New Digital Age highlights some of the best stories you should read across the media, marketing, and advertising press.
The UK data watchdog has intervened in the debate over end-to-end encryption, warning that delaying its introduction puts “everyone at risk” including children.
Rising inflation and energy price increases have dampened consumers’ confidence in January, but marketers are warned to “hold firm”.
The streaming giant predicts its slowdown will continue, at least for another quarter.
Amid rampant inflation, heavy investments, and valuable new perks, Amazon is poised to increase the fee for its Prime membership program.
In the second half of 2022, TV channel and programme sponsors will be able to activate using similar technology to AdSmart.
Sky Media has added a new tool for brands and advertisers to customise their sponsorship idents for specific audiences.
Ex-Channel 4 sales director Matt Salmon is joining Snap as commercial director for its UK enterprise business.
Alight Media, the outdoor media start-up, has launched the UK’s first digital six-sheet roadside network that can broadcast ultra-HD (4K) content.
The everything company got everything.
New concept comes as rival Instagram plans trials of a similar service.
Netflix rarely says streaming competition is a concern for the company, but did so in its Q4 2021 earnings report on Thursday.
Netflix reported fourth-quarter earnings after the bell on Thursday. The streamer beat on both the top and bottom lines, but shares plunged more than 20% in after-hours trading, to the lowest levels since June 2020, on slowing subscriber growth.
Xbox head Phil Spencer reassured fans that it doesn’t mean every game will become an Xbox exclusive.
Amazon’s Alexa service is down across Europe, with customers unable to get a response from their Echo devices.
Service will be available to some users of the company’s Blue subscriber service.