New Digital Age highlights some of the best stories you should read across the media, marketing, and advertising press.
Amazon’s advertising revenue has soared 50% year over year in the third quarter to $8 billion as more people shop from home.
Google’s latest e-commerce push appears to be bearing fruit, as new data reveals that more people are starting their online shopping journeys using Google, taking valuable…
Wall Street Journal
Alphabet Inc.’s Google deceived consumers by recording their location even after users tried to turn off the company’s tracking on their smartphones and web…
Washington state and Indiana announced the latest lawsuit against Big Tech Monday, alleging that Google deceived users by collecting their location data even when they believed that kind of tracking was disabled.
Google has attracted criticism from multiple quarters in its ascent to the pinnacle of the online advertising industry with the company currently in the crosshairs of governments’ antitrust authorities across the globe.
In order to boost cross-border data flow and trade post-Brexit, the government has set up a new council that comprises of a group of data experts from industry giants and academia.
Kohl’s has put its media account into review, Adweek has learned. Publicis Groupe’s Zenith has previously held the retailer’s media account for the past nine years.
Gaming and esports
Esports company ReKTGlobal has gradually evolved from an esports infrastructure firm into a one-stop shop for gaming and esports brand strategy. As the industry matures, the success of this diversified structure could provide a viable roadmap for other esports companies.
TV ad tech
Performance Marketing World
Sky Media has expanded its AdSmart technology with a new sponsorship tool, opening up a new level of real time, geo-targeted TV ads for brands.
Entries have opened for the annual awards that showcase young stars of media.
The ad makes no mention of 2022 Winter Olympics host, China.
Shula Sinclair joins from Spark Foundry in a new role.
WACL, the gender equality group for advertising and communications, has launched its biggest-ever round of its mentoring programme to support the next generation of female leaders.
Tumblr picks itself up again after years of struggle. Creative, chaotic and anonymous, the blogging platform has appeal for Gen Z.
Mark Zuckerberg has announced his social media empire is building what he claims is the world’s fastest artificial intelligence supercomputer as part of plans to build a virtual metaverse.
Axel Springer among the media groups demanding that Brussels intervene on search giant’s plan.