Digital News Daily Editions for April 2021
Digital News Daily - Friday, April 30, 2021
Big Five Networks Down 12% In Prime-Time Season Viewers
Supreme Court Ruling Requires Dismissal Of FTC's Antitrust Case, Facebook Says
Roku/YouTube TV Contract Expires, But Roku Continues Access For Existing Subscribers
Streaming's 'Staggering' Disruption Since 2019 Drove Netflix U.S. Share Down Nearly 20 Points
NBCU Q1 Ad Revenue Dips 3.2%, Peacock Hits 42 Million Subs
Florida Senate Passes Privacy Bill
Buy-Type Data Reveals Network Ad Recovery, Unit Rates Rebounding Too
Biden Ratings Lowest In Modern Presidential History
Purchases Grew On Social Media In Last Eight Months: Study
Healthcare Brands -- Time Has Come To Understand Impact Of SEO, Paid Ads
Facebook Digs Deeper Into Commerce To Navigate Apple's Privacy Changes
Mediahub Wins Crown Media Networks Account
WPP And Sorrell Squabble Over Millions In Denied Bonus Awards
It's Text Time: Most Consumers Are Open To Mobile Messages
TikTok Now Influencing Influencer Marketing
Could A Broadcast TV Network Disappear In 5 Years?
SMB Youth Quake: Gen Zers And Millennials Are Taking Over
How Agencies And Clients Worked Well Together (Or Didn't) During The Pandemic
Verizon May Sell Its Media Assets
Gmail Often Confuses Paid Newsletters And Marketing Emails, But There's a Workaround
Digital News Daily - Thursday, April 29, 2021
New ANA Programmatic Buying Study Aims To Improve Process Transparency, Productivity
ANA Blasts 'Mind-Numbing' Programmatic Marketplace, Announces RFP To Study It
Apple's Revenue Up 54%, Paid Subs Hit 660M
New HBO Max AVOD To Cost $9.99 Per Month
Discovery's Ad Sales In Line With Expectations, Net Income Down 63%
Google Sees Consumers Post 67% Of Reviews
Interpublic Turns The Corner In Q1
Microsoft's LinkedIn Reports $3 Billion In Ad Revenue For Past Year
Epsilon President Ric Elert Outlines Company's Top Priorities
Premium Programmatic Will Rise As Cookies Crumble, Data From FatTail Suggests
Google Sued For Allegedly Exposing COVID-19-Related Data
Amazon May Be Liable For Defective Hoverboard, Court Rules
A Cookie By Any Other Name Is Still A Cookie -- Even If It's An Apple
What Marketing Looks Like When It Respects People
Ad Industry Wrestles With Measurement In New Privacy-Compliant World
Survey: Consumers Care More About Product Quality Than Social Activism From Brands
How COVID-19 Vaccines Are Shaping Consumer Behavior, Travel Trends
The Case For Mobile Ad Price Deflation
What Apple's New Privacy Rules Mean For Gmail
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, April 28, 2021
OpenAP Introduces 'OpenID,' New Identifier For Linear TV/Digital Advertising
In The Battle To Create Social Media For Kids, Zigazoo Puts Safety First
Q1 Streaming Ads Grew As Global Streaming, Social Surged
Turner Sports, HBO Max Score NHL Games
Alphabet Revenue Soars Based On Google Advertising Sales
WPP Merges GroupM, WT Data Units To Form New Data Consultancy
ViacomCBS Adds Comscore For Linear National Currency
Kantar CEO Nasard Steps Down After 4 Months
A Cookie-less Future: How Marketers Can Prepare
FTC Asks Congress For Power To Seek Restititution From Fraudsters
Google, Univision Partnership Example Of Accelerated, Sustainable Growth For Everything Digital
Dentsu Invests In U.S. Media Company Overtime Sports
WPP Returns To Growth In The First Quarter
Influencers Do Little To Build Consumer Trust: Study
Using CRM To Optimize Media, Abate Privacy Concerns
Google To Fix Issue That Allowed Other Apps To Access COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Data
Spectrum Mobile Should Stop Boasting Of 'Fastest Overall Speed,' Watchdog Says
Epsilon Teams Up With Adobe And Publicis Sapient To Help Brands Navigate Cookieless World
Web Developer Buys Google Domain Name
Toyota Subsidiary Acquires Lyft's Autonomous Vehicle Division
