Marketing Technology

Ad emissions matter: LATAM Airlines is one of a number of advertisers to consider the impacts of their campaigns.

Breaking down Amazon’s layoffs: Its 18,000 job cuts are spread across a variety of business units and locations and could indicate where Amazon plans to pull back on investment this year.

In a saturated market and during a cost-of-living crisis, the investing app may struggle to win new customers.

Publishers continue to prioritize first-party data: OpenWeb acquires Jeeng in a sign that major outlets don’t want to rely on social media.

The tech industry is hurting—even Apple is expected to report a year-over-year revenue decline this week. Valuations are tumbling. Layoffs abound, and venture capital deal value is down. “People are not buying into the hype as much, and [these new technologies are] really going to start to be applied in useful ways for marketers,” said our analyst Yory Wurmser.

B2B marketers became more focused on data during the pandemic when in-person events—a classic way of collecting first-party leads—ceased to be an option, and they shifted more resources toward digital. Despite a drop in growth in 2023, data spending will hit $3.91 billion by 2024.

There’s a lot of noise surrounding customer data platforms (CDPs). Yet even with all the buzz, more than one-third of brands with a deployed CDP say they deliver little to no value. Atlassian shared what it learned while improving campaign awareness and strengthening customer acquisition, loyalty, and advocacy.

AI is already here—creating marketing copy, generating images, even writing an ad for Ryan Reynolds’ company. Here are five charts to help you mull over the advantages of AI. A word of caution: We expect progress to be slow if resources and budgets continue to be tight.

President Biden urges regulators to move fast on Big Tech reforms: He called for a ban on targeting ads to minors and reforms to the controversial Section 230.

After postponing it a couple of times, Google has confirmed it will deprecate Chrome cookies once and for all in 2024. Are you ready? Here’s what you need to know to navigate this new world, including how to talk to internal and external partners, a rundown on identity solutions, and why you need to start now.

Meta sets teen ad limits days after a public school district lawsuit: The company is changing its teen advertising policies while staring down litigation and mountains of fines.

Pinterest’s LiveRamp partnership jumps on the clean room bandwagon: With social players like Meta and LinkedIn embracing privacy-enhancing solutions, Pinterest can’t afford not to.

New California and Virginia laws kick off a big year for privacy regulations: Oddly enough, marketers could benefit from federal regulation to solve the problem.

Microsoft wants to be the next big ad tech company: Major deals with Netflix and ads in Windows itself mean the tech giant is set on developing a strong ad business.

Can data clean rooms satisfy regulators? The emerging tech has Big Tech adopters, but lacks clear standards.

We look at 2022’s biggest tech flexes that changed the landscape of business or left us scratching our heads. The year saw Tesla’s CEO buying Twitter, Google exiting games, Amazon bringing back the dead, and TikTok expanding into various other segments.

AI sensation ChatGPT isn’t just a leap forward in generative AI technology. It’s part of a trend that at least one marketing technology (martech) expert thinks will shape marketing in 2023.