Advertising agencies have welcomed reports that TikTok, the Chinese viral video app, may introduce a curated content feed to allay brand safety fears – a move that would also enable it to charge higher advertising rates.
Privacy and brand safety in a programmatic world, a slowdown in social media growth and the advertising potential provided by gaming and podcasts are the three main themes to emerge from an analysis of readership across all of this year’s Global ...
Facebook has made an initial commitment of $130m to cover the operational costs of a new and independent oversight board, which will decide whether individual pieces of content should be posted on the social platform.
The Indian government has announced that it will set up a committee to scrutinise and regulate product-feature claims made in advertisements, through the Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI).
Tobacco firms in the UK are accused of circumventing laws that stipulated unbranded brown packaging for products, through a variety of strategies that have helped brands stand out while staying within the letter of the law.
The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (Irdai) has asked insurers to ensure that advertisements of insurance products are clear and do not convey a fabricated sense of security to prospective customers.
Video-streaming has brought many benefits, not least choice and the growing amount of original content, but piracy remains a major problem, which is why a group of telcos and other industry players have joined forces to tackle the issue.
Two months after the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) published a hard-hitting report about the adtech industry’s misuse of personal data, the watchdog has revealed that “nothing” has been resolved at this ...
Volkswagen and Philadelphia cheese are the first brands to fail the Advertising Standard Authority’s new rules on gender stereotyping in ads, which came into force in June, with industry bodies expressing surprise and concern at the bans.
The Coca-Cola Company has faced criticism in Hungary from a member of the country’s ruling ultra-conservative Fidesz party over a series of ads that promote LGBT acceptance, and were timed to run alongside the major international music and ...
Following the furore over a recent "brownface" advertisement, the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore (ASAS) plans to issue a recommendation that marketers “take special care” when their projects involve race and ...
Popular Chinese social commerce platform Xiaohongshu is reported to have been removed from a range of Android app stores in the country, with fake reviews aimed at boosting product sales being a possible cause.
Websites that embed Facebook’s ‘Like’ button are now jointly liable for the initial processing of user data and must get consent from European Union visitors before transferring it to the social network, or be able to ...
Australia is likely to open the world’s first office dedicated to policing Facebook and Google following recommendations from the country’s consumer watchdog, which spent the past 18 months examining the dominance of leading digital ...
Explores how the roles of modern men in society are changing and advises on how marketers should respond to this behavioural change in order to effectively advertise to men, particularly across different cultures and at a time of social change.
Looks at how women's roles in society have changed and continue to evolve, meaning brands have had to adopt how they engage this audience, by promoting female empowerment, removing gender bias and ensuring women are part of the client and agency teams.
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