MediaDailyNews Editions for May 2023
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Dentsu Revises Ad Outlook Downward, Cites Macro Economy
'Succession' Series Finale: With Eyes Open -- Or, Shiv's Choice
VideoAmp Announces Data Deal With Consumer Credit Bureau TransUnion
Snapchat Tests New AI Feature, Generates 'Dreams'
Twitter's Value Falls To A Third Of Its Purchase Price: Fidelity
In A Dangerous Pride Season, Brands Dim Their Rainbows
Meta Goes 'Lighter And Thinner' With Mixed-Reality Headset To Rival Apple
OpenAI CEO, Others Back Warning Of Advanced AI 'Extinction' Risk
Navigating Stormy Waters: Prioritizing Focus And Precision
Why I'm Worried About AI
Twitter Quits EU Disinformation Code, Musk Confuses Free Speech For Anarchy
Baidu Launches $145M Venture Capital AI Fund
Texas Lawmakers Pass Opt-Out Privacy Bill
Microsoft Ads Adds Traffic Data To Universal Event Tracking Tag
Netflix Would Lose Younger Subscription Owners Due To Less Free Password Sharing, Study Finds
Consumers Battle Kochava Over Location Privacy
Unilever's Top Marketer Conny Braams Set To Depart
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, May 30, 2023
Nvidia, WPP Partner On New AI-driven Content Engine
Amazon Scores First-Ever 'Best-In-Class' Retail Media Network Ranking
Two-Thirds Of Netflix Password Sharers Say They'll Pay For Own Accounts
Upfront TV Storm For Linear TV, Tailwinds For CTV - Protect What You Can
Target, Bud Light In Culture War Crosshairs, But Not TV
YouTube Ad Revenue Forecast To Rise 4%, Hit $30.4B, In 2023
'Little Mermaid' Makes Big Splash With $117.5M Memorial Day Weekend Opening
Most Nonprofit Newsrooms Saw Revenue Increases In 2022, Study Finds
MediaDailyNews - Friday, May 26, 2023
Cloudy With A Chance Of Plastic: M&C Saatchi, Minderoo Create New Weather Metric
Are Holding Companies Facing An 'Innovator's Dilemma' Threat From AI?
AM Radio, Conservative Talk Shows Get Boost From AM Car Bill
Microsoft Calls For New Agency To Oversee And License AI
DirecTV Inks Deal To Keep Distributing NFL Sunday Ticket To Public Venues
CBS Wins Linear Prime-Time 2022-2023 TV Season, HUTs Down 9%
Comcast, Disney In Arbitration As Comcast Cuts Off Funds For Hulu: Report
Meta Adds Search Results Ad Placements Via Instagram Marketing API
Learning On The Road
Netflix Moves Carefully To Keep 'Freebie' Subscribers - A Better View From The Top?
TikTok Wants To Offer An AI Chatbot For Search And Discovery
Twitter Adds 'Pro' API Tier, Grants Startups Access For $5,000 Per Month
Study: Marketers Quickly Take To Generative AI
Spotify May Field An AI Tool Enabling Podcast Advertisers To Use Artificially Generated Voices: Reports
SVOD Revenue Will Nearly Match Pay TV By 2027, But ARPUs Are Another Story
Sprinkles Names Proof Creative-Media AOR
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, May 25, 2023
U.S. Ad Index Falls For 10th Consecutive Month In April
Omnicom's Wren Likens AI To 'War,' Discloses Betas With Microsoft, Google, Others
The Top Joke On Earth Yesterday
Schwarzenegger Is A Superspy In First-Ever Scripted TV Series
BMWs To Integrate TiVo Video Media Platform
Lucky Charms' Mobile Campaign Turns Breakfast Into Upbeat Fortune Telling
NBA Brand Sponsorship Deals Grew 10.5% To $1.4B This Year
March Marked 9th Straight Month Of Ad-Market Spend Decline, Tinuiti Reports
'Trust' May Become The Key Word For Search Marketers, Especially Financial Ones
Peacock Promotion Cuts Price To $19.99 For One Year
Meta Battles App Users Over 'Hypothetical' Tracking
For New Streaming Subs, Complexity Is As Big An Obstacle As Price
Meta Lays Off 6,000 More Employees, Continues 'Year Of Efficiency'
BuzzFeed Is Launching An Online Storefront And AI-Driven Culinary Tool
Influencers And Creators Are Not Created Equal
TAG Certification Grows, NBCU Latest To Get Global Digital Advertising Brand Safety Seal
Can Watermarks And Metadata Solve Generative AI Copyright Challenge?
'The Washington Post' Creates Two Teams To Drive AI Progress
DOJ Urges Supreme Court To Let Google Victory Stand In Battle Over Lyrics
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, May 24, 2023
GroupM's Wavemaker Ranks As Top Biz Dev Media Network In Q1
White House Task Force To Study Social Media's Effect On Teens
Late-Night Stars Of Yesteryear: Where Are They Now?