Yeti Offers Online Shoppers Augmented Reality
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, April 27, 2021
ABC Sees Slight Rise In Oscars Advertising, Viewing Down 58%
U.S. TV Time Viewed In Q1 Down 9%, More Declines Expected
Roku May Lose YouTube TV, Accuses Google Of Anticompetitive Behavior
How Apple's $430B 5-Year U.S. Investment Affects Search, Recommendations, Advertising
Univision Partners With Google On Digital Media, Advertising Infrastructure
Amazon Now Sends Promotional Emails For Brands
FMCG Ad Spending Expanding, But Not So Fast
Pre-Upfront Thoughts On Broadcast TV, Promotions, Nielsen, And AVOD
Washington Privacy Bill Fails -- For Third Straight Year
Broadcasters Press Claims Against Streaming Service Locast
German Advertising Federation Brings Complaint Over Apple's Privacy Settings
BuzzFeed Publishes Internal Facebook Report On Capitol Insurrection
Mother's Day In-Person Plans, Travel Up From Last Year, Microsoft And Shopkick Data Show
New Platform Allows Consumers To Provide Consent Anonymously
Vaxxographics: New GfK Study Segments The Vaccinated From The Unvaccinated
TV's New Bundle May Already Be Here
Raising The Hood On B2B: Brands Say It's Difficult To Measure Content Marketing Impact
Consumers Say Digital Video, CTV Ads Influence Travel Decisions
Digital News Daily - Monday, April 26, 2021
Netflix: Most Oscars, But Still No Best Picture Win
Zenith: CPG Spending Will Return to Pre-Pandemic Levels in 2023
Podcast Wars: Spotify To Launch Subs, Forgo Taking A Cut
General Motors To Increase Spending With Black-Owned Media
Media Buyers Are Upping Digital Video's 2021 Budget Share, But Also Linear's
Study Finds Independent Agencies Make Strong Comeback In Q1
Ad World Shaken By Onslaught Of Universal IDs As It Prepares To Give Up Cookies
Internet Association Warns Against 'Disastrous Effects' Of Proposed Florida Privacy Law
Consumers Are More Trusting With Data As They Shop Online
When It Comes To News Media, Millennials Are Not As Digital As You May Think
Apple's Privacy Notification: What It Looks Like, Who Will Likely Opt In
Amazon Must Face Children's Privacy Claims Over Voiceprint Collection
Analysis Shows Nearly A Quarter Of Pitches Done As Integrated Media/Creative Reviews
Netflix Leads 'Average Time' Share For Q1, Competitors' Movie Content Gains
Microsoft Launches Facebook Import Tool
Rakuten Advertising Looks Past Apple Privacy Changes To Thriving Business
Fix Your Algorithmic Racism, Or Face The FTC
NYC Spends $30 Million On Tourism Campaign
Are You Ready For Some Inflation?
Digital News Daily - Friday, April 23, 2021
Snap Q1 Revenue Soars 66%, 2021 Upfront Commitments Have Tripled
FTC Loses Leverage Against Fraudsters
After Strong 2H 2020, Q1 Sports Ad Spend Down 28% YoY
WarnerMedia Up 18% In Ad Sales, Xandr's Digital Platform Soars
Disney Sells Out Oscar Ads, Reaps $2M Per :30
Facebook Tests Topic Targeting For In-Stream Video Ads, Sticker Ads, Instagram Reels Ads
IAB: Ad 'Confidence' Has Surged, Less Frequent Reviews Of Budgets
Analysis Shows Nearly A Quarter Of Pitches Done As Integrated Media/Creative Reviews
Apple Can't Shake Claims Over iTunes 'Buy' Option
Analyst Ends Decade-Long Recommendation For Interpublic, Downgrades To 'Market Perform'
HUMAN, Google, Roku Squash CTV Botnet After It Impersonates Billions Of Ad Requests
Microsoft Launches Video Ads, Video Extensions, Facebook Adds Topic Targeting
WWE Sees Q1 Revenues Sink 9%, Blames Lack Of Live Events
Facebook Is Main Source Of Vaccine Misinformation For Latinx Consumers
Nielsen Starts Streaming Video Ratings Service For Platforms, Devices
Verizon Will Allow 5G Users Backstage Views Of The Oscars -- But Who Will View The Oscars?
Why Are CTV Ad Rates So High?
NextGen TV May Be Able To Fact-Check News Content
Digital News Daily - Thursday, April 22, 2021
Mobile Marketers Think Pushing Is A Good Thing. Will You Push Back?
