Digital News Daily Editions for May 2020
Digital News Daily - Thursday, May 14, 2020
AT&T's Stankey: HBO Max, AT&T TV Will Eventually Be Bundled Together
Ecommerce Apps Returning To Pre-Pandemic Health
IAB's 'Virtual' NewFronts Set For End Of June, Presenters Include Hulu, Roku, Snap
ViacomCBS Reports 450 Layoffs Since January
Linear TV Kids Viewing Still Down During COVID-19 Stay-At-Home
Half Of Ad Execs Don't Foresee Buying More Than One Quarter In This Year's Upfront
Trump Presidential Campaign Ramps Up National TV Ad Spend -- On Fox News, HGTV, Broadcast Nets
Here's How Kantar Analytics Is Leading Brands Back To Advertising
DAN Merging Dentsu, mcgarrybowen Agencies
Class-Action Suit Accuses Hulu Of Throttling Service On Computers
Court TV Launching On SiriusXM
Which Networks Benefit From A Drop In Upfront Dollars?
Is It Time For Marketers To 'Rethink Everything' About Their Organizations?
Amazon Kendra Enterprise Search Engine Launches, Uses AI To Solve Challenges
Facebook Pays $52 Million Fine To Traumatized Moderators
1-800 Contacts Settles Claims It Restricted Search Advertising
TikTok Still Violating Children's Privacy, Watchdogs Tell FTC
The Impending Rise Of Appointment Shopping
Senator Cornyn Urged To Unblock Twitter Critics
Facebook Helping Telcos Build Subsea Cable
Amazon Exec Advocates Price-Gouging Law
Google's Chrome Adding Tab Grouping
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Ad Execs: Upfront Ad Spending To Decline 33%, If It Happens At All
How Facebook Takes Temperature Of SMB Market
AT&T CFO: COVID Not Altering HBO Max Launch Plans, Price Is Right
Univision Ready To Make Upfront Deals, Programming Complete For Entire Season
Agencies Attempt To Develop Case-By-Case Reopening Policies
Verizon Media, Dugout Form Global Advertising Partnership
CTV's Share Of Video Impressions Rebounds After Q1 Dive
Instagram Lets Users Delete Comments In Bulk
New Agency Layoff List Launches
Apple Eying Employees' Return
Performance Marketing Gets A Lift As Advertisers Look For Guarantees
Online Retailers Enjoying Black Friday-Like Sales
Google Allowing Retailers to Link PayPal, Google Merchant Center Accounts
Twitter CEO Says Many Employees Can Work From Home Permanently
NBCUniversal Signs Exclusive 5-Year Deal With Taboola Across Digital News Sites
Bill Would Prohibit Internet Disconnections During COVID-19 Pandemic
Grubhub Sued By Restaurant For False Advertising
TransUnion Analysis Shows How COVID-19 Impacts Fraud Worldwide, Millennials Most Financially
Disney+ To Stream Broadway Hit 'Hamilton' July 3
Tracking Fan Deprivation: How Sports Provide Connection Points During Shutdown
Many U.S. Malls Reopen This Week
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Half Of Ad Execs Say Ad Spending 'Hit Bottom' In April, Others See Recession Continuing
Twitter Now Labeling Tweets That Have False Info, Starting With Virus Claims
Scatter Ad Market Crashes In April, Another Weakening Signal For Upfront Demand
Prime-Time Ad Prices Plummet In April
Streaming, TV Usage Still Strong Vs. 2019, But Slipping
OTT Penetration Tops Three-Quarters Of U.S. Homes
ViacomCBS, Scripps Join Advanced Smart TV Group Project OAR
Katzenberg: Virus Is Entirely To Blame For Quibi's Disappointing Launch
NBCU's 'One Industry' Update: Cutting Ad Time/Clutter, No New Programming Yet
LinkedIn Accelerates Product Development, Launches Live Streaming Events Platform
Facebook Users In Illinois Could Receive $300 In 'Faceprint' Settlement
Republican COVID-19 Privacy Bill Draws More Criticism
Children's Ad Watchdog Wants FTC To Question Ed-Tech Companies About Privacy
Data Breaches Fell In Q1, But The Number Of Records Exposed Went Up: Study
Spotify Adds Social Elements, Offers Shared Queue Control
eMarketer Boosts Social Media Time Spent, Cites Pandemic
Fox News Extends Its Own Work-From-Home Directive, Despite Some Hosts' On-Air Messaging
Transactional VOD Use Up Significantly In Q1
Digital News Daily - Monday, May 11, 2020
Facebook Rolls Out Redesign
ANA Releases Buyers Guide For Media Data, Eyes 'Agency-Owned' Data Platforms
Virtual Pay TV Providers See Little To No Help For Traditional Pay TV
Fox Adds 4 Prime-Time Shows, Including 2 Existing Series From Cable Channels
Programmatic Ad Market Proves Resilient, Analysts See Demand Shifting To CTV From Linear TV
Media Scholar Says Facebook's Oversight Board Has No Teeth
LiveXLive To Acquire PodcastOne
Will VR Ever Shine?
