Rebranding for BrainJuicer Despite Terrific 2016 Financials | RBDR

February 13, 2017. Today on RBDR:

1) BrainJuicer’s 2016 financial results were terrific, but that’s not halting planned changes, including a rebranding.

2) ESPN SVP Research & Analytics Artie Bulgrin will retire in April after 21 years.

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Millennials will sell personal data; People switch devices for bigger screens (RBDR–3/11/2014)

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Today: 1) Consumers hold nothing back about their personal data privacy concerns online, however a Communispace study also reports a huge percentage of Millennials will barter their personal data for discounts. 2) A Facebook and GfK project revealed how many individuals own multiple online devices–and their preponderance to start something on one device and switch to another. 3) comScore Chairman Emeritus Gian Fulgoni discusses what it and ESPN hope to accomplish now that their access to PPM data has been mandated by the FTC.

NBC collects personal data from 300,000 “Million Second Quiz” players, FTC conditionally OKs Nielsen-Arbitron deal, Nielsen TV ratings add smartphone & tablet TV viewing (RBDR–9/23/13) Today: 1) NBC’s “Million Second Quiz” collected personal data from 300,000 online participants. 2) The Federal Trade Commission issues a consent decree in Nielsen’s acquisition of Arbitron, with specific requirements designed to ensure viable competition for up to eight years. 3) Nielsen TV ratings are adding complementary data pieces: TV viewing via smartphones and tablets. Sponsored by Decision Analyst (, delivering a synergistic blend of primary research, analytic consulting and modeling.

IBM Customer Experience Lab rolls out impressive tools; Nielsen: FTC negotiations and its “Topten” intro; Judy Vogel: Gannett’s new VP-MR (RBDR–9/18/13)

1) IBM’s India-based Customer Experience Lab rolls out three new capabilities that impact social, mobile, Big Data & analytics.

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2) Nielsen is reportedly in discussions with the FTC about continuing to provide Arbitron software to interested parties after its proposed merger with the radio ratings giant.

3) Nielsen rolls out a “Topten” app for consumers, but receives criticism from privacy advocates because the new tool will be collecting data from consumers who use it and selling that info to customers.

4) Gannett hires a new VP MR and Mediatek brings on a new GM Corporate Marketing, who will also have complete control over corporate MR.

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Facebook shared data with 74 govts; Have a brand complaint? Use social media! (RBDR–8/29/13)

Today: 1) Facebook announced information-sharing requests received from 74 countries around the world during first half of 2013. 2) Social media is clearly the most reliable communication vehicle for complaints to brands and companies, based on new study data. 3) A New York newspaper report that ESPN could try to stop Nielsen’s takeover of Arbitron only scratches the surface of the FTC’s considerations before approvals. 4) New CMOs at the Levi brand and MasterCard are overseeing MR at those businesses.

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