Industry News

  • Federal Privacy Laws, Big Tech Regulation and Other Questions Shaping the Year Ahead
    av Trishla Ostwal på 28 januari, 2022 vid 07:00

    Looking ahead to 2022, there are multiple concerns for lawmakers that will impact the media and marketing industry. For Data Privacy Day, here’s a look at those that are chief among them, including data collection, privacy, and antitrust concerns. Congress faces a myriad of bills including the Information Transparency and Personal Data Control Act that… […]

  • BBDO’s Till Diestel Returns to Serviceplan Germany as Chief Creative Officer
    av Stephen Lepitak på 28 januari, 2022 vid 07:00

    Serviceplan Germany has hired Till Diestel, chief creative officer at BBDO Germany, to take on the same role with his new employers. From June, Diestel will take over from Matthias Harbeck, who is moving to Saint Elmo’s Group in its newly created position of chief creative officer. Diestel will be charged with leading the creative… […]

  • Report: Meta-Led Diem Association Cryptocurrency Project Sells Tech to Silvergate Capital
    av David Cohen på 28 januari, 2022 vid 01:50

    It appears that the day was seized from Diem Association, the cryptocurrency initiative spearheaded by Meta. Peter Rudegeair and Liz Hoffman of The Wall Street Journal reported that the Diem Association is selling its technology to small, bitcoin- and blockchain-focused California bank Silvergate Capital for roughly $200 million. Liana Baker, Jesse Hamilton and Olga Kharif… […]

  • LinkedIn Pulls Plug on LinkedIn Lite App
    av David Cohen på 28 januari, 2022 vid 00:00

    LinkedIn is pulling the plug on LinkedIn Lite, the lightweight Android application it debuted in 2017 to help connect professionals in low-connectivity and low-bandwidth markets such as India. The professional network said improvements in internet usage and mobile speed worldwide and steady growth in usage of its flagship app prompted the decision, noting that the… […]

  • Snap Inc. Reaches Content Extensions With Disney, NBCUniversal, ViacomCBS
    av David Cohen på 27 januari, 2022 vid 23:15

    Snap Inc. extended its content deals with three media giants: Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution, NBCUniversal and ViacomCBS. The company said in a blog post Thursday, ”The three companies will continue their collaboration with Snap through extended agreements to provide their current shows on Discover and individually plan to bring more shows to Snap in… […]