Digital News Daily Editions for June 2020
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Microsoft Suspends Facebook, Instagram Ads
Sources: Facebook Has Repeatedly Changed Policy To Accommodate Trump
MRC Asked To Audit Facebook Policies, Brand Safety Controls
Can Parler Take On Twitter?
Netflix Investing 2% Of Cash Hosting In Black Communities
U.S. Ad Market Drops 31% In May, Third Consecutive Monthly Decline
Pinterest Lawyers Up Amid Accusation of Racial Discrimination
National TV Sinks 23% In Ad Revenues To $716.4 Million, Sports TV Takes 66% Hit
Local Advertising To Sink 13.1% In 2020
Honda, Ford Withhold Social Ads -- Will Other Automakers Follow?
Twitch Issues Temporary Ban On Trump, 2,000 Subreddits Also Banned
YouTube Bans Prominent White Supremacist Channels
Google Removes Ads Promoting Voting Misinformation, Scams
Conservative Activists To Pursue 'Censorship' Battle Against Tech Companies
PEN America Opposes Trump Request For Appeal In Battle Over First Amendment
In The Year 2025, Will The Upfront Still Be With Us? What About COVID-24?
Ad Industry Interest Spikes For 'Content Personalization,' 'Demographics'
Media Buyers Ride Out Uncertain Times By Proactively Looking At All The Options
Google Brings Free Listings To Search Results Page In U.S.
Verizon Media Expands DOOH Advertising With Cooler Screens
In July, All Of Facebook Will Be 'Brand Unsafe'
OTT Churn Rate Jumps To 41% In Q1, As More Viewers Sample Services
Digital News Daily - Monday, June 29, 2020
Gnats On An Elephant's Back
Starbucks, Diageo Suspend All Social Ads As Boycott's Influence Spirals
Coca-Cola, Others, Pause Social Ads Hours After Facebook Policy Change
Unilever Suspends All U.S. Advertising On Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
Facebook Modifies Content Policies
FreeWheel Only Supplier To Earn An 'A' Grade On All Three CTV Platforms
Usage Declines Slightly Among Major Streamers, Steady Or Higher For Mid-Level Streamers
ANA Asks California Governor To Delay Privacy Enforcement, Scrap Global Opt-Out Mandate
Facebook To Alert Users To News Articles More Than 90 Days Old
ATV Nuggets From The NewFronts
Unbundled, Stand-Alone Broadband Service Continues To Rise With U.S. Consumers
Horizon Media Study Finds Racial Injustice Dominating Pandemic Conversations, For Now
Facebook Must Face Wiretap Claims, Court Confirms
Microsoft Closes Its 83 Stores Worldwide
Timing May Be Perfect For Former Google Ad Exec's Subscription Search Engine Model
Dramatic TV Footage Is Needed To Move Viewers On Health, Political Fronts
Face Mask Confrontations Go Viral At Retailers, Starbucks
Searches On Yelp For Black-Owned Businesses Rose Nearly 2000% Since May
Sorry, Netflix, You Missed Your Marketing Move
Google Adds Group Calling To 'Meet' And 'Duo'
YouTube Testing TikTok Clone
Digital News Daily - Friday, June 26, 2020
California Residents To Vote On New Privacy Rights
Verizon Latest To Pause Facebook Ads, After Boycott Flags Extremist Content Adjacencies
Marketers Fear Forthcoming Changes To iOS Privacy Settings
YouTube Personalizes TV Viewing, Highlights Ad Tools In Its First Virtual Brandcast
Local Radio Advertising Revenues Forecast To Sink 11% This Year
Slip In Podcast Audiences During Pandemic Seems Just A Blip
Speed Turns Into A Performance Metric, Per Google Commissioned Study
Fewer TV Sports Events In Mid-June, Viewing Levels Lower Than A Year Ago
Catalina To Add Streamers' Promotions To In-Store Media Network, Via Tiny Horse Deal
New Bill Would Prohibit Government From Using Facial-Recognition Technology
Analytics Company hiQ Urges Supreme Court To Stay Out Of Scraping Battle With LinkedIn
In Brands We Trust: But For All Others, It's Still About Cash
Zeta's New Data Tool Analyzes Changing Consumer Behavior As Brands Search For Performance
Daily Downloads Of News Apps Up 53% From January-April
Report: News Deserts Grow Across U.S.
