• Facebook Whistleblower Voices Concerns: Ozy Media Shuts Down

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Frances Haugen has been named as the Facebook whistleblower who has user safety concerns; Ozy Media closes its doors after employee scandal; and TDCX has announced pricing of IPO of 19.4 million shares.   Facebook whistleblower voices [...]

  • Irish DPC Criticised Over GDPR Enforcement; Australian Court Uphold Content Liability Ruling

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: the Irish Data Protection Commission face criticism for failing to resolve GDPR complaints; Australia’s High Court upholds a ruling making media organisations legally responsible for readers’ social media comments; and TikTok trial expanding their ecommerce [...]

  • Reddit Reportedly Preparing for IPO; Cajoo Raise $40m

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: sources report that Reddit are preparing to go public; French grocery delivery startup Cajoo raise USD $40m in a Series A funding round; and TikTok have partnered with music streaming platform Audius.   Reddit reportedly gearing up [...]

  • ByteDance Acquire VR Headset Maker Pico; Ryd Receive €10m Investment from BP Ventures

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: ByteDance are set to acquire Chinese VR headset maker Pico; German in-car payments system provider Ryd receive a €10m investment from BP Ventures; and the team behind subscription-based social network Cocoon are bought by Substack.   ByteDance [...]

  • Brand Safety in the Privacy-First Era

    In an 18-month period punctuated by a global virus; an especially vitriolic US election which preceded an attack on the Capitol building; and the lumbering boulder of Brexit, concerns over brand safety have understandably been high. While the term “fake [...]

  • Zoom Acquire Five9; Australian Esports and Gaming Revenue to Rise 7.5% to 2025

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Zoom acquire cloud communications company Five9; a PwC reports finds that Australia’ esports and gaming revenue will grow by 7.5% each year to 2025; and Indian news and social network startup Inshorts raise USD $60m [...]

  • FCA to Clamp Down on Online Scam Ads; US Withdraw TikTok Ban

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: the FCA will take legal action against social media platforms and search engines that show ads promoting financial scams; the Biden administration have rescinded executive orders filed by former president Trump attempting to ban TikTok [...]

  • Apple's "Private Relay" to Prevent Fingerprinting; Microsoft to Retire Internet Explorer

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Apple announce “Private Relay”, a feature that will obstruct fingerprinting by preventing advertisers from accessing consumers’ IP addresses; Microsoft will shut down Internet Explorer in mid-June 2022; and Snap ramp-up efforts to make Snapchat an [...]

  • Shopping on TikTok Balloons 553% in UK; GameAnalytics Launch GameIntel

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: shopping on TikTok by UK consumers soars 553% over the past year; GameAnalytics launch GameIntel, a mobile intelligence platform to give publishers greater market insight; and consumer goods firm Perch have become the fastest company [...]

  • 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 [...]