Sometimes being a person is hard. Don’t you ever wonder what it would be like to be a French bulldog instead? No? Well all right then, here are some afternoon links in case you missed them.
Check out this awesome PSA from fifth graders in Montana in 1995. They basically predict everything that happened to the Internet, including today’s Internet obsession with cats. Good job kids. (via Lauging Squid)
Time Mag asked readers all over the world to take pictures with their phones and post them on Instagram with the tag #TIMEwireless for the Time Wireless issue. Here are 15 of the best Instagram pics that the editors chose. (via Time)
Fast Company Design talks to Pinterest founder Ben Silbermann about the hot platform’s new iPad app. (via Co.Design)
And in very important digital media news, there is now such a thing as rubbable GIFs, thanks to the geniuses at Buzzfeed. They have debuted the new technology featuring Ryan Gosling. Good move. (via Buzzfeed)
‘Not the future’: European publishers remain steadfast in blocking alternative IDs to third-party cookies
Some European publishers believe alternatives to the third-party cookies, probabilistic or deterministic, will do more harm than good to their ads businesses.
Media Briefing: Why Leaf Group spun off its media arm into a standalone company
World of Good's newly appointed CEO Lindsey Abramo spoke with Digiday about her plans to lean into experiential and embrace niche vs. scale.
Dentsu’s latest ad report shows slowed growth, driven mostly by inflation
The good news in Dentsu's ad forecast is that there's still growth. The bad news: most of the growth is the result of inflation, while real ad pricing actually dropped a bit.
SponsoredWhat the measurement and currency discussion really means to TV advertisers
Ali Mack, head of TV and agency, Experian Major streaming video providers have recently made headlines by adopting new currencies for ad measurement, threatening Nielsen’s long-standing TV ratings monopoly. NBCUniversal, for example, has certified iSpot and VideoAmp as currencies for advanced audiences and formed the Joint Industry Committee with Paramount, TelevisaUnivision and Warner Bros. Discovery. […]
How chef influencer Tue Nguyen works with the BuzzFeed Creator Network
BuzzFeed's Creator Network has been valuable from an audience and production education standpoint, but Nguyen still drives most of her business on her own.
Dentsu’s new Web3 readiness tool shines light on the tech’s potential to complement AI
Dentsu's Innovation Initiative is launching a web3 readiness index next month — at a time when the industry is obsessed with AI. Could the two technologies actually make a good pair?