• Google and Facebook Conspire in Secret Deal; TikTok Consumer Spending Peaked in 2021

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: An illegal deal between Facebook and Google has come to light after a group of US states have filed their third amended complaint; TikTok consumer spending reached USD$2.3bn (£1.7bn) in 2021; and Bolt have raised [...]

  • Google Announces Ad Transparency Changes; Facebook’s CTO Steps Down

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Google announces changes to ad transparency; Facebook’s CTO steps down; and StreamElements raise USD$100m (£73.3m) in investment. Google announces new advertiser pages to increase ad transparency Google have announced changes to its ad disclosures to provide users [...]

  • S4 Acquire Destined; Samsung's Profits Rise Amid Chip Demand

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: ad giant S4 Capital have acquired marketing firm Destined; high demand for memory chips send Samsung's profits up; and Japanese trainer re-seller SODA raise USD $56.4m in a series C funding round.   S4 Capital acquire Destined S4 [...]

  • IPA Bellwether Report Q1 2021: Positive Sentiment Returns

    The IPA Bellwether Report Q1 2021, released today 15th April 2021, has revealed a net balance of 11.5% of UK marketers reporting a contraction in available adspend, down from 24.0% last quarter. Confidence is returning to the market, with a [...]

  • 2021 Predictions: Mobile and In-Game

    Whilst the events of 2020 proved disruptive for many businesses, and even catastrophic for some, a handful of sectors thrived amidst the year's unprecedented circumstances. With citizens around the world forced to stay inside and refrain from mixing with friends [...]

  • A CTV Checklist: How Can Streaming Publishers Increase Their Demand?

    In this exclusive article written for ExchangeWire, Paul Gubbins, Head of Strategic Partnerships at Publica, details key areas for publishers to consider in order to boost streaming advertising revenues. Fifteen percent of TV viewers cut the cord last year, this year [...]

  • Google Acquires Fitbit; FTC Called on to Investigate Prime Cancellation Practices

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: Google announces that it has successfully acquired Fitbit; a coalition of consumer advocacy groups calls on the FTC to investigate Amazon's Prime for anti-cancellation tactics; and content recommendation "chum boxes" are as guilty of spreading [...]

  • France Proceeds with Big Tech Tax; ViacomCBS Sells Simon & Schuster

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: the French government resumes taxing tech giants as international tax reform talks continue; ViacomCBS sells publishing business Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House; and the latest DPRI finds that digital publisher revenues fell by [...]

  • Data Misuse Prime Source of Distrust in APAC; Reprise Launches Reprise Commerce

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: research by dentsu international has found that the misuse of personal data is the number-one source of consumer distrust in APAC; Mediabrands agency Reprise launches global ecommerce unit, Reprise Commerce; and Trimantium GrowthOps appeals to [...]

  • From The Outside Looking In: 5 Ideas For Publishers in A Corona Revenue Vortex

    Publishers are having a hard time monetising their inventory right now. Despite the fact that many are drowning in traffic, the corona revenue bump has yet to materialise. Aggressive coronavirus keyword blocking by brands is contributing to a dip in [...]