Digital News Daily Editions for April 2023
Digital News Daily - Friday, April 28, 2023
Washington State Enacts Broad Health Privacy Law
NBCU Q1 Ad Revenue Sinks 6.1%, Peacock Adds 2M Subscribers
Amazon Beats Forecasts, Notches $9.5 Billion In Ad Sales
Comscore Sides With Nielsen, Supports MRC Accreditation
Meta's YoY Revenue Soars As Ad Platform Experiences 'Renaissance'
UK Watchdog Blocks Microsoft's Acquisition Of Activision Blizzard
Netflix Loses 1M Users In Spain Following Password-Sharing Crackdown
U.S. GDP Slows, Only 23% Of SMBs Feel Confident In Marketing Strategies
Dish Media, DirecTV Intro New Addressable Solutions For Programmers
Amazon Ads Advances DSP Machine-Learning Models
Study: Marketers Question Viability Of Full-Funnel Measurement
State Attorneys General Can't Force Meta To Shed Instagram And WhatsApp
Deloitte, McKinsey Data Show More Consumer Confidence, Shifting Splurges
Teads Expands CTV Programmatic Internationally
Agency PMG Integrates Its Platform With OpenAI API
Initiative's Bosetti: This Could Be The Year We Shift From Linear To Finding Audiences Where They Are
Outfront Panel Predicts Emergence Of 'Trust Upfront'
Me And My Mobile: Younger Shoppers Prefer SMS Over Email For Brand Messages
Digital News Daily - Thursday, April 27, 2023
Guess Which Device Has Supplanted Computers As The Go-To For Email?
Fox Starts Digital Media Unit Under Tubi Media Group Banner
On Morning Of 'JIC Upfront,' Nielsen Endorses MRC: Calls For 'Trust And Transparency'
U.S. Ad Index Falls For 9th Consecutive Month In March
Senators Propose Banning Teens From Social Media Without Parental Consent
Instacart, Roku Partnership Pairs Online Groceries With TV Streaming
Advertisers Advised To Pursue Meta For Refunds For Delivery, Overspend Glitch
Carlson's Show Generated 7% Of Total Fox News Ad Revenue In Q1
Behind Brands' Focus On Clean Rooms, Interoperability, Identity Strategies
Allen Media Certifies VideoAmp, Will Roll Out With Weather Channel Upfront Deals
Roku Posts Slight Revenue Rise And 1.6M More Active Accounts For Q1
Montana Governor Seeks Ban On All Apps That Share Data With Foreign Adversaries
TikTok Tests New AI-Generated Profile Pictures
Retail Media Spend Is Headed Upward, Study Says
Marketers Find More Uses For Generative AI
Consumers Protest Brands' 'Greedflation,' Public Controversies
Concerns Mount Over Search-Engine Censorship In China Leaking Into U.S.
Fast-Talk Data: Brands That Rely On Intent Are Doing Better
ARF Audience X Science Day One: 'Frequency Is Crabgrass'
Five Ways Email Marketing Has Changed In The Last 10 Years
Disney Sues Florida Governor After Free Speech Kerfuffle
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Why 'My AI' Is Making Snap Users Angry
Alphabet Slows, But Search Shows Resilience
Could Fox News Advertising Actually Benefit From Carlson's Exit?