Roku: COVID Is To Linear TV What 2008 Was To Print
Apple Product VP Explains The Success Of AirPods
Clearview Won't Use Facial Recognition Technology On Photos Connected To Illinois
FTC Urged To Probe Tech Companies' Use Of Children's Data
Can TikTok Keep Up Rapid Growth?
Borrell: Ad Plans Improve As SMBs Adapt Advertising, Marketing
OOH Ad Companies Manufacture Protective Gear For Medical Workers
Americans More Positive Than Negative About Pandemic Coverage
Data Roadmap For States' Reopening Tracks Consumer Spend, Analyzes Behavior From 40M Households
How COVID-19 Is Influencing American Opinions Of Candidates
How Will Improvements To Programmatic Ads Help Publishers?
Exclusive: Former Mazda CMO Lands At Cleveland Browns
A Tweet Makes United Airlines Look Bad As Woes Worsen For The Industry
Media Epidemiology
Dos And Don'ts For Email Marketing During The Pandemic
Digital News Daily - Friday, May 8, 2020
Maryland Governor Vetoes Digital Ad Tax
Supreme Court Wrestles With Text-Messaging Law
Roku Q1 Revenue Up 55%, 'Higher Than Normal' Ad Cancellations in March
ViacomCBS to Rebrand CBS All Access, Expand YouTube TV Distribution Deal
A Month Into Pandemic, Ad Plans Become Significantly More Disrupted
Univision Joins Nielsen's Addressable TV Beta Program
Dish's Sling TV Takes Big Q1 Subscriber Hit Due To COVID-19
Comcast: TV Viewing-Wise, Monday Is Now The New Saturday
YouTube Accelerates Launch Of Formats, Measurement Tools For TV
A Changed World Means The Ad Industry Must Also Change How Video Is Bought And Sold
How Much Did The Cost Per Click Fall In April?
Havas Media's Mears: Crisis Accelerating Digital Transformation, Shift To Ecommerce
'Consumer Reports' Advises: Drop Netflix, Pick Up Disney
Research Cos Much More Focused On Sales Vs. Equity Than Advertisers, Agencies
Google Plays Hardball With Payment Terms
Zoom Buys Keybase, Enhances Cybersecurity
Google Can't Shake Privacy Lawsuit Over Voice-Activated Assistant
Ecommerce Soars For CPG, But Will It Stick?
