We’ve recapped the buzziest news of this week in less than 30 seconds so you can sound just a little bit smarter at happy hour today:
Twitter raised its character limit on direct messages from 140 characters to 10,000. That’s a lot of DMs to slide into. You won’t see Vanity Fair DM’ing Tinder, though. The Condé Nast mag ran an article blaming the app for ruining dating. Tinder responded by acting like a crazy jilted ex on Twitter. Meanwhile, live streaming app Periscope hit a milestone this week, announcing that it now has 10 million active users. Lastly, Google created a new parent company Alphabet. But if you want to actually learn the alphabet, you have to watch Sesame Street on HBO now.
Productivity app Notion goes global with OOH efforts
As productivity app Notion expands its business, it is ramping up global OOH efforts to get in front of shoppers across the world.
Member ExclusiveDigiday+ Research: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube valued by brands and agencies, but ad spend lags — especially on TikTok
Brands and agencies are in alignment in terms of how confident they are that social media drives marketing success, but a significant gap exits between how they allocate marketing budgets on those platforms.
4A’s Marla Kaplowitz on 3 ways agencies can navigate the uncertain economy
The industry trade group is helping many agency members prepare their business for broader economic changes, from how to retain talent to honing their financial acumen.
SponsoredHow FAST channels are redefining primetime opportunities for advertisers
Sponsored by Vevo With the competition from content providers continuing to build, the traditional primetime TV slots are no longer guaranteeing the mass audiences they once did. Television viewership is evolving, and the primetime window of 8–11 p.m. is less broadly reflective of younger audiences’ content consumption habits. In 2022, attracting TV viewers is a […]
Member ExclusiveMarketing Briefing: Marketers, agencies report it’s ‘the perfect storm’ as new business pitches slow
The second and third quarters of this year were slower than usual for pitches, according to agency execs, who said there's a sense of pullback across the board from marketers this year.
After Kim Kardashian’s SEC settlement, influencers working with brands could face more scrutiny – and fines
On Monday, the SEC announced it had reached a $1 million settlement with Kardashian over her 2021 post promoting the crypto asset EthereumMAX.