At The Upfronts: What They Said, What it Means
Etsy Ads Highlight New Tech For The Perfect Find
Sparks & Honey Promotes Cruz To Chief Innovation Officer
Netflix Finally Lowers The Boom On U.S. Password Sharers, Initiates $8-Per-Month Fee
Comcast Starts Low-Cost Streaming Platform NOW TV
Mediaocean, Epsilon Partner To Help Advertisers Reach Audience Segments
Cost Of Advertising Fell in Q1, While Website Visitors Rose, Study Says
Telly The TV Set Company: Watch This TV Ad Space - Because You Have To
Twitter's Takedown Coming Soon: Welcome, 'Instagram For Your Thoughts'
Inscape Expands Linear TV 'Commercial Feed' To Include Streaming
Deconstructing A Predatory Marketplace
Building Global CTV Apps: Q&A With Norigin's Ajey Anand
Montana Enacts Opt-Out Privacy Law
MediaDailyNews - Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Meta Fined $1.3B For Breaking EU Data Privacy Laws
Wavemaker Americas Chief Louisa Wong Departs For Ad Tech
'Succession,' Season 4, Episode 9: The Fall Of Roman
Conan Goes Away, Comes Back With New HBO Max Show
Even Without Tucker Carlson, Soars In April
Donald Trump Jr. Starts Magazine For 'Non-Woke' Men
'The Messenger' Debuts To A Round Of Jeers
Obit: Long-Time Ad Industry Researcher, Editor Bill Cook, Dead At 80
Screenvision Gains Ad Volume: Calls In-Theater Ads Increasingly 'Relevant,' 'Vital'
Digital Media Vet Tim Mahlman Joins As CEO
Awaiting Apple's New AR/VR Headset
Spotify Eyes AI For Ads Using Popular Hosts' Voices
Telly, Offering Free Smart TVs For Data, Always-On Ads, Draws 100K Users In 36 Hours
The Most Valuable Cable TV Network Thinks About Going It Alone: Are You Game?
Meta Rolls Out 'Edit' Feature For All WhatsApp Users
TikTok Sues To Block Ban In Montana
Former Google, YouTube Execs To Shutter Neeva Search Engine
MediaDailyNews - Monday, May 22, 2023
Agency Media Vet Lowenthal Joins Ad Industry AI Platform Inuvo
GroupM Takes Twitter Off Its 'High Risk' List
Keeping Cross-Platform Measurement Flexible for Users
Lights, Camera, The Next Best Action
Instagram Might Release A Twitter Rival App In June
OpenAI CEO Sam Altman Shares ChatGPT 'A-ha' Moments
Mermaids Are People Too In New Netflix Docuseries
'Fast X': Modest Results For North America, Strong International Debut
Montana Residents Sue Over TikTok Ban
Social Shopping Roadblocks: What's Holding U.S. Consumers Back?
YouTube Winning With Sports: Running Up The Score - Don't Skip The Ads
Streaming Video Users Renew Privacy Battle With Google
Yes, Hollywood Writers Are Luddites -- And That's A Good Thing
'New York Times' Launches 'Enhanced' Bylines For Online Stories
Buzzfeed Founder Says AI Will Replace Most Static Content: Report
MediaDailyNews - Friday, May 19, 2023
AI-Generated News Sites More Than Double In Two Weeks
IPG Shops MullenLowe, Carmichael Lynch Media Win Hi-Chew Account
Google To Disable 1% Of Third-Party Cookies In Chrome
The CW Reveals Fall Schedule For First Upfront Under New Owner Nexstar
CW Adds More Unscripted TV: Not Abandoning 'Young Adult Content'
Former Rapport Chief Mike Cooper Joins DOmedia As Head Of Global Ops
Meta Expands Lead Ads Features, Tests Promotional Ads Product
YouTube To Bow Unskippable Ads, 'Pause Experiences'
TikTok Renews Partnership With Yankees As Sports Content Gains Momentum In-App
Looming Questions From The Upfronts
Microsoft Data Shows Changes To Bing Chat Queries And Click Paths
MTV News, Vice Media: Troubled Times For Attracting Younger Viewers, Ad Partners?
SCOTUS Sides With Social Media Platforms In Battle Over Terrorist Posts
Former Cadillac Exec Melody Lee Named Mercedes-Benz CMO
With Focus On Attention Metrics, TRG Forms Brand Performance Group
FTC Sounds Alarm On Biometric Data
The Washington Post Targets Younger Readers With Venmo Payment Offer
MediaDailyNews - Thursday, May 18, 2023
Publicis Groupe, IPG Big Winners In Pfizer Global Review
Warner Bros. Discovery Starts Programmatic/Direct Deal Digital Video Ad Platform
WBD's Max To Offer Interactive Ads, Exclusive Content Sponsorships
With Scripted Stars MIA, Upfronts Rely On Reality Stars, News Anchors
We Are, Er, TNN?
Netflix Has 5M 'Basic With Ads' Users, But Still 'A Long Way To Go': Sarandos
Active Adult Users Tweeting Less In The U.S., Many Plan To Abandon Twitter
The Virtual Elephant In The Room
Does Anyone Really Want 'Better' Audience Measurement?
iSpot.TV To Measure Reach For YouTube, YouTube TV
Google Reportedly Will Let Advertisers Generate AI Media Assets With PaLM 2
Stagwell's SKDK Acquires Jasper Advisors
How AI Will Harm The Search Sector Without Industry Standards
AI Might Just Kill The Modern Web
Google Prevails In Privacy Battle With Chrome Users
BMW, Meta Make Gains In Mixed Reality
Tech Platform YourArt Is Maurice Levy's 'Love Letter' To The Art World
Montana Governor Signs First TikTok Ban
MediaDailyNews - Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Disney Touts Audience Graph At Upfront, Asserts Programmatic Will Be This Year's Core
ABC Fall Prime-Time Goes Unscripted Due To Writers' Strike
How To Stage A Disney Upfront, In 39 Seconds
Disney+ And Hulu Can Complement Each Other In Quality Content
CVS CMO Says AI Will Have 'Profound' Impact On Agency Biz
TelevisaUnivision: First-Party Data Graph Grows, Under-Representation Issues Remain
Meta Tests 'Members-Only' Features In Horizon Worlds, Despite Criticism
Yaccarino To Twitter's Rescue: Saving A Media Company From Its Own Out-Of-Control Content
McDonald's Replaces Product Placement With Streaming Delivery Through App
The Seedy, Seedy World Of Keto Gummies
Dotdash Meredith Debuts Cookieless Ad Targeting Tool
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