This Week's IPG 'Floor 9' COVID-19 Podcast: UM Strategists Lin Liu And Mat Maroni
15% Of Programmatic Spend Disappears Down 'A Black Hole,' ISBA Alleges
New Business Slashed By 30% In Q1
Retailers Launch Ads Opposing Trump's Demands For Higher USPS Rates
Digital News Daily - Thursday, May 7, 2020
Facebook Names Oversight Board, Charged With Reviewing Content Decisions
Match Group Adding Video Chat To Apps
Square Suffered $106M Net Loss In Q1
Personalization Is More About People And Process Than Tools: Analysis
Ad Execs: Recovery To Start In Q3, Budgets To Remain Highly Flexible
FCC Hits Sinclair With Record $48 Million Fine, Including Sponsorship ID Violations
Libra Association Names First CEO
Spotify Testing Video Podcasts
Accenture Finds COVID-19 Permanently Changing Consumer Behaviors
Agency Offers 'Framework' For Reopening Business In Post-Pandemic Communities
Horizon Media To Use TransUnion ID Data For Cross-Platform Targeting
Murdoch: Upfront May Not Be 'Singular' Market, Local Q2 TV Ads Down 50%
Brands Learn A Wealth Of Details About Consumers During COVID-19
McCann Finds Brands Least Trusted Source For Info About Pandemic
Disney Advertising Sales To Offer Agency-Specific Virtual Upfronts
Discovery: Q1 Advertising Flat, Q3 Options, Cancellations 'Too Early' To Call
Pinterest Q1 Revenues Rise, U.S. Monthly Users Increase 6%
Court Revives Lawsuit Accusing Apple Of Duping iPhone Purchasers
Mondelez Plans Imminent Media 'Attack,' Feasts On At-Home Snacking Revenue
Google Data Tool Helps Brands Understand Changing Consumer Behaviors Since COVID-19
Database Prevails Against Spamhaus, But Not Entitled To Removal From Blocklist
Why American Companies Are Researching More D2C, Less Retargeting Post-Pandemic
COVID-19: What's Next For Brand Marketers?
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, May 6, 2020
NBCU Cuts Top Exec Salaries 20%, Rolls Back Some Other Salaries 3%
Spotify Expects Apple To Accept More Third-Party Apps
'Pod' People Are Gaming Instagram Engagement Rates
Activision Blizzard Might Revisit Free Mobile Gaming
Disney Sees 'Significant' Decline In Q1 TV Advertising, Cancels Dividend
Magic Leap Eying $100M Investment
Roku Boosts DSP Operations, Launches OneView Platform
Pluto TV Partners With TiVo, Adds CBS Sports HQ
ViacomCBS To Hold Two-Day Virtual Upfront
Ampersand To Be Exclusive Seller For Fios Addressable Inventory
eBay Hit With Price-Gouging Lawsuit
Data Shows How Amazon Reached Its Multibillion-Dollar Ad Goal
Privacy Advocates Press Forward With New California Ballot Initiative
By One Key Measure, Ad Industry Returns To Normal: Business Content Consumed
Study: College Students Say Social Media Suppresses Free Speech
Shopify Q1 Revenue Leaps 47%, Shows Linking Online, Offline Data Will Change Advertising
Data Startup Syncari Adds Former Marketo Execs To Team
Run, Don't Walk: Why Now Is The Time To Test Instacart Ads
Disney's Wildest Ride: The Future Of Theme Parks, Movies, Sports TV
Careless Brand Messaging During Pandemic Could Have Long-Term Effects
L Brands To Spin Off Victoria's Secret Brand
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Quibi Claims It Has Fixed Email Data Leakage Issue: Report
NBCU Restructures Senior Management, Streaming And News Operations Affected
Disney Could See 20% Decline In 2020 Ad Revenues: Analyst
YouTube Re-Signs PewDiePie In Exclusion Partnership
Verizon, Pluto TV Ink Deal Across Pay TV, CTV, Mobile; Verizon Media Adds Native To DSP
Pop Artists Making Social Platforms Their North Star
FuboTV Reports 96% Jump In 2019 Revenue, 37% Increase In Subscribers
Oculus Developing Smaller VR Headsets
AMC Networks' Q1 Ad Revenue Sinks 11%
TikTok Sued Over Biometric Privacy
ABC TV Stations Start PSA Small Business Campaign, Local TV Bracing For Low Ad Revenues
Sensor Tower Raises $45M, Looks To Scale Services, Enhance Growth
Supreme Court Weighs Trademark Battle
Ads With COVID-19 Content Can Perform Better With News
Awesomeness Greenlights 2 Remote YouTube Series
Conductor $1M COVID-19 Relief Grant Kicks Off
Should Pay TV Providers Have A Say In TV Scheduling, Rates?
