Summarises the insights from a series of key papers addressing data protection and privacy and the regulations concerning the use of consumer data, particularly the impending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and ePrivacy Regulation.
Adrian Newby, WARC Best Practice, March 2018
Provides publishers with essential information on how to prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation, which increases compliance obligations around the collection and processing of personal data.
Details nine key points that brands need to know about GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and explains how it provides an opportunity for brands to address key issues with digital marketing and build consumer trust.
Aggregates the current thinking and writing on Big Data in a marketing context, including the insights that can be drawn from data sets that are so large, or complex, that traditional data processing applications are inadequate.
Marie Stafford, WARC Best Practice, April 2017
This article explores the ever more important topic of data governance; a simple reading of the demands on data managers would reveal many pitfalls, but the author disagrees: a responsible approach to data can be a source of much-needed consumer trust.
2019 combines a number of trends and challenges that the industry will need to deal with, Sumit Ramchandani, Chief Client Officer of integrated and digital agency Lion & Lion, picks out 5 elements that he believes will impact and change the industry in Asia this year, and why there is a need for agencies to be agile, integrated and innovative.
Apple, the great advocate of personal privacy protection, is not immune from controversy as it has had to disable its Group Facetime feature after a snooping bug was revealed on Data Privacy Day; this came amid growing concerns over data privacy as ...
What, in your view, are the key media and marketing trends set to shape 2019? Undoubtedly the rise of messaging as the dominant way people want to communicate with businesses is going to be the biggest trend that we see in 2019.
Even though Facebook has come under intense and well-publicised scrutiny about its use of data, it appears that three-quarters (74%) of American users are unaware the company lists their personal interests and traits on its “your ad ...
IBM’s Weather Channel app stands accused of misleading users over the purpose of its data collection, with a lawsuit filed by the state of California highlighting the far greater responsibility companies will have to take in data gathering ...
Every year a few strong trends dominate the marketing industry. This year was supposed to be about blockchain, artificial intelligence, machine learning and the rise of the consultancies, but one subject has emerged to overshadow the rest.
An investigation into Facebook’s data-sharing practices has revealed that for years the social network has handed over access to sensitive user data to business partners through previously undisclosed special arrangements.
Data ethics are set to be a crucial factor in driving brand trust and those brands that can meet consumer demands in this regard, as well as acting with purpose, stand to outperform their rivals, according to an agency expert.
A “rising anxiety” linked to personal data and the rise of advanced information-gathering tools will require a heightened focus from marketers, according to Scott McDonald, president/CEO of the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF).
Dan Calladine, WARC Exclusive, December 2018
Ten media and technology trends and their implications for brands, including contextual commerce, digital detox, expanding connectivity, design from data, smart out of home and experiential e-commerce.