Category: Thought Leadership


As digital advertising enters its third decade, advertisers are still spending millions funding spammy “made for advertising” sites and disinformation, a new report finds. Media analytics ad-tech firm Ebiquity, in partnership with programmatic research firms Jounce Media and DeepSee, found $115 million in ad spend went toward spammy made-for-advertising (MFA) sites—7.8% of the programmatic budget

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Though a new draft order from the Irish Data Protection Commission takes aim at Meta’s cross-national data transfer practices, all businesses with an international presence could face new pressure to reform. Europe could see Meta-owned Facebook and Instagram disabled in short order due to a crackdown by Ireland’s privacy regulators. A draft decision by Ireland’s

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Some marketers are already beginning to pull back on advertising and are reevaluating their paid and organic content for social channels this week after the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade was released, leaving reproductive rights in the hands of state legislatures — some of which have already banned abortions. At the same

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Roe was fundamentally a privacy ruling. Its reversal has far-reaching implications not only for healthcare and the right to choose, but also for consumer privacy of all kinds, per leading experts. Other Constitutional rights contingent on privacy precedent — including same-sex marriage — could be next on the chopping block. … The implications of today’s

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On the heels of Tim Cook’s endorsement of a new comprehensive federal data protection bill, privacy, media and adtech experts share insights on how such a policy would impact Apple’s market position — mostly for the better. … Arielle Garcia, chief privacy officer at media agency UM Worldwide suggests that the bill’s protections may have

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