Reddit's global ambitions: Durgesh Kaushik, the new vice president of international growth, discusses the social platform's goals.
Google's ad network oversight exposed: Inappropriate and illegal site placements challenge industry standards.
UK's Gen Z Leading GenAI Adoption: Ofcom's 2023 Report Highlights Teenagers' Predominance in AI Tools Usage
With the rise of digital ad channels like connected TV and retail media, there’s a lot of emphasis on making every ad and consumer touchpoint shoppable. Ad formats with direct calls to action help drive conversions and increase ROI. But brand equity can get left out of the conversation when we focus on performance marketing in isolation. Every ad should perform and provide some sort of measurable impact, but each ad is also vital for telling a brand’s story, even at the bottom of the funnel where marketers are more focused on driving conversions.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss what a completely Walt Disney Co.-owned Hulu will look like, if the entertainment giant has a Marvel problem, and whether Disney+ can ever rival Netflix for the subscriber crown. "In Other News," we talk about why Roku's revenues and streaming hours are doing particularly well and why Warner Bros. Discovery's ad revenues and subscriber growth are not. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Paul Verna.
On today’s podcast episode, we examine insights from our US Banking Consumer Habits report, based on a proprietary survey of 1,500 US adults. • In our “Headlines” segment, we break down Gen Z’s saving habits and discuss how the demographic is poised to open up a lot of new bank accounts. • In “Story by Numbers,” we talk about how banks can create an authentic presence on social media to attract new customers. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” we debate whether Gen Zers place little value on most forms of advertising, including traditional TV, out-of-home, radio, print, and podcast ads. Listen to the discussion with host Rob Rubin and our analysts Lauren Ashcraft and Tiffani Montez.• In our “Headlines” segment, we break down Gen Z’s saving habits and discuss how the demographic is poised to open up a lot of new bank accounts. • In “Story by Numbers,” we talk about how banks can create an authentic presence on social media to attract new customers. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” we debate whether Gen Zers place little value on most forms of advertising, including traditional TV, out-of-home, radio, print, and podcast ads. Tune in to the discussion with host Rob Rubin and our analysts Lauren Ashcraft and Tiffani Montez.
Snapchat experiments with an ad-free subscription model in Australia at $10.50 a month: Shift in revenue strategy could influence social media monetization.
On today’s podcast episode, host Bill Fisher is joined by our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood and analysts Paul Briggs and Matteo Ceurvels to examine the podcast landscape around the world, looking at changes in listenership and the advertising opportunities that the format affords.
US out-of-home (OOH) ad spend will total $9.51 billion next year, and grow past $10 billion in 2026, according to our forecast. One unusual place those dollars are headed is advertising on wheels. That includes transit, taxis and ride-hailing services, and one of the most fun brand marketing tools there is: machines like the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile.
TikTok's marketing influence grows: The platform is becoming pivotal in holiday campaigns and consumer engagement.
Black Friday cements streaming’s commitment to ads: Several major streamers are offering discounts—but only for ad-supported subscriptions.
Google's Performance Max AI upgrade transforms its ad offering: Ethical AI use and innovative features are poised to change digital marketing.
Objections mount to counter major changes in Big Tech’s market dominance. A win by the EU could result in global ramifications for tech giants.
Brands boycott X as Musk’s antisemitic post triggers industry outrage: Major advertisers like IBM and Disney withdraw. Calls resound for CEO Linda Yaccarino's resignation as X’s future teeters.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss what happens now that the actors strike is over, how the Super Bowl is fundamentally changing, whether live sports need new shorter content, what's next for WhatsApp, why people immigrate to the US, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood, forecasting analyst Zach Goldner, and director of forecasting Oscar Orozco.
Yandex's sale of Russian assets highlights political-business interplay: The move reflects challenges in global tech amid political shifts.
Microsoft refines its consumer strategy with Copilot: The tech giant is competing with ChatGPT for a larger slice of users’ digital media consumption.
Google and Apple’s search deal revealed: Apple gets 36% of search giant’s Safari revenues in exchange for being the default search engine.
About a year ago, ChatGPT and the generative AI (genAI) boom catapulted AI into the spotlight. The breakneck pace of innovation has made it difficult to discern current use cases from hypothetical eventualities. Like any technological development, AI is a double-edged sword, and it has already started to change the topography of the programmatic landscape.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss whether Amazon's online sales business glass is half full (or half empty), if you should advertise on Amazon without selling there, and how much offering primary care to Prime members can move the needle. "In Other News," we talk about Bed Bath & Beyond's marketing, its comeback, and why Pinterest beat everyone's expectations. Tune in to the discussion with our director of Briefings Jeremy Goldman and analyst Zak Stambor.