UK October 21

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has big ambitions to answer the cries from members of Congress and consumer privacy advocates to rein in big tech. However, the agency — which has just nine technologists — does not seem to be having much luck attracting and retaining the staff to make that happen. Read more below.

  • The FTC has just nine technologists, and three recent departures could stymie its hiring goals.
  • After a tumultuous 19 months, the future of work is changing. At this year’s Advertising Week, executives across the industry sound off on navigating what comes next.
  • In this week’s Digiday+ Media Briefing, media editor Kayleigh Barber looks at how sports betting companies are pushing more money to publishers.
  • OMG’s brand purpose initiative hits on misinformation, fraud, ethics and DE&I issues; it’s also the first agency signed up to Disney’s new data clean room offering.
  • A growing cohort of progressive tech companies are offering salary transparency policies, which help tackle the gender pay gap.
  • By investing more in digital channels, the company was aiming to meet the tradesmen and women who typically shop for its shoes and work boots in-store wherever they were spending their time online.