Will Media Buyers Heed Vice's Plea About Racial Blocklisting?
Roth On Adland D&I Efforts: 'We Suck Compared To The Rest Of The World'
Quora Becomes A WFH Workforce Built On Diversity
Digital News Daily - Thursday, June 25, 2020
Analysts: Facebook Boycott Unprecedented, But Perhaps Futile
Zuckerberg And Facebook Team Concede 'Trust Deficit,' Reach Out To Advertisers
FuboTV Adds ESPN At Last, Along With Disney's Suite Of Channels
Dentsu Aegis Teams With TVision To Develop 'Attention Economy' Media Planning, Buying Metrics
MRC 'Modernizes' 5-Year-Old Invalid Traffic Standards To Account For New Forms Of Ad Fraud
Major League Baseball To Begin Shortened Season In Late July, National TV Ads To Sink
NAI Issues New Recommendations Regarding Location And Health Data
Google Steps Up Privacy And Incognito Mode, Will Auto-Delete Data At 18 Months
Google News Initiative Launches Slate Of Analytics Tools
New Bill Would Require Platforms To Disclose Content Removal Policies
Twitter Defeats Devin Nunes' Lawsuit Over Parody Accounts
Republican Senators Claim 'Warrant-Proof' Encryption Jeopardizes National Security
Judge Reinstates Photographer's Copyright Claim Against Mashable
Microsoft Bug Lands Emails In Gmail Spam Folder: Reports
Lady Gaga, Adobe Call On Little Monsters To Create Their Own 'Chromatica'
Google News Plans To Licence Content From Some Publishers
Don't Stop Advertising During Pandemic: Q&A With TVSquared's Gryncwajg
Trigger-Happy: Automated Emails To Customers Outpull Batch-And-Blast
How Brands Can Connect With Consumers In Sensitive Times
Vice To Brands: Stock Blocking Civil Rights-Related Keywords
TikTok Bows 'TikTok For Business'
Amazon Launches Service For Amateur App Makers
Court Finds Johnson & Johnson Liable For Cancerous Talcum Powder
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, June 24, 2020
Snap Shifts To Ecommerce Opportunities
Apple To Require Apps To Seek Users' Permission For Tracking
NBCU, Google Ink Peacock Distribution Deal
IAB: CTV Ad Spend Unfazed By COVID; Addressable Also Set To Benefit
Charter Wants FCC To Allow Data Caps, Interconnection Fees
CBS News' CBSN Streamer Pushing Into 90 New International Markets
Small Business Advertisers Sue Google For Antitrust Violations
Amazon Prime Video Pursuing Live And Linear Programming: Report
Watchdogs Press FTC To Crack Down On Influencer Marketing
Disney+ Rolling Out To 8 More European Countries
IAB Commissioned Study Finds Surge In Programmatic In-House Video Ad Buying
Foursquare Location Data Finds New Uses In Advertising Based On Performance
Vive La Difference: How Consumer Sentiment Has Changed Post-Pandemic
Horizon Wins $180 Million CBS Media Business
Customer Loyalty Overrated -- Marketers Should Consider Consumer Habits Instead
YouGov Sails Deeper Into Esports And Gaming Research With Nicole Pike At The Helm
News Publishers Have Stronger Case Against Google
Trump Show May Be Nearing Cancellation
Facebook Sunsetting Oculus Go
Tech Titans Have History Of Failed Diversification Efforts
Is Open Technology Fund Under Attack?
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, June 23, 2020
At NewFronts, Platforms Stress Terms And Format Flexibility During Upheaval
GroupM: 2020 Global Ad Total To Fall $70 Billion (11.8%)
Data Reveals Trends In Addressable Geo-Fencing And OTT/CTV Through COVID-19
WFA: Most Marketers Still Deferring Ad Campaigns 6 Months Or Longer
Net 'Negative' Marketer Sentiment Drops By More Than Half In Next 6 Months
Hispanic Market Ready To Hit New Highs, Demands
Disney+ Drops 7-Day Free Trial In Favor Of 'Hamilton' Buzz
California Judge Sides With Privacy Advocates On Ballot Initiative Deadline
ViacomCBS To Skip Theaters, Bow SpongeBob Flick On Premium VOD, Then CBS All Access
Spotify Launches on Comcast's Xfinity Flex and X1
Nielsen Finally Receives Accreditation For Demo Data In Many Local Markets, Sort Of
Samsung Ads Business Grows, With Higher Ad-Supported, Free Streaming Time Usage
Apple Switches Gears - Lets Basecamp Update Hey
Despite Ecommerce Gains, Pandemic Not So Kind To D2C Brands
Microsoft Shutters Mixer, Frees Gamers To Stream On Any Platform
Free TV, Movie Content Targeted For Cyber Crimes
Kenshoo, Profitero Form Targeting Partnership
Microsoft Adding Consumer-Focused Features To 'Teams' Apps
Facebook Acquires Another VR Studio
Apple Unveils 'App Clips'
Google Brings Fact Checking To Images
Digital News Daily - Monday, June 22, 2020
Spotify Testing 'In-App Offers'
Google U.S. Ad Revenue Estimated To Drop For First Time In 12 Years
More Brands Join Facebook Boycott, Suspend Ads To Protest Its Weak Stance On Hate
Google Confirms Non-SMS Verification Method
Discovery's D2C CEO Of Two Years, Peter Faricy, Resigns; Business Restructured
TikTok Opens Up About 'For You' Algorithm
Black YouTube Users Accuse Google Of Restricting Videos Based On Race
Twitch Emerging As Platform For Live Music
House Antitrust Chair Accuses Apple Of 'Highway Robbery'
Apple Won't Budge On App Store Policies, Charges Hey Apple App Violates Guidelines
Snapchat Assesses Juneteeth Missteps
Tapping The Streaming Sports Advertising Opportunity Takes More Than Money
Families Of Women Who Portrayed Aunt Jemima Object To Change, Searches Skyrocket
Chinese App Store To Require Government Licenses
Publicly Available Data Is Personal, French Data Authority Rules
What Brands Can Expect As Stay-At-Home Orders End
Vimeo Wants Appellate Court To Compel Arbitration In Biometric Privacy Battle
Appeals Court Strikes Down California Age Censorship Law
Marketers, Agencies Say It's Time Campaigns Go Multilingual, Multicultural
Presidential Ad Spending Dips In Current Week, Biden Campaign Ups Spend For Weeks To Come
Email Opens Were Up, Clicks Down In COVID-19 Period, Study Finds
Why Facebook Needs To Be Treated Like A Foreign Adversary
IRI New Product Pacesetters: 'The Year Of The Beverage'
Better Late Than Never: Deutsch LA Dumps CCO 5 Years After Writing Racist Memo
Legacy Media Cos. Avoid Buying Video-Game Businesses
It's Time For Brands To Raise Their Highly Visible Hands In The Marketplace
Digital News Daily - Friday, June 19, 2020
Third FCC Member Voices Skepticism Of Trump's Social Media Order
Facebook Removes Some Ads From Trump's Re-Election Campaign, Cites Policy Against Hate
Twitter Calls Out Trump Tweet With Manipulated Video Clip
ViacomCBS, Fox Corp. And Discovery See Improving Advertising Business
NBCU Announces Leadership Team To Run NBCU, Sky Global Advertising & Partnerships
AMC Entertainment To Open Movie Theaters In Limited Capacity By Midsummer
Spotify Inks Podcast Deal With Warner Bros., DC, And Hits New Stock High
Google Cracks Down On Clickbait Ads Related To 'Sensationalist' Text, Images
Google Search Inherent AI Bias And What's Being Done To Correct It
Automating TV Ad Activation Is Hard: Adobe Exits The Business
Google Sued Over Allegedly Deceptive Pine-Sol Ads
Riot's New Title 'Valorant': Should You Care?
