data In, Garbage Out: How To Avoid Turning Your Targets Into Trash
Digital News Daily - Friday, May 15, 2020
TV Station Groups See Massive Early Q2 Ad Declines Of 35% To 40%
Church Sues After Bible Class Zoombombed With Porn
Pay-TV Providers Lost A Record 2M+ Subscribers In Q1
Half Of C-Suite Expect Operations To Stabilize By Q3, Many Look Much Further Out
Pandemic Permanently Alters Gen Z
CW To Start New TV Season -- In January
COVID-19 Ad Adjacencies Unlikely To Hurt Sentiment About Brands
One Quarter Of YouTube's Most-Viewed COVID Videos Push False Info, Conspiracy Theories
Live Video Captioning Will Change Google Search Optimization
Democrats Introduce COVID-19 Privacy Bill
Google Cracks Down On Battery- And Data-Draining Ads In Chrome
Why Do So Many TV Sports Advertisers Lack A Plan B?
Twitch Launches An Esports Directory, Helping Solidify The Line Between Esports And Gaming
This Week's IPG 'Floor 9' COVID-19 Podcast: UM Team Unveils 'Demand Forecaster'
Brands Should 'Embrace The Opportunity For A Mindset Shift'
How The Pandemic Is Revolutionizing Retail (And How Brands Can Use Media To Thrive)
Madison Avenue Vs. The Keyboard Warriors
Nearly Nine In Ten Advertisers Postpone Ad Spending
Google's Chrome To Block Resource-heavy Ads
Microsoft Buys Metaswitch Networks
How Pandemic Is Reshaping Tech Industry
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