RNC Uses 100%-AI Dystopian Ad To Attack Biden
Lanzi Named NA CEO At Publicis Groupe's Digitas
Hulu Marketing Reorg: Gruner Adds Duties, Donaton Exits
California Defends Kids' Online Safety Law
Tennessee Lawmakers Pass Privacy Bill Viewed As Weak
Yahoo Acquires Wagr, Sports Betting App
Spotify Surpasses Half A Billion MAUs, But Loses Premium Subscribers
Sprout Social Launches Hub For Social Media, Marketing Execs
HearstLab Leads Investment In Startup That Helps Advertisers Evaluate Podcasts
Microsoft Rides AI Wave To New Era Of Computing, Nadella Says
What QSRs Should Be Prioritizing Now
There's A Silver Lining In Pacvue's Ad Spend/Performance Report
Three Tips For Finding The Best AI Email Software
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Nearly Half Of New Subs Find Netflix's Ad Load 'Heavy'
System Glitch Causes Significant Facebook Advertising Overspend
Tucker Carlson Exits Fox News In The Wake Of Dominion Fallout
Social Media App Incentivizes Users With Additional Posts For Posting On Time
Disney Layoffs Round Two: ESPN, Parks Among Hardest-Hit
Verizon's Scrooge Ad Okayed As Puffery
Apple Mostly Defeats Epic In Battle Over App Store Policies
Stagwell Folds Three Agencies Under The CP+B Banner
Content Producers Say AI Tools Will Replace Writers
Consumers Tend To Mistrust Facebook More Than Google, Amazon
Attentive Adds AI To Its Conversational Platform
Digital Media Entrepreneur Creates Search, Measurement Podcast Company
IAE Explores Consortium For Greenwashing Prevention
Havas Media Group Restructures Data Team, Taps Edelman's Papandreopoulos
NewFronts Taps Entertainment Journalist Maria Menounos As 2023 Host
Cybersecurity Firm Sees Sophisticated Bot Surge Despite Reduced Internet Traffic
Live TV Sports: Everyone Wants A Piece Of The Action -- No Matter How Small
Bye-Bye, Don And Tucker: Good Luck - And There's The Door
VAB Uncovers The 'Truth' About CTV Ad Fraud (Hint: 'TV Off' Isn't Fraud)
Former TIkTok Executive Chosen As Farfetch CMO
Bud Light Top Marketer Placed On Leave After Uproar Over Transgender Influencer
Google Instates New Validations For Ad Account Names
Digital News Daily - Monday, April 24, 2023
NBCU CEO Jeff Shell Departs Abruptly Over 'Misconduct' Investigation
Nielsen Won't Participate In Audience Measurement 'JIC'
Montana Passes Right To Opt Out Of Targeted Advertising
Twitter Mandates That Advertisers Pay For Verification
Microsoft Drops Twitter From Ad Platform As Elon Musk Files Lawsuit
'Super Mario' Outgames Box-Office Competition
FASTs To Generate $6.3B In Global Revenue In 2023, $12B By 2027
Gen Z Shopping: 79% Originates On Social Media, Study Shows
Study: Big Pharma Avoids TikTok, Pinterest, Snapchat
Smartphone Users Lack Grounds To Sue Over Alleged Location Data Sales, Kochava Says
AI Gets Social: Marketing Teams Say It's Improving Their Results
How U.S. Consumers Really Think About Online Privacy
Marigold Debuts Tool To Help Marketers Collect Zero- And First-Party Data
42 Years Of Upfront History: Expect - What Else? - Price Hikes This Season
For Your Consideration: New 'Front' Names Inspired by Upfronts, NewFronts
Report: Marketers Continue To Lag Significantly On Sustainability Front
Why Strategic M&A Activity Can Be A Growth Engine For Your Company
Will Upfront 2028-29 Be IRL?
The Changes For B2B Companies Under California Law
Digital News Daily - Friday, April 21, 2023
Twitter Check-Mark Purge Commences: Take That, Pope Francis
Advertisers, Broadcasters And Others Blast FTC Proposal To Ban Noncompetes
Lawmaker To Reintroduce Ban On Behavioral Targeting Of Minors
Google Launches New Web Crawler
NBA Scores Strong Ratings, Ad Deals Vs. Year Ago
Google Merges AI Research Units
BuzzFeed Shutters Its News Division, Cuts 15% Of Jobs
Gen Z Is Still Spending Despite Economic Fears, Email Is King In U.S., U.K.
News/Media Alliance Issues Principles Covering Generative AI Use Of Publisher Content
Mindshare Global CEO Gerhart Among New Ad Council Board Members
Microsoft Advertising Expands Latin America Presence Through Partnership
Big Streamer, Small Theater: Sizing Up The Upfront Venues
The Futility Of Media Measurement
The Media Industry Has Trust Issues - It's Time to Solve Them
Stop Running Campaigns, Start Creating Ecosystems
Reddit Creates Amsterdam Hub For Engineering, Sales, Part Of EMEA Expansion
The New Era Of Superior TV
Coping With Apple's iOS 16 Update
Digital News Daily - Thursday, April 20, 2023
Upfronts Survey: 74% To Spend As Much Or More As 2022, Streaming, New Currencies To Play Key Roles
New Health Privacy Bill Restricts Mobile Ads In Washington State
U.S. 'JIC' Plans Upfront-Style Event, Will Unveil Baseline Standards Update
AMCN's Content Universe Expands With Upfront Announcements
Roku Offers New 'Reach' Guarantee, Competes With Cable
Digitas: We're Taking Our NewFront Private
TikTok Ban 'Unjustified And Unconstitutional,' Tech Industry Tells Montana Governor
Snapchat+ Subscription Option Now Has 3M Subscribers
Microsoft Windows May See More Ads
Beating Expectations, Publicis Groupe Tops 7% Organic Growth In The First Quarter
Online Research Panels Are Vulnerable To Fraudulent Activity
How Advertisers, Publishers Are Lowering Carbon Emissions In Ad Supply Chain
LinkedIn Debuts Job-Search Filter - Top 50 U.S. Companies To Work For
The Mothers Of Newfront Invention
The Media Industry Has Trust Issues - It's Time to Solve Them
Data Drencher: People Are So Beset They Want Robots To Make Decisions
The Futility Of Media Measurement
What Dominion, Other Lawsuits Really Want From Fox: More Than $800M Can Buy?
