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  • TV Streaming Usage Up 13%; Mailchimp Reportedly Mulling $10bn Sale

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce from around the globe. In this edition: a study finds that streaming TV usage grew 13% in Q2; Mailchimp are reportedly contemplating a sale that [...]

  • CMA Oppose Facebook Giphy Deal; Roblox Acquire Guilded

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: the CMA have voiced opposition to Facebook’s planned takeover of Giphy; Roblox have acquired the team behind gaming chat platform Guilded; and US gaming revenue hit $4.6bn in July.   CMA condemn Facebook Giphy acquisition The Competition and [...]

  • Facebook Explore WhatsApp Ads; Tencent Sued by China Over WeChat Youth Mode

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce, from around the globe. In this edition: Facebook are reportedly exploring bringing ads to WhatsApp; Tencent are hit with legal action from the Chinese government [...]

  • Facebook Explore Putting Ads in WhatsApp; Loship Raise $12m

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Facebook are reportedly exploring bringing ads to WhatsApp; Vietnamese ecommerce delivery service Loship raise USD $12m in a pre-series C funding round; and Tumblr introduce a paid subscription option “Post+”.   Facebook mull bringing ads to WhatsApp Facebook [...]

  • Ad Spend to Rise, Say Zenith; Samsung's Profits Rise Amid Chip Demand

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce, from around the globe. In this edition: Zenith’s latest Advertising Expenditure Forecasts report finds that ad spend is set to rise; high demand for memory [...]

  • Google Again Accused of Price-Fixing with Facebook; Suma Brands Raises USD$150m

    In today’s ExchangeWire daily news digest: Google again accused of price-fixing with Facebook; Suma Brands raises USD$150m (£108m); and Embracer Group in eight-strong acquisition spree. Google again accused of price-fixing with Facebook Google has been accused of preferential price-fixing, benefitting its “rival” [...]

  • Walmart Begin Selling eCommerce Tech; Facebook Financial Growth Fastest in 5 Years

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Walmart have partnered with Adobe to make the tech behind their Marketplace offering available to other retailers; Facebook report the fastest quarterly growth for 5 years in Q2 2021, but warn that growth will slow; [...]

  • Paytm to Go Public; Facebook Pledge $1bn to Content Creators

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Indian digital payments leader Paytm plan to go public; Facebook pledge USD $1bn to content creators; and Revolut become the UK’s most valuable fintech.   Paytm prepare for IPO Indian digital payments leader Paytm are planning to go [...]

  • Time To Reframe The Industry: Digital Media & Commerce Ecosystem

    Facebook, Amazon and Google are unbeatable; just go and work for them. This is what the evolved part of your brain tells you on a daily basis. And, to a certain extent, it’s not wrong given how many senior ad [...]

  • Facebook Pens Deal with Newscorp: What Next for the Advertising Industry?

    In this contributed article for ExchangeWire, Eb Adeyeri, VP Partnerships at Jellyfish, provides a contrarian viewpoint on the deal brokered between News Corp and Facebook in Australia. No-one truly knows if Facebook’s agreement with Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia will cause [...]