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Say It With Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365 on Disney+’s Youtube, Facebook

In honor of LGBTQIA+ Pride Month, Disney+ will celebrate its community of employees, talent, and fans with “Say It With Pride: Disney+ Celebrates Pride 365” premiering on June 30 at 8 PM ET / 5 PM PT on Disney+’s YouTube and Facebook. Through song and storytelling, the second annual iteration of Disney+’s Pride variety show […]

June 24, 2022

Research: 31% Brits use social media for daily dose of positivity

Research from Sky Mobile has revealed nearly one in three Brits turn to social media for a daily positivity boost (31 per cent), with animal videos and memes (23 per cent) and random acts of kindness posts (21 per cent) being the most uplifting content. The study of over 2,000 British adults found that over […]

June 23, 2022

Survey: 70% of marketers bet on social

Mediaocean, the mission-critical platform for omnichannel advertising, has released its H1 2022 Market Report. The report underscores the biggest issues facing marketers, which include the adoption of emerging identity solutions as well as cross-channel planning and measurement. Most notably, the findings of the study show a concern about how the advertising industry will adopt privacy-friendly identity solutions in […]

June 1, 2022

Candle Media acquires ATTN:

Next-generation media company Candle Media is acquiring purpose-driven, social storytelling company ATTN:. Candle will help provide scale, capital and expertise to accelerate ATTN:’s growth as it continues to create original content for Gen Z and Millennials across social media, network television and streaming services, in addition to growing their publishing, brand studio, creative strategy and […]

May 18, 2022

Channel 4 launches new digital comedy series

Channel 4 has launched an all-new digital comedy series, ‘Jokes Only A…Can Tell’, which brings together a diverse range of comedians who tell jokes about their own community. This series, produced by Distant Voices, will see a line up of up-and-coming, as well as established comedians from Muslim, Lesbian, Disabled, Jewish and Nigerian communities tell […]

May 18, 2022

Haivision Connect introduces VoD for Houses of Worship

Haivision Systems, a provider of mission-critical, real-time video streaming and networking solutions, has announced major new features to Haivision Connect that make it easy for churches to share video on demand to audiences anywhere at any time. Haivision Connect with VoD gives viewers the freedom to watch services and any other type of church content […]

May 12, 2022

UK creates DMU to regulate Big Tech

Big Tech companies such as Google, Apple and Facebook-owner Meta will have to abide by new competition rules laid out by the UK government – or risk facing huge fines. The new Digital Markets Unit (DMU) regulator will be given powers to clamp down on “predatory practices” of some firms. The DMU will also have […]

May 6, 2022

Report: Ad investment by Big Tech at $46.6bn in 2021

A WARC analysis of advertising investment by eight major digital platforms has underlined the importance of ‘Big Tech’ to the health of the global ad economy. Advertising expenditure by Alibaba, Alphabet, Amazon, Baidu, Meta, Microsoft, Netflix and Tencent in 2021 totalled $46.6 billion (€44.11bn), up 49.4 per cent year-on-year, accounting for 6 per cent of […]

May 5, 2022

Research: Millions of Brits unknowingly sharing passwords

Millions of Brits are leaving themselves open to being scammed by sharing their passwords with online criminals on social media, according to a study from connectivity provider TalkTalk. The study reveals that 43 per cent of Brits say they use personal information such as birthdays, family or pet names when setting passwords. Millions admitted to […]

May 5, 2022

Music Crowns launching TV channel

Music Crowns, the global artist discovery and promotions platform for unsigned and independent music artists, will launch as a separate TV channel on music television platform Stabal TV. The launch of Music Crowns gives Stabal TV a valuable new global streaming outlet for a wider range of content, especially from up and coming musicians. Music […]

May 2, 2022