Uncertainty looms over ad industry, producing a loss of 2,100 jobs in March: As AI advances and regulations toughen, agencies are caught in a difficult position.
Retailers and the tech firms powering some of their RMNs are racing to give ad buyers access to more off-site inventory in formats ranging from CTV to digital out-of-home to in-store. But on-site has plenty of headroom left, as this new data from our forecast shows.
On today's episode, we discuss whether watching TV with other people ruins the potential of targeted connected TV (CTV) ads, who's winning the CTV advertising race, and how CTV stacks up against traditional TV ad spending. "In Other News," we talk about Netflix's road map for video games and what to make of its 1 million user milestone for its ad tier. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Paul Verna.
Short-form video is the hot topic of 2023 Newfronts: TikTok, Meta, and YouTube are all presenting as the dominant short-form app faces existential threats.
Search advertising industry could be monetizing AI chats too soon: Much rides on Bing Chat ads—and how it impacts user experience.
As Bing makes inroads into Google’s lead, it experiments with AI ads: Disney and Roku layoffs and pivots by Twitter and ByteDance dominated headlines this past week.
Insurance joins the long list of industries slashing ad budgets: Insurers are among TV’s most recognizable brands, but industry problems have forced them to back down.
Bing's ChatGPT integration is boosting its usage, challenging Google in the AI-driven search market: Microsoft shares are up, and the incumbent’s ad revenues could be impacted.
Retail media will stay ahead of connected TV (CTV) in US ad spending and close in on traditional TV this year, according to our forecast. Search overall, including paid search on retail media networks, will reach $108.48 billion in 2023.
The overall adult population will spend an average of 1 hour and 43 minutes (1:43) per day listening to digital audio this year. Among active listeners (monthly users), the figure will leap to 2:20. That’s not much more than last year, however.
Chewed out on Capital Hill: TikTok CEO testimony fails to convince lawmakers, leaving platform's future in the US uncertain
TV ad measurement hits growing pains: WBD partner picks, YouTube spat signal future of measurement will look fractured for some time.
Bing's new features take aim at Google: Microsoft is betting that ChatGPT-powered Bing Chat Answers and an image generation feature could keep recent search converts in the fold.
Gamers who grew up on PC and console games are seeking sophistication in their mobile hybrid-casual games, AAA titles, and multiplayer mobile games. We dive into the future of gaming.
Uber taps in to OOH and self-serve ads as its ad empire expands: Advertisers can now display car-top ads on 3,500 cars in several US cities, targeted by ZIP code.
As QR codes come to play a larger role in how consumers shop, buy, and interact with brands, marketers can use them to drive conversion across physical and digital spaces. Here are three ways marketers can use QR codes to increase consumer engagement and encourage purchase behavior.
On today's episode, we discuss what to make of a seventh consecutive US monthly ad market decline, how ad prices look compared to before the pandemic, and what we expect ad spending in Q2 to look like. "In Other News," we talk about an initiative aimed at reducing barriers to buying ad inventory and sponsorships for women's sports, as well as how many Americans still have cable—and for how long. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Paul Verna.
Meta announces a new round of layoffs, saving the company $3 billion: The social giant is discontinuing support for NFTs and killing other projects due to declining revenue projections.
By 2026, US spending on ecommerce channel ads—a large subset of retail media—will be more than triple its 2020 level, per our forecast. Within the ecommerce channel, both search and display advertising are growing rapidly.
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