Despite pushback from its biggest market for TikTok Shop, the social media platform is testing a new in-app wallet that could help simplify users' purchases through a centralized payments tracking
platform that includes a currency native to TikTok.
TikTok led across CPG categories for Gen Z, with Instagram the second-most influential social-media platform for product discovery and Facebook third, Gen Z was three times more likely to opt in to
tracking than Boomers and to receive more relevant ads when using online news and media sites, rather than opting out of tracking and receiving less relevant ads.
Stagwell is integrating the Harris Poll with state-of-the-art research software developer Maru Group to accelerate it, make it more affordable and self-service.
As opaque as dark money is in paid media, what's its influence in the biggest part of the political campaign mix: earned media?
A government operated Missouri website that offers information about COVID-19 appears to have sent ad-related data about visitors to TikTok, researchers at Princeton University reported this week.
More than half of executives in a recent survey by IDC agreed user tracking will soon become obsolete. Yet more than 40% are not familiar with targeting technologies other than advertising
Delivery trucks and buggies may have been the original OOH vehicle. Goodlife apparel reshuffled the idea with branded office trucks tagged with tracking beacons. The truly innovative model allowed the
brand to retarget street level viewers with digital e-commerce promotions. How did this novel use of old school signage and new school activation not only drive digital traffic but explode social
awareness? Goodlife Clothing's VP of Growth, Jesse Miller, brings us inside the great delivery truck caper.
"The data clearly debunks the perception of globalization going into reverse gear. Globalization is not just a buzzword, it's a powerful force that has transformed our world for the better," says DHL
CEO John Pearson, adding: "we can build a brighter future that benefits us all, creating a world that is more interconnected, more prosperous and more peaceful than ever before."
"My feeling is it's a blip and we'll see that stabilize in the next wave," predicts Advertiser Perceptions' Sarah Bolton, who has been tracking ad exec concerns about trust in advertising and
Privacy laws that require companies to obtain consumers' consent don't go far enough, a new report suggests.
Data tracking and the role that big tech companies play online is one of the greatest concerns for parents in the U.S., at 69%, vs. parents in the U.K. -- at 6%, according to data released Thursday.
As Avocados From Mexico transforms its media and analytics and migrates its user IDs to a new platform, it needed to better understand their own base. As a preamble to our panel on ID tracking,
Avocados' Director of Media, Jovanny Martinez, shares a test-and-learn project the brand applied to different behaviors on its own site. What is the difference between prospects who click and those
who dwell? Should they be identified and retargeted differently?
Meta was hit with a new privacy lawsuit for allegedly collecting data about smartphone users' online activity by injecting tracking code into sites visited through the company's in-app browser.
Publishers using Next-Gen Solutions -- now available for the open web -- must also have adopted Yahoo ConnectID, which enhances audience matching, enabling advertisers to deliver more relevant
Brands are already paying more to reach Apple customers after the iPhone maker introduced more privacy protections.
Contextual advertising awareness has a steep hill to climb. But brands like Frito Lay, which has tackled the challenge, have found success, GumGum data shows. James Clarke, Frito Lay senior director,
media strategy and CRM, believes success in contextual advertising is less dependent on the brand being advertised and more so on the strength of alignment between messaging and creative with the
surrounding environment in which the ad is placed.
A new report asserts mobile app developers will abandon advertising as a business model. Here's why I disagree.
Gartner analysts predict changes in media, from mobile app tracking to how B2B companies will use machine learning to slow the customer journey. Strategic planning may be the most interesting part of
Contextual targeting is projected to be the dominant form of consumer ad targeting within a year, overtaking behavioral targeting tracking people's identities and behaviors via their use of digital
media and devices.
A study of the impact of ownership and control of consumer-generated data shows advertisers can be harmed by limited sharing of information. Giving consumers rights over their own data can improve
Data from Milestone research shows local is the second-largest channel behind organic search. The two organic channels combined dominate the traffic at 69%, in page views, and channel revenue
"Opt-in rates are expected to be very low, which effectively ends the IDFA as a reliable identifier of users," Trip Chowdhry, managing director of equity research at Global Equities Research, wrote in
a research note published Monday.
What happens when Apple users encounter that pop-up after privacy regulations take effect? On average, 47% will not allow tracking, and 67% of those age 65 and older will not allow it. Some 21% of
those age 35-45 say they're very likely to allow it, according to survey results released this week.
While many consumers have some implicit knowledge why digital identity trackers exist, most don't understand what the explicit value exchange is.
In 2020, companies increased the number of website pages they track consumers in, digital privacy company Ghostery found. Amazon surpassed Facebook in tracker reach at about 29.4% vs. Facebook at 23%
in 2020 In the U.S.
Research from Ghostery, a free privacy and security-related browser extension, found that in 2020 companies increased the number of website pages in which they track consumers, as the ad industry
prepared to the departure of third-party signals from Google and Apple.
The company looks to track all TV screens and devices into a single-source data stream for licensing to TV networks, media agencies, digital media platforms, multichannel video programming
distributors and other research companies.
The vast majority of Americans appear to be uneasy about data collection by online platforms, according to a new study by Consumer Reports.
Changes to how Apple handles the IDFA have brands talking. Every app publisher must now ask users to enable IDFA sharing via an ominous prompt that warns of tracking "across apps and websites owned by
other companies" and offers the choice to either "Allow Tracking" or "Ask App Not to Track."
Commerce Signals' COVID-19 Consumer Spend Impact Dashboard analyzes changes in payment card revenue across consumer categories, online vs offline sales changes, regional differences, and more.