Apple CEO Tim Cook: Mac Transitioning To Our Own Apple Silicon
Tim Cook: ‘We’re Not Against Digital Advertising’

Tim Cook has set the record straight that Apple is not against digital advertising, it simply wants to give consumers more control.

Disney Accelerating Pivot To a DTC-First Business Model
Disney Accelerating Pivot To DTC-First Business Model

During yesterday’s earnings call Disney CEO Bob Chapek said it has accelerated the company’s pivot towards a DTC-first business model.

Digital Marketing
GroupM: Stimulus Money Will Help US Ad Industry Grow 15% in 2021

GroupM has revised its outlook on the US ad industry, expecting it to grow 15% in 2021, thanks in large part to stimulus spending.

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Twitter Testing In-Line YouTube Viewing

Twitter is testing a new feature that will let users watch YouTube videos in-line, without leaving the Twitter conversation.

Jessica Rosenworcel
FCC Issues Record-Breaking $225 Million Robocall Fine

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a whopping $225 million fine to two telemarketing firms in Texas.

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France Upholds Apple’s Privacy Changes

In a win for Apple and privacy advocates, the French Competition Authority has upheld Apple’s right to proceed with its iOS privacy changes.

BuzzFeed News
BuzzFeed Lays Off 47 HuffPost Workers, Will Shutter HuffPost Canada

Less than a month after acquiring rival HuffPost, BuzzFeed has announced it will lay off 47 workers and shutter HuffPost Canada altogether.

T-Mobile Store
T-Mobile’s Privacy-Threatening Ads Are Decidedly ‘Carrier’

T-Mobile prides itself on being the “Un-carrier,” but its latest advertising move is decidedly “Carrier” and threatens its users’ privacy.

Postscript
Postscript Raises $4.5 Million to Turbocharge Shopify SMS Marketing

Postscript announced it has raised $4.5 million in seed funding to help bring turbocharged SMS marketing to Shopify and e-commerce stores.

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Instagram Unveils Live Rooms, Ability to Livestream With Three People

Instagram has introduced Live Rooms, doubling the capacity of its Live on Instagram feature.