Category: Thought Leadership

Madison Avenue isn’t sold on Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter Inc. Advertisers are concerned about the billionaire’s plans to soften content moderation and what they say are potential conflicts of interest in auto advertising, given that he is chief executive of Tesla Inc., say people familiar with the situation. … Some ad buyers said Twitter

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Let’s be clear: The advertising market has hit a rough patch amid the broader economic downturn. But that hit has not necessarily been a full-on body blow. “We’re seeing some shifts [in advertisers’ spending] but not necessarily dramatic cuts,” said UM Worldwide’s U.S. chief marketplace officer Stacey Stewart in the latest episode of the Digiday Podcast. To

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New rules on EU-US data transfers may alleviate some concerns for advertisers. But amid growing scrutiny of both commercial- and surveillance-related uses of consumer data, the writing is already on the wall. The Biden administration is poised to sign an executive order on transatlantic data transfers next week, per reporting by Politico Tuesday. … Privacy

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Growing economic uncertainty, a lasting shift to digital-first consumerism and rising environmental concerns are all sure to throw a wrench in the works for marketers preparing for a busy holiday season. … “This holiday season, niche newsletters will hold greater influence in the fashion sphere than the always-popular, mainstream gift lists,” for instance, says IPG

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