Pandemic-Related Malicious Activity Rising, With Online Retailers Hardest Hit
'Fake News' President's 'Trust' Falls To Lowest Level Yet, Lags Biden 4-to-1
How The COVID-19 Crisis Is Impacting Trust In TV News Brands
It's Morons Again In America
Missed Ad Opportunities Jumped To 46% In Q1, Even As Streaming, VOD Soared
Digital News Daily - Monday, May 4, 2020
McKinsey Finds Americans Already Switching Brands, Retailers: And Most Plan To Stick With Them
How The Pandemic Hastened Digital Trends
Quarantine Impacts Consumers' Plans To Spend, Love For Brands
Publicis Boss Tells Adland To Prepare For A 'New Normal'
Feared Activist Investor Now Financing Suit Against Quibi
HBO Max Bows Discount Offer, Signs Hulu As Distribution Partner
Are Videoconferencing Services Failing Privacy Test?
National TV Sinks 13% In March, 5% In Q1 Due To COVID-19 Pullback
CIMM Launches Best Practices Study On Combining Smart TV, STB Data
Auto TV Ad Spending Drops 71% In April
Brands Are Using More Data And Spending More On It: Study
FCC Ordered To Disclose Data About Net Neutrality Commenters
MSG Networks Sports Taps Social, Content To Offset Declines Amidst NBA, NHL Pause
Mindshare Finds Americans Plan To Spend Less Time With Media After Pandemic
This Week's IPG 'Floor 9' COVID-19 Podcast: Shopify Marketing Chief Amy Hufft
Clearview Questioned Over COVID-19 Contact Tracing
Killi's Fair-Trade Data Program: Brands Create Relationships With Consumers For Their Data
Marketing Strategies When Up Is Down, Left Is Right
Obit: CBS Communications Chief Gil Schwartz, Dead At 68
#OpenUpOrNot: How Search Offsets In Store Declines
Should Studios, Movie Theaters Consider New TV Deals?
When You Shower, Which Body Part Do You Wash First?
Digital News Daily - Friday, May 1, 2020
AT&T Merging Xandr Into WarnerMedia
Sorrell Says COVID-19 Puts Holding Companies In 'Deep Doo-Doo'
Google Purchase Of Fitbit Deserves Close Look, Advocates Say
Report Delineates Ad Price Deflation For 2020: U.S., Europe Most Disrupted
Why Are Social Giants Letting Trump Sell Snake Oil?
UK Digital Ad Spend Rocketed 15.4% In 2019
Comcast, Altice Video Subscriber Losses Accelerate In Q1, Offset By Broadband Growth
Xbox Game Pass Surpasses 10M Subs
NBCU's Shell: Movie Theaters 'Central' To Biz, Video-On-Demand 'Complementary'
Take It To The Bank: Publicis Guarantees Outcomes Under New 'Pact'
Zoom Revamps User Numbers Vs. Participants
Pandemic Turns Morning Into Prime Time, Digital Device Usage Soars
Google, Budweiser, Ford: How COVID-19 Messages In Ads Performed
GfK, Dstillery Reimagine Automotive Ad Targeting
Google Gives Facebook Ad Boost In April
Twitter Q1 Results: Usage Soars, Revs Up 3%
Apple Revenues Record Slight Uptick To $58 Billion YOY
Amazon Prime Video Intros On-Demand In Canada, Overseas Markets
Republican Senators To Introduce COVID-19 Privacy Bill
CCPA Drives Surge In Consumer Privacy Requests In Q1: Study
eMarketer Updates Search, Display Outlook Amid Mixed Digital Ad Spending Signals
Nielsen's Media Business Remains Solid, With Revenues Stable, But Connect Spinoff Delayed
Google Can't Shake New Mexico Suit Over Children's Privacy
Beachfront: Connected TV Needs Spot Pricing For TV Commercial Breaks
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