Category: Thought Leadership

The United States Department of Justice has moved forward with a lawsuit that seeks to force Google to divest a significant chunk of its advertising business, a move which would have huge knock-on effects on the advertising industry. The lawsuit, filed on Tuesday (Jan. 24), argues that Google has “corrupted legitimate competition” in the ad

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Live events just recently returned as a revenue stream for publishers after the pandemic wiped out any chance for convening people together in-person. But now in the midst of an economic downturn, which has strangled advertising budgets, experiential ad revenue is once again at risk as advertisers get cold feet about pledging high-dollar budgets months

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Vice Media Group is hoping to sell advertisers on its Twitch content starting this month, focusing first on its gaming-centric, interview-style show, “Good Game,” on its six-month-old Refinery29 channel. The publisher will co-sell pre-, mid- and post-roll ads, branded content and product placements alongside Twitch’s sales team with deals being priced as high as several

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A year ago, global beauty brand Lush walked away from Instagram, Facebook, TikTok and Snapchat, stating that they were “becoming exasperated at the business practice behind these platforms.” In particular, they felt social media platforms were basically the antithesis of everything Lush stands for: wellbeing, self-care, kindness and being good to yourself and others. In

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