Nine More U.S. States Join Google Ad Antitrust Action
Digital News Daily - Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Twitter's New Visibility Labels Preach 'Transparency,' But Don't Quell Brand-Safety Fears
Fox To Pay Dominion Unprecedented $787.5M To Settle Defamation Suit
Musk: Twitter Will Cooperate On Ad Placement, But Rebuff Content Pressures
Netflix Underwhelms In Q1 Estimates: 1.75M New Global Subscribers
Cable TV Makes Gains, Streaming Still Dominant, But Broadcast Down: Nielsen
Automotive TV Spending Increases 10.5%
Ad Industry Asks Congress To Avoid 'Unreasonable' Restrictions On Data Brokers
Magna, Yahoo Analyze How Ad Creative Impacts 61 Metrics
Omnicom Grew 5.2% In The First Quarter
Social Platforms Urge Judge To Throw Out Suit Over Teens' Mental Health
Instagram Rolls Out Feature Allowing Up To 5 Links In User Bios
Loki And Thor Help Runners With The Next 5K Race With Marvel Move Fitness App
On The Eve Of Her Upfront, AMCN's Kelleher On Upfronts Vs. Newfronts
Search And ChatGPT: You Still Can't Get There From Here
Elon Musk's Starship Logo Prompts Social Chatter
Digital News Daily - Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Study: Gamers Are Big FAST Viewers, Streaming Subscribers
Netflix Leads All Streamers, TV Networks For Q1 Viewing, Followed By CBS
Washington State Passes Health Privacy Law
Google Tests AI To Optimize Ad Targeting Without Third-Party Cookies
FCC Agrees To Partner With Broadcasters On NextGen TV
The CW Nixes Upfront TV Event For 2023-2024 TV Season
Marketing Analytics, Data Infrastructure Spend To Reach $32B By 2026
Consumer Location Data Indicate Shift In Spending Habits
Twitter Rolls Out 'Verification For Organizations' Globally - For A Steep Price
'Government-Funded Media' Labels Added To More News Outlets' Twitter Accounts
Horizon Scores The NFL: Includes All Paid Media, Plus 'Owned Asset Optimization'
GOP Lawmakers Seek To Prohibit Congress Members From Using TikTok
Fashion Label Uses AI Merchandising To Improve Site Search By 25%
Samsung Reportedly May Switch To Microsoft Bing For Search
Analytics Business Voyager Asks Judge To Toss Meta's Suit Over Data Scraping
Constant Contact Unveils AI Email, Text Tool For SMBs And Nonprofits
Using AI To Translate Human Language Into Data: Q&A With Inuvo's Melodie Du
Affix To Twitter: Free-Spirited, Devil-May-Care Labeling By Social Media
War Of The Royses: 'Succession' Season 4, Episode 4
How To Embed Images In HTML Emails
Digital News Daily - Monday, April 17, 2023
AMC+ Unveils Ad-Supported Option In Time For The Upfront
MRC Re-Accredits Nielsen's National TV Ratings
Dominion Vs. Fox Trial Start Delayed, Fox Reportedly Pushing For Settlement
Glitch Short-Circuits Live Netflix 'Love Is Blind' Special, Irks Fans, Mars Livestreaming Push
News Publishers' Twitter Ad Spend Down 83%, Study Finds
TikTok Faces New Questions About Targeted Advertising
D2C Marketers Who've Used CTV Are Upping 2023 Spend On The Channel
Montana Lawmakers Pass Ban On TikTok Over National Security Concerns
With Fewer New Products, Consumers Cut Discretionary Spending 7%
Premium Streamers See Sharp Q1 Slowdown In Paid TV, Marketing/Media Value
Instagram Reels Targets Creators With New Updates, Trends Section
Meta Should Delay Plans To Allow Teens In Horizon Worlds, Groups Urge
All Roads Lead To New Fronts
Twitter Opened Its Content Feed Kimono - What Happened Next?
Google Working On Experimental Text-To-Video AI
How Invoca Surpassed $100M Annual Recurring Revenue
70.3% Of Dentsu Survey Respondents Unaware Of Web3
Streamers Push Freeloading 'Sharers' To Pay Up
Ramble On
Longtime Walmart Exec Resigns
How To Measure Your Digital Marketing ROI
« Previous Entries