Facebook surreptitiously breaching EU tracking rules (RBDR 4.2.2015)

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Today on RBDR: 1) The UK’s Daily Express tabloid reports that Facebook has not only been breaching the EU’s new rules to not track individuals who opt out, it may have been surreptitiously tracking them as well as all European web surfers. 2) An OpenMarket study shows variable mobile penetration throughout the established world.

More data doesn’t yield better results. Oct. 7 is 2nd Annual CX Day (RBDR 9/23/2014)

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Today on RBDR: 1) A study by Pursway shows that the abundant influx of new data is not improving the success rate of campaigns. 2) Direct marketers and CRM professionals have vastly different problems with Big Data. 3) The second annual Customer Experience Day is set for October 7

Gallup survey savaged; 9th annual best MR vendors report from MRCareer.com (RBDR–6/26/2014)

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Today: 1) Gallup’s survey of influence of social media on American consumer purchases draws fire for age of the information and how evaluation was conducted. 2) MarketResearchCareer.com’s 9th Annual Survey of MR Professionals throws kudos at many different companies. 3) Pages views, unique visitors and clicks have been widely discredited as digital metrics, so two organizations have their own metric theories. Both are built on the premise of “time spent,” but that isn’t gathering full buy-in either.