Noteworthy from the past couple days…
Google, Skype, Apple among the most impactful brands of 2005. Results from BrandChannel’s Reader’s Choice Awards.
A Generation Serves Notice: It’s a Moving Target. Mainstream media brings us one of these stories per quarter it seems, all about the elusiveness of young people to marketers. As David Card notes, this one does a good job of describing the implications of media fragmentation in market research terms.
The Seattle Post-Intelligencer kills dayparting on its site. The move has only to do with content layout, but the thinking behind the decision certainly has ad implications. (via)
Big Film Festival Focuses on Small Screen. A Sundance panel on mobile distribution of films.
180solutions Spyware Practice Far From Perfect. The Center for Democracy & Technology complains to the FTC that the company has “deliberately and repeatedly” engaged in illegal and unethical spyware practices.
While ad fraud has become part of every marketer’s vocabulary, attribution fraud—the practice of gaming outdated attribution models to justify self-serving means—has ... read more
On Monday, Netflix reported that it added 370,000 new subscribers in the U.S. in the third quarter, 20% more than the 300,000 it ... read more
Snapchat Discover has been a hit with publishers that want access to the popular messaging app’s highly-desirable audience, and some reports even ... read more
Little more than a year ago, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg streamed the first live video from Facebook headquarters. In April of this ... read more