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  • 5 things to know from this week: Walmart vs. Amazon, ads.txt adoption and more

    … This week’s things to know cover Walmart’s fight against Amazon, ads.txt, the European Union’s ePrivacy law and more. Walmart continues battling Amazon Walmart is attempting to draw in affluent customers in an effort to capture market share from Amazon, which has struggled to attract and retain luxury brands. Walmart’s approach: Marketing…

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  • 5 things to know from this week: The Weinstein effect, Amazon’s ad business and more

    … This week’s things to know cover how the Harvey Weinstein revelations have affected agencies, Amazon’s ad business, publishers’ sentiments about the duopoly, consultancies and programmatic ads in Snapchat shows. Agencies feel the Harvey Weinstein effect The discovery that filmmaker Harvey Weinstein systematically harassed and sexually assaulted…

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  • Best of the week: Twitter live video lures publishers

    … This week, our top stories covered publishers’ interest in Twitter live video, Facebook’s sports streaming rights push and more. As always, a complete list of these articles appears at the bottom. Publishers see promise in Twitter live video Facebook Live video has disappointed some publishers, but they’re hopeful about video on Twitter. Twitter…

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  • Best of the week: Safari update underscores Apple’s ambivalence about advertising

    … This week, our top stories covered Apple’s Safari update, the Uber-Fetch lawsuit and more. As always, a complete list of these articles appears at the bottom. Apple restricts ad tracking in Safari update Apple updated the operating system of its Safari browser on Sept. 19 so users can’t be tracked by third parties for more than 24 hours after…

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  • Best of the week: Spotify’s winding pivot to video

    … This week, our top stories focused on Spotify’s struggles with video, Dmexco and more. As always, a complete list of these articles appears at the bottom. Spotify pauses its video endeavors Since announcing plans to venture into the streaming video business in May 2015, Spotify has struggled with its video efforts. Spotify did not renew…

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  • Best of the week: Brands add mainstream news outlets to their blacklists

    … This week, our top stories covered changes to brands’ blacklists, Snapchat’s Official Stories expansion and more. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Brands blacklist mainstream news outlets Brands blacklisting spoofed domains and problematic sites like Breitbart is nothing new. But now, they’re preventing their ads…

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  • Best of the week: The duopoly flexes its muscles as Snap continues to flounder

    … This week, our top stories covered Google’s Ad Experience Report, Facebook’s Watch platform and Snap’s second-ever quarterly earnings. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Google reveals sites that need ad adjustments Google is using its new Ad Experience Report to evaluate and score websites based on their ad creative…

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  • Best of the week: CBS News refreshes itself with CBSN

    … This week, our top stories covered reinvention endeavors in digital media, Instagram bots and more. As always, a complete list of these stories appears at the bottom. CBS News switches gears with CBSN Since launching in 2014, CBSN — a free 24-hour streaming news channel available online and across devices — has had the goal of being an always…

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  • Best of the week: Instagram has a pod problem

    … This week, our top stories examined the proliferation of Instagram comment pods, Amazon’s continued expansion and more. As always, a full list of these articles appears at the bottom. Influencers team up to game Instagram’s algorithm Instagram comment pods, groups of Instagrammers who work together to comment on each other’s posts, are growing…

    Digidayin Social- 18 readers -
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