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Data: Super Bowl sponsor media value up 7%

Data on sponsor brand success during the Super Bowl LVIII broadcast on February 1th has been outlined in a report from Relo Metrics, providing insight into brand sponsor performance on and off the field during the game telecast.As the most-watched sports league in the US, the NFL stands head and shoulders above the other leagues. […]

February 16, 2024

Snap to axe 10% of staff

Social media company Snap, owner of Snapchat, has announced plans to cut around 10 per cent of its work force – which will amount to some 500 employees. “In order to best position our business to execute on our highest priorities, and to ensure we have the capacity to invest incrementally to support our growth […]

February 6, 2024

DAZN launches new YouTube channel

DAZN, the sports streaming service, has launched its new YouTube channel, DAZN Sport, as a home for original storytelling on the lives of top athletes on and off the field. The channel will be populated with DAZN owned documentaries and other archive content they have global rights to, as well as original shorts that span […]

February 1, 2024

Data: $930bn spent on social media ads since 2017

As the second-largest market in the digital advertising space, the social media ad industry has significantly grown over the years. With an estimated 4.9 billion social media users across the world and over 90 per cent of marketers using social media to promote brands and reach customers, it’s little wonder this type of advertising has […]

January 22, 2024

FilmRise, Viral Nation distribution agreement

FilmRise, the US-based film, television studio and streaming network, and Viral Nation, a social media transformation and technology company, have entered into a distribution partnership. The deal will expand the FilmRise Creator Partner Programme (CPP), adding 10 top creators spanning a host of genres. Participating Viral Nation creators will provide FilmRise with exclusive worldwide rights […]

January 17, 2024

Survey: Brands need to deliver on data privacy, personalisation

Marigold, a martech specialist focused on delivering relationship marketing solutions, has released the 2024 Marigold Global Consumer Trends Index Report, which offers insights into relationship marketing for the year ahead. Based on surveys conducted by Econsultancy across nearly 10,400 consumers worldwide, the report examines consumer attitudes and generational differences in personalisation, privacy, messaging, advertising and […]

January 16, 2024

France: TikTok revenues up 50%

Social media platform TikTok registered a €44.3 million turnover in France in 2022, and a 49.7 per cent growth over one year. In 2020, the company posted just €2.5 million revenues. According to French press reports, TikTok, just three years after its launch in the country, is now competing with established DTT media groups such […]

January 4, 2024From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Report: Marketers to boost ad spend in 2024

Mediaocean, the platform for omnichannel advertising, has released its 2024 Advertising Outlook Report, with all signs pointing to a prevailing focus on innovation and creativity in the new year. Overall, the findings show that despite macroeconomic headwinds holding over from 2023, optimism pervades the advertising industry. Omnichannel marketers, in particular, anticipate an active year, affirming […]

January 4, 2024

Survey: Top media challenges for advertisers in 2024

Integral Ad Science (IAS) has partnered with YouGov to survey digital media experts from both advertisers and publishers to understand their perspectives on media challenges lying ahead and opportunities they will seek to harness in 2024. The report highlights the key trends that are expected to shape the digital advertising industry in the next year. […]

December 19, 2023

Italians shifting to digital and mobile media consumption

A shift towards digital and mobile media consumption is underway among Italians, according to the 57th annual report from Italian social and economic think tank Censis. In 2022, traditional TV (DTT) viewership saw a contraction, dropping by 3.9 per cent from 2021. While satellite TV users experienced a slight growth (+1.4%), internet TV users (web […]

December 6, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome