Daily August 4

Google Chrome says it’s still really serious about removing third-party cookies, even if it can’t seem to commit to an actual deadline — they swear this time.

Additional coverage:

  • In this week’s Digiday+ Media Briefing, media editor Kayleigh Barber talks with Axios chief business officer Fabricio Drumond about the publisher’s plan to start selling standard display ads next month.
  • A Digiday survey revealed that more agency professionals are posting on social media on behalf of their clients on a daily basis. But the survey results failed to reveal a reason why.
  • Startup news org Grid has hired three journalists to ramp up coverage leading into the elections in November.
  • Fix & Fogg, a start-up specializing in nut butters, is working to grow brand awareness through collaborations with influencers and top food brands.