Disney Inks Deal For Sony Pictures Movies For Disney+, Hulu, TV Networks
Twitter Now Testing 'Professional Profiles' For Brands
Apple To Boost Ad Business With Focus On Privacy
Cinema Ad Net Screenvision Adds 1,000 Screens, Brings Theater Coverage To More Than 14,000
FTC Urged To Investigate Google's Marketing Of Children's Apps
Comscore Gains Access To Sling TV Data For Advanced TV Push
Roku Rebrands Quibi Content As 'Roku Originals'
Chauvin Trial, Verdict Seen By 18.4 Million Nielsen-Measured Viewers
Sling TV, DraftKings Launching Sports Betting Channels
FTC Nominee Khan Voices Concerns About 'Behavioral Ad-Based Business Models'
Kantar To Acquire Chicago-Based Numerator For $1.5 Billion
Apple Confirms IDFA To Roll Out Monday; The Weather Company CEO Provides Advice
NAI Backs Effort To Curb Law Enforcement Purchase Of Consumer Data
Verizon Media Posts Another Strong Quarter, Fios Video Records Subscriber Losses
Microsoft Announces Parakeet For Privacy Controls, Bing API For Private Search
Big European Soccer Teams Try To Go Rogue For More Money
Hispanic Population, Spending Power Growth Require Increased Marketing Budgets
4 Steps To Help Turn Your Next Campaign Into Viral Sensation
Google Offers New Gmail For Web
Ad Agency Legend Carl Spielvogel Dies at 92
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, April 21, 2021
NBCU Hires Nielsen's Abcarian, Preempts Her Expected Move To Roku
Facebook And Twitter Face New Pressure To Boot Anti-Vaxxers
Netflix Misses Q1 Subscriber Growth Estimates, Less New Content Blamed
Co-CEO Hastings: Netflix Would Never 'Turn The Screws' On Password Sharers
Apple Subscriptions Move Looks Like Bid To Become 'Netflix Of Podcasts'
Ad Execs: Paid Content/Influencers Now The Biggest Share Of Digital Budgets
U.S. Ad Market Turns In Best March Ever: Up 25% Vs. 2020, 7% Vs. 2019
Google Tests Ad Relevance Survey In Gmail Desktop
Apple's New Privacy Settings To Roll Out Next Week
Netflix Dominates 'Demand Share' Of Streamers
Havas Media Taps Publicis Media's Grant As Chief Strategy Officer
Google's User Experience: Most Websites Fail To Meet Requirements
Attack Of The 'OctoBot': 7 CTV Fraud Schemes Found To Be Connected
Twitter Presses For Order Halting Texas Investigation
Google SEO Experts Challenging 'The Daily Mail' And Other Publishers
DoubleVerify CEO Zagorski Takes Company Public
Linear TV Means Antiquated Media Planning
Walmart Contributes To Search Ad Spend Rise To $61.69B In 2020
States Inch Toward Passing New Privacy Bills
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Video Streaming Churn Up 85%, Gen Z Prefers Games Over TV And Movies
Pre-Upfront Moves: Disney Advertising Sales Makes Senior Exec Promotions
IAS: Adult Content, Hate Speech Drove Higher Levels Of Brand Risk During Second Half Of 2020
The Future Of Hybrid Identity
HBO Max Dominates Q1 Subscription Adds, Total U.S. SVOD Subs Exceed 240M
New Consortium To Offer Programmatic Interactive CTV Ads
NFL, iHeart Launch Podcasting Network
Analyst: Tubi Should Yield $1B In Advertising By 2023
Google Details Timeline For Changes To How It Ranks Results
Disney To Outperform TV Marketplace, Given Sports Content
Omnicom Acquires Healthcare, Digital Transformation Firms
FCC Should Avoid California-Style Net Neutrality Rules, House Republicans Say
Report: Hispanics Turn To Social Media, Gaming During Pandemic
Nextdoor To Serve Up Anti-Racism Notification, Become Gatekeeper Of Language
WordPress Weighs Disabling Google's Browser-Based Targeting Code
Coca-Cola Mum On Ad Spending As Creative, Media Reviews Proceed
GARM Aggregates Platform 'Transparency Reports,' Finds More Action Taken
Consumers Have Lost Hundreds Of Millions In COVID-19 Fraud: FTC
Big Tech Drives Recent Privacy Laws: Why Consumers Should Be Suspicious
Digital News Daily - Monday, April 19, 2021
Nets Ask Advertisers To Move As Much As 30% Of Upfront Into CTV
Amazon Prime Members Hit 200M, Prime Video To Spend $650M On S1 Of 'Lord Of The Rings"
The VAB And Nielsen: War Of Words Continues
USIM To Accept Bitcoin, Other Cryptos, As Payment For Media Buys
FreeWheel Narrows The Addressable Linear/Digital Divide
Media Agency Execs Overwhelmingly Expect CTV Ad Budgets To Rise, Many 'Dramatically'
60% Of Consumers Are Good With Limited Ads For Cheaper Video Services: Deloitte
IAS: Adult Content, Hate Speech Drove Higher Levels Of Brand Risk During Second Half Of 2020
New Agency Compensation Model Explores Value Over Cost
Google Ads To Launch Dynamic Exclusion Lists
Media Agency Execs Indicate YouTube Will Benefit Most From Shifts In TV Ad Spending
Amazon Sponsored Brands Ad Spend Rose 86% In Q1 2021
Court Sides With YouTube In 'Censorship' Battle With 'Misandry Today'
Former Colorado Official Battles Rep. Boebert Over Twitter Block
TV Nets On Upfront Time, Marketers In The Crosshairs
Google's Privacy Walled Garden Will Help Services Like Stirista ID Graph Thrive
CTV 'Viewability' Beats All Other Digital Video, Lags Linear TV
Apple Music Pays This Much To Stream A Song
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