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Patagonia joins advertising boycott against Facebook

Outdoor apparel brand Patagonia said it is joining the #StopHateForProfit boycott against Facebook (and Instagram, owned by Facebook) because Facebook continues to promote "hateful lies and dangerous propaganda." Last week three other major brands, The North Face, REI, and Upwork, joined the boycott and suspended all advertising on Facebook. On…
bubmag
June 22, 2020
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B2B Marketing News: Top B2B Strategies, 2021 Ad Market Recovery Forecast, Brands Spending More on Social, Facebook’s Giphy Buy Under Review

B2B Wannabes: Most Brands Have A Customer-Centricity Gap, Study Finds 71 percent of B2B brands have digital experiences that don’t meet customer expectations and needs, while 82 percent have implemented a digital transformation project — two of several statistics of interest to digital marketers contained in recently-released study data. MediaPost…
bubmag
June 19, 2020
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DOJ and FTC joust for chance to review Facebook-Giphy deal

But the two agencies haven't resolved a dispute over which one should take on the task, the people said. The outcome of that decision could be important for Facebook, because the FTC has been more reluctant to challenge the company's deals in the past — as well as for the…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
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Daily Crunch: Snapchat is getting mini apps

Snap announces a bunch of new features, Moderna prepares for the final-stage trial of its coronavirus vaccine and Sony shows off the PlayStation 5. Here’s your Daily Crunch for June 12, 2020. 1. Snapchat debuts Minis, bite-sized third-party apps that live inside chat Snap Minis are lightweight third-party programs that…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
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Facebook’s Giphy deal investigated by competition authority

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Giphy's services power animations on several platforms Facebook's takeover of Giphy, a search engine for funny reaction images, is being investigated by the UK's competition authority.Giphy's vast library of looping short video animations is hugely popular in Facebook's apps. But it also provides animations…
bubmag
June 12, 2020
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Facebook’s Giphy Deal Getting a Once-Over by UK Regulators

UK's Competition and Markets Authority wants Facebook and Giphy to stop integrating until it finishes its inquiry. Facebook's (NASDAQ:FB) acquisition of Giphy, the platform that lets you animate pictures, is being reviewed by the UK's Competition and Markets Authority. In a press release, the CMA said it's investigating whether the…
bubmag
June 12, 2020