MRXers: watch the “Opt-Out Effect.” SSI claims access to 480 million cell numbers. (RBDR 05.18.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) Marketers need to be paying attention to the “Opt-Out Effect,” where consumers elect not to receive marketers’ messages any longer.

2) SSI’s Smart Cell Sample claims to bring researchers access to 480 million cell phone numbers that have been confirmed by mobile phone companies.

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WPP: Sorrell to get successor? UBMobile CEO responds to mobile ad weakness report. (RBDR 05.16.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) Speculation has begun about a successor to WPP founder & CEO Sir Martin Sorrell.

2) UBMobile CEO Craig Stevens has a comment in response to last Tuesday’s RBDR report on the poor performance of mobile advertising and the learning from that for mobile researchers.

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Only 2 apps can reveal users’ identities. Big Data and Qual: Partners, not rivals. (RBDR 04.19.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) A new study claims that using only two social media apps can reveal a user’s identity.

2) Big Data proves it’s not a threat to qualitative research, but that it’s instead a partner-in-arms.

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XIO Group buying J.D. Power. Microsoft suing US Dept of Justice. (RBDR 04.18.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) XIO Group, a Chinese-controlled firm based in London, is purchasing J.D. Power for $1.1 billion.

2) Microsoft is taking the U.S. Justice Department to court, alleging that its gag orders – that do not allow Microsoft to alert individuals that their personal information is being shared with the government – is unconstitutional.

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