Facebook Forced to Halt its Artificial Intelligence | RBDR

August 8, 2017. Today on RBDR:

1) Facebook had no choice but to halt development of its Artificial Intelligence robots when they began creating fake Facebook accounts.

2) Bombora VP Greg Herbst addresses the desperation of brands for an independent authority capable of overseeing digital ad service quality among providers and establishing standards for digital advertising.

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Coalition for Better Ads will need research. Putting research insights to use. (RBDR 09.20.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) The Coalition for Better Ads doesn’t have a consumer component yet, but is going to need a ton of consumer input. That means “research.”

2) Two separate thoughts about understanding how research insights should be construed and put to use.

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Best Practices in decision-making. IAB proposes engagement with ad blockers. (RBDR 03.09.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) How important are Best Practices in decision-making? Data from a study shows 90% of managers who rely on best practices meet expectations – but only 2% of companies rely on them. Read the story by clicking here.

2) The Interactive Advertising Bureau pitches its new White Paper to help publishers engage with consumers who have installed ad-blocking software and explain the value exchange that can turn around their hostility to ads.

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TV loses dominance with consumers. Ad optimizing may undercut reach. (RBDR 02.15.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) An IAB study in the United Kingdom states that the TV is no longer consumers’ dominant screen.

2) Ad campaign viewability is not as simple as current vendor providers may think. A Quantcast study claims that following current methods to optimize an ad’s online viewability may actually undercut the success of the campaign.

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U.S. Media MR weak from lack of accreditation. What IBM Watson must do. (RBDR 2.09.2016)

Today on RBDR:

1) The U.S. media research measurement landscape is in shambles, according to expert Tony Jarvis, because its providers are unable to earn nationwide accreditation for their properties.

2) What IBM needs to do — in five steps — to build the prominence and dominance in artificial intelligence that it seeks through IBM Watson and cloud computing.

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