Out Of The Inbox: How Gen Z Feels About Privacy
Dog-Whistling Dixie, Nazis Too
Hey, The New Email Service, Blocks Unwanted Senders By Default
Cruise Lines Extend Suspensions Into Fall
Digital News Daily - Thursday, June 18, 2020
Apple News Gaining Traction Among U.S. IPhone Users
Twitter Tests 'Voice Tweets'
White House Walks Away From 'Digital Tax' Discussions
Google Bans ZeroHedge From Ad Platform
Most Agencies Flex Terms, Not Price During Pandemic
Apple's Problematic App Store Policies
YouTube Adds Direct-Response Ad Formats
Meet Grindr's New Leadership Team
Advertising Fraud On Connected TV Rises Sharply, Along With CTV Usage
Apple Losing Diversity Head
Justice Department Plans To Weaken Protection For Internet Companies Including Google, YouTube, Facebook
Civil Rights Groups Launch Facebook Advertising Boycott Campaign
Fox Attorney Argues 'Tucker Carlson' Isn't News, Seeks Dismissal Of McDougal Slander Suit
Former Ad Biz Editor Calls For 'Defunding' All Fox News Advertising
NBC Holds Another Virtual Upfront Event, Boosted By '30 Rock' Cast
NBCU's Upfront Message: Welcome To NBC Circa 2010
Local Businesses Change Marketing Due To COVID-19 Pandemic, Study Finds
Kenshoo, Profitero Data, Ecommerce Partnership Looks Promising For Brands
WPP Unveils Plan For Combating Racism, Advancing Careers Of Minorities
Harvard Study Finds Rich Curtailing Spending, Costing Workers' Jobs
Black Ad Professionals Form 600 & Rising, Partners With 4A's To Stamp Out Industry Racism
Goodbye, Aunt Jemima And Uncle Ben: Racial Stereotypes Under Scrutiny
Yelp Builds Out COVID-19 Section, As Data Reveals Larger Economic Impact
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Facebook To Enable Political Ad Opt Outs, Help Register Voters
ViacomCBS' Bakish: CBS All Access To Be Expanded, Relaunched Next Year
Media Buyers Want NewFronts, UpFronts To Merge, Unsure Of Budgets For 2021
Spotify Adds Video To Its Self-Serve Ad Platform
IAB Survey Forecasts 20% Ad Declines For 2020, Digital Media Recovering Faster Than Linear TV
Drug Price Disclosure Mandate Scrapped By Appeals Court
Local TV Ad Revenues Estimated To Fall In 2020, 2021
eMarketer Revises 2020-21 Upfront Down 32% To $14.78B
Google Fights Privacy Suit Over Facial-Recognition Technology
NBC To Air Special '30 Rock' Reunion-Themed 'Upfront' Event In July
Search Marketers Focusing More On Conversion And Revenue, Less On Ranking
Apple-Backed Study Says In-App Advertising Contributed $45B To The Half A Trillion Commerce In 2019
Instagram Commits To Greater Racial Justice
Ad Council 'Labels' Campaign Shines Its Love On The Black Community
Google Launches Smart Campaigns Features To Aid SMBs
Google Adds Financial Resources, Tools To Help Non-Profits, SMBs During Recovery
'Hidden Value' Reveals Amazon's Media Assets Currently Worth Half A Trillion Dollars
Ford To Reveal Bronco On OJ's Birthday
GDPR Impact Is More Positive Than Initially Feared: Analysis
Around the World, Most Want Platforms To Block Shady Political Ads
Why Aren't Magazines Leveraging Retailers' Ecommerce Platforms?
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