• Viaplay Ousts CEO as Revenue Plunges; ITV & Publicis Media Launch Addressable Audience Partnership

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: Viaplay drops its CEO as it reports a disappointing quarter; ITV and Publicis Media collaborate to launch an addressable audience partnership; and Twitter hires a former NBCUniversal exec as its head of brand safety departs. Viaplay [...]

  • TikTok Secretly Stores Creators’ Information in China; Streaming Services see Dip Amongst UK Households

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: TikTok has been revealed to secretly store users' financial information in China; streaming giants see a drop in UK users; and Nvidia surpasses a USD$1tn (~£809.5bn) valuation. TikTok creators’ financial information stored in China The financial information [...]

  • Anthropic Secures Funding; TikTok Sues Montana

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: AI startup Anthropic has secured USD$450m in funding; TikTok has retaliated against Montana’s statewide ban with a federal lawsuit; and Warner Bros Discovery’s Max is now live.  Google-backed Anthropic secures investment AI startup, Anthropic, has raised USD$450m [...]

  • The Stack: Microsoft Announces Chat API, Disney+ Down 4 Million Subscribers

    This week: Microsoft to deliver advertising via chatbots, Disney+ loses millions of subs in Q4 2023... The AI wars continued this week, as Microsoft announced Chat API, which will facilitate advertising through chatbots. Another blow was dealt in the streaming wars [...]

  • UFCW Opposes Kroger-Albertsons Merger; ByteDance Postpones US Rollout of Shopping Platform

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: major US workers' union opposes the proposed Kroger-Albertsons merger; ByteDance delays bringing its shopping platform to the US; and Disney+ loses 4 million subscribers as SVOD subscriptions cool. UFCW unanimously opposes Kroger-Albertsons A proposed USD$24.6bn (~£19.4bn) deal [...]

  • The Big Picture: Measurement in CTV

    CTV is booming: consumption is at an all-time high and over the course of recent years, consumers have increasingly embraced connected TV over traditional linear TV. Despite damning headlines of consumers abandoning their subscriptions to cut costs within a gloomy [...]

  • Is CTV a Playground for Contextual Ads?

    With the deprecation of third-party cookies on the horizon, contextual advertising is experiencing something of a resurgence, allowing advertisers to target consumers effectively without compromising privacy regulations. While its versatility means contextual can be applied to a number of environments, [...]

  • Federal Court Favours Apple in Epic Games Antitrust Case; Netflix to Invest USD$2.5bn in South Korea

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: a federal court sides with Apple against Epic Games's claims of anticompetitive practices; Netflix commits to a multi-billion dollar investment in South Korea; and Nielsen states it will not join the recently formed JIC due [...]

  • Life in the FAST Lane: Can SVOD Compete?

    Free, ad-supported TV (FAST) is experiencing something of a resurgence: be it down to households cutting back against rising living costs or growing audience frustration at the number of streaming services, ad-supported linear television channels have been quietly growing in [...]

  • What the Streaming Wars Mean for Advertisers

    The popularity of streaming services, coupled with CTV’s capabilities to collect detailed data on their users, make them an exciting landscape for advertisers to reach a vast audience with well-targeted and highly relevant ads. By 2020